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Who is the fastest MotoGP rider?
What is the official outright MotoGP™ speed record?
- Johann Zarco – 362.4 km/h – FP4, 2021 Qatar GP.
- Johann Zarco – 360.0 km/h – Q2, 2021 Italian GP.
- Jorge Martin – 358.8 km/h – Q1, 2021 Qatar GP.
- Johann Zarco – 358.8 km/h – Warm Up, 2021 Italian GP.
- Jack Miller – 357.6 km/h – Q2, 2021 Qatar GP.
Why is Rossi called Vale?
V is for Valentine’s day Because the Italians call Valentine’s day La Festa Degli Innamorati, so if they wanted to name him after Valentine’s day, they’d have to call him that. And that would be a rubbish name for a MotoGP rider.
Who does Marc Márquez race for?
Márquez races for Honda ‘s factory team since his MotoGP debut in 2013. He is nicknamed the ‘Ant of Cervera’ worldwide and ‘el tro de Cervera’ in his hometown, meaning the ‘Thunder of Cervera’. He is one of four riders to have won world championship titles in three different categories, after Mike Hailwood,…
How did Marc Márquez win the 2012 Moto2 championship?
In 2012, Márquez won the Moto2 championship title after a season-long battle with fellow Spanish rider Pol Espargaró; a third-place finish for Márquez at the Australian Grand Prix – despite a win for Espargaró – was enough to give him his second world title before moving into the premier class for the 2013 season.
When did Marc Márquez join Repsol Honda?
On 12 July 2012, it was announced that Márquez had signed a two-year contract with the Repsol Honda team in MotoGP, replacing the retiring Casey Stoner and joining teammate Dani Pedrosa, from 2013 onwards.
How did Marc Márquez become the youngest MotoGP winner ever?
At the second round of the championship at the new Circuit of the Americas in Texas, Márquez beat his teammate Dani Pedrosa and became the first winner at the new track. In doing this Márquez became the youngest ever MotoGP race winner at 20 years, 63 days, beating Freddie Spencer ‘s 30-year-old record.