The call of a MotoGP legend who ‘saved’ Marc Márquez: «He helped me a lot»

Marc Márquez

Marc Márquez he returned to victory after 591 days. The Spaniard had won in Valencia in 2019, to close his eighth World Cup crown. However, in 2020, in Jerez, he crashed after a hard crash. A fracture of the right humerus and an infection caused the pilot of Repsol Honda the whole championship was lost. However, the number 93 revealed a call he had with an idol from MotoGP: “It helped me a lot.”

After achieving victory in the German Grand Prix, Márquez was the protagonist of all the emotions on the circuit. The Spaniard burst into tears when he remembered his injury and the hard times he lived during 2020. However, before the media microphones that were in Sachsenring, he confessed that Mick doohan, Honda and MotoGP legend gave him several tips.

Marc Márquez’s confession after winning again in MotoGP: «I was afraid»


Doohan knows what it’s like to be seriously injured. In 1992, the Australian suffered a severe fracture in one of his legs. There his hegemony was interrupted and even the doctors of the category raised the chance to amputate his leg. However, Doohan recovered and after two years he returned to racing and achieved several world titles in his history.


Because of this, Márquez confessed that he spoke a lot with the Australian. However, she remembers an incredible talk she had with him that changed the outlook for the future. “I had a call of almost half an hour with Mick Doohan who helped me a lot. He explained his case to me, how he felt, what was wrong with him and what mistakes he made. It seemed like I was narrating my situation. I just listened, I didn’t speak, “he said.

On the other hand, the Spaniard assured that he avoided being distracted by critics. “I spent thirty minutes talking to him and he was just listening. In some races you will go fast and in others slow and you will not know why. All those problems that I have had this season, were those that he suffered in the past. It helped me a lot. What I did was evade the comments and focus on my team, listening to those people who wanted to help me, ”declared Márquez.

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