The Honda rider badly broke his proper arm in final 12 months’s Spanish Grand Prix and was dominated out of the remainder of the COVID-shaped 2020 marketing campaign, while he had to undergo three operations on the injury.
He lastly returned to motion in Portugal in April and has since won the German GP, whereas including a second to his tally final outing at Aragon to be the highest Honda rider within the standings in tenth.
However these outcomes got here on anticlockwise circuits the place the pressure on his recovering proper arm and shoulder is lessened, with Marquez admitting repeatedly this year that he cannot ride in the manner he used to due to his bodily situation.
Forward of this weekend’s San Marino GP at Misano – an occasion Marquez has received thrice in MotoGP – the Honda rider admits his present state of affairs is making driving unenjoyable for him.
“In fact, now I’m racing, and I attempt to compete, and I attempt to enhance my degree, however I’m not having fun with,” Marquez stated.
“In the mean time, it’s true I get pleasure from just a few laps, just a few corners, however when you could have ache you don’t get pleasure from it.
“Now we’re at the place I begin to get pleasure from in some moments, the goal is to get pleasure from it extra.
“When I’ll get pleasure from it on the bike, I will probably be extra aggressive.”
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Workforce
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Marquez dominated out the prospect of present process a fourth operation on his proper arm within the low season, however notes he’s at present having to take three days off after every race to get better his arm earlier than getting again into coaching.
“In the mean time, the plan is to attempt to perceive learn how to enhance these final races, and particularly after Austin now we have then two weeks [off] and [I] will attempt to work just a little bit at dwelling to see if we will do a step,” he added.
“Now we arrive from a race observe and I must take a relaxation for 3 days, which is quite a bit, but when not I really feel ache.
“After which I prepare for 2, three days extra, after which I’m already flying to a different race observe.
“So, it’s not the best way that I work up to now.
“Nonetheless, I’ve a selected plan, however now in the mean time we attempt to work. To attempt to work is the plan, then we’ll perceive. However plan A is to work on myself.”