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5 days ago
By motogp.com

Alpinestars release data of Marquez’ Sepang crash

Take a look at the data behind the 2019 Champion’s huge Q2 off at the Malaysian GP

Motorcycle leather manufacturer Alpinestars have released the data behind Marc Marquez’ (Repsol Honda Team) Shell Malaysia Motorcycle Grand Prix Q2 crash, that saw the 2019 World Champion have to start from his worst grid position since the 2015 Italian GP.

From Alpinestars’ graphic, we can see Marquez’ Tech-Air device activated 855ms (0.855 seconds) before the Spaniard first made an impact with the ground. The data indicates Marquez was airborne for just under a second before the first impact with the ground registered over 20g, with the greatest amount of g-force being measured at 26.27g.

Thankfully, largely down to Alpinestars’ Tech-Air technology, Marquez escaped injury-free as he produced a stunning ride to P2 just 24 hours after.

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