The circuit of Assen was one of the most important challenges in recent years for Marc Márquez. The Spanish rider, who had just obtained a very special victory in Germany, was going to suffer with his physical condition on the Dutch track. That is why, as confirmed by Honda, his participation in Sunday’s race was in doubt: “I didn’t know if I was going to run”.
Despite his physical limitations, the eight-time champion of MotoGP He had a spectacular performance: he started 20th and finished in seventh position, overtaking 13 drivers. The wear was brutal, but it made clear something that many had been fearing: Marc Márquez is recovering his rhythm and his level little by little. In addition, the new bike gives him a great technical advantage.
Sling began to develop his bike for the next season. However, this Sunday he had several improvements that were for Márquez’s bike. This showed that the Japanese brand is working hard so that the Spanish rider is among the top positions in the race. However, the physical condition of Márquez does not allow these results to occur this season.
The last weekend, Márquez had a brutal fall, which recalled the one he had in Jerez in 2020 and that took him out of the season. This fortunately did not hurt the injury, but it worried Márquez. “He was bruised. Today I feel better and that is noticeable at the level of driving ”, declared the Catalan after the race of the Netherlands GP.
The race on the Dutch circuit was anyone’s guess. The physical condition was not the best, especially after winning in Germany. This is why the Honda man confessed that he hardly ever travels to the Netherlands. “Call to Alberto Puig (team manager) and I told him I didn’t know if I was going to be able to race. I had a lot of irritation and I arrived here on Thursday, he treated my physio and on Friday it was very weak. During the weekend, by pushing my shoulder, I felt better, ”said Márquez.
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