Marc Marquez became the best racer of the qualifying season MotoGPNovember 19, 2019
The 26-year-old racer becomes the fastest racer in MotoGP qualifying races for the seventh consecutive time. Each time, the rider received an award from BMW this time, the guy received a crossover BMW M X4 M in the powerful performance of Competition.
Exactly a year ago, Marc Marquez received a magnificent BMW M3 CS – the most powerful version of the “charged” German sedan as a gift. The car was presented as a reward for the fact that the rider showed himself excellently at the MotoGP motorcycle racing season. Today we can inform you that the talented 26-year-old Spanish motorcycle racer received another award from the sports brand BMW M in the form of the X4 M crossover in the powerful performance of Competition. And yes, this is his seventh BMW car.
The crossover was handed over to Marquez during the Valencia GP event by MotoGP CEO, as well as Marcus Flache, BMW M CEO, and Manuel Terroba, BMW Group CEO in Spain and Portugal.
In 2019, Marquez became the fastest racer in a series of qualifying races in MotoGP, and this title he retains this title for the seventh consecutive year.
“I would like to thank BMW M for the fact that for many years they recognized our performances on the track and how they reward the best participant of the season,” commented Marquez, receiving the keys to his new car. “I’m a little excited, because I have been receiving this award for the seventh year in a row. I am pleased to be the fastest driver in the qualifiers this year. “
In 2019, Marquez scored 384 points in the qualifying races of the 2019 season, leaving his closest rival Fabio Quartararo 50 points behind. Marquez received the award for the first time in 2013, becoming the first rookie to head the rating.
As for the car itself, the X4 M Competition crossover has a 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder turbo engine with 510 hp. (600 Nm). The motor works with an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive M-Tuned xDrive system.
Not so long ago, our publication wrote that Carlin Dunn died during the Pikes Peak 2019 race. Dunn piloted the prototype of the new Streetfighter V4, he was preparing to set another record and win the fifth title. Unfortunately, he was not able to pass the finish line.
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