Marquez, who started third on the grid, outfought Dovizioso after Lorenzo crashed out on the opening turn. AFP / JOSE JORDAN
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MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez moved a step closer to retaining the title after winning the Aragon Grand Prix for Honda Sunday to extend his lead at the top of the standings to 72 points. Marquez, who started third on the grid, outfought Italian Andrea Dovizioso after pole-sitter Jorge Lorenzo crashed out on the opening turn to claim his first victory in five MotoGP races.Marquez changed to a soft rear tire before the start of the race and took control in the last three laps, fending off the Ducati rider Dovizioso to win his home Grand Prix.Marquez took the lead on the 14th lap, but Dovizioso regained the upper hand two laps later before Marquez made the decisive move with three laps remaining.
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