Spain’s Marc Márquez became the youngest ever MotoGP world champion, at 20 years 266 days, when a third place finish at the season-ending Valencia Grand Prix secured him the 2013 title in his rookie year. He had six wins during the year and became the first to win the title in his debut season since Kenny Roberts in 1978. 
Márquez also made history by becoming the youngest winner of a Grand Prix, in Austin in April, at 20 years 63 days. The Austin victory also made Márquez the youngest rider in the 65-year history of the World Championship to have won in three different classes.
Breakthrough of the Year 2014

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