Marc Marquez - Moto2 Racing

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Marc Marquez Profile - 2011

Moto2 Riders

Simone Corsi #3
Italian flag
Ioda Racing Project Moto2
Simone Corsi - Ioda Racing Project
Randy Krummenacher #4
Swiss
Switzerland Keiffer Moto2
Randy Krummenacher - Team Switzerland Keiffer Racing
Kenny Noyes #9
American
Avintia-STX Moto2
Kenny Noyes - Avintia-STX
Anthony West #13
Australian
MZ Racing Team Moto2
Anthony West - MZ Racing Team
Thomas Luthi #12
Swiss
Interwetten Paddock Moto2
Thomas Luthi - Interwetten Paddock
Ratthapark Wilairot #14
Thai
Honda-SAG Moto2
Ratthapark Wilairot - Honda-SAG
Alex de Angelis #15
Italian
JIR Moto2
Alex de Angelis - JIR Moto2
Jules Cluzel #16
French
Forward Racing Moto2
Jules Cluzel - Forward Racing
Javier Fores #21
Spanish
Mapfre Aspar Moto2
Javier Fores - Mapfre Aspar
Alex Baldolini #25
Italian
Forward Racing Moto2
Alex Baldolini - Forward Racing
Andrea Iannone #29
Italian
Speed Master Moto2
Andrea Iannone - Speed Master
Esteve Rabat #34
Spanish
Blusens-STX Moto2
Esteve Rabat - Blusens-STX
Raffaele de Rosa #35
Italian
G22 Racing Moto2
Raffaele de Rosa - G22 Racing
Mika Kallio #36
Finlandian
Marc VDS
Moto2
Mika Kallio - Marc VDS Racing
Bradley Smith #38
British
Tech 3 Racing Moto2
Bradley Smith - Tech 3 Racing
Robertino Pietri #39
Venezuelan
Italtrans
Moto2
Robertino Pietri - Italtrans
Aleix Espargaro #40
Spanish
Pons Racing Moto2
Aleix Espargaro - Pons Racing
Pol Espargaro #44
Spanish
Pons Racing Moto2
Pol Espargaro - Pons Racing
Scott Redding #45
British
Marc VDS Racing Moto2
Scott Redding - Marc VDS Racing Team
Kev Coghlan #49
British
Aeroport de Castello Moto2
Kev Coghlan - Aeroport de Castello
Michele Pirro #51
Italian
Gresini Racing Moto2
Michele Pirro - Gresini Racing
Valentin Debise #53
French
Speed UP
Moto2
Valentin Debise - Speed UP
Kenan Sofuoglu #54
French
Technomag-CIP
Moto2
Kenan Sofuoglu - Technomag-CIP
Julian Simon #60
Spanish
Mapfre Aspar Moto2
Julian Simon - Mapfre Aspar
Mike Di Meglio #63
French
Tech 3 Racing Moto2
Mike Di Meglio - Tech 3 Racing
Santiago Hernandez #64
Colombian
SAG Team Moto2
Santiago Hernandez - SAG Team
Stefan Bradl #65
German
Viessmann Kiefer Racing Moto2
Stefan Bradl - Viessmann Kiefer Racing
Yonny Hernandez #68
Colombian
Blusens STX Moto2
Yonny Hernandez - Blusens STX
Claudio Corti #71
Italian
Italtrans Racing Moto2
Claudio Corti - Italtrans Racing
Yuki Takahashi #72
Japanese
Gresini Racing Moto2
Yuki Takahashi - Gresini Racing
Mattia Pasini #75
Italian
Ioda Racing Moto2
Mattia Pasini  - Ioda Racing Project
Max Neukirchner #76
German
MZ Racing Moto2
Max Neukirchner  - MZ Racing Team
Dominique Aegerter #77
Swiss
Technomag Racing Moto2
Dominique Aegerter - Technomag-CID
Axel Pons #80
Spanish
Pons Racing Moto2
Axel Pons - Pons Racing
Ricard Cardus #88
Spanish
QMMF Racing Moto2
Ricard Cardus - QMMF Racing Team
Marc Marquez #93
Spanish
Catalunya Caixa Repsol Moto2
Marc Marquez - Catalunya Caixa Repsol
Mashel Al Naimi #95
Qatar
QMMF Racing Moto2
Mashel Al Naimi - QMMF Racing Team

Marc Marquez - Catalunya Caixa Repsol

Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez began his racing career like so many others on the MotoGP grid - when he was only 6 years old, competing in enduro, motocross and minibike competitions. Eventually he made his way into road racing, and proved himself to be quite talented.

