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World Alex Marquez the favorite for Aragon 2? "My goal is not to win"

00:25  23 october  2020
00:25  23 october  2020 Source:   de.motorsport.com

Marc Marquez: Comeback is postponed, Stefan Bradl also drives in Aragon

 Marc Marquez: Comeback is postponed, Stefan Bradl also drives in Aragon © Motorsport Images Stefan Bradl is back on the factory Honda this weekend Stefan Bradl will also be Marc Marquez at the MotoGP event in Aragon this weekend replace. Honda officially confirmed that today. Bradl has represented the MotoGP world champion since the Czech Grand Prix in Brno and is thus about to make his eighth appearance of the current season. "I'm looking forward to continuing with the Honda works team in Aragon.

Suzuki's Alex Rins (left) won the Aragon MotoGP, while teammate Joan Mir (right) finished third to take the Championship lead. Rookie Spaniard Marquez , who earned his first podium finish in France last weekend, climbed nine places to test Rins in the final five laps, but could not overtake.

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Alex Marquez does not see himself as a favorite for the second Aragon race, but wants to continue working consistently - he explains why he is getting on so well with the Honda

After finishing second in the rainy Le Mans Alex Marquez also finished second on the podium in dry Aragon. The reigning Moto2 world champion and MotoGP rookie was the fastest driver in the field in MotorLand.

"When I watched the race at home, I was surprised by myself because I was fast," laughs Alex Marquez. "I was quick and caught up! After seven or eight laps I said to myself in front of the TV: 'Wow, I'm so fast and I'm catching up!'"

"There was a chance of victory. In the end I was at the limit I tried it until the last lap. Rins didn't make a mistake either. Maybe I have a chance now, maybe not. My goal remains the same. "

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Marquez beats Lorenzo to win in Aragon . "I'm sorry for that - it 's something very unusual to see," said Marquez . "The important thing is that Dani is OK. Finally, Spain's Alex Rins won the Moto3 race ahead of compatriots Maverick Vinales and Alex Marquez .

"To be honest, my goal this weekend is not to win the race," he says. "I want to continue the work of the past weekend. We worked very well in training and improved day by day. We were strong in all conditions."

"I want to do my training sessions and find my rhythm. Then we'll see. The race is the consequence of the training sessions. I try to be stronger in qualifying because that's half the battle and the key to a race win."

Alex Marquez now knows the secret of the Honda

Last Sunday, Alex Marquez started in eleventh place. Race winner Alex Rins (Suzuki) only attacked from tenth on the grid, but Rins had a much better start and was right in the top group. Marquez had to show a comeback.

Why is Alex Marquez suddenly so strong? A few weeks ago he did not make it into the World Cup points and suddenly he is a candidate for victory. "The Misano test was very important to us," he said on the one test day between the two Italian races.

positive corona test: Valentino Rossi misses MotoGP races in Aragon

 positive corona test: Valentino Rossi misses MotoGP races in Aragon MotoGP superstar Valentino Rossi tested positive for the corona virus on Thursday - the Yamaha rider will therefore have to skip the race in Aragon © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Valentino Rossi, Yamaha Factory Racing Now Valentino Rossi has caught the MotoGP superstar. The Italian tested positive for the corona virus on Thursday. This means that Rossi has to skip the Grand Prix in MotorLand Aragon (Spain) this weekend. He is at home in Tavullia (Italy).

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Alex : Brake!Brake! Marc: No,no Alex : It falls,it falls! You win ,but the difference is very little. Look,look,only a second. Marc: He doesn't know any actress ( the question was: Who is the favourite actress of Alex ? ) The reporter : Even virtual

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Meanwhile the Moto2 world champion can handle the RC213V

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"We have made great progress in this area. Since the Qatar test there has not been a single test day It was difficult for the rookie. I didn't drive for three months during the lockdown and then it went straight to Jerez. "

"It's difficult when you have to try things out during a race weekend. We were able to do a lot in this test. It's been going better since then. 'Taka' has also taken a step forward this year focused him. "

You have to be a "complete" driver

The past few years have shown that the Honda RC213V is not easy, especially for MotoGP newbies. A Franco Morbidelli also had his difficulties two years ago. Tom Lüthi didn't score a single World Cup point at the time.

"You need a complete driving style because you have to be strong in all areas," says Alex Marquez. "For example, you can't just concentrate on the brakes. You also have to understand the motorcycle. It's especially critical with the front tire."

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"If the set-up is not optimal, then it is very difficult. Turning is very difficult. The bike is generally very hard to ride. When you have everything under control and you are comfortable with the bike, there is great potential . "

"I can certainly not use all the strengths of the motorcycle yet, but the potential is there. We have seen for years that Marc drives the Honda best. I can certainly improve - in fast corners and in the braking phase."

"It is also very exhausting for the driver. If you slow down for a moment, you immediately lose a second per lap. You have to be at the limit all the time. For this reason, we always saw Marc fall a lot in practice."

Alex Marquez: "Please no more questions about Marc"

Speaking of Marc Marquez. This week rumors surfaced that he might have a third operation on his right upper arm. Honda has denied these speculations. "Nothing has changed," confirms Alex Marquez about his brother. "The situation is like a week or two ago."

Nonetheless, the younger Marquez says very clearly: "I don't want to answer any more questions about Marc, but rather concentrate on my weekend. I'm on the podium and I don't want to be asked all the time about Marc. You should forget him a little and focus on me. "

In the battle for the title of best rookie of the year, Marquez and KTM rider Brad Binder have 67 championship points.

With images from Motorsport Images .

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