Friday, March 4, 2022 – 22:02 WIB
VIVA – Eight-time world champion Marc Marquez has immense motivation to kick off the new 2022 MotoGP season, which opens with the Qatar MotoGP this weekend.
The 29-year-old is now entering his tenth season in the premier class in the Repsol Honda team uniform and with 142 Grand Prix starts in hand he is the third most experienced rider on the current MotoGP grid.
The Spaniard missed the 2020 season after falling and injured in the series opener at Jerez. The following year was also a tough season for the rider who carried the number 93 as an arm that had not recovered from an injury plagued his form in the attempt to “comeback” although he was able to celebrate victories in Germany, the United States and San Marino in the end.
Marquez’s goal this season is clear: to return to the top flight and fight for the world title.
“What can I say about the start of the 2022 season? After what we’ve been through lately my motivation to start this season is very big,” Marquez was quoted as saying on the team’s official website.
“We’ve been through something difficult and now it’s time to enjoy. But it’s not just enjoying racing, enjoying competing and fighting in the front row again,” said the driver, who missed the final two races of the 2021 season due to a fall while practicing motocross which caused him to develop diplopia or double vision. that.