MOTOGP star Marc Marquez earned huge praise from fans as he swapped the track for the dirt.The Spaniard surged to the title last season, winning by 76 points. But he was pipped to the line last week by his nearest competitor Andrea Dovizioso.Marquez has won the MotoGP World Championship five times, taking the last three.
And footage has emerged of the Spaniard getting over his near miss by switching codes. In the clip, Marquez can be seen on the Circuit el Bosquet motocross track in Barcelona, Spain. This is where motorbikes are taken on a dirt track, instead of the tarmac used for MotoGP. The 26-year-old bolts down the course into a sweeping turn.
Marquez’ motocross run comes as: Since then, it has been viewed more than 450,000 times. And fans believe his ability on a different surface will bring another title this year. “That’s what a champion is about,” one supporter said. Another commented: “Great champion.”
While a third thought the 26-year-old’s performance was faultless.“Perfect,” they said. And a fourth simply added: “Champion.”