Excitement in MotoGP: In the shadow of the seemingly all-powerful brother

you are the fastest brothers in the world, Marc Marquez, 27 years old, eight-time motorcycle world champion, six - time in the Premier class of MotoGP; and Alex

Excitement in MotoGP: In the shadow of the seemingly all-powerful brother

you are the fastest brothers in the world, Marc Marquez, 27 years old, eight-time motorcycle world champion, six - time in the Premier class of MotoGP; and Alex Marquez, 24 years old, two-time world champion, most recently in the smaller racing category Moto2. For the first time the two Spaniards to go as a team-mate in one motorcycle world championship. Something that both have long dreamed of. However, this dream has a flaw. Even before the first season of the MotoGP class race this weekend in Jerez (14 o'clock), it is clear that the paths of the two will separate at the end of the year again. The managers of Honda have committed in Pol Espargaro is already a successor for Alex Marquez, who has replaced just Jorge Lorenzo. Crazy World!

Michael Wittershagen

Responsible for the Sport in the Frankfurt General Sunday newspaper.

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13 race in just 18 weeks, the calendar provides. Out of the world Cup Tour across Europe, is due to the Corona-pandemic: seven races are held in Spain, the other in the Czech Republic, Austria, France and San Marino. Only the Moto3 and Moto2 classes were able to finish in the March race in Qatar, the MotoGP event was already cancelled. More than four months have passed since then. And how in the formula 1 need to hold about 1200 people in the paddock of the motorcycle world championship to a strict Hygiene and safety concept – distance rules, Corona testing, and insulation included.

Marquez fan club, Márquez-Museum

In the Break, the Marquez brothers in Cervera were, about a hundred kilometres West of Barcelona. There they still live, where they celebrate their title. Not even 10,000 residents, the city counts, there are in addition to a Marquez fan, a Márquez Museum. If you are looking for the cause of the motorcycle enthusiasm in the place and in the family Marquez, who inevitably comes to father Julian Marquez, who once earned as an excavator driver. Meanwhile, Marc Marquez gets alone for his driving skills, an estimated more than ten million euros per year. When he was four years old, gave him his parents for Christmas his first motorcycle – one with training wheels and battery drive. Shortly thereafter, Marquez should have his father said: "dad, please write to the kings, that we need a proper motorcycle. One that drives with gasoline and jumps to make.“

This season, and now could not be received due to the Corona pandemic in history. From your a new MotoGP could go to the-king. Marquez wins another title, will it pass in the all-time best list with seven titles in this category to Valentino Rossi (6). The Italians countered again, is unlikely, although he announced only this week, to his career not for a long time to finish. He is now 41 years old, and now it is agreed that he will be replaced at Yamaha by 2021 from the young Frenchman Fabio Quartararo. More like Marquez is. the record of Giacomo Agostini to attack, the same is become between 1966 and 1975, in different classes, five times world champion Impossible? Actually, Yes. But what does it mean if Marquez is at the Start?

Updated Date: 18 July 2020, 05:19

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