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Verstappen takes seat on MotoGP bike Marquez at special Honda event

Verstappen takes seat on MotoGP bike Marquez at special Honda event

27-11-2022 09:12 Last update: 10:51

Max Verstappen had a great day at the Motegi Circuit. The Dutchman was present for the annual Honda Racing Thanks Day.

Besides commitments, including interviews, Verstappen was also allowed to get behind the wheel for a show run in an F1 car. MotoGP fans were also treated to action on the track in Japan by Marquez.

Earlier, there were suspicions of joint activity between the two Honda heroes. Now, footage has also surfaced of Verstappen taking a seat on Marquez's bike:


Pierre Gasly and Yuki Tsunoda were also present at the event. This also immediately marked a moment for the fans present to say goodbye to the retiring Gasly, who will drive for Alpine next season. Verstappen also took the opportunity for a word of thanks towards his former French teammate.

Among other things, Verstappen said in his acceptance speech that they have known each other for a long time since karting and that they were part of the Red Bull family and eventually became teammates. The Dutchman called Gasly very talented and always hard-working and therefore already achieved great things and respected the way he took charge within AlphaTauri and understood the new challenge well.

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