In 2013 in Austin, Márquez became the youngest ever rider to start on pole and the youngest to win in the premier class – taking both records from Freddie Spencer
He has repeated the results for the last four years at COTA, each time winning from pole position
He has won the last nine MotoGP races that have taken place in the USA – 5 wins in Austin, 3 at Indianapolis and 1 at Laguna Seca.
In addition, Márquez won the Moto2 races at Indianapolis in both 2011 & 2012, making it wins on his last eleven visits to the US. Last year, he won after battling with Pedrosa during the first 8 laps of the race.