The six-time MotoGP champion has registered probably the most crashes of any rider to this point in 2021 with 18 having carried out two fewer rounds than nearly all of the sector.
Marquez was in a position to minimise the pressure on his recovering proper arm on the anticlockwise Aragon final weekend to combat to the ultimate lap for victory with Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia, having received on an analogous format in Germany earlier this yr.
After the race, Marquez admitted he was cautious coming into the race following two crashes in practices as he couldn’t assure that alternatives to win would come once more in 2021 in his present bodily state.
On prime of that, the 2021 Honda has proved to be a particularly troublesome bike, with all of its riders struggling for kind this season.
Marquez says he anticipated he’d have the ability to journey in a extra pure approach a lot faster from his damage return in Portugal in April, but additionally famous that altering his model doesn’t essentially imply he can be gradual.
“Yeah, in fact there’s some doubts and we’re engaged on it,” Marquez mentioned.
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“As I mentioned, once I come again in Portimao I anticipated to return again just a little bit quicker, particularly in the way in which to journey the bike.
“In the meanwhile I can not journey like I would like, as quickly as I strive I crash.
“So, I would like to consider using in one other approach and I can not journey in a pure approach.
“However for me, the goal is to attempt to discover a approach, to be aggressive, to combat for championships – perhaps not with the identical using model, however as we confirmed in the present day, as we confirmed in Austria, using another way doesn’t imply being gradual.
“It’s one other approach we’re in a position to be quick, however we don’t have that additional, so we are going to strive sooner or later.
“However it’s not solely me: we have to preserve working with the bike, we have to preserve working with the group and if I enhance just a little bit, the bike improves just a little bit, we’re there with these guys.”
Honda group boss Alberto Puig instructed Autosport not too long ago that the marque received’t change its bike philosophy going forward regardless of Marquez’s damage.