Marquez accepts Martin COTA MotoGP conflict as “a closed factor” - Motor Informed
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Marquez accepts Martin COTA MotoGP conflict as “a closed factor”

Pramac Ducati’s Martin ran vast at Flip 2 on the opening lap and tried to get better floor into Flip three when he misplaced the front-end and worn out Marquez.

Marquez was taken to the medical centre for checks on his knee after he bought caught between each stricken Ducatis and hit the wall, however was cleared of any severe damage.

Although conceding he’s “offended” on the missed alternative caused by the crash, he accepted Martin’s apology and feels the tangle was nothing greater than a racing incident.

“[I hurt my] knee, as a result of my leg was between each bikes and it was tough,” stated Marquez, who additionally crashed out of the dash race in America because he vomited in his helmet.

“I stayed till the wall, and I touched the wall additionally. It was not a straightforward crash, however I’m offended as a result of we misplaced many factors.

“It was a superb alternative, however it’s a bit bit unusual to have one of the best efficiency of the season right here and get zero factors, and in Portimao and Argentina we have been probably not good and bought many factors.

Jorge Martin, Pramac Racing, returns to the paddock after his crash with Alex Marquez

Jorge Martin, Pramac Racing, returns to the paddock after his crash with Alex Marquez

Photograph by: Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images

“He [Martin] did, for me, a transparent mistake that I noticed. He had contact or one thing occurred in Flip 2, he was already on the skin and he tried to get better what he misplaced in Flip three.

“All of the riders know that is so tough, however he was coming from the soiled aspect, placing on loads of lean angle and he touched the brakes.

“It’s physics. For those who contact the brakes at that angle you’ll crash, particularly on the primary lap when the entrance tyre will not be in the precise second.

“However it’s one thing that may occur to me tomorrow, that occurred up to now and can occur sooner or later. For me, it’s clear what occurred, I settle for his apology and it’s a closed factor.”

Martin escaped punishment for this “unusual crash” and says “it’s tough to say what occurred”.

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