With an finish to Honda’s present aggressive woes nowhere in sight, Marquez has accomplished little to quell speak of a sensational swap to satellite tv for pc Ducati equipment, which might entail ending his contract with the marque with which he has spent his total premier-class profession.
After a disappointing first check with the 2024 prototype Honda at Misano, Marquez stated he would make up his thoughts about his future “round India or Japan”, referring to final weekend’s inaugural Indian Grand Prix and this weekend’s Japanese spherical at Motegi.
Forward of Honda’s dwelling race, Marquez remained tight-lipped about which path he’ll go subsequent season, solely revealing that he has ‘no doubts’ about the very best factor to do.
“In my thoughts I’m fairly clear,” acknowledged Marquez when requested if he already had made up his thoughts about the place he can be using subsequent season.
“In regards to the psychological facet, I haven’t got any doubts about myself, or what the very best is for the scenario.
“We’re working very onerous collectively [with Honda], not solely right here however because the final races, to search out the very best [solution] and to have a greater future for the mission and to have the very best outcomes as quickly as attainable.
“The goal is similar: discover one of the best ways and the very best mode to enhance the mission for the long run.”
Nonetheless, Marquez clarified that there might be no official bulletins on his future this weekend at Honda’s dwelling monitor.
Marc Marquez, Repsol Honda Crew
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“There might be no information on this matter this weekend,” he stated. “It’s true, as has been stated, that there might be conferences, however as there have been [also] final 12 months or two years in the past.
“Ultimately the Honda and HRC bosses come [to the circuit] they usually at all times need to see the riders, speak to them and see how the scenario is.”
Marquez was evasive when requested whether or not something Honda may say to him in the course of the Motegi weekend may persuade him to stick with the marque for subsequent season.
“Possibly I am satisfied already,” he quipped. “I by no means stated proper or left. Simply I stated I need to discover the very best answer and I would like the very best for the mission.
“That’s the place we’re working collectively as a result of my relationship with Honda isn’t [just that of a] rider and producer.
“It is a particular relationship, a few years collectively. They gave to me lots of issues, I gave to them lots of issues.”