On Sunday, Motorsport.com reported that Honda was in negotiations with Marini about extracting him from his VR46 contract for 2024 to affix the manufacturing unit HRC squad.
Marini was certainly one of three names listed by group boss Alberto Puig in an interview with DAZN on Saturday as candidates to interchange Marquez, together with Pol Espargaro and Fabio Di Giannantonio.
Espargaro has already dominated himself out of the body to stay as a KTM check rider, whereas Di Giannantonio had nothing new to supply on his future state of affairs in Malaysia.
Marini additionally remained cagey on this, although Marquez says he’s “completely satisfied” for the Italian – all however confirming that the deal is shut.
“In fact, I don’t know precisely the technique of Honda as a result of, in the long run, I attempt to go,” he said, after ending the grand prix thirteenth.
“In fact, they attempt to discover the very best technique and I used to be pondering it might be Di Giannantonio two, three races in the past.
“However already in Thailand I began to listen to one thing, and it appears like he’ll take my place. I’m completely satisfied for Luca.
“With Luca I’ve an excellent relationship and that is the great factor. We should separate issues and I’m completely satisfied for him, he’s a younger rider.
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Luca Marini, VR46 Racing Staff
“So, if in the long run it will likely be made official, he has a great problem to maneuver from the aggressive Ducati in his brother’s group.
“The principle motive to maneuver to Honda, I don’t know? However in the long run I transfer to a aggressive bike, he’ll transfer to a venture that should work rather a lot.”
He added: “I imply, I don’t know precisely his using model as a result of he’s altering rather a lot his using model from one monitor to the opposite.
“As a result of he’s a younger rider, after all the pure step could be Di Giannantonio for one 12 months.
“However appears like now the rumours begin increasingly more to be Marini.
“And if it’s like this, as a result of I don’t know, I want the very best to him as a result of I’ve an excellent relationship with him.
“We separate: it’s not new that I don’t have a great relationship with Valentino, however with Marini sure.”