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Vinales bobs again from Australia tragedy in style 

Yamaha rider Maverick Vinales fought off MotoGP best on the planet Marc Marquez's terrific charge to win the Malaysian Grand Prix for his second win of the 2019 season at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday. 

Seven days in the wake of slamming out in the last lap at Phillip Island to permit Marquez to win the season's penultimate race in Australia, Vinales ensured there was no rehash of the misfortune. 

The 24-year-old manufactured an early lead and afterward put on a close faultless race to avoid individual Spaniard Marquez, who completed second in the wake of starting eleventh. 

"I believed I had a major potential simply passing the primary lap," Vinales said a short time later. 

"I led the pack in the first...and continued pushing, pushing, pushing. I'm so upbeat, the group worked admirably." 

Vinales committed his triumph to Indonesian rider Afridza Munandar, who passed on after an accident in the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup (IATC) race at Sepang on Saturday. 

Marquez flooded through the messiness to break into the main four in the principal lap itself after a late change to a delicate back tire however Vinales kept on evading him. 

The Respol Honda rider said his system was not quite the same as the one that paid profits in Australia. 

"It was a staggering race," said Marquez, whose focuses take of 395 is currently another record in a season, overshadowing Jorge Lorenzo's 383 out of 2010. 

"Vinales was quicker than us today and I saw that the possibility was just similar to in Phillip Island - remain simply behind him. 

"When he took (a lead of) one-second-and-half, I attempted to keep there however then I did a misstep and it got to two-seconds-and-half. I'm upbeat for my race." 

He too paused for a minute to mourn the youthful rider's passing. 

"We can't overlook Munandar, he was a youthful rider. I met him once, he was a pleasant person however tragically for (the) cruiser (world), some of the time these things occur." 

Ducati's Andrea Dovizioso completed third, denying Yamaha's Valentino Rossi a platform place. 

Yamaha's Fabio Quartararo completed a frustrating seventh, neglecting to repeat the speed which earned him shaft position on Saturday. 

Marquez had closed up his 6th MotoGP title and fourth in succession in Thailand a month ago. 

Valencia has the last race of the period on Nov. 17.