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Marc Márquez returns to the MotoGP World Championship this weekend in Austin

Marc Márquez regresa al Mundial de MotoGP este fin de semana en Austin

The Spanish rider Marc Márquez has received a medical discharge to return to competition after his fall in the warm-up lap of the Indonesian Grand Prix and subsequent diplopia, so that he will be able to compete this weekend in the Grand Prix of the Americas in Austin (Texas, USA), fourth round of the MotoGP World Championship.

"I’m very happy to be back, it’s a great feeling and especially to do it at one of my favorite circuits. Regardless of the situation, I really enjoy riding in Texas and I have incredible memories there, Marc Márquez commented in a statement from the Repsol Honda team.

The Catalan rider will be in Austin riding his Repsol Honda RC213V, after receiving the go-ahead from his medical team. "He has followed the planned treatment and is ready to return to action (…). Before traveling to the United States, Márquez confirmed his feelings and vision of him training with a Honda CBR600RR at the Alcarrás circuit"reports the team.

Marc Márquez has always achieved victory on the Texas circuit except in 2019, when he suffered a crash while leading the race.

"Despite his proven speed on the American track"warns the team, "Márquez will not immediately seek glory, but will instead focus the weekend with the aim of recovering his feelings with the Repsol Honda team and the new bike".

Marquez pleads "very happy" give back "and especially doing it on one of my favorite circuits".

"Regardless of the situation, he added, I really enjoy driving in Texas and have incredible memories there. We have work to do after losing two races and the whole weekend in Argentina, so I’m not here to set a target at the moment. There are many things to do and consider, but the important thing is that we get back on the bike this weekend".

Márquez, a six-time MotoGp champion, missed the Argentine Grand Prix (at the end of March) due to the new episode of diplopia (double vision) he suffered after his fall in the "warm-up" of the Indonesian GP, ​​which was discussed in Barcelona.

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