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Six-time world champion Marc Marquez was taken to hospital after a horror crash in the final warm-up for Sunday’s Indonesian MotoGP.

Marquez was catapulted from his bike on turn seven just before the end of Sunday morning’s 20-minute session at the Mandalika International Street Circuit.

Marquez’s Honda cartwheeled end over end as it disintegrated and the Spaniard appeared to land heavily on his left arm at approximately 180kph (110mph).

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A shaken Marquez got to his feet and walked away before being taken to a nearby hospital for medical checks.

His team Honda said on social media: “After his fall, Marc Marquez has been taken to Mataram hospital for further checks.”

Marquez had already suffered a bruising weekend, having two crashes during qualifying on Saturday.

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It was not immediately known whether he would be fit to race later on Sunday where he was due to start from 14th on the grid after being promoted one spot due to a three-place grid penalty for Yamaha’s Franco Morbidelli.

Current world champion Fabio Quartararo will start from pole position for the first MotoGP race to take place for 25 years in Indonesia.

Marquez's first crash in qualifying.
Marquez’s first crash in qualifying.Source: Fox News
Marc Marquez was far from happy at his errors caused a pair of crashes.Source: FOX SPORTS

Their unfortunate qualifying runs followed Alex Rins narrowly avoiding disaster of his own in Free Practice 4.

His Suzuki caught fire on turn 10 after oil began to leak, and by turn 12 Rins leapt off the GSX-RR fearing an explosion.

The practice session was red flagged due to the scary incident, which also saw Joan Mir crash on the oil slick.

Rins said: “Then when I saw on the bike, I saw all the fire and it was a scary moment because what went into my head was, ‘Alex, jump’, because maybe the bike explodes.

“So, it was not a good moment.”

Alex Rins leapt off his Suzuki in a terrifying moment in FP4.Source: FOX SPORTS

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Indonesia staged motorcycle grand prix in 1996 and 1997 near the capital Jakarta, but its ambitions of becoming a mainstay of the sport were torpedoed by the Asian financial crisis.

There have been teething problems for the country’s return to world-class motorcycling, with the Mandalika track requiring substantial resurfacing for this week’s action.

During testing in February, MotoGP riders complained that the circuit was dirty and breaking up in places.

The new MotoGP campaign boasts a record 21 races this season, ending on November 6 in Valencia.

Jack Miller. (Photo by SONNY TUMBELAKA / AFP)Source: AFP

MotoGP GRID

Front row 1. Fabio Quartararo (FRA/Yamaha) 1min 31.067sec, 2. Jorge Martin (ESP/Ducati-Pramac) 1:31.280, 3. Johann Zarco (FRA/Ducati-Pramac) 1:31.378

2nd row

4. Brad Binder (RSA/KTM) 1:31.433, 5. Enea Bastianini (ITA/Ducati-Gresini) 1:31.504, 6. Francesco Bagnaia (ITA/Ducati) 1:31.507

3rd row

7. Miguel Oliveira (POR/KTM) 1:31.566, 8. Alex Rins (ESP/Suzuki) 1:31.582, 9. Jack Miller (AUS/Ducati) 1:31.714

4th row

10. Aleix Espargaro (ESP/Aprilia) 1:31.723, 11. Fabio Di Giannantonio (ITA/Ducati-Gresini) 1:31.819, 12. Franco Morbidelli (ITA/Yamaha) 1:32.336