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MY NUMBERS

2014
Moto3 World Champion

2013
Rookie of the Year, 4rd classified

2012
Champion of Spain Moto3
Wildcard Moto3 Championship

2011
Runner-up 125cc CEV

2010
11th class. CEV 125cc


2009
Runner-up Mediterranean Speed Trophy

3rd class. Catalunya Championship

2008
5th class. Mediterranean Speed Trophy

5th class. PRE-125 Catalunya Trophy

2007
Runner-up PromoRACC 70cc.
2006
5th class. PromoRACC 50cc.
2005
Champion PromoRACC 50cc.
2004
Runner-up PromoRACC 50cc.
FIRST GP
JEREZ 2012
FIRST VICTORY
JEREZ 2013
VICTORIES
10
PODIUMS
20

POLES
50
GP's STARTS
70
FASTEST LAPS
5

Until today I've had
no less than three numbers

DECODE THEIR MEANING!


2006 - 2012
2012 - 2014
CURRENT NUMBER
BIOGRAPHY
Initiation

I began to ride bikes when I was a child, always observing and following what my brother was doing. At the beginning, my idea was not being a pilot, I just wanted to go to the circuits to see the bikes with my family and, if I could, be Marc’s mechanic in the future. But little by little motorbikes captivated me…

2004

I was born on 23th of April of 1996, breathing the motorcycling environment almost since that day. I won my first subchampionship of Promo Racc 50 when I was eight, and the next year I got to the top of the podium. The Championship of Catalunya was my first tittle.

2010

Like all the young riders, I had to go step by step, so after that I competed in the 70cc PromoRacc category, the Mediterranean Speed Championship PreGP 125 and the 125cc Catalan Championship before debuting in the 2010 CEV Championship. I had to wait until the second race of the season to participate, as the minimum age to participate was 14 years and I was five days younger for the first race.

 

2011

On my second season at CEV I won my first race in Motorland Aragón with Monlau Junior Team. It was an intense year of learning. I arrived to the last race with  two victories and two second finishes on my belt, so had changes for the tittle in the last race. Unfortunatelly, a fall in the last laps left me with the second position of the CEV championship.

2012

In 2012, with more experience, I was at the front all the season and I won the Champion of Spain tittle. I also debuted at the Moto3 World Championship, with some wild card in the spanish races and racing the last part of the season with the Ambrosio Racing Team.

 

2013

2013 was my first season in the World Championship with the Team Estrella Galicia 0’0 and a great chance to learn all the circuits of the championship. I won my first GP at Motegi and I was proclamed as Rookie of Year in the Moto3 category.
In my first race with the KTM in Losail I got close to the podium, but I had to wait until Indianapolis to win my first podium. A few weeks later I won my first race in Japan.

2014

My second season in Moto3 was my first chance to fight for the tittle. The Estrella Galicia 0’0 Team choose Honda engines this time and the bet was worth. Valencia was a great party with a dramatic finish with the australian Jack Miller, who fought against me for the tittle until the last race. 10 podium finishes and 3 victories was an unforgetable balance, but the most important was to win the World Champion tittle.

2015

It’s my first season in Moto2 in the Marc VDS Estrella Galicia 0’0 Team. I look forward to get a lot of experience and fight to be more competitive race by race.

MY TEAM
KALEX MOTO2
ENGINE

Engine type:
Honda 600cc liquid cooled inline four-cylinder, four-stroke with Honda Racing Kit

Max. power:
Over 140 BHP (103KW)

Max. speed:
In excess of 275km/h

TRANSMISSION

Gearbox type:
Seis velocidades

Clutch type:
FCC Moto2 spec

CHASIS

Frame type:
Aluminium twin spar, CNC machined,multi-adjustable steering geometry/wheelbase/ride height.

Swingarm type:
Aluminium swingarm, CNC machined, adjustable

Suspension:
Öhlins upside down front forks and Öhlins rear shock, all adjustable for pre-load, high and low-speed compression and rebound damping. Alternative rear suspension links available

Exhaust:
Akrapovic Titanium

Front/rear wheels:
OZ Racing 17” rims front and rear

Front/rear tyres:
Dunlop 17” Front / Dunlop 17” Rear

Front brakes:
Brembo; two 290 mm steel front discs, two four-piston calipers

Rear brakes:
Single 218 mm stainless steel rear disc, twin-piston caliper

Fuel tank:
Aluminium

Bodywork:
Carbon Fibre

Dry weight:
135 kg

 
MARC VDS TEAM

Marc VDS Racing Team it’s a car, bike and rally raid racing team with headquarters in Gosselies, Belgium, founded by Marc van der Straten.

TEAM

Team President:
Marc van der Straten

Team Principal:
Michael Bartholemy

Team Coordinator:
Marina Rossi

Logistics Coordinator:
Patrick Kramer

Rider Coach:
Stefan Prein

Öhlins Technician:
Mike Watt

Marketing & Comm. Manager:
Ian Wheeler

MOTO2

Rider:
Alex Marquez

Chief Mechanic:
Naoya Kaneko

Data Engineer:
Albert Talamino

Mechanic:
Stefan Haseneder

Mechanic:
Guillem Carrillo

Tyres & Fuel Technician:
Ignacio Lorenzana

CIRCUITS
27 de August
GRAND PRIX OF GREAT BRITAIN
SILVERSTONE / GREAT BRITAIN

Circuit information

Lenght: 5.900 m / 3.666 miles

Width: 17m

Left corners: 8

Right corners: 10

Longest straight: 770 m / 0.478 miles

Built: 1948

Modified: 2011

TIME SCHEDULE

Friday 2:
FP1 11:55
FP2 16:05

Saturday 3:
FP3 11:55
QP 16:05

Sunday 4:
WUP 11:10
RAC 14:40
Showing (GMT +2)

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