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After the huge announcement that reigning Moto2™ World Champion Alex Marquez will be joining older brother Marc Marquez in the Repsol Honda Team ranks in 2020, why don’t you get to know a bit about the Spaniard ahead of his MotoGP™ debut.
"Not 'the brother of', he's Alex Marquez, World Champion"
1 - Alex Marquez became the first rider the win the Moto2™ World Championship having previously clinched the Moto3™ title.
5 – Alex Marquez is the fifth Spanish rider to win the Moto2™ title after along with Toni Elias, his brother Marc, Pol Espargaro and Tito Rabat.
8 – Alex Marquez is the eighth different Spanish rider to clinch the title in the intermediate category. Marquez’s title is also 11th in the class for Spanish riders and the 52nd in Grand Prix racing.
4 – Alex Marquez sits in fourth place on the list of Spanish riders with the most wins in the class, behind his brother Marc (16), Tito Rabat (13) and Pol Espargaro (10).
World Championship celebrations with the Marquez brothers
10 – Alex Marquez has stood on the podium 10 times this season so far and 23 in the Moto2™ class, equalling Pol Espargaro, who stands in fifth place on the list of riders with most podium finishes in the class, two less than Marc Marquez.
38 – The number of podium finishes; 15 in Moto3™ and 23 in Moto2™
12 – The number of races he won in Moto3™ and Moto2™
15 - Pole positions Alex Marquez clinched in Moto3™ (3) and Moto2™ (12)
Here is your 2019 Moto2™ World Champion!
17 - Fastest laps across Moto2™; seven in Moto3™ and 10 in Moto2™
8 – The number of seasons competed in the World Championship (three in Moto3™ and five in Moto2™)
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