Traditional MotoGP™ Island battles: what’s your favourite?


Marquez vs Viñales used to be a belter in 2019 as Phillip Island hosted yet every other stunner – uncover a number of of the others ethical right here!

Thrills, huge-title spills and unexpected battles. The 2019 Pramac Generac Australian Bike Colossal Prix used to be yet every other go to endure in thoughts at Phillip Island as Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) and Maverick Viñales (Monster Vitality Yamaha MotoGP) went head-to-head for victory. Nevertheless how did this go evaluation to some diversified Island classics?

2004: Valentino Rossi vs Sete Gibernau

Two gigantic opponents went toe-to-toe at Phillip Island in 2004 as Gibernau aimed to rather damage Rossi and Yamaha’s title celebrations. The duo used to be 10 seconds certain of the realm, but in the cease – after a sensational final lap scrap – it used to be ‘The Physician’ who infamous his fourth premier class title with a make a choice. Smartly marvelous 0.097 splitting them at the line.

MotoGP™ Classics: Australian GP 2004 12/08/2009

Relive the classic Australian Colossal Prix at the Phillip Island Circuit in 2004.

2005: Rossi beats Nicky Hayden

The Italian and the slack, gigantic American had been embroiled in an intense fight for many of the go, but the Yamaha man fair had the sting on his Honda rival to dispute his fifth-straight Australian GP victory.

Phillip Island 2005 – MotoGP Corpulent Gallop 16/10/2005

2015: Championship tensions come up 

A four-rider scrap for Phillip Island supremacy in 2015 unfolded, and it used to be a pivotal go for the Championship. Repsol Honda’s Marquez took on Yamaha title opponents Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo, with Ducati’s Andrea Iannone mixing it with the trio in an extremely intense go.

#AustralianGP: MotoGP™ Corpulent Gallop 18/10/2015

The fat go session of the MotoGP™ World Championship at the Australian GP.

2017: Marquez vs the Yamahas

Two years later, Repsol Honda’s Marquez had to fend off a triple threat from Yamaha. Rossi, Viñales and Johann Zarco – in the cease – didn’t rather delight in ample to beat the number 93 on that day because the conclude four accomplished within two seconds of every diversified.

#AustralianGP: MotoGP™ Corpulent Gallop 22/10/2017

All the creep from the fat go session of the MotoGP™ World Championship at the #AustralianGP.

2019: a Marquez, Viñales classic

This twelve months’s fight used to be ethical up there with the handiest. Marquez and Viñales had been in yet every other league on go day, while an not probably three-manufacturer combat unravelled in the support of.  

In 15 minutes: Australian Colossal Prix MotoGP™ highlights 27/10/2019

See the total handiest bits of the premier class go at Phillip Island with Matt Birt, Steve Day and Simon Crafar

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