If you’re an avid fan of MotoGP, you definitely been following the rider contracts after the 2020 season. Not so surprisingly, Marc Marquez say he will be continuing his MotoGP with Honda. This deal agreement between Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) and the 27-year old Spanish rider Marc Marquez, to work together until 2024 MotoGP season.
“I am very proud to announce my renewal with Honda Racing Corporation for the next four years. Honda gave me the opportunity to arrive in the MotoGP class with a factory bike in 2013. Since the first year we have achieved success together and I am very happy to continue being part of the Honda family. HRC gives me the confidence to extend this partnership to obtain our common goal and continue our story of success.”
Yoshishige Nomura | Honda Racing Corporation President
“We are happy to announce that, after the end of the current season, Marc will stay in the Honda family for four more years. We started talking a few months ago, as both parties wanted to stay together and continue winning. Marc started his career in the premium class in 2013 and with him, we have won six of the last seven years MotoGP titles. As a unique champion, he deserves a unique deal. I am very confident in this partnership and I wish everyone involved continued successes.”
Marc Marquez record breaking achievement in MotoGP
In 2013, Marc Marquez debuted in the MotoGP class riding the RC213V for Honda’s factory team, Repsol Honda Team, and became the youngest MotoGP world champion in history that year. In 2014, he won the first ten rounds and with three more wins for the season, he once again was crowned MotoGP king. Although he was unable to make it a hat trick in 2015, Marquez has won four consecutive titles since 2016. His overall premier class achievements*3 include 62 pole positions (a MotoGP record) and 56 victories (3rd most in MotoGP history).
Source: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.