Marc Marquez on breaking Valentino Rossi's record: I'm far from my level



by SEAD DEDOVIC

Marc Marquez on breaking Valentino Rossi's record: I'm far from my level
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Marc Marquez is eyeing his 7th MotoGP title, aiming to equal Valentino Rossi's record of 7 championships in the upcoming season. In an interview with the media, the Spaniard confirmed that he has great respect for Rossi, but also for other drivers who managed to win the Moto GP title. In addition, Marquez emphasized that many of the riders are unlucky with injuries. He is one of them!  Leaving Honda causes optimism among fans that Marquez could really change the course of his career and return to winning ways. Gresini Ducati can certainly give him more at this moment. The Spaniard will know how to use it.


“Valentino was one of the biggest riders, the greatest riders, in MotoGP.

He is a big legend. Giacomo Agostini is another legend, Mick Doohan another legend.

All the riders who win a championship are super-riders.

Some are lucky with injuries, some of them less.

Some of them managed better, the situation.

It’s a pleasure already, now, to have my name between these legends.”- Marc Marquez said, as quoted by crash.net!

Marc Marquez goals

Marquez confirmed that he is not entering the next season intending to win the championship. His primary goal is to restore confidence, achieve victory after a long time, and only then will he think about the next steps. The truth is, the Spanish rider really needs to feel secure. In previous seasons, he did not succeed in his goals, and, naturally, you lose confidence in such moments.

At the moment, I'm not thinking about matching that record because I'm far from my level. 

And I cannot approach next season like, ‘I will try to win the title’. 

It's already two years that I'm not winning a single race.

So with that statistic, you cannot approach from one season to the next, ‘Now I will win the championship’. 

First of all, I need to build the confidence, to build the base and then from that base start to be faster and try to improve in the future.”

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