• The Man on a Hot Streak in the Hot Seat: 5 Questions with Marc Marquez

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    Posted 6 days ago by Oakley

    Entering the 2014 MotoGP season, there was no denying that Marc Marquez was the rider to beat with a large target planted firmly on his chest. Since winning the 2013 World Championship last year at just 20-years old and becoming the youngest MotoGP World Champion in the sport’s history, the only thing Marquez’s opponents have been able to see is his back. He has since opened the 2014 season with eight consecutive race wins – a feat that was last achieved over 40-years ago by the legendary Giacomo Agostini. Before heading to Germany for his next race on July 13th, we caught up with Marquez to see how he’s coping with it all.

  • Elite Eight: Marc Marquez Remains Undefeated With Win at Dutch Grand Prix

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    Posted 14 days ago by Chasen Marshall

    Marc Marquez is quite the showman. Despite eight straight wins to begin the 2014 MotoGP season, the young Spaniard’s run hasn’t been without its fair share of dramatics. At the Dutch Grand Prix in Assen on Saturday, Marquez (and the entire field) battled changing track conditions and made a near streak-ending error. And still, the reigning world champion kept his streak intact.

  • Marc Marquez Wins Seventh Straight at Catalonia Grand Prix; Rossi Runner-Up

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    Posted 24 days ago by Chasen Marshall

    After a four-way battle for the lead that lasted up until the very last turns of the Catalonia Grand Prix, Marc Marquez emerged with his seventh straight MotoGP win of the season. The defending champion overtook Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo with three laps to go before surviving a near collision with Dani Pedrosa on the last lap of the race.

Marc Marquez

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Date of Birth:
February 17, 1993
Hometown:
Cervera (Lleida), Catalonia, Spain
Sponsors:
Oakley, Honda Racing, Estrella Galicia, Alpinestars, Shoei, RACC Automovil Club, Lotus, Specialized, Repsol
Hobbies:
Cycling, mountain biking, motocross, hanging with friends

Career Highlights

    • 2014: 1st, Grand Prix of the Americas – Austin, TX
    • 2013: 1st, Grand Prix of the Americas – Austin, TX (youngest ever MotoGP pole sitter and race winner)
    • 2013: MotoGP World Champion
    • 2012: Moto2 World Champion
    • 2010: 125cc World Championship
    • 2008: World Championship Debut