Jack Miller brought home another strong result at the Spanish Grand Prix with a fifth-place finish.
The Jerez circuit has been a happing hunting ground for the Aussie in recent years and Miller once again displayed solid pace.
His duel with Marquez was the highlight, with the two having an entertaining battle.
Despite missing out on the podium, Miller was satisfied with his performance and to get points back on the board.
"Knowing you have Marc Marquez behind you for 22 laps is definitely not an easy situation to handle, but despite the pressure, I feel I rode well today!
“I was with Pecco and Quartararo during the first four laps, but then I couldn't maintain the same pace.
“I gave it my all and tried to focus only on my race.
“Right from the start, I was having some issues keeping the right line at Turn 5 and in the end, Marc passed me there.
“After Aleix passed both of us, Marc and I had a good battle on the last lap.
“I'm quite happy: we fought for the podium and obtained a positive result, and with today's experience, we can only improve in the future. Congratulations to Pecco! He really did a great race".
Miller’s next race will take place in France on the 15th of May.