2021 LCR Honda CASTROL Crew
Born on April 23, 1996 in Lleida, Alex Márquez has lived surrounded by bikes
virtually from very early on in his life and located himself fascinated with every little thing
associated to the world of two wheels.
When he was little, he wished to be a mechanic for his brother, however he quickly realized that
he additionally wished to take the handlebar and squeeze the throttle to the utmost.
There are few mixtures extra infallible than expertise, work and humility to finish up being
an ideal rider. However in the event you additionally add a household captivated with bikes and a brother,
Marc, who has been breaking boundaries in all of the competitions he has gone via, it’s
evident that the destiny of Alex Márquez would lead him eventually to shine and change into
a reputation in motorcycling.
At eight years previous, Alex had already began competing and preventing for victory within the 50cc
PromoRacc and adopted him up with the Catalan Championship title. He progressively
burned levels till his debut in 2010 within the Campeonato de España de Velocidad. In
2012 he achieved the 125cc Spanish Championship within the CEV and in 2013 he already
did his first full World Championship in Moto3.
From right here on, the story of Alex Márquez is well-known, two-time World Champion with
the Moto3 Titles in 2014 and Moto2 in 2019. On the finish of 2019, he joined the Repsol
Honda Crew along with his brother Marc Márquez as a teammate for the 2020 season. On his
first yr within the premier class, Alex claimed back-to-back second locations within the French
and Aragon GPs. He narrowly missed out on the Rookie of the Yr award, ending 14th
In 2021, Alex Márquez will proceed being a Honda rider, this time with the LCR Honda
CASTROL Crew within the yr that marks it’s twenty fifth anniversary of participation within the
MotoGP World Championship.
Date of Beginning: 23/04/1996
Place of Beginning: Lleida, SPA
Bike: Honda RC213V
Engine: 1000cc V4, liquid cooled, pneumatic valves, 4-valve DOHC
Energy: Over 260hp
Gearbox: 6-speed seamless transmission
Chassis: Aluminium twin-tube
Gasoline allowance: 22 litres
Software program: Magneti Marelli
Tyres: Michelin, 17” entrance and rear
Dry weight: 157kg
Christophe Bourguignon Chief Engineer
Jaume Carrau Engine Mapping
David Garcia Knowledge Recording
Joan Casas Mechanic
Christopher Richardson Mechanic
Michele Andreini Mechanic
Sergi Sangra Lluch Tire Accountable
José Carrion Rider’s affiliate
Yuji Kikuchi HRC Technician
Katsuhiko Imai HRC Employees
LCR Crew Historical past
The LCR Crew (Lucio Cecchinello Racing) was born in 1996 when Lucio determined to
set up his personal Crew following the footsteps of different racing champions who efficiently
performed the identical factor. Merely beginning with two mechanics and one van, over time the
LCR Crew continued to develop turning into a fancy and extremely organized construction. After
9 years in 125cc class, 5 years in 250cc class LCR is definitely competing within the
MotoGP class (since 2006) with two riders and greater than 50 extremely certified collaborators
and in addition in MotoE class with two riders.
The LCR Crew lined up with essentially the most gifted riders of the worldwide subject resembