MotoGp, Marc Marquez reflects on the most difficult moment and makes an admission

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Marc Marquez reflects on the past few difficult seasons

Since the crash in Jerez in 2020, Marc Marquez has managed to take very little satisfaction: first repeated physical problems, then an uncompetitive bike, have meant that in the last three and a half years the number 93 has recorded a total of 3 victories (all in 2021), 5 podium appearances in races and one in the inaugural Sprint race this season, 11 race retirements and 4 before the start, not to mention the 26 MotoGp weekends skipped due to injury. A nightmare that number 93 discussed, among other things, in an interview with the ‘BBC’.

“My career seemed very easy, I won so many races and eight world championships. Then the nightmare started,” he said, “I suffered a lot in these three years, I wouldn’t lie if I said that sometimes I thought about quitting but it’s certainly not a kind of decision you make overnight.

“That those who still tell me it’s time to quit,” Marquez further stated, “but most people spur me on to try again, to continue: that’s what I’m doing. The passion is there, the motivation as well: I need to get back to finding a way to have fun on the track, that would be really important.”

“As of today we can’t think about winning the championship,” the Honda Catalan continued. “In Le Mans I was fast, I was fighting for second place, but I crashed. At Mugello I was in the top five, but I fell again. I was taking too many risks, we are not ready to be there. The speed is there though, I can do it: we have to find a way to be fast without taking risks.”

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