Why Honda's arranged marriage with another Marquez had to happen

Why Honda's arranged marriage with another Marquez had to happen

The news that Marc Marquez's younger brother Alex would join him at the works Honda MotoGP team in 2020 ignited the news agenda at this year's season finale. But while the move raises questions, there are reasons why it makes sense

On paper, the 2019 MotoGP season's final round at Valencia had all the ingredients to be a firecracker finish.

And that was before it turned into an explosion of news, which ignited on the Thursday before the race and continued to crackle more than 24 hours after Marc Marquez had crossed the line as the race winner.

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