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How Marc Marquez dominated the MotoGP in the past decade? (Part 2)

The number of times it won the Pole was overwhelming

Pole is the term for the first starting position in each race based on the results of a qualifying run. Marquez has been the holder of the most Pole of MotoGP over the past 10 years – 62 times. Corresponding to the 127 official races that number 93 competed in, his Pole win rate was 48.82%, higher than any other driver.

With the increasingly perfect playing skills and outstanding strength of the Honda RC213-V, whenever Marquez wins the Pole, he will almost certainly come first with a distance away from his opponents.

Outstanding first-place finishes

Marquez has a total of 56 races, more than any other MotoGP racer since 2010. This result has rider #93 after 127 appearances, achieving a winning rate of 44.09. %, the highest of the names that have finished first in the MotoGP race in the past 10 years.

Besides, with a 29-second place and 10 third place, Marquez has a total of 95 occasions to step up to the podium to award the top 3. This number is only 1 time less than Lorenzo, who has 96 times in the top 3 hands. race to the top.

Racers Competition Season Number of Stages Number of First-Place Runner-ups Number of third-place finishes

Competition is increasingly practical

Hidden behind these statistics is the maturity in Marquez’s competitive mindset. In the past two to three years, he has no longer made reckless passes in the same way as when he first played at MotoGP. Instead, in the undisputed first place race, Marquez chose to run safely to accumulate points for the goal of winning the championship all season.

According to statistics, Marquez is the MotoGP racer with the best score conversion rate and the highest average score, 71.65%, and 17.9 points/leg respectively. In particular, the Spanish racer set a record in 2019 with 420 points. This is the highest individual achievement of a MotoGP racer since the tournament started 18 races in 2010.

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How Marc Marquez dominated the MotoGP in the past decade? (Part 1)

Marc Marquez – No. 93 racer is considered the most successful racer in the past decade after his achievements in the MotoGP race. With 6 times world champions, his statistics show that he is completely overwhelmed by other competitors.

In addition to the desirable talent of this skilled racer, the powerful support from Repsol lubricants is also part of the secret to helping Marc Marquez achieve great success.

Top motorcycle racer

After 7 seasons of playing at MotoGP, Marc Marquez completely overwhelmed the statistics and became one of the world’s top motorcycle racers over the past decade.

If Valentino Rossi dominated the MotoGP in the first decade of the 21st century, then Marc Marquez is the leading driver of statistics for the past 10 years at the world’s top motorcycle racing.

Despite playing less than other veteran rivals, the defending champion MotoGP is still overwhelming in a series of important summary statistics, and especially the number of championships throughout the season.

The following statistics select 8 riders who have remarkable achievements and influence on MotoGP from 2010 to 2019. In which, 3 riders Casey Stoner, Dani Pedrosa, and Jorge Lorenzo retire in turn. 2012, 2018, and 2019. The remaining Valentino Rossi, Andrea Dovizioso, Maverick Vinales, and Cal Crutchlow will continue to play with Marquez next season.

Except for 2015 being beaten by Lorenzo, since the first time playing at MotoGP in 2013 until now Marquez has won 6 world championships. Compared with the peak period of Rossi from 2000 to 2009 with 7 MotoGP championships, Marquez is only one timeless than winning the throne.

However, it must be remembered that the driver born in 93 only competed for 7 years in the world’s top motorcycle racing. Marc Marquez’s road to the position in the legendary temple of motorcycle racing is worth the wait.

The second most successful name in the past decade is Marquez’s teammate at Repsol Honda Team in 2019 – Jorge Lorenzo. The driver with pocket number 99 has won 3 championships in 2010, 2012, and 2015. Standing highest on the MotoGP season 2011 rankings is Stoner.

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Honda replaces the force for the MotoGP 2021 season

Although the MotoGP 2020 season cannot take place yet, Honda has announced plans to change personnel for the main racing team and the satellite racing team in 2021.

Up to the present time, the MotoGP season 2020 cannot start due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, outside the track, there are still surprising and interesting developments. Most recently, Honda conducted a force blood change for the MotoGP 2021 season.

Specifically, in 2021 the official factory team of the Japanese automaker Repsol Honda Team will welcome rookie Pol Espargaro. The Spaniard will bid farewell to the Red Bull KTM Factory Racing team after this season closes.

New teammates of the defending world champion Marc Marquez and Honda Racing Corporation (HRC – the company in charge of Honda sports racing) have signed a two-year contract.

Pol Espargaro is currently one of the most experienced names in MotoGP when he started fighting at this race since 2014. Season 2019, driver number 44 is ranked 11th on the overall board with 100 points. Before that, fellow Marc Marquez won the Moto2 racing championship in 2013.

Pol Espargaro will switch to Honda racing after the end of his contract with KTM

In the opposite direction, Marc Marquez’s younger brother Alex Marquez will switch to HRC’s satellite team, LCR Honda. The 24-year-old racer won Moto3 and Moto2 before being selected by Repsol Honda Team as the second racer next to M93 in the 2020 season.

Thus, the Marquez brothers will not have much time to play side by side when MotoGP 2020 is shortened and it is not clear how many races will be held. It can be said that the first year of Alex’s MotoGP race was not going very well.

The Marquez duo will race together for the remainder of the 2020 season

Parallel to the reception of Alex Marquez, LCR Honda will say goodbye to veteran driver Cal Crutchlow after 6 years of sticking. Next season’s brother Marc Marquez’s teammate is Takaaki Nakagami, the Japanese racer.

Thus, after restructuring the roster, the two teams of HRC are on average 27 years old and can compete for a long time in the coming years at MotoGP.

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2019 MotoGP World Championship: Impressive Performance of Marquez in Argentina

Marc Marquez, who is also the world champion of MotoGP Racing, soon reclaimed the No. 1 position when he finished his first finish in the second race, the Argentinian Grand Prix. Marquez won the legendary Valentino Rossi with a distance of up to 9,816 seconds.

In the opening race of the season, the Qatar Grand Prix, both Marquez and Andrea Dovizioso (Italy, Ducati) created an extremely breathtaking embankment until the last lap. The two took turns taking the lead in the race, but in the end, “Desmo Dovi” only won with a microscopic distance of 0.023 seconds.

However, that did not reappear at the Autódromo Termas de Río Hondo racetrack (in Santiago del Estero). The driver of the Honda team, with the advantage of starting first, soon created a 1-second gap with the legendary Italian racer. Rossi excelled in taking the No. 2 spot, though only starting in the 4th position.

Then, after the first 10 laps of the race, which had only 25 laps, Marquez created a distance of up to 7 seconds. At times, he increased the gap to more than 12 seconds, which is a staggering distance for long-distance cyclists.

In the end, Marquez‘s victory won at a distance of 9.8 seconds faster than Rossi. The third finish was “Desmo Dovi”, he lost to Marquez to more than 10.5 seconds. The 26-year-old rider has won the world championship seven times (with five times crowned in the MotoGP Racing arena) winning too deservedly, retaking the No. 1 spot with 25 plus points.

With this latest result, Marquez has 45 points after 2 races (in the opening race in Qatar, he won second place and got 20 points). He has 5 points more than Dovizioso (Italian rider has 40 points). Ranking from 3rd to fifth are Rossi (Yamaha) – 31 points, Alex Rins (Spain, Suzuki) – 24 points, and Danilo Petrucci (Italy, Ducati) – 20 points.