Dam­age lim­i­ta­tion for Mar­quez

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Sport -

De­spite run­ning off the track twice in his de­ter­mi­na­tion to fin­ish ahead of Valentino Rossi and Cal Crutchlow, Marc Mar­quez man­aged to cross the line fourth – pre­vent­ing Rossi from tak­ing too much of a chunk out of his ti­tle lead.

The dam­age lim­i­ta­tion came af­ter the Rep­sol Honda rider made the wrong choice of tyre, opt­ing for the soft front and leav­ing him­self to deal with the con­se­quences in a way that only Mar­quez could get away with!

“Maybe at the be­gin­ning I was able to be even faster but the prob­lem for me was af­ter four laps I started to re­alise the soft tyre in the front was a mis­take. It was mov­ing too much, was slow to turn and I was us­ing my el­bows all the time try­ing to man­age the front,” he said.

But while that might have been his

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