Marquez’s restoration from his severe proper arm break has been a lot slower than anticipated this season, with the six-time world champion persevering with to lack power in his proper shoulder.
That is affecting him at clockwise circuits, with the character of Misano and particularly the excessive grip ranges it presents making the Honda “extra aggressive” in dry situations.
Marquez was ninth total on the finish of Friday’s working, 0.434 seconds off the tempo, whereas within the totally moist FP2 he was fifth-quickest.
Nevertheless, Marquez admits the Honda will not be at the moment as aggressive in moist situations because it usually is.
“Right away this morning after I begin in FP1 I mentioned ‘okay, we’d like some rain situations in some practices to do much less laps within the dry’ as a result of it’s fairly demanding, about bodily situation this race monitor,” he mentioned.
“With the brand new floor, the grip is basically excessive, every little thing turns into increasingly aggressive.
“I used to be struggling in FP1 slightly bit, however even like this the lap time was not dangerous.
“Anyway, let’s see. It’s true that within the moist we really feel a bit extra aggressive, however not sufficient.
“Even on moist situations we’re struggling, all Honda riders for some purpose.
“So, we should perceive why as a result of usually in when situations we’re very robust.”
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Staff
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Regardless of the bodily points Marquez has to work by way of, he’s persevering with to assist improvement of the Honda and was as soon as once more making an attempt the up to date chassis that was delivered to Aragon.
“Mainly it was the identical plan like Aragon, the identical two chassis as in Aragon, however now it was time to reconfirm,” Marquez added.
“Unluckily we couldn’t strive nicely as a result of we solely had half a session in dry.
“Tomorrow we’ll come again to chassis we work on in Aragon, as a result of it’s time to do however nonetheless we’re not positive however we’ve got a check on Tuesday, Wednesday to proceed working, to arrange nicely and proceed to analyse.
“However we’re engaged on completely different race tracks, with completely different layouts and completely different grip on the monitor to attempt to perceive for subsequent yr.”