Marc Marquez
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Honda rider Marc Marquez is the favourite to win the 2014 Motul Grand Prix of Japan as the Spaniard is close to winning the title for the second year in a row at Motegi.

Where to Watch Live

The first practice session of the Motul Grand Prix of Japan starts at 1am BST, with BT Sport 2 and BT Sports 2 HD providing live coverage in the UK.

Live coverage of the second practice session starts at 5am BST. Real-time internet updates are available on MotoGP's official website.

Track Facts

  • Circuit Name: Twin Ring Motegi
  • First MotoGP Race: 1962
  • Circuit Length: 4.801 km
  • Number of Laps: 24
  • Race Distance: 115.2 km
  • Most Wins: Valentino Rossi (4)
  • 2013 Winner: Jorge Lorenzo (Honda)
  • 2013 Pole: Jorge Lorenzo (Honda)

Rider's Championship Review

After having a brilliant start to the season, Marquez is leading the championship leaderboard with 292 points. His Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa is 75 points behind him in the second place and a first place finish for Marquez will see him clinch the title with three race to go.

Yamaha rider Valentino Rossi is in third place with214 points and his teammate Jorge Lorenzo is 12 points behind him in fourth place.