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Canada: "had a great feeling" - Marc Marquez comments on the Portimao Test

Former Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin joins LA Kings as senior advisor

  Former Montreal Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin joins LA Kings as senior advisor LOS ANGELES — Former Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin joined the Los Angeles Kings as a senior advisor, the team announced Sunday. "Marc brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our hockey operations staff and will be a valuable addition to our group,” said Rob Blake, the Kings general manager, in a statement. “We look forward to his contributions.” Bergevin was in his 10th season as Montreal’s GM when he was fired on Nov. 28. The Canadiens were a woeful 6-15-2 at the time. Bergevin entered an NHL front office for the first time following a long playing career when he was named a scout with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2008.

The recovery of Marc Marquez is progressing forward. After Marquez trained again a few days ago with an off-road motorcycle ( more information ), the Spaniard was able to turn again for the first time since the MotoGP race in Misano at the end of October on a Grand Prix route last Sunday at the end of October. Marquez and Honda chose the demanding mountain and valley railway in Portuguese Portimao.

Marquez piloted a Honda RC213V-S - the MotoGP replica of Honda limited to 250 copies. Already at his comeback in the previous year Marquez reviewed his form with the exclusive V4 Honda, which was sold in 2015 and 2016 for more than 200,000 euros to wealthy customers.

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When testing in Portimao, Marquez turned 65 laps and moved a positive conclusion. The problems with the double point of view are according to the ex-champion of the past. "I'm very happy, because I could go back on a racetrack and confirm the positive impressions with the street machine, which I found on the motocross bike," commented Marquez.

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Marc Marquez wants to be in two weeks at the Sepang test

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"When driving I had a great feeling, a sense of relief. I had no problems with the view" , reports the Honda work pilot. Due to the long training break, Marquez recognized that he still lacks the necessary power.

"Because I could not drive so long, I pushed physically to some limits," says Marquez. "That's normal because I had no normal season preparation. There is still room for improvements. But the important knowledge of this test is that I could confirm the feeling I had on the motocross bike and that I was well with the speeds Captured. "

"I completed an intense day with many rounds and I am satisfied with the results," says Marquez, which is now fully focused on the MotoGP Vorsaaisnest in Sepang. "We have two weeks before the tests start in Sepang. I will take the opportunity and intensify my physical preparations and training on the motorcycle."

The official test drives with all teams in preparation for the MotoGP season 2022 will find on 5./6. February in Sepang (Malaysia) and from 11 to 13 February in Mandalika (Indonesia).

with image material from HRC.

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