Jorge Lorenzo no-nonsense about Marc Marquez and Ducati

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Jorge Lorenzo no-nonsense about Marc Marquez and Ducati

On the sidelines of the Spanish GP in Jerez, Jorge Lorenzo spoke about the future of Marc Marquez, who also forfeited his home GP weekend and seems increasingly on the outs with Honda. “Today in MotoGP you have to be 100 percent, because the young guys are very prepared athletes and they pass you by – these are his words to MOW -. Even Marc, who is a phenomenon, if he is not 100 percent he risks coming behind.”

“The finger is important to ride a bike, but surely if he thought he had more chances to fight for the championship he would risk more. Not seeing himself as fast he prefers to take his time to recover. Also because then there is also the sprint race and you double the risk.”

Marc Marquez is at a crossroads: stay at Honda or try an experience at another stable: “When you are 2019 world champion and they offer you four years at twenty million a year with a bike you know you can win more world championships with, it’s hard to say no, especially if other teams offer you five times less. I think he made the right choice at the time, but now he will have to understand well what suits him best: accept an offer from Honda, which will surely be very high, or go for a fairly low offer with Ducati.”

“Ducati does not need him to win, while Marc needs them to get back to it. That’s why Ducati will aim low with him, proposing a nothing compared to the figures we were used to in the past: in Borgo Panigale above all they make short contracts with low figures, betting a lot on bonuses

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