Marc Marquez

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Marc Marquez is a professional motorbike racer, born in Cervera, Spain in 1993. He won the MotoGP World Championship in 2013 and 2014.

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18 Jul, 2016
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Telemetry confirms bike swap legal

Judgement

Marquez’s pitstop during the German Grand Prix is ruled legal after IRTA examines the telemetry of the Spanish rider’s bike. Holding the clutch is not illegal, but from the German Grand Prix onwards due to safety reasons it is not legal to have a gear engaged. A closer look at the video posted on social media makes it clear that Marquez engages first gear right as he lands on the bike – a move confirmed by IRTA, which considers the matter to be closed.

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