The 25-year-old Spaniard took his first victory of the season in a dominant fashion.
But it was MotoGP's Twitter account that broke the bad news for the Honda rider.
"I have reviewed the race and it was a mess from the start". Valentino Rossi (Movistar Yamaha MotoGP) was pressuring teammate Vinales for third as Iannone held firm in second.
Speaking after qualifying, Marquez insisted he'd tried to move out of Vinales' way as quickly as he could - and that he hadn't noticed his rival sooner because he was preoccupied with Iannone riding slow up ahead.
Marquez, a six-time world champion across all categories, won his first series title at the 2013 race and has dominated at the track ever since.
Italy's Andrea Iannone (Suzuki GSX RR) maintained the lead for all of half a lap, when Marquez passed him, avoiding yet another penalty. "Today I was totally focused, as I wanted to remain ideal here at Austin".
By the time their bikes were ripping down the long straight halfway through the first lap, Marquez was on the hunt and he made an easy pass for the lead.
There was enough action behind the race leader with Vinales pursuing to take P2 from Iannone.
"We are coming", Vinales said.
"Marc and this track are another story", Iannone said. "We can improve, not a lot, but it's most important".
He said: "That race weekend, especially Sunday, was very tricky with very hard conditions and yeah, many things happened". Vinales took the second spot from Iannone and stayed there.
The battle for fifth place got a bit intense in the closing laps, but it was Andrea Dovizioso, who got the better of Johan Zarco.
Marc Marquez (93) of Spain leans into a turn during a free practice for the Grand Prix of the Americas motorcycle race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, Saturday, April 21, 2018.
But the LCR Honda Castrol rider last night said he and the team deserved to be where they are, adding: "Sure, on Sunday or at the next race maybe I'll finish 10th and we won't be leading the championship but I think at the moment we deserve to be leading because we've done a very good job".
Considering where we were at times last week, we'll take it! More rain is expected for Friday with highs in the upper-50s. Thursday: Cloudy in the morning, some sunshine in the afternoon. "Even then, expect the absolute max to be.50".
Premium smartphones at the time featured metal bodies - something that was preferred by many as they were said to be more durable. Since the movie is releasing on April 27, the rumor mill was expecting the smartphone to be unveiled around the same time.
I am confident that with the joint efforts of both sides the new format will deliver to the expectations", he said. The two leaders agreed to continue strategic communications between Pakistan and China on all issues.
But some analysts have cautioned that selling off Sears' best brands could leave shoppers with fewer reasons to visit its stores. Sears shares were trading above $3 on Monday morning, a fraction of their $144 all-time high eleven years ago.
It also states that minimum prison sentences for rape against girls under the age of 16 and all women have also been raised. The new law introduces the maximum punishment of the death penalty for those who rape children under 12 years.
Nishikori forced a break point in the seventh game but fired long with the court wide open as Nadal kept his nose in front. Nadal eventually broke clear to take the first set, and broke Nishikori's serve to go 2-1 ahead in the second.
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The match was a nail-biter, with Napoli nearly notching an early goal when winger Lorenzo Insigne fired a shot that went wide. Koulibaly headed the victor off a corner in the final minute to give Napoli their first ever victory at the Allianz Stadium.
According to reports, the arson suspect was drunk and had become involved in an argument with others in the karaoke club. More than two dozen people were killed in two fires in Beijing's migrant neighbourhoods late previous year .