Honda Racing Corporation Renews Contract with Marc Marquez Till 2020

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Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) has announced the extension of its contract with 25-year-old Spanish rider Marc Márquez, currently competing in the FIM MotoGP World Championship for the HRC’s factory team Repsol Honda Team, that will see him continue to race for two more years beginning in 2019.

After winning the 125cc Championship in 2010, Márquez moved on to Moto2 racing in 2011 to win the title in 2012. In 2013, in his debut year in the premier class, he became the world’s youngest champion after taking the title for the Repsol Honda Team. In 2017, he became the youngest rider in history to win four titles in the premier class.

Marc Marquez – MotoGP

Marc Márquez’ World Championship Achievements

MotoGP

  • World Champion: 4(2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)
  • Starts: 90
  • Podiums: 63(35 x 1st, 19 x 2nd, 9 x 3rd)
  • Poles: 45
  • Fastest Race Laps: 37

Moto2

  • World Champion: 1(2012)
  • Starts: 32
  • Podiums: 25(16 x 1st, 6 x 2nd, 3 x 3rd)
  • Poles: 14
  • Fastest Race Laps: 7

125cc

  • World Champion: 1(2010)
  • Starts: 46
  • Podiums: 14(10 x 1st, 4 x 3rd)
  • Poles: 14
  • Fastest Race Laps: 9

Speaking about the extension of contract, Marquez said, “I’m excited to continue to race for Honda’s factory team in the MotoGP class. I’m proud to race as a member of the Honda family, and I appreciate how Honda and the team always do their best to provide me with everything I need. I would also like to thank everyone who has given me such warm support over the years. The first two official tests went well and, with my contract renewed, I can focus on racing in the new season. I will continue to enjoy racing, share my joy with everybody and do my best to reach our shared goals. Thank you!”

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