• MotoGP: Top Ten Battles Of the 2010s

  • Philip Island, Australia A massive fight between Rossi, Marquez and Iannone...for second place!
  • Rossi and Pedrosa Another titanic battle, again with the best that either of them could do was second place.
  • No Quarter Given 200mph, inches away from the other rider. Who blinks loses!
  • Three of the Best Marquez, Rossi and Pedrosa. More than 150 wins between them and many of them gained with fights like this
  • It's Called Trust! You have to trust the tyres, trust your own skill and trust the other guy isn't going to try and kill you, even though that's what he wants to do!

Some of the hardest, fiercest racing you’ll ever see

How do you pick out the best racing moments from a decade of MotoGP races, with so many riders at the top of their game? MotoGP.com has had a go, however, and it just goes to show you how brilliant the racing so often is at the top.

Top 10 Best MotoGP Battles of the 2010s

Well, if we are going to talk about the top ten crashes in MotoGP (see here) then we also have to talk about the incredible racing that takes place every race weekend when they keep things rubber side down.

MotoGP: Top Ten Battles Of the 2010s
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Philip Island, Australia
A massive fight between Rossi, Marquez and Iannone...for second place!

Quite how you arrive at a top ten, I don’t know, such is the standard of racing. Personally, I’d have trouble whittling it down to a top 100! Most race weekends have more action than you can shake a stick at, let alone 10 years’ worth of racing with so many riders at the top of their game.

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Rossi and Pedrosa
Another titanic battle, again with the best that either of them could do was second place.

But the people at motogp.com have had a go and this is the list they have come up with and it would be impossible to argue with any of their selections. The only thing is, it makes you want to watch the races in their entirety and luckily you can find a lot of them on youtube.

MotoGP: Top Ten Battles Of the 2010s
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No Quarter Given
200mph, inches away from the other rider. Who blinks loses!

So, in time for your weekend ride, here’s some action to inspire you! Be careful out there.

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Three of the Best
Marquez, Rossi and Pedrosa. More than 150 wins between them and many of them gained with fights like this
MotoGP: Top Ten Battles Of the 2010s
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It’s Called Trust!
You have to trust the tyres, trust your own skill and trust the other guy isn’t going to try and kill you, even though that’s what he wants to do!
Harry Fisher
Harry Fisher
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Born and raised in England, he has lived in South Africa with his family since 2002. Harry has owned examples of Triumph, Norton, BSA, MV Agusta, Honda, BMW, Ducati, Harley Davidson, Kawasaki and Moto Morini motorcycles. He regrets selling all of them.  Read full bio
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