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Gazzetta: ‘Maybe Marquez will switch to F1, jokes Rossi'

Valentino Rossi has developed a novel idea as a method of beating 2013 MotoGP™ rookie sensation Marc Marquez: sending the 20-year-old debutant to Formula 1…

“The most impressive thing is that he has been on the podium at ten out off 11 Grands Prix and, in the only one he wasn’t at Mugello, that was only because of a trivial mistake when he was running second,” Rossi is quoted as saying by Italy’s La Gazzetta dello Sport, with Marquez having now become the first rider since himself in 2008 to have won four consecutive premier class races.

“How can you beat Marc? Perhaps he will decide to change sport, maybe going to Formula 1...seriously, though, he and the Honda are proving to be an unbeatable pairing. Maybe stronger than the Pedrosa-Honda package, but I don’t know how much stronger; in the end even Pedrosa had to surrender, though.”

MotoGP, 2013

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