Marquez Will Not Be Racing for Free at Gresini MotoGP Team in 2024
In a recent interview with Italian outlet moto.it, Paolo Ciabatti, the sporting director of Ducati, revealed that Honda rider Marc Marquez will not be racing without a salary when he joins the Gresini MotoGP team in 2024.
This announcement follows Marquez’s decision to terminate his current contract with Honda a year ahead of schedule. Just before the Japanese Grand Prix, Marquez confirmed his move to Gresini Ducati for the 2024 season.
Ciabatti’s statement clarifies the misconception that Marquez would be racing for free at Gresini Ducati. Contrary to previous assumptions, it seems that Marquez will be compensated despite rumors suggesting otherwise.
While the financial details of Marquez’s contract with Gresini Ducati remain undisclosed, Ciabatti’s comments are reassuring for fans of the Spanish rider. Marquez is widely regarded as one of the most talented riders in MotoGP and has achieved tremendous success throughout his career.
Despite suffering a severe injury in 2020 that sidelined him for a significant portion of the season, Marquez has shown resilience and determination in his return to the sport. His move to Gresini Ducati is highly anticipated, as it marks a new chapter in his career.
The Gresini team has a rich history in MotoGP and has previously worked with legendary riders such as Sete Gibernau and Marco Simoncelli. With Marquez joining their ranks, expectations are high for the team to deliver impressive results.
Marquez’s decision to leave Honda, the team with which he has enjoyed remarkable success, has sparked curiosity among MotoGP enthusiasts. However, it also presents an exciting opportunity for fans to witness Marquez’s prowess on a different machine.
The Gresini team will undoubtedly provide Marquez with the necessary support and resources to continue his dominant performance in the MotoGP championship. It will be fascinating to see how Marquez adapts to his new environment and the challenges that lie ahead.
As the 2024 MotoGP season approaches, speculation surrounding Marquez’s move to Gresini Ducati continues to grow. Motorcycle racing enthusiasts eagerly await the commencement of the season to witness the thrilling battles and fierce competition that Marquez will undoubtedly bring to the track.