The six-time MotoGP world champion has gained at Austin yearly besides 2019, when he fell whereas main convincingly, and holds the qualifying and race lap data for the Circuit of the Americas.
Regardless of its anticlockwise nature, the bodily nature of the COTA monitor – one thing worsened by the bumps that championship leader Fabio Quartararo criticised as being“unsafe” – is making it powerful for Marquez and his recovering proper shoulder.
Because of this, he admits he isn’t feeling good on the bike – although nonetheless managed to high each of Fridays periods.
When requested by Autosport if he was feeling a lot nearer to his bodily peak, he replied: “Yeah, however actually the sensation on the bike was not so good.
“However then after I stopped within the field I noticed I used to be in entrance, but when I perceive my feeling on the bike I say ‘Wow, I’m not using properly’.
“It’s true that I’m pleased due to the outcome, however not due to the efficiency and the sensation.
“The sensation just isn’t the very best one. It’s true that considered one of my robust factors was sector one up to now. Now I’m dropping rather a lot there, particularly in Turns 3, 4, 5. I can’t change path – I’m in delay for a lot of laps.
“However the lap time arrived, so I hope tomorrow it rains a bit bit extra in some practices as a result of like this I’ll survive higher throughout all of the weekend.”
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Group
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Marquez additionally suggests he’s cautious about his bodily situation for Sunday’s 20-lap race because it’s a tricky one “even in case you are match”.
“It’s true that this monitor is bodily, and even in case you are match on this race monitor it’s tough to complete the race in a great way,” he added.
“However we are going to see. It’s true that additionally the again straight helps rather a lot, you’ll be able to loosen up a bit as a result of they resurfaced there and it’s not bumpy after which you’ll be able to loosen up a bit there.
“However it’s a bodily race monitor, so let’s see tomorrow, attempt to maintain the identical degree, attempt to enhance as a result of the others will enhance.”