But in terms of the overall picture of wins, the reigning World Champion took his 76th of his career, equalling the late great Mike Hailwood. Marquez will soon want to be challenging his fellow countryman, Angel Nieto, who has 90 overall, whilst Valentino Rossi and Giacomo Agostini lie ahead after that.
There’s a pleasing circularity to Marquez equalling Hailwood at Brno, with Hailwood taking four wins at Brno – albeit on the old street circuit. Marquez’ win today puts him just two wins behind Hailwood’s total at Brno across all classes, which stands at six. Hailwood won the first three premier class races at Brno, too