A month and a half after the right shoulder operation, Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda) has returned to Get to a motorbike, in order to test its fitness before traveling to Malaysia to the first pre-season tests (7-9 February). The pilot of Cervera exercised with a Honda NSF 250 in the karting of the Vendrell (Tarragona), where on January 16 he had exercised with a go-kart.
“The feelings were not the best, but I am very happy because we are taking important steps”
“After two months without a motorbike yesterday I got back on my shoulder to see how my shoulder was responding. The feelings weren’t the best, but I’m very happy because we’re taking important steps,” the MotoGP champion said through his Twitter account.
In principle, Marc Marquez plans to speed up recovery this week to fly Tuesday towards Malaysia, where the first pre-season test MotoGP officers. The intention of the Repsol Honda team is that the English driver Cal Crutchlow, from the LCR-Honda satellite, carry the weight of the evolution of the bike in the first trials.
In an interview with The Vanguard, Alberto Puig
, the team manager of Repsol Honda, already indicated that Marc would come “fair” Sepang’s test. “Our goal is to be well in the first race, in Qatar. In the Development of the bike will help us Lime (Crutchlow), because you have experience. Àlex it’s not up to being able to give a lot of indications, but we’ve already been quite advanced in the development program,” he explained.