MotoGP » Moto2: Marc Marquez penalised for Espargaro clash


"Can't believe they gave Marc Marquez a 1min penalty!" - Casey Stoner.

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Boo - Unregistered

June 03, 2012 3:55 PM

A bit harsh in my opinion, though I suspect the stewards feel he came back across a bit too aggressively to defend knowing there was probably another rider around him somewhere.

This won't do his reputation much good either. A great rider, but speed and maturity don't seem to have developed quite in tandem... It will come though.

AP - Unregistered

June 03, 2012 4:02 PM

People look at the bigger picture he is constantly riding and pulling dangerous manoeuvres like Qatar and did it a few times today to Andrea

Wasthatit - Unregistered

June 03, 2012 4:02 PM

Marquez said he hadn't seen Esparago but if you watch the slow-mo his helmet turns to the left a fraction just before he hits him, sugestion he had seen him coming up the inside and tried to block him. It's a pity this happened given how good the race was!

Al t - Unregistered

June 03, 2012 4:05 PM

I like Marquez, however he does seem to see the red mist a bit, and make judgement errors.Pol had easily got the inside line and Maec cut in very sharply,if he had run the wider line both would have finished the race. I think the issue here is the number of times incidents like this have happened with Marc.Still an exceptional rider.

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