Marc Marquez celebrates his MotoGP World Championship in his hometown of Cervera. (Photo: Dorna Communications)
For yet another year, thousands of fans take to the streets of Marc Marquez’ home town to congratulate the MotoGP rookie title winner.
The MotoGP World Championship concluded last weekend with the Valencian Grand Prix, and with a new title winner in Marc Marquez. His neighbors in Cervera, Lleida, took to the streets to celebrate upon the champion’s return, decorating the town with the name and number of the Repsol rider to provide a hero’s welcome.
As they did in 2010 for Marquez winning the 125cc World Championship and last year for the star’s Moto2 title triumph, fans banded together to make the homecoming an event to remember. Marquez – who debuted in Grand Prix racing with Repsol backing in 2008 – was accompanied by his brother – and Moto3 Rookie of the Year– Alex at a press conference, before being paraded through the streets of Cervera in an open-top car.
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