The MotoGP sophomore has solely completed one race to date in 2021 having suffered crashes within the Qatar double-header and in final weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez.
It’s left him 18th within the standings on simply eight factors, with the youthful Marquez brother struggling to discover a set-up to swimsuit the 2021 RC213V.
Having scored Honda’s solely podiums in 2020, Autosport requested Marquez how tough it’s been to stay calm amidst his present kind understanding what he’s able to on the bike.
“Properly, it’s not likely simple truthfully,” he replied. “But it surely’s one thing that we have to settle for and we should be targeted.
“I imagine that working with positivity is all the time working higher, so for that cause I’m all the time optimistic and I attempt to see optimistic issues in adverse issues.
“So, it’s true that it was not our means, a superb begin.
“However from one weekend to the subsequent the state of affairs can change rather a lot and we should be there to maintain targeted, we have to preserve working after which arrived to Le Mans 100% motivated and hope from there the state of affairs will change slightly bit and from FP1 we are going to really feel slightly bit higher.
“In order that’s it, we have to preserve targeted and with the crew be an actual crew, [put] every part collectively and to see the optimistic issues.”
Alex Marquez, Crew LCR Honda
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Marquez’s Jerez race lasted simply eight corners after contact with Tech3’s Iker Lecuona on the Aspar left-hander, whereas the LCR rider had been working his means up from 20th on the grid.
“Not even one lap, so a catastrophe of a race,” he mentioned. “I began fairly good and I used to be recovering some positions within the first corners.
“I overtook Lecuona in Flip 6 and abruptly after I was in Flip eight I used to be already in and I felt an influence on the within.
“It was him. That is one thing that may typically occur in racing and we can’t management.
“I’m unhappy and indignant as a result of it was additionally a tough crash.”