Why Honda's main 2019 MotoGP concern is not Lorenzo

Why Honda's main 2019 MotoGP concern is not Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo may have been causing a few media headaches for Honda with two recent high-profile crashes, but it seems the mighty MotoGP marque has a more pressing concern involving his team-mate Marc Marquez

Although the rest of its riders are having problems adapting to its bike in 2019, Honda's only worry is to make sure that Marc Marquez is happy where he is in MotoGP.

Jorge Lorenzo's six crashes so far this season matches the number he suffered across the whole of the 2018 season with Ducati. The triple world champion did not race at Assen last Sunday after he suffered his latest shunt in practice in the Netherlands, and he will be missing when the action resumes this weekend in Germany. Lorenzo is continuing to recover from that monumental crash, which left him with two fractured vertebrae.

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