Alex Marquez replaced Lorenzo, and his brother Marc Marquez conquered MotoGP 2020

The Marquez brothers will officially become teammates at Repsol Honda Team in the 2020 MotoGP season after rider No. 99 Jorge Lorenzo decided to retire.

At the press conference on November 14, Jorge Lorenzo, three-time MotoGP champion, announced that the race in Valencia on the weekend was the last time he participated in the prestigious MotoGP race. Immediately after Lorenzo’s retirement announcement, many rumors were circulated about who would replace this racer to compete with Marc Marquez in the next MotoGP season.

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The Marquez brothers became teammates at Repsol Honda Team during the 2020 MotoGP season

Initially, many people thought that French racer Johann Zarco would be chosen by Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) to replace Lorenzo. However, in the end, 23-year-old racer Alex Marquez was the one chosen to become the teammate of 2019 MotoGP champion Marc Marquez with a one-year contract. This will be very interesting when both Marquez brothers compete together on the RC213V.

Sharing about the decision to choose Alex Marquez to replace Jorge Lorenzo, Mr. Alberto Puig, Manager of Repsol Honda Team, said that Alex Marquez is the champion of Moto2 2019 and this is the starting point for HRC to consider signing a contract. agree with him. Besides, HRC is also looking for young riders for the future and Alex Marquez is the most suitable choice. In addition, Mr. Alberto Puig also emphasized that Alex’s relationship with the 2019 MotoGP champion does not affect HRC’s decision.

The 2020 MotoGP season will officially open the first competition in Qatar on March 8, 2020. The Qatar Grand Prix is ​​the only night race in the history of MotoGP racing.

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Trang Nguyen (forum.autodaily.vn)

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