10 feats that makeMarc Márquez World Champion of Motorbike riding
Marc Márquez is turning 25, and at Box Repsol we want to pay him tribute by looking back at his 10 milestones which make him one of the sport’s greatest.
Winning against all odds, Estoril 2010
Marc faced a number of setbacks during this 125cc race, but when he crossed the finish line, not only had he made it to the podium, he had won the race!
From last to first place in Valencia 2012
We were in for another surprise at the last GP of the 2012 season in the Moto2 category. Marc started in the final position, but he overtook one rider after another until clinching first place. Incredible!
Fastest lap in his MotoGP debut
2013 was the year that Marc began competing in the top class. He set an outstanding fastest lap in his very first race!
Grand Slam in the 2013 Americas Grand Prix
Even as a newcomer to MotoGP, he pulled off a Grand Slam during his second GP. He’s extraordinary!
Pole world record in Australia in 2016
At just 23, the Repsol rider has managed to take his 65th pole at the World Championship. An achievement only a few can claim. Impressive!
The youngest rider in history to win a World Championship
In 2013, Marc gave Rookie of the Year a whole new meaning when he became World Champion during his first season in the top class!
68 degrees, the record leaning angle in MotoGP
During a private Honda training session, Marc defied gravity by taking a turn with his bike at a 68° angle.
Thirteen wins during the 2014 World Championship
In 2014, the rider from Cervera beat Mick Doohan’s record for the highest number of victories in one season. He just keeps breaking records!
The bike stops and he claims a pole position in Austin
Marc’s Honda stopped during qualifying due to a technical problem. He ran to the box and managed to jump back in the race just in time, and what’s more, he made pole position!
The Repsol Honda team rider boosts his impressive career stats with a sixth World Champion title. Happy birthday Marc!