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Marc Márquez takes another step towards the title with fourth in the wet

Marc Márquez takes another step towards the title with fourth in the wet

The Repsol Honda rider takes fourth in Sepang, and leads the standings by 21 points going into the final round at Valencia. Dani Pedrosa places fifth in a difficult wet race.

Marc Márquez only needs to finish eleventh at Valencia, should Andrea Dovizioso win the race, to take the  MotoGP title.

Márquez set the fourth best race lap time and Pedrosa the seventh best. Neither of the two went quicker than 2:14, whilst racewinner Dovizioso clocked the fastest time of 2:13.084.

Dani Pedrosa is fifth in the overall standings, 12 points behind fourth placed Valentino Rossi.