The war within taking its toll on MotoGP's king
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The war within taking its toll on MotoGP's king

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Marc Marquez's violent Indonesia MotoGP crash has left him with the double vision problems that ruled him out of the final two rounds of 2021. While the crash appears to have been related to the rear grip problems Honda suffered throughout the Indonesian GP weekend due to Michelin's switch to an old tyre construction to better cope with extreme heat, it was also indicative of a nature that is beginning to take its toll on the six-time MotoGP world champion

Marc Marquez, who has earned the right to be considered one of the best riders in the history of MotoGP, has been living a nightmare for almost two years - from which he still does not know when he will wake up.

The worst omens were confirmed this Tuesday morning, when Honda informed through a statement that its talisman, the rider who has celebrated the Japanese brand's last six titles, will be out indefinitely until further notice. The chilling crash he suffered on Sunday at the Mandalika circuit, during the warm-up before the Indonesian Grand Prix, caused the diplopia (double vision) problems that had already left him unable to compete in the last two rounds of the 2021 campaign to return.

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