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MotoGP's Marc Márquez in Formula 1?
06 June 2018 @ 17:03

FOLLOWING the unexpected major team changes announced in MotoGP with Jorge Lorenzo taking Dani Pedrosa's place at Repsol Honda, fans were quite ready to believe four-times world champion Marc Márquez had made a sideways career move into Formula 1.

But the 25-year-old Lleida-born prodigy's spin round Austria's Red Bull Ring in a Toro Rosso was just a reward by his sponsors for his excellent results.

Márquez, from Cervera in inland Catalunya, started off in a Formula 1 simulator at the Red Bull factory and stunned the motor racing team with his natural skills, adapting his reactions and braking to suit four wheels rather than two.

He then got behind the wheel for real and went for a spin, putting to good use the advice given to him during the simulator session by veteran world championship Formula 1 drivers Niki Lauda and Mark Webber and Red Bull's team advisor Helmut Marko.

Read more at thinkSPAIN.com

 



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scubamike said:
06 June 2018 @ 17:10

Memories of John Surtees

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