The Honda rider made his long-awaited MotoGP return on Friday at Aragon 110 days after final racing within the sequence at Mugello, earlier than he took a go away of absence to bear a fourth main operation on his badly damaged proper arm.
Marquez ended Friday’s running at Aragon eighth overall having made a lap time acquire of round 1.6 seconds from FP1 to FP2.
Whereas the humerus bone in his proper arm is totally healed, the muscle tissues in his shoulder nonetheless have to time to get well, and Marquez is not sure what number of laps in a row he can do earlier than he begins to lose energy.
“I by no means did a future and I cannot do a future tomorrow,” Marquez mentioned when requested what was attainable for the race.
“I hope with the adrenaline of the race and all this stuff [I can make race distance].
“I do know that I’ll undergo, however in case you undergo you drop slightly bit your tempo and also you undergo much less.
“That is straightforward. In the event you enhance your tempo and you’re pushing extra, it is going to be extra demanding on the bodily facet.
“The great factor if you see you aren’t ok, you drop [your pace], and it is principally what I did in Le Mans and Mugello – my final two races.
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Group
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“So already I used to be competing in that approach, and now I am competing in that approach.
“However then we are going to see if within the final races of this yr the development is in a constructive approach and we will experience in a 100% degree from the start to the tip.”
Regardless of his bodily limitations, Marquez says he cannot afford to easily experience calmly as doing so in trendy MotoGP will imply “you’re final”.
“I do not know the way [the body] will react tomorrow and I do not know the way it will react on Sunday, and I do not know the way it will react for 23 laps,” Marquez added when requested if he can take into consideration larger outcomes on Sunday after his sturdy Friday return.
“However in the intervening time, the precise MotoGP, in case you are tranquilo, in case you are quiet, you’re final.
“You see how tight the instances are. Even like this, pushing, it is troublesome to be within the high 10.
“So, I am using. As at all times, I attempt to push, attempt to discover my limits. Ultimately, I favor later than sooner, the primary crash will arrive.
“However that is regular, it is a part of our job, I settle for that. Nonetheless I have to proceed the rehabilitation on the muscle facet, however all of the bone is ideal.”