The 2019 Moto2 world champion stepped as much as the manufacturing unit Honda squad in 2020 and was meant to associate his six-time title-winning brother Marc Marquez earlier than he was dominated out of the marketing campaign via harm after the Spanish Grand Prix.
Alex Marquez would rating Honda’s solely podiums of the season with a brace of second-place finishes in France and Aragon.
The youthful Marquez brother needed to subject fixed questions from the media about his brother and the recommendation he was giving him after every race, which Alex admitted to Motorsport.com grew to become “somewhat bit” irritating because the season wore on.
Marc Marquez gave his brother “a thousand” of bits of recommendation, however after a sure level final yr Alex Marquez needed to ask him to cease as he already had an excessive amount of to course of.
“Properly, at one level somewhat bit, as a result of it at all times was tough for me to say one thing,” Marquez, who joins LCR in 2021, informed Motorsport.com when requested if fixed questions on his brother started to grate.
“I believe I’m not the man to say one thing about Marc. It’s the workforce, it’s the workforce supervisor, Alberto [Puig], they should say one thing new or one thing.
“For positive, he stated to me numerous issues to enhance, to be taught. However ultimately, I’m on monitor, I’m alone on monitor.
“So, you may have the most effective brother on this planet in your facet and he can educate you numerous issues, however then you’re alone on monitor and it’s essential to be taught from all sides and to recollect all of the thousand issues he stated to me.
“It’s not straightforward and one level arrived within the season the place I stated to him ‘go away me alone, please, don’t say extra issues to me as a result of already I have to course of the stuff you stated to me earlier than’.
“However in the event you keep in mind in Aragon press convention, I stated to cease talking about my brother as a result of at that time I used to be somewhat bit on the restrict in my head.
“However it’s one thing pure and one thing that I reside from when began on this planet championship.
“Each interview I’ve some questions on Marc.”
Honda’s choice to drop Alex Marquez from its manufacturing unit squad for 2021 was made earlier than he may present his podium kind, however he’ll stay a works-supported HRC rider for the subsequent two years with LCR.