Marc Marquez Edging Toward Ducati switch
Speculation was rife on the eve of the San Marino GP that Marc Marquez is ready to leave Honda at the close of 2023, with a switch to Gresini Ducati a very real possibility.
The eight-time World Champion’s four-year contract with HRC doesn’t run out until 2024. But the first eleven races of this year have been such an unmitigated disaster, Marquez has been seeking alternatives.
He admitted as much in an interview with Spanish broadcaster DAZN, which was aired on Thursday. “Out of respect for other brands, I won’t say who, how or what happened. But there have been contacts, obviously.”
After eleven race weekends, Marquez sits 19th in the World Championship. What’s worse is he has only finished two full length races and has be