Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS confirm Alex Marquez renewal for 2019
Spanish rider will remain with the Belgian team, with which he will aim to continue his growth and win the Moto2 World Championship title.
Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS are pleased to officially announce the continuation of Alex Marquez with the structure for next season. He will thus be a pivotal part of the team in a season full of excitement and important technical rule changes in the intermediate class, and the decision will also allow him to continue his progress as a rider.
The renewal is a continuation of the Estrella Galicia 0,0 pyramid strategy –a plan for rider development which led to Marquez being crowned champion of what is now the FIM CEV Repsol in 2012 and Moto3 World Champion in 2014.
“I’m very happy to be able to announce my renewal with Team Estrella Galicia 0,0 Marc VDS. I would like to thank the team for their confidence in me for a project that has us all very excited, ahead of a year in which there will be many regulation changes and novelties. This will help me to continue growing as a rider and prepare me for one of my objectives, which is to move up to MotoGP. I have great motivation to continue being part of this project, and we will give our all to win the Moto2 World Championship.”
Marc Van der Straten:
“I am very satisfied to make official the agreement reached with Alex Marquez for him to continue with the team next season. We want him to continue to spearhead our project, and to be a rider with whom we can fight for the Moto2 World Championship -as we are already doing this season. Alex has shown that he has the potential and talent necessary to be up at the front, to fight to win races and get on the podium. This renewal gives us continuity for a project that, along with Estrella Galicia 0,0, provides our riders with the possibility of carrying out their sporting career in a family environment, as well as the team being professional and competitive at the highest level.”