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GP Week : Issue 195
MOTOGP >>> FEATUrE RACE BY RACE BY MARQUEZ by MICHAeL sCOTT every so often you get a season to remember. 2013 was one such, and because of one man – one youth, actually. Marc Marquez has broken every record you care to think of – from youngest-ever champion and everything else to fastest-ever crash. If you take his progress race by race, the progress from rookie to master was astonishing, even after he’d proved fast from first tests. He’d expected a learning year, with perhaps the chance of a win or two later in the season. everyone else expected a rookie season with brilliance interrupted by crashes. Nobody expected him to finish on the rostrum at the first attempt, and to win the second race. He never finished off the rostrum all year, repeating his opening-round third at the last one. In between, there were six wins, including a classic four in a row. By the way, those who expected that 'rookie season' mentioned above were at least partially right – at year’s end, Marquez had recorded 15 crashes (only Yonny Hernandez had more in the top class), and most of them were at speed. He walked away from all of them, while his rivals both suffered. “I was lucky,” he admits ...