Eight-time world champion Marc Marquez will return to the MotoGP paddock as part of the Austrian Grand Prix, where he will meet with his team and factory Honda members in the Honda garage. "Honda is at a turning point," said the Spaniard. "I'm talking a lot with the team and trying to understand this year's bike and what's going on. So I'll be traveling to Austria where I'll talk to everyone and meet the HRC staff from Japan who we'll be working with on the future. We're working together, together we win and lose together, we will come back together." Marquez explained that he is also often in contact with test and reserve racer Stefan Bradl, who is testing innovations with his team work. "I said at Mugello that I would be at home, but I want to stay connected. I didn't connect enough with the previous team,
Marc Marquez did not show encouraging form this weekend in Jerez, but he found it in the qualifiers, where he also won the fifth starting place for the Spanish Grand Prix with some help from the wind of rivals. The racer Honda, after taking advantage of Friday's practice for a few tests of different settings, secured a direct place in Q2 in Saturday's third free practice. In the fastest twelve, he won fifth place in a 25-lap race in front of the home crowd. In the race, he will try to keep in touch with the leading racers and take advantage of potential opportunities, betting on the work done from the fourth practice, where he was preparing for the race with worn tires. “I’m happy with the unfolding of the qualifiers, as I was mostly trying to survive,” Marquez said. “I tried to follow the other racers,
Marc Marquez and Alex Marquez did not drive in the lead in the race for the Portuguese Grand Prix, but in the last lap they fought for sixth place, and served the spectators with a tense duel with a close outcome at the end. https://twitter.com/MotoGP/status/1518485257057624064
Marc Marquez has admitted that he has not caught the right rhythm this year as he is still adjusting to Honda’s motorcycle. The Spaniard finished ninth in qualifying for the Portuguese Grand Prix, and before the race he was expected to win a few places. But the six-time MotoGP champion was by no means able to replicate the Austin performance as he was gaining places from lap to lap, finishing in sixth place, 16 seconds behind winner Fabio Quartararo. Marquez said he was aware of the expectations, but said he was not deluding himself about his current potential as he was still not entirely at home on this year’s Honda motorcycle. "I know everyone expected more, but I told them yesterday how it will be, but they didn't believe me, saying that I was hiding my true form," said the Spaniard after the race. "We are not ready for
Marc Marquez explained that his last quick lap in the MotoGP qualifiers for the Portuguese Grand Prix was nothing special, so he believes that the deletion did not leave him without a first place. Marquez set the fastest lap in the last three minutes of qualifying, but the referees deleted him, as he drove past the yellow flags in the last corner where Pol Espargaro fell. The Honda racer consequently slipped to ninth place, but the eight-time world champion does not harbor resentment towards his teammate. “I’m glad we showed we’re fast,” he said. "Kind of like in Austin. But we weren't lucky today. In the end, everyone improved their times as they waited until the last minute and the conditions on the track improved. I drove a good lap, but nothing special.
Unsurprisingly, Repsol Honda has confirmed that Spaniard Marc Marquez will miss at least the next MotoGP race in Argentina, although a medical examination has confirmed that his condition is improving. Marquez fell badly in the warm-ups for the Indonesian Grand Prix and suffered a recurrence of diplopia, or double vision, which forced him to miss the last two races of the 2021 season. Sanchez Dalmau, who confirmed the improvement of the condition, but the process of "conservative treatment" is not yet complete. "Marco Marquez's second examination showed an improvement in the condition of paralysis of the fourth right optic nerve, which occurred when he fell at the Indonesian GP," explained Dr. Sanchez. “The recovery is not over yet, so Marc has to
Marc Marquez has revealed that in the first MotoGP race of the 2022 season in Qatar, he did not feel any physical problems that plagued him last season, but he has some work to do to get used to the new Honda motorcycle. Marquez started the race at the Lusail racetrack from third place on Sunday and took the lead in the race at the entrance to the first corner, then was overtaken by teammate Pol Espargaro at the exit. Marquez tried to emulate Espargarjo's maneuver in the second round in the same spot, but he had to seduce from the ideal line. Espargaro continued in the lead until he was betrayed by a worn front tire in the 17th lap and had to hand over the lead to Aeneas Bastianini and Brad Binder. “Pol drove better all weekend than I did,” admitted Marquez, who eventually finished the race in fifth place. "As it seems
Marc Marquez will obviously not be in full form again this year, as he is still suffering from pain in his right shoulder, but fortunately he says that he has no problems with double vision. The Spaniard will now try to solve the problem with expert Angel Ruiz Cotorro, who also helped tennis ace Rafael Nadal back on the winning path. Marquez's injuries have marked the last two seasons, after he broke his arm in 2020 and then injured his optic nerve in 2021, making him see double for quite some time. But the eight-time world champion has returned, but is still facing pain in his right shoulder, which he also operated on due to frequent sprains in 2018 and 2019 before the start of the 2020 season. "We decided to consult with the doctors and Angel Cotorro, who is the doctor of the Spanish tennis team. Angel has a group around him.
Marc Marquez took a test day with a Honda RC213V-S in Protimau, Portugal, and confirmed after 65 laps that he had no vision problems. The eight-time world champion drove the first laps on the racetrack after winning the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix in Imola last October. The Honda racer was happy to return to the racing motorcycle, and even more so that he did not have double vision problems, which forced him to miss the last race of the 2021 season. will be early next month. "I'm very happy to be able to get back on the bike and the racetrack," Spa said.
MotoGP star Marco Marquez's health improved after returning to the optic nerve three months ago, so he returned to motocross riding. The Honda racer fell in training and injured his optic nerve, causing him to see double for some time, similar to 2011, when his racing career was severely jeopardized for the first time. The Spaniard was recovering well and surgery was not necessary, but after an examination on Monday, the eight-time world champion was already riding a motocross bike and doing his first training session with his brother Alex. “I’m very happy,” the Spaniard said. "After three complicated months, I started to feel better in the last one. I followed the advice of Dr. Sánchez Dalmau, who helped me back in 2011, so now I can ride motocross again, where I also got injured last year."