Thailand MotoGP: Marc Marquez says he’s “enjoying with the bike” and has “no ache” | F1

The Repsol Honda rider certified for the Thailand MotoGP in eighth – an error on the ultimate nook, when he briefly misplaced the rear, price him a possible problem of pole-sitter Marco Bezzecchi.

Marquez shone final week on the Japanese MotoGP, qualifying on pole then ending fourth, after lacking eight races to endure a fourth arm operation which had threatened his profession.

“I really feel one thing extra race by race, that is crucial factor,” he stated after qualifying.

“My goal once I got here again was ‘additional restrict’ and the take a look at in Misano was ‘additional restrict’. ‘Further restrict’ means the muscle groups are too weak however, step-by-step and race by race, I really feel higher and I management the bike higher.

“[Friday] I felt higher than [Saturday]. And I do know that on [Sunday] I’ll really feel worse than [Saturday].

“However I do know that subsequent week I’ll calm down and may have taken one other step. That is the goal.

“I’ve began to play with the bike, to slip on the left nook, to shake the bike on braking factors. For a very long time I by no means did this.”

Marquez: “I did the right technique”

He stated about qualifying at Buriram: “I did the right technique. It’s troublesome with just one tyre – with the primary one, I did 30.5s. Then I placed on a brand new one. However once we went on the market have been Ducati riders – they’ve the bike, they don’t want a slipstream!

“Then we began to play. I discovered a very good lap. I got here good, I got here quick.

“However on the final flip there was a mistake, like in FP3.

“Kind of the identical mistake as Q2.

“We all know what occurred. Unfortunate. We are going to repair it for [Sunday] however we couldn’t repair it for Q2.

“With two rear tyres you’ve got extra prospects. 

“All weekend I used to be pushing in entrance – for a very long time, I used to be not doing this.

“In FP2 I pushed in entrance of Fabio Quartararo and Francesco Bagnaia. In FP3 I pushed in entrance of Jack Miller.

“I used to be pushing and doing the laps alone.

“However the restrict of the bike is the restrict of the bike! If you need additional, I’ve to discover a approach to be quicker.

“A smaller slipstream is at all times useful.

“With one tyre you’ve got just one likelihood. It was a very good lap however I made a mistake.”

Can Marquez end on the rostrum?

Marquez assessed his possibilities on the Thailand MotoGP: “On dry, I don’t really feel unhealthy. To not end on the rostrum as a result of we’re not prepared. However I’m having fun with it.

“The lap occasions are there. I’m beginning to take pleasure in it on the bike. I don’t have ache. I’m saving some small errors on the entrance.

“If it’s moist all the pieces is open. If it’s dry it’s extra helpful for my bodily situation.”

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