"Japan is reacting" to Marquez's feedback as Honda MotoGP future hangs in balance

"Japan is reacting" to Marquez's feedback as Honda MotoGP future hangs in balance
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"Japan is reacting" to Marquez's feedback as Honda MotoGP future hangs in balance

There have been rumors swirling that the eight-time world champion may switch to the Gresini Ducati team in 2024 due to ongoing issues with Honda in MotoGP, but Marquez has consistently stated that he has a contract with HRC. The post-race test on Monday is considered crucial in Marquez’s decision to stay or leave Honda, as they will be bringing a prototype 2024 bike that wildcard Stefan Bradl has already been riding. Marquez made it to Q2 on Friday, aided by a tow from KTM wildcard Dani Pedrosa, who rode a new carbon fibre chassis. Marquez did not express anger towards Honda’s decision to choose Pedrosa as a test rider, but emphasized the importance of engineers in a test team and noted that Honda is reacting to his desires in that regard. Despite trying different setups during Friday’s practices, Marquez believes the lack of traction on the Honda persists, indicating that the issue lies with the bike itself and not the setup.

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Source: Motorsport.com

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