Marc Marquez
Aug 12

Marquez Indy Transcript

Marquez Indy Transcript

Photo Credit: HRC

THE MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. Today our guest is current World Championship leader, .

Just a little background about Marc. Marc is from Spain. He is, as I said, leading the World Championship standings. He has a 16-point lead over his teammate and two time Red Bull winner Dani Pedrosa and a 26-point lead over reigning world champion and 2009 Indianapolis winner, Jorge Lorenzo.

Marc has won three races this season, including the last two heading into the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, and he also has won twice here in Indianapolis winning in Moto2 the last two years.

Marc, thank you very much for taking the time to join us.

MARC MARQUEZ: Thank you.

THE MODERATOR: You’ve won here twice at Indianapolis, but on the Moto2 bikes. What is it about this circuit that suits your style? What do you like about this circuit?

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Aug 12

Marquez Leads Into Indy

Marquez Leads Into Indy

Photo Credit: HRC

There has been no shortage of spectacle since the first half of the season ended at Laguna Seca, with the excitement coming in the form of off-track announcements. It is now time for Part 2 of this thrilling contest to resume on the circuit itself, beginning with the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix.

Scouring the world motorsport scene, one will struggle to find many locations steeped in as much history as the . MotoGP has been visiting the iconic venue since 2008 and this year it once again plays host to the first Grand Prix on the later side of the traditional mid-season break. Nine races down, nine to go, a rookie heading the standings and a huge 225 points still left on offer.

Bearing in mind the sheer amount of surprises and U-turns the championship battle has already witnessed between the Qatar and United States events, just imagine what could lie in store between this weekend and the Valencia finale on 10th November. It promises to be a mind-boggling mix of raw speed, staying fit and the all-important psychological battle. Can handle the pressure of Repsol Honda Team partner Dani Pedrosa and reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo, both now in better shape following their bruising few weeks on the run-up to the summer interval?

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