It was not easy: Marc Marquez on 10th MotoGP 2019 win

first_img Next It was not easy: Marc Marquez on 10th MotoGP 2019 winMotoGP world champion Marc Marquez has won the Japanese GP for his 10th race victory of the season.advertisement Reuters TokyoOctober 20, 2019UPDATED: October 20, 2019 17:01 IST Spain’s MotoGP rider Marc Marquez celebrates after winning (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSMarc Marquez had already made sure of his sixth MotoGP championshipFrench rider Fabio Quartararo finished second for the non-works Petronas Yamaha teamThe constructors’ title was Honda’s 25th, coming as the company celebrates 60 years in motorcycle racingMotoGP world champion Marc Marquez won the Japanese Grand Prix with a pole-to-flag ride on Sunday as Honda secured the constructors’ title at their home Motegi circuit.The 26-year-old Spaniard had already made sure of his sixth MotoGP championship, and fourth in a row, a race earlier in Thailand on Oct. 6.The constructors’ title was Honda’s 25th, coming as the company celebrates 60 years in motorcycle racing.”It was not easy,” said Marquez after his fourth win in a row and 10th of the season. “I was pushing from the beginning… with the fuel and everything I was on the limit.”French rider Fabio Quartararo finished second for the non-works Petronas Yamaha team, 0.870 behind, to be sure of the MotoGP ‘rookie of the year’ accolade, with Italian Andrea Dovizioso third for Ducati.The podium was Quartararo’s sixth top-three finish of the season but the 20-year-old is still awaiting a first win in the top category. His first lap attempt to get ahead of Marquez lasted only three corners.Marquez then led every lap as he made sure of his 54th victory in the top class, pulling him level in the all-time record books with retired Australian Mick Doohan.Quartararo came under pressure at the finish on fading tyres, with Dovizioso closing the gap but running out of time to make a move. The Italian could still celebrate his 100th podium finish.”It was a strange race. I think Quartararo maybe finished the tyre,” said Dovizioso. “I was pushing so hard, a bit over the limit, because I really wanted second.”advertisementMarquez has an unbeatable 350 points to Dovizioso’s 231, with three races remaining in Australia, Malaysia and on home soil in Valencia.Honda have 356 points to Ducati’s 270.Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales was fourth with Britain’s Cal Cruchlow seizing fifth at the line for LCR Honda from Quartararo’s team mate Franco Morbidelli.Yamaha’s Italian great Valentino Rossi crashed four laps from the end while in 11th place, and Marquez’s triple world champion team mate Jorge Lorenzo finished only 17th and 40 seconds behind the winner.Also Read | PKL 2019: Bengal Warriors crowned champions after beating Dabang Delhi in finalAlso see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Marc MarquezFollow MotoGPlast_img read more

An innovative approach in potash

first_imgGensource Potash Corp has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement financing.  The company raised gross proceeds of just over $0.5 million. This financing is part of Gensource’s plan to continue  development work at its Lazlo site.  Gensource’s CEO, Mike Ferguson: “We are very pleased with the response of the market to our project development plans, which are based on our business plan of vertical integration and small scale operations.  We continue to find strong support from those who understand the potash industry and understand our disruptive business model.  We see clearly that the industry should not be defined and controlled from the production side but rather, from the market side.  With that as the driving fundamental, together with our selective mining technologies, Gensource continues its plans to become a new, independent, small scale producer in the potash industry.”Gensource is based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and is focused on re-inventing the potash industry by becoming a new, independent potash producer.  Gensource plans to accomplish this goal by creating a vertically integrated business structure in partnership with a specific market and developing the next potash production facility in Saskatchewan as a small operation that will specifically serve the selected market.  The new facility is planned to use up-to-date selective dissolution technologies, which would result in a small operation that leaves no salt tailings on surface, uses no fresh surface water and creates a smaller carbon footprint than current operations in the province.The Lazlo area lies located in central Saskatchewan along an infrastructure corridor between the major population centres of Saskatoon and Regina.  The area is located over a thick and rich region of the Prairie Evaporite formation known locally as the “Davidson Sub-basin”. Lazlo is a very prospective area within the Prairie Evaporite and boasts:Located near town of Craik on a well serviced infrastructure corridor between Regina and SaskatoonHighway 11 runs through propertyRail line runs through propertyHV Power runs through propertyTotal area 123,000 acresSeveral projects or mining blocks identifiable within the one areaThree on-property historic drill holesHistorical NI43-101 indicates excellent grades, thickness and temperaturesThe area is large and will accommodate several specific projects. The potential projects are made up of freehold mineral leases (21 years duration with renewal built in), plus a novel approach to engaging the interspersed Crown minerals.Gensource Plans for the first project within the Lazlo area to have design parameters as shown below.  These parameters are based on the foreseen market size for the first small, but scalable, project. read more