Will the six-time premier class champ be match to struggle for the title in 2023…?


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.

Marc Marquez coaching just lately on the Crimson Bull Athlete Efficiency Centre

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.

A match Marc Marquez is the rival that each one different MotoGP riders worry most…

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.

2022 Phillip Island MotoGP – Picture RbMotoLens

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.

Marc Marquez has been doing laps on a CBR600RR

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…

Marc Marquez coaching just lately on the Crimson Bull Athlete Efficiency Centre

2023 MotoGP Calendar

  1. March 26 – Portugal, Portimao
  2. April 2 – Argentina, Termos de Rio Honda
  3. April 16 – Americas, COTA
  4. April 30 – Spain, Jerez
  5. Might 14 – France, Le Mans
  6. June 11 – Italy, Mugello
  7. June 18 – Germany, Sachsenring
  8. June 25 – Netherlands, Assen
  9. July 9 – Kazakhstan, Sokol (Topic to homologation)
  10. August 6 – Nice Britain, Silverstone
  11. August 20 – Austria, Crimson Bull Ring
  12. September 3 – Catalunya, Catalunya
  13. September 10 – San Marino, Misano
  14. September 24 – India, Buddh (Topic to homologation)
  15. October 1 – Japan, Motegi
  16. October 15 – Indonesia, Mandalika
  17. October 22 – Australia, Phillip Island
  18. October 29 – Thailand, Chang
  19. November 12 – Malaysia, Sepang
  20. November 19 – Qatar, Lusail
  21. November 26 – Valenciana, Valencia

MotoGP 2023 Rider Entry Listing

RIDER NAT. TEAM MACHINE
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