Bagnaia pips Marquez in epic Aragon duel

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Pole sitter Francesco 'Pecco' Bagnaia has held off all-time great Marc Marquez in a brilliant duel to win his first MotoGP race at the Aragon Grand Prix.

Marquez piled on the pressure on his Honda and tried to overtake Ducati rider Bagnaia seven times with three laps to go, but the Italian took the position right back by lunging on the inside every time in an epic battle for victory.

World champion Joan Mir, of Suzuki, finished third while Australian Jack Miller, Bagnaia's Ducati teammate, made an error 12 laps from home that ensured he dropped from third to his overall finish position of fifth.

Miller's podium hopes evaporated as he ran off the track at the final two corners, allowing Aleix Espargaro and Joan Mir to slip past him.

Championship leader Fabio Quartararo, who started third on the grid, had a poor start and eventually finished eighth.

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