Won his second straight World MotoGP title, at the age of 21. He opened the year with ten straight Grand Prix wins, then added three more to reach a season total of 13, beating the record of Laureus Academy Member Mick Doohan, who won 12 in 1997. Marquez collected 362 points, 67 ahead of Valentino Rossi. Marquez is one of only four riders to have won world titles in three different classes. He received the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award last year, after his first World MotoGP title.

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