The Repsol Honda rider hasn’t added to his six premier class titles prior to now three seasons, as his accidents have racked up forcing him to query if he might ever return.
However regardless of a fourth main surgical procedure Marquez ended a disastrous season for Honda by claiming a pole place and a podium end to take him into 2023 with some optimism.
“I want to combat for the title,” he informed Teledeporte.es.
“It is a new problem, as a result of till 2020 my profession had been idyllic, a mattress of roses.
“Now I’ve lived the opposite facet of the coin, accidents, and so on. It is not straightforward, as a result of the harm has been onerous.
“I’m obliged to arrange myself as greatest I do know, to achieve the utmost to go to struggle.
“We’ve a variety of work to do, the exams in Valencia didn’t go as we anticipated. Honda is the one model that may react to such a state of affairs.”
Marquez’s end-of-year highs have been dampened on the postseason check when he emerged from driving his 2023 prototype with criticism.
Jorge Lorenzo has warned him: “Marc needs to proceed successful the world championships and now with Honda he can not.”
Marquez has launched a defence of Alberto Puig, the Honda crew supervisor who oversaw the horrible 2022 season.
“He’s essential as a result of he’s trustworthy,” Marquez mentioned about Puig. “When an individual is trustworthy and speaks straight to you, usually this particular person doesn’t have a variety of mates.
“Alberto is trustworthy. Contained in the crew, an individual like that is most vital.”