With a fourth place and a DNF in the first two rounds, Marc Marquez (Honda) is now further back in the championship standings (after two rounds) than any rider ever to win the MotoGP title. This is according to an analysis published on Crash.net.
Marquez is no ordinary rider of course, and he could conceivably string together a series of wins to pull himself back in contention. It is certainly too early to count him out, but a win in Austin Texas in 10-days time might prove to be a necessary first step.
Marquez has dominated the Texas round … winning every MotoGP race at the venue since it opened several years ago. If current points leader Maverick Viñales (Yamaha) can beat Marquez in Texas this year, this championship series could turn into a much dimmer prospect for Marquez than it already is.
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