Honda Racing Team (HRC) announced the extension of it’s contract with the 25-year old Marc Márquez who is currently competing in the MotoGP world championship for the HRC’s factory racing team “Repsol Honda Team”. The spaniard will continue to race for them for two more years beginning from 2019.

Márquez has been no stranger to the motorcycle racing world since he won the 125cc championship in 2010. He moved on to Moto2 in 2011 and won the title in 2012. After debuting in the premier class in 2013, he shot to fame by becoming the youngest champion winning the title for the Repsol Honda Team. The year 2017 saw him become the youngest rider in history to win four titles in the premier class.

Marc Márquez “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 concentrate 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!”




Marc Márquez
“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 concentrate 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!”

Yoshishige Nomura | Honda Racing Corporation President “I am very pleased that Marc Márquez will continue to ride for our factory team. Márquez has consistently pushed himself to the limit and matured as a rider, and given Honda many titles. We were able to announce the contract renewal at such an early stage due to our mutual trust, and our common passion for racing. I am certain that we can provide an environment for him to concentrate on the final tests in Qatar this week and in the lead-up to the opening round
,and that we can start the 2018 season strongly. HRC will continue its challenge with Márquez,a vital rider in the future of MotoGP. I appreciate, and look forward to everyone’s continued support for the Repsol Honda Team.”

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 (current Moto3)


World
Champion : 1(2010)
Starts : 46
Podiums : 14(10 x 1st, 4 x 3rd)
Poles : 14