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Rins snatches British GP win from Marquez at final corner

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Rins snatches British GP win from Marquez at final corner
MotoGP - British Grand Prix - Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain - August 25, 2019 Team Suzuki Ecstar's Alex Rins celebrates on the podium with award after winning the race REUTERS/David Klein   -   Copyright  DAVID KLEIN(Reuters)
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(Reuters) – Suzuki’s Alex Rins passed MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez at the final corner to win a thrilling British Grand Prix on Sunday.

After trying a move around the outside of Woodcote corner on the penultimate lap, Rins then lunged through on the inside to edge Marquez to the chequered flag by 0.013 seconds.

It was Suzuki’s second win in three attempts, following Maverick Vinales’s victory at Silverstone three years ago.

Vinales was third on a Yamaha after finishing 0.6 seconds behind the lead pair, while his team mate Valentino Rossi took fourth spot.

(Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; editing by Clare Fallon)

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