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Italy´s Andrea Dovizioso edged out Spain´s Marc Marquez to win a thrilling Austrian Moto GP race last Sunday to deny the world champion a first win at Spielberg’s Red Bull Ring.

Marquez claimed a record 59th pole position on his Honda with Ducati’s Dovizioso qualifying third.

But the Italian passed Marquez on the final corner to win by 0.213 seconds for his second victory of 2019.

Dovizioso is now 58 points in the standings behind Marquez with eight races left, with 25 points on offer for a race win.

The next race is the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday, August 25th.

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