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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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Motorcycle Racing

The largest motorbike racing events in the world (Part 3)

Because of the harsh conditions of the track, the attendees often focus on suspension, good suspension to meet the terrain. Motocross is also distinguished by the different awarding format, sometimes with extra prizes for riders who overcome certain challenges in the race.

Naturally, the racer finishes first championship within the allotted time or number of laps depending on the manner in which the race is organized.

Supercross

The supercross world motorcycle racing tournament is a variation of Motocross but held indoors. Often held in stadiums with a different race condition than the steering wheel technique. In North America, Supercross is very developed.

However, in Europe, Motocross still dominates and people distinguish these two races through the way of organizing and temporarily calling Supercross to be held indoors and Motocross is outdoor.

Supermotor

The Supermoto world motorbike race is a mixed race combining asphalt and terrain. The type of motorbikes that participated in the race was mostly from the terrain of the Motocross. Due to the use of special terrain vehicles, so the technique of cornering is also very different

Other races such as MotoGP or Superbike commonly used cornering technique is the knee-lowering technique, but in Supermoto the driver will hug the crab with a straightened leg and use the car’s inertia to make a nice face.

Enduro

Enduro is a genre of off-road racing that focuses on the durability of the vehicle and the driver. Normally each driver must complete a lap of more than 10 miles (more than 15km) of terrain through the forest.

The race will set many stages with the goal of finishing within a certain time, and there will be penalties if done earlier or late, so the “punctuality” factor is most important. A standard race usually takes place within 3-4 hours, some other races take place over a longer period of time.

In national or international tournaments, the race can take place for many days, the maintenance of vehicles is strictly controlled during the race to ensure fairness.

These include the famous Enduro races like the World Enduro Championship (WEC) across Europe, and the most prominent one is the International Six Days Enduro competing against teams from many countries.

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Motorcycle Racing

The largest motorbike racing events in the world (Part 1)

Motorbike racing has become a sport in which riders are trained strictly and seriously, and the quality of each bike will be shown in these races.

Traditional Road

Traditional Road refers to the motorbike races taking place on the street. Currently, the number of roads that can be organized for street motorcycle races has decreased and most of them are concentrated in European countries. Examples of typical street bike races are the International Road Racing Championship and Duke Road Racing Rankings.

In addition, there are smaller races organized according to the purchase of prizes with prizes for outstanding racing winners such as Isle of Man TT, North West 200 and Ulster Grand Prix. Ireland currently hosts the most street races. Besides, the Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, New Zealand and Macau.

Motorcycle Grand Prix

Commonly known as the MotoGP, the world MotoGP motorcycle racing competition can be organized into three separate segments: Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP.

Moto3 was launched in 2012 for 250cc segment motorcycles with 4-stroke single cylinder engine. Previously, Moto3 also allowed the 125cc segment. In Moto3 races, the age of the riders will be limited from 25 to 28 years old.

Moto2 was introduced by Dorna Sports, which currently holds the edition of the MotoGP formula competitions, in 2010 for the 4-stroke 600cc segment. Previously the Moto2 formula also included 250cc 2-stroke motorcycles. In the first season, Moto2 allowed 2-stroke and 2-stroke engines to participate. But in 2011 only 4-stroke engine types to this day.

The current MotoGP world motorcycle racing tournament is the racing formula for the largest displacement bike. This race has been controversial and changed with the engine regulations during the early years of the organization.

In 2002, 990cc 4-stroke engines were allowed to compete between 500cc 2-stroke models. And until 2003, completely replaced the whole 2-stroke model. In 2007, MotoGP reduced the engine capacity to 800cc and failed before setting the standard to allow only 1000cc 4 stroke engines in 2012 and to this day.