Honda Racing Corporation Renews Contract with Marc Márquez for Two Years

Marc Marquez
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Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) is pleased to announce the extension of its contract with 25-year-old Spanish rider Marc Márquez, currently competing in the FIM*1 MotoGP World Championship for the HRC’s factory team*2 “Repsol Honda Team,” that will see him continue to race for two more years beginning in 2019.

After winning the 125cc championship in 2010, Márquez moved on to Moto2 racing in 2011 to win the title in 2012. In his debut year in the premier class in 2013, he became the world’s youngest champion after taking the title for the Repsol Honda Team. In 2017 he became the youngest rider in history to win four titles in the premier class.

*1 FIM: Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme

*2 Factory team: Racing team managed by the bike manufacturer. For Honda, Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) manages its factory teams.

Marc Márquez

“I’m excited to continue to race for Honda’s factory team in the MotoGP class. I’m proud to

race as a member of the Honda family, and I appreciate how Honda and the team always do

their best to provide me with everything I need. I would also like to thank everyone who has

given me such warm support over the years. The first two official tests went well, and with my contract renewed, I can concentrate on racing in the new season. I will continue to enjoy

racing, share my joy with everybody, and do my best to reach our shared goals. Thank you!”

Marc Márquez’ World Championship Achievements



World Champion         : 4(2013, 2014, 2016, 2017)

Starts                           : 90

Podiums                      : 63(35 x 1st, 19 x 2nd, 9 x 3rd)

Poles                           : 45

Fastest Race Laps      : 37


World Champion         : 1(2012)

Starts                           : 32

Podiums                      : 25(16 x 1st, 6 x 2nd, 3 x 3rd)

Poles                           : 14

Fastest Race Laps      : 7

125cc (current Moto3)

World Champion         : 1(2010)

Starts                           : 46

Podiums                      : 14(10 x 1st, 4 x 3rd)

Poles                           : 14

Fastest Race Laps      : 9

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