Marc Marquez retired in Sepang

The Repsol Honda Team rider was unable to finish the race after going to the ground during a fight with Valentino Rossi.

In the seventh lap of the race and Marc Marquez and Valentino Rossi immersed in a battle for third place, overtaking the two succeeding, has ended with Marc Marquez on the floor. Marc got up and returned to resume the march with his bike but went straight to the pit lane where he came into the pits to finish withdrawing from the race.

After this race, Marquez remains third in the overall standings with 222 points. The World will end in two weeks at the Valencia GP.

Marc Marquez: “We are having a good race until the incident At first I made a mistake, but was regaining confidence after I overtook Valentino [Rossi], I followed her around and I saw that I could go faster than him , so I tried to pass him. We started a fight and I always advance without contact. In turn 14 happened to me inside, I lifted the bike, he has remained upright and seen him looking at me. I did not know what do. So he has dropped me a kick, that blocked me the brake and I crashed. I leave the sanction by Race Direction, but I just know that I scored 0 points and I ended up in the gravel, but fortunately I’m fine Both what he said Valentino [Rossi] in Race Direction, as the action has made me have disappointed I had never seen something like this… kicking an opponent he can be a fit for the nerves, but I I want to try to turn the page and how important is that I am well physically. I hope for the sake of this motorcycle stand here. “