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Motorcycles auction for a good cause: Marquez brothers with a special helmet in Jerez

10:26  11 july  2020
10:26  11 july  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

MotoGP test day Jerez: Maverick Vinales in front of Fabio Quartararo in the afternoon

 MotoGP test day Jerez: Maverick Vinales in front of Fabio Quartararo in the afternoon Yamaha takes command in the second test session - some riders fall - also a long interruption due to power failure on the track The test day before the 2020 MotoGP season starts in Jerez de la Frontera (Spain) ended with a best time for Yamaha. Maverick Vinales set the best time of 1: 37.793 minutes in the afternoon session. The Spaniard relegated Fabio Quartararo (Petronas-Yamaha) and Marc Marquez (Honda) to positions two and three.

Honda MotoGP riders Marc and Alex Marquez will wear special helmet designs for next week's Spanish Grand Prix to show solidarity to all those "After much thought and talking with my brother Alex, we believed that the option of making a helmet with a special design would be a nice tribute to

Today at 02:40. Special helmets for a special cause ! 👊 Check out the cool designs M arc and Alex Marquez will Introducing an innovative new way to enjoy the best of #MotoGP, star ting with The Repsol Honda teammates have lockdown-inspired helmets that will be auctioned off for the Spanish

Diese Helme werden nach den beiden Jerez-Rennen versteigert © Acmanagement These helmets will be auctioned after the two Jerez races

Marc and Alex Marquez will wear special helmet designs at the MotoGP season opener in Jerez next weekend. These helmets, gloves, boots, polo shirts and masks will then be auctioned off for a good cause.

The two helmets (orange for Marc, blue for Alex) show motifs related to the corona pandemic. For example, there is a motif of washing hands, of nurses, ambulances and hospitals, but also a guitar for music.

But you can also see a PlayStation, dumbbells and a coffee cup. Both helmets have the same motifs. Only the colors are different. Spain is one of the countries most affected by the COVID19 pandemic.

Marquez breaks arm in Jerez crash, set for surgery

  Marquez breaks arm in Jerez crash, set for surgery Marc Marquez will be taken to hospital in Barcelona for surgery on a broken right arm following his heavy crash during the MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix. © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Team, Pre-Event press conference The reigning world champion had a dramatic race, suffering a big front end slide at Turn 4 on lap five while leading the race ahead of Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales. The Honda rider somehow save the moment and rejoined in 16th, proceeding to get back into the top 10 by the end of lap nine.

The riders Marc Márquez and Alex Márquez continue to show solidarity with all the people who Both riders will donate these special helmets , gloves and boots to a charity auction . After much thought and talking with my brother Alex, we thought that the option of making a helmet with a special

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"After two and a half months of restrictions and the impact of the crisis, I wanted to pay tribute to all those who have suffered and are still suffering from the pandemic," said world champion Marc Marquez.

"They are also dedicated to everyone who worked so hard during this phase. Alex and I think it is a nice tribute to everyone if we use a special helmet design. After the Grand Prix they will be auctioned off. So we can get one do little to fight the pandemic. "

Both helmets have the "Pushing Ahead Together" lettering on the back. At the subsequent auction, money is collected for the Red Cross in Spain.

The auction starts next Friday (July 17) and ends ten days later on Monday (July 27), the day after the second race in Jerez. The auction can be found under the following link: http://www.catawiki.es/Marquezforcovid19

Alex Marquez is about to make his MotoGP debut at this extraordinary time: "It will finally be my dream. It will be something special, this special helmet with all the meanings on it. Marc and I spent days talking about what we could do when the season starts. "

"Designing a special helmet is a nice gesture to show solidarity with everyone who has gone through hard times in this difficult period. We also want to thank everyone who worked hard to fight the virus."

MotoGP comeback fix: Bradl represents world champion .
© Getty Images Stefan Bradl will represent Marc Márquez in Brno Stefan Bradl celebrates his MotoGP comeback. The German will replace Márc Marquez at the Czech Grand Prix. The Honda team announced this. series world champion Márquez was operated on his arm a second time after his failed comeback in Jerez . He had a bad fall at the start of the season and had broken his right upper arm. It is not yet clear whether he will be able to start again at the successor GP in Austria.

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