Marc Marquez has started 118 race weekends in his tenure in the MotoGP world championship. And since 2013, the five-time premier class champion has hit the deck at various points across those weekends on a total of 116 occasions.
But the Honda rider is canny. The majority of his tumbles have come during practice sessions as a fairly high-risk way of ensuring he has found the limits of bike and circuit before the crucial moments of a weekend.
In the previous two seasons alone, Marquez fell a total of 50 times. At the halfway stage of the current campaign, his tally stands at a vastly improved total of six.