Marc Marquez is aiming to become the youngest ever MotoGP world champion at the age of 20 as the Spaniard takes a 13-point lead over compatriot and defending champion Jorge Lorenzo into the season`s final Grand Prix in Valencia this weekend.
The retirement of Casey Stoner will be keenly felt at Sunday`s Australian MotoGP, where the two-time world champion`s domination was a guarantee of solid crowds and a comfort to organisers under pressure to rein in costs.
Fresh from a best-ever result in the opening round at Qatar, the all-new Mahindra MGP3O went two better at a tense two-part race at the Circuit of The Americas in Texas, when Portuguese rider Miguel Oliveira claimed a fifth-place finish on Sunday.
Mahindra Racing made a stupendous start to the 2013 season of Moto GP World championship as Miguel Oliveira and Efren Vazquez earned the side 15 points in the Moto3 class by finishing seventh and 10th respectively in an action-packed race.
Mahindra riders Danny Webb and Marcel Schrotter would look to score team`s maiden points of the season when the European leg of the MotoGP begins with Sunday`s Spanish Grand Prix at the Andalusian circuit, here.