Spanish media report that it has now also been officially confirmed that Alex Marquez will become a teammate to his older brother, MotoGP star Marco Marquez, next season at Honda! The younger Marquez will be riding a Honda motorcycle for the first time on Tuesday when he passes the first tests. As expected, the current Moto2 champion is expected to sign a one-year contract with Honda, which will expire at the end of the 2020 season, when the contracts of most other racers expire. There were also rumors from Ducati that Alex had signed a preliminary contract with Ducati for the 2021 season, which has now been annulled, as well as his contract with the moto2 team, Marc VDS. His place in the team was taken by Johann Zarco, who turned down an offer to transfer to the Avintia team.
Lewis Hamilton was voted the best athlete in Europe in a vote involving news agencies. The Briton won with only a point advantage over the goalkeeper of the German national football team Manuel Neuer, but spectators and fans of motorsport reacted to the results with indignation, as the world champion of the MotoGP class, Marc Marquez, was only the ninth best athlete in Europe. rally champion Sebastien Ogier is not even among the top ten. Viewers, not just motorsport enthusiasts, blame the winner's selection for the fact that Formula One is not least a team sport, so it's unfair to say that a driver whose success or failure depends heavily on the race car and hundreds of team members is a better athlete than for example, a skier whose r
Marc Marquez said it was just amazing how Valentino Rossi revived his career after a few bad seasons, adding that he probably wouldn’t have been able to do it on his own. Rossi became runner-up this season, winning two races and it was his best season since 2009, when he last celebrated the world title. The 2010 season was marred by a broken leg for the Italian, followed by two years at the uncompetitive Ducati. He finally returned to Yamaha, where he raised his form to an enviable level this year. "Unbelievable. After two not so good seasons at Ducati, he returned to Yamaha, where he was also not very good. But this year he showed that he is a very strong competitor," Marquez commented on Rossi's form. “After three or four years without good results, it’s hard to come back
Honda boss Livio Suppo claims that Dani Pedrosa, despite not yet becoming a world champion in the elite class, is one of MotoGP’s top racers. The Spaniard has won 26 races in the Honda factory team in nine seasons, but has not yet won the world title, and has been overshadowed by teammate Marc Maruqez in the last two seasons. Pedrosa was the first to beat Marquez this season. This happened at the Czech Grand Prix in Brno, and later the Spaniard slipped to fourth place in the championship, behind both Yamaha racers, Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo. Suppo claims that it is not only Dani who is to blame for the lack of points, but he cited the collision with Andrea Iannone in Australia as an example. "Denmark is a bit sorry for me as he was in second place in the overall standings almost all season," he said.
The 80 head crowd witnessed the victory of Marco Marquez, a miraculous Spanish boy in Sepang, Malaysia, who equaled Mick Doohan's record for the twelfth victory in the season with his twelfth victory of the season. The seventeenth test of the season did not start well for the winner. Although he started the race from the best starting position, with the lights off after a close duel with Jorge Lorenzo, he had to sing a bit wider in the first corner, and consequently fell to eighth place. Dani Pedrosa took the lead, followed by the excellent Andrea Dovizioso. Lorenzo was third and soon overtook the Ducati racer and then Pedroso. This one didn’t give Lorenzo, but in the second lap his front tire slipped and the Spaniard fell, losing the opportunity to fight for the top spots. That's how they found themselves in the lead
Before his home race in Barcelona, Marc Marquez says that the performance in front of his compatriots will motivate him even more. The current world champion of the royal motorcycle class has won all the races this year so far, six of them from the best starting position, although it seemed in Mugello that Jorge Lorenzo would steal his victory this time. “I enjoyed the duel with Jorge we staged at Mugello,” he said. "We're leaving for my hometown of Montmelo now, on a track I haven't enjoyed too much in the past. The set-up is good and with one year more experience behind the belt I hope it will be different this year. My fans will come to encourage me, which gives me extra motivation. that I will be able to stage a real show for them, ”Marquez added.
This year’s apparently invincible Marc Maruqez, who won for the sixth time in a row on Sunday, said he would like to try out a Formula One car one day. Valentino Rossi, Marquez's rival, tested the Ferrari racing car in 2006 and ended the day with just half a second less lap time than Michael Schumacher. The excellent scorer ignited rumors about the Italian's exchange of racing series, from which nothing has yet emerged. Marquez, who became champion in his inaugural season in the royal motorcycling class last year, remained undefeated at Ferrari’s Mugello backyard, but met Fernando Alonso after the race and later admitted he wanted to emulate Rossi. "One day I would really like to try to drive a Formula One car. I don't know when, but definitely more
Repsol Honda racer Marc Marquez is still undefeated this season, even after the fourth race of the season. The Spaniard also celebrated in his hometown Jerez, where he has not yet won in any of the racing categories. With second place, Valentino Rossi returned to the podium, managing to keep Dani Pedroso behind on a second Repsol Honda. Marquez drove his 28th Grand Prix race today, and with the win, he increased his lead in the overall championship standings to XNUMX points.
The current champion Marc Marquez reached the fourth consecutive best starting position with an exceptional lap in the last moments of the qualifications. The winner of the opening three races of this season lagged behind Jorge Lorenzo for most of the qualifiers, but then replaced the motorcycle before the last attempt and recorded a time of 0.421 seconds faster than the Yamaha racer. Dani Pedrosa, Marquez’s team-mate, who has yet to stand on the podium in any of the categories in which he raced here in Jerez, was third fastest ahead of Valentino Rossi. Fifth was Aleix Espargaro.
Current world champion Marc Marquez also remained undefeated in the race in Argentina. The Spaniard made history again, becoming the first racer in 41 years to win the best starting position and victory in the first three races of the season. Marquez started the race a bit worse and in the first part he was even in seventh place, but he managed to win without any major problems. On the winners' stage, he was accompanied by Jorge Lorenzo and teammate Dani Pedrosa.