Valencia 2019, the last victory of Marc Márquez that after a severe injury he had to leave the tracks for several months. The Spanish pilot returned to dedicate himself in a great of MotoGP this time in Germany after 581 days without returning to the top of a competition. Social networks were filled with emotional messages for the athlete evoking how hard 2020 was for him.
With this victory, he achieved his 57th victory in the premier class and the first since November 17, 2019 and his injury in 2020. Márquez suffered a fracture to his right humerus in the first Grand Prix of last season in July 2020, missing the rest of the course. Portuguese Miguel Oliveira (KTM) and French World Championship leader Fabio Quartararo (Yamaha) completed the podium.
And it is no coincidence that it has been rediscovered with victory at the Sachsenring circuit, where the race was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic. The 28-year-old Spaniard has always won on this track, which is traveled in an anti-clockwise direction, since 2013 in MotoGP and since 2010 in the rest of the categories.
“It was difficult to stay focused all the time, with all the bad memories, the whole situation from last year that came back to my mind,” explained the Spanish rider in the midst of emotion and before the eyes of his team. In social networks, the celebration spread and Spanish media return their return to the top of motorcycling.
But we did it! We will do it again, we are in a difficult situation but we will try to maintain a level like this, “continued Márquez, who climbed from 18th to 10th in the World Cup thanks to this victory. Márquez missed the 2020 season and the first two GPs of 2021. Back in Portugal, he finished 7th, his best result, followed by a 9th place in Spain, and three abandonments due to crashes in France, Italy and Catalonia.
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