Why Marc Marquez has to reinvent himself as a MotoGP rider
Marc Marquez's romp to victory at the Grand Prix of the Americas led many to believe the 'old' pre-injury Honda rider was close to coming back to his full powers. However, the 'old' Marquez will probably never exist again and instead he'll have to adapt to his new reality to return to title-winning ways in 2022.
Ten months have passed since Marc Marquez underwent his third operation on the right humerus he badly broke in last July's Spanish Grand Prix - enough time for his arm to recover most of the strength and mobility it will ever have. Between that and the testimony of the rider himself and his entourage, it is logical to think that the great dominator of the MotoGP world championship in the last decade will have to reinvent himself to fight for the crown again.
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