As a guest of Dazn, rider number 93 retraced his life in Honda: “Ten years: eight good and two not” and spoke of his references and idols as riders: “At first I followed Dani to learn, he taught me a lot. Valentino? The admiration remains ”
May 20, 2022
M.arc Marquez he was the special guest for La Caja di Dazn, a Spanish in-depth program. The interview was picked up by many media, the 93 rider spoke of Valentino Rossi, Dani Pedrosa but also of his own physical conditions he was born in difficult 2022 who is experiencing.
This is the tenth season in Hrc for Marquez: he won six MotoGP titles but also underwent 3 operations after the fall of Jerez 2020 and had two episodes of diplopia (2021 and 2022), after that of 2011.
Last year won 3 times but he never gave the impression that he had completely returned to his level. This year he has not yet managed to get on the podium and the terrifying fall in Mandalika has put him back on the top who is there? with respect to his physical condition.
Change team, Madrid and his physical condition
S.ul change team. Marquez said he considered Honda as “the team of my life” and in fact, more unique than rare, he had signed a 4-year renewal before Jerez 2020, until 2024. Up to now: “Ten years: eight happy and two no “.
The Spaniard explained that he has a more important objective than the challenge of changing teams: “I have the motivation to fight for the title again, but with this team, not with another”.
The move from Cervera to Madrid to treat the arm. The broadcast was also told about the transfer of Marc and his brother Alex to the Spanish capital to treat the arm with the help of Rafa Nadal’s doctor: “The arm is going a little better – said Marquez – but I have to drive with one different style. It’s not what I like but sometimes what I like doesn’t work. “
Marc has settled in Madrid and is doing well but he said that he never goes downtown and that he tries to maintain a routine similar to Cervera, focusing on training: “Being able to ride a bike, a gym near home, be with the family … that changes little.” he also followed the Madrid Tennis Master 1000, cheering on the new Spanish phenomenon Alcaraz.
The idols: Dani Pedrosa and Valentino Rossi
M.arquez before arriving in the world championship had two idols: “One was Valentino Rossi and in Spain it was Dani Pedrosa.” First idols then one opponent and the other teammate.
Marquez told of having studied Pedrosa and to have imitated him in his first year in MotoGP, only to pass the master immediately: “The first races were like this. I went out on the track with the mentality of seeing where Dani was and getting behind him. I had to learn from someone. He taught me a lot. I was also looking at his telemetry. “
The friendship with Pedrosa has continued, obviously the same cannot be said with Rossi, after the events of 2015. However, Márquez said he still admires Valentino: “Admiration for what he did for motorcycling, not only for its titles, it is still there. What he taught us is still there. I’m not ashamed, it’s not necessary that we are all friends, but that doesn’t mean I don’t recognize what he has done. “