Following his appearances in the Spanish National Series in 2006 and 2007, where he finished 8th and 9th respectively, Marquez began his 125cc World Championship career. During the pre-season of his rookie year, Marquez suffered a nasty accident in which his leg got tangled up in his bike, damaging the cartilage. He missed the first few races of the year, but managed to get back in shape and earn himself a podium finish and 13th position in the final standings.

In 2009, Marquez continue to ride his Repsol and Red-Bull sponsored KTM in the 125cc class. His successes came almost as often as his crashes. With 9 top-ten finishes, 2 poles and a podium he managed to earn himself 8th place in the final standings.

KTM pulled out of the World Championships at the end of 2009 so Marquez signed on with Ajo Motorsport and rode his campaign on board a Derbi in 2010. The beginning of the year picked up where the previous year had left off - serious shots at podium finishes marred by crashes. Eventually, things evened out for Marquez, and he managed to stay up on two long enough to blaze through a 5 race winning streak putting him in the lead for the Championship. Feeling the pressure to win the title, Marc suffered through two more accidents at Indianapolis and Aragon, but his resolve proved strong, and with a 4th place finish at Valencia, he sealed his First World Championship title.

Marquez is back with Repsol in 2011 where he will step up and compete in the Moto2 series.

Spanish Marc Marquez #93 - Catalunya Caixa Repsol

Marc Marquez - Catalunya Caixa Repsol

Born: February 17, 1993

Hometown: Cervera, Spain

Height: 5'3

Weight: 114

Marital Status:

Hobbies:

Team: Catalunya Caixa Repsol

Helmet: Shoei

Marc Marquez 2011 Moto2 Results



Round Race Finished
1 Losail DNF
2 Jerez DNF
3 Estoril 21st
4 Le Mans 1st
5 Catalunya 2nd
6 Silverstone DNF
7 Assen 1st
8 Mugello 1st
9 Sachsenring 1st
10 Laguna Seca NO MOTO2
11 Brno  
12 Indianapolis  
13 Misano  
14 Aragon  
15 Sepang  
16 Phillip Island  
17 Valencia  

 

Catalunya Caixa Repsol

Marc Marquez

Marc Marquez - Catalunya Caixa Repsol

 

Moto2 Racing

Announced as a new 4-stroke MotoGP World Championship class in 2010, Moto2 replaced the 250cc category. Moto2 is intended to be a prestigious yet cost-effective accompaniment to the premier class of MotoGP. Some of the key characteristics of this category of Grand Prix racing are a single engine supplier and a single tyre supplier. Honda Racing Corporation was chosen as the engine supplier, while Dunlop, currently present in the 125cc World Championships provide the tyres.

Moto2 technical specifications - in a nutshell

  • Powered by a one-make 600cc 4-stroke engine, producing around 150hp, the Moto2 class will continue the 250cc series' pursuit of developmental excellence with the running of a prototype chassis -free from limitation.

  • No production bike parts will be permitted for the frame, swing arm, fuel tank, seat or cowling, meaning that these aspects of the machine will be left to the manufacturer and designers' discretion.

  • Electronic systems will be more limited than those previously permitted in 250cc, which had seen select factories bringing in traction control in recent years. Moto2 rules will allow for data loggers, ECU and timing transponders supplied by the organiser, with a maximum total cost of the ECU's components set at 650 euros. No other electronic control, nor datalogging systems, will be present on the bikes.

Experience the excitement of season 2 of Moto2 Racing as Marc Marquez rides to capture his first Moto2 Championship crown.

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