Marc Marquez readying for 2023
These pictures present Marc Marquez coaching just lately on the Crimson Bull Athlete Efficiency Centre, located within the shadow of the Jap Alps, on the secluded outskirts of Thalgau.
The work ethic of the now 29-year-old has by no means been doubted and it’s clear to see how onerous he has been working within the lead as much as the 2023 MotoGP season.
A too early return to competitors has cruelled his potential this previous couple of seasons however it stays clear that he’s the drive that his rivals most worry, when match…
Marc Marquez received the 125 Championship in 2010, the Moto2 Championship in 2012, then in 2013 received the MotoGP title on his first try. He backed that up in 2014 however didn’t retain the #1 plate in 2015 after failing to attain factors in six of the 18 rounds, Jorge Lorenzo profitable the title that 12 months for Yamaha.
Marquez then bounced again to win 4 championships in a row, 2016-17-18-19. Nevertheless, a crash on the Spanish Grand Prix in 2020 modified Marquez ceaselessly and the Spaniard has not accomplished a full season since that crash.
In June of final 12 months Marquez underwent an operation whereby his humerous was reduce and rotated 30-degrees. A very horrific prospect however seemingly the one final actual hope of enabling Marquez to journey a bike like he as soon as did.
In the direction of the top of season 2022 when he returned to competitors indicators had been constructive. He took his first pole place in three years at a moist Motegi, and was on the rostrum at Phillip Island for his one centesimal premier class podium, and that got here 357 days after his final.
After basically lacking half the season, Marquez was the best ending Honda rider within the 2022 MotoGP World Championship in what was disastrous 12 months for HRC.
We’re but to see if Honda have made the RC213V a stronger and nicely balanced weapon to go to battle with, however they’re fronting up with a a lot modified line-up in 2023.
Marquez and Nakagami stay on Honda, and are joined by ex Suzuki riders Joan Mir and Alex Rins.
Not solely that, however former Suzuki Techincal Director Ken Kawauchi is coming together with them to interchange Takeo Yokoyama as Technical Supervisor at HRC. There has additionally been main shuffle with regard to crew chiefs.
With these adjustments taking place just lately it’s truthful to count on that few fundamentals would have modified regarding the RC213V itself, however these are some main adjustments that Honda clearly hope will put their MotoGP program again on the fitting course.
It’s extremely unlikely that any adjustments of heading will come fast sufficient for Marquez and his fellow Honda combatants to have a machine that’s on par with the likes of Ducati, however as we’ve got seen so many instances earlier than, Marquez can work miracles on a bike like no different…
2023 MotoGP Calendar
- March 26 – Portugal, Portimao
- April 2 – Argentina, Termos de Rio Honda
- April 16 – Americas, COTA
- April 30 – Spain, Jerez
- Might 14 – France, Le Mans
- June 11 – Italy, Mugello
- June 18 – Germany, Sachsenring
- June 25 – Netherlands, Assen
- July 9 – Kazakhstan, Sokol (Topic to homologation)
- August 6 – Nice Britain, Silverstone
- August 20 – Austria, Crimson Bull Ring
- September 3 – Catalunya, Catalunya
- September 10 – San Marino, Misano
- September 24 – India, Buddh (Topic to homologation)
- October 1 – Japan, Motegi
- October 15 – Indonesia, Mandalika
- October 22 – Australia, Phillip Island
- October 29 – Thailand, Chang
- November 12 – Malaysia, Sepang
- November 19 – Qatar, Lusail
- November 26 – Valenciana, Valencia
MotoGP 2023 Rider Entry Listing
|5||JOHANN ZARCO||FRA||PRIMA PRAMAC RACING||DUCATI|
|10||LUCA MARINI||ITA||MOONEY VR46 RACING TEAM||DUCATI|
|12||MAVERICK VIÑALES||SPA||APRILIA RACING||APRILIA|
|20||FABIO QUARTARARO||FRA||MONSTER ENERGY YAMAHA MotoGP TEAM||YAMAHA|
|21||FRANCO MORBIDELLI||ITA||MONSTER ENERGY YAMAHA MotoGP TEAM||YAMAHA|
|23||ENEA BASTIANINI||ITA||DUCATI LENOVO TEAM||DUCATI|
|25||RAUL FERNANDEZ||SPA||RNF MotoGP TEAM||APRILIA|
|30||TAKAAKI NAKAGAMI||JAP||LCR HONDA IDEMITSU||HONDA|
|33||BRAD BINDER||ZAF||RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING||KTM|
|36||JOAN MIR||SPA||REPSOL HONDA TEAM||HONDA|
|37||AUGUSTO FERNANDEZ||SPA||TECH3 GASGAS FACTORY RACING||GASGAS|
|41||ALEIX ESPARGARO||SPA||APRILIA RACING||APRILIA|
|42||ALEX RINS||SPA||LCR HONDA CASTROL||HONDA|
|43||JACK MILLER||AUS||RED BULL KTM FACTORY RACING||KTM|
|44||POL ESPARGARO||SPA||TECH3 GASGAS FACTORY RACING||GASGAS|
|49||FABIO DI GIANNANTONIO||ITA||GRESINI RACING MotoGP||DUCATI|
|63||FRANCESCO BAGNAIA||ITA||DUCATI LENOVO TEAM||DUCATI|
|72||MARCO BEZZECCHI||ITA||MOONEY VR46 RACING TEAM||DUCATI|
|73||ALEX MARQUEZ||SPA||GRESINI RACING MotoGP||DUCATI|
|88||MIGUEL OLIVEIRA||POR||RNF MotoGP TEAM||APRILIA|
|89||JORGE MARTIN||SPA||PRIMA PRAMAC RACING||DUCATI|
|93||MARC MARQUEZ||SPA||REPSOL HONDA TEAM||HONDA|