Marc Marquez is the 2018 MotoGP World Champion. # Level7 completed

Marc Marquez scored a brilliant victory today at Twin Ring Motegi, where he celebrated his eighth win of the season, the seventh world title of his career and be fifth MotoGP World Championship in six years.

The 25-year-old Spaniard is the youngest rider in the history of the sport to win seven world championships: 125 cc in 2010, Moto2 in 2012 and MotoGP in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Marc is that too youngest drivers have won five first-class titles.

Previous facts about the 2018 World Cup from Marc Marquez

– At 25 years and 246 days, Marquez is the youngest rider ever to reach the milestone of seven world championshipsMike Hailwood, who was 26 years and 140 days old when he won his seventh title, the 1966 350 crown.

– Marquez is one of only eight drivers seven or more world championships across all classes, the others are John Surtees (7), Phil Read (7), Carlo Ubbiali (9), Mike Hailwood (9), Valentino Rossi (9), Angel Nieto (13) and Giacomo Agostini (15).

– Marquez is this youngest Driver ever to win five first-class titlesAt the age of 25 years and 246 days, he took the record from Valentino Rossi, who was 26 years and 221 days old when he won his fifth premier class title in 2005.

– Marquez has joined Mick Doohan, Valentino Rossi and Giacomo Agostini as one of only four drivers have taken five or more premiers– –Class title.

– Marquez won all of his MotoGP titles while riding Honda Motorcycles, together with Mick Doohan as rider with the best crowns from the Japanese manufacturer (5).

– – Only one Spanish driver has won more world titles than Marquez: Angel Nieto, who won 13 world championships between 1969 and 1984 (seven in the 125cc class and six in the 50cc class).

– Marquez has gained at least five general practitioners per season over the past nine yearsin three categories: 125cc, Moto2 and MotoGP. He is the first rider to have achieved this award in the 70-year history of Grand Prix motorcycle racing and to beat his own record from last year. Previously, Mike Hailwood was the only man to have at least five wins per season in at least three classes in seven years between 1961 and 1967.

– Marquez’s current record of five pole positions in 2018 extends his all-time pole record (in modern times – since 1974, when the acceptance of full poles officially began) to an incredible 78 poles in three classes.

– Marquez has won more MotoGP races this season than any other rider (8). He has also got the most podiums (13) and the most pole positions (5).