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Binder explains “super-stupid” Misano MotoGP sighting lap crash

Binder explains “super-stupid” Misano MotoGP sighting lap crash

The six- time MotoGP world champion tallied up his third palm of the 2021 season after inheriting palm when long- time leader Francesco Bagnaia crashed out on stage 23, ending his title expedients.

Marquez had shadowed Bagnaia for utmost of the race, piling the pressure on him as he did at Aragon last month, but had just conceded defeat when the Ducati rider crashed.
The Honda rider was left to lead the first plant Honda 1-2 since Aragon 2017, and to claim his first palm on a clockwise circuit since Japan 2019.

Marquez has been limited by the physical condition of his recovering right shoulder in 2021, but says the fact much of the weekend was affected by rain meant he came into Sunday’s Misano race feeling “ fresh”.
“ This time I realised the qualifying practice isn't my stylish point, or my strongest point, so also I start to concentrate a lot on the thresholds,” Marquez said after starting from seventh.

“ I started really good, really presto, from seventh to third in the first stage because I knew both Ducati riders will push from the morning.
“ In fact, when I saw the stage time in the morning was 1m32.2 s, I say‘Ok, what’s going on then’because history I was floundering to do 1m33.8s.

“ But moment the feeling was there, the bike was working good.
“ Especially also the last stages, the distance between me and the others was veritably big and it’s commodity also that's important because in the end to have this periphery, I was suitable to ride in a good way because in the last stages I was floundering a bit with my physical condition.

“ But the fact that all weekend was in wet conditions, (this) gave me the chance to have the first Sunday where I arrived (to the race) fresh to ride with energy.

“ When I woke up I said‘Ok, I feel the arm is there, I've power’.”

Marquez’s other triumphs in 2021 came at the anticlockwise Sachsenring and Circuit of the Americas, while his only other tribune before moment was at Aragon.

While pleased to end a long 1-2 failure for Honda, he admits being so strong at a circuit layout that has worked against him this time was more important.

“ It’s important for HRC staff, but especially because we won in a right-cornered circuit,” he added.

“ It was one of my targets, I formerly say on Thursday in the press conference I would like to finish on the tribune then or at Portimao.

“ We won then in a really fast race, the way that we were suitable to manage the race was really, really good.

“ It’s true that Pecco was faster than us and in the stage that I gave up, because he was pushing a lot, was when he crashed.

“ It’s commodity that happed in the races, but we were suitable to push, we were suitable to be presto, to be competitive, especially in the race pace.

“ For me, to win a race like flag to flag or in wet conditions, ok it’s a palm, but the way that I won a race following Pecco, who's really presto in this race track, and in a right corner circuit and pushing in a stage record.

“ It’s commodity really nice, really important for myself, for my platoon and for preparing 2022 really well.”

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