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Breaking: Marquez one race away from MotoGP title after Aragon win

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Breaking: Marquez one race away from MotoGP title after Aragon win

Marc Marquez moved to within one race of sealing his sixth MotoGP title on Sunday after a another dominant display saw him cruise to victory in Aragon.

The 26-year-old's eighth triumph of the season is his fourth in a row at the Aragon Motorland, situated 160km from his home town of Cervera, and means he now sits 98 points clear in the World Championship standings with five races left.

Italy's Andrea Dovizioso, who crossed the line in second after starting the race 10th on the grid, remains Marquez's closest challenger in the standings -- although the Honda rider can now seal the title in Thailand next month.

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