Marc Marquez: “To go at 350km/h you must be smart, aware of what can happen”
Repsol Honda rider, Marc Marquez, discussed the nervousness he and other riders felt during the restart of the Catalunya MotoGP following the accidents involving Francesco Bagnaia and Enea Bastianini. Despite criticism of his risk-taking in the past, Marquez was not involved in the Barcelona incident. He emphasized that all MotoGP riders, including himself, must be responsible and aware of the risks involved in their high-speed sport. Marquez acknowledged that accidents can occur, even unintentionally, and it is essential to analyze and penalize mistakes. He expressed relief that Bagnaia and the other riders involved in the accident escaped serious injuries. Marquez highlighted the professional mindset required to return to racing after such incidents and emphasized the importance of caution and respect among riders. As the San Marino MotoGP approaches, Marquez is expected to continue prioritizing a risk-free approach to develop his 2024 Honda.