Why Marquez is crashing less when he should be crashing more

Why Marquez is crashing less when he should be crashing more

A common trend among Honda's MotoGP riders in 2019 has been to complain about their bike's turning woes. That should mean errors are easier to make, yet Honda's five-time champion is thriving - and well on his way to a sixth title

Marc Marquez has started 118 race weekends in his tenure in the MotoGP world championship. And since 2013, the five-time premier class champion has hit the deck at various points across those weekends on a total of 116 occasions.

But the Honda rider is canny. The majority of his tumbles have come during practice sessions as a fairly high-risk way of ensuring he has found the limits of bike and circuit before the crucial moments of a weekend.

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