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Rookie Marc Marquez gets 1st MotoGP victory

Updated: April 21, 2013, 5:57 PM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- Marc Marquez stood on the podium and was doused with champagne. Then he took two big swigs from the giant bottles, even though under Texas law he's not old enough to drink.

Not that anyone was going to stop this rising Spanish star from celebrating.

Honda's 20-year-old rookie earned his first MotoGP victory Sunday at the Grand Prix of the Americas to become the youngest winner in motorcycle racing's top level.

Marquez started in pole position but had to overtake ...

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