In 2017, Marc Marquez celebrated his fourth MotoGP title and sixth overall. He then praised the great World Cup in his hometown of Cervera, where he thanked the team, family, and fans. MotoGP fans were delighted to see that the 2017 season was marked by a close World Championship fight. In the beginning, this was not only between Marc Marquez and Andrea Dovizioso. Yamaha driver Maverick Viñales dominated the action at the start of the season. The tops 5 of the overall ranking were only separated by 20 points. However, the world champion was once again Marc Márquez.
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Marc Marquez is the youngest rider in the history of the World Championship to win six titles
Marc Marquez is the youngest rider in the history of the World Championship to win six titles. With 298 points, Marquez was 37 points ahead of Andrea Dovizioso after 18 races. He won six GPs and was on the podium six more times. In his 90 MotoGP races to date, Marc Márquez clinched 35 victories, 45 pole positions, and 63 podium finishes.
Marquez celebrated his title with a parade
After a press conference in his hometown, Marquez celebrated his title with a ceremony through the picturesque old town of Cervera. Fireworks, confetti and drum rolls accompanied the world champion on his triumphant march through the city. Celebrating the sixth World Cup title where I was born and lived is something unbelievable. Of course, I enjoy this extraordinary day, because every year the celebration is different. Also, there will be more people every year,” Márquez said.
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“My team, Honda, hard work, constancy, and with personality.”
Arriving on the main stage, Marc Marquez celebrated with team members, family, and his fan club. Marc also spoke to the cheering crowd about his title win and the great support from his fans. Márquez introduced his team and family members to the fans and said a few words of thanks to each of them. Marquez cited six essential cornerstones for his success: “My team, Honda, hard work, constancy, and with personality. I’ve learned not to underestimate anyone. At the beginning of the year, I didn’t focus on Dovi, but he became my biggest rival. But there is maximum respect for us next to the track. And on the track, everything is always kept within certain limits,” emphasized the 24-year-old. Marquez also thanked his fans: “I hope you enjoyed the show. We had great races with my friends in the MotoGP class. Thanks to all of you.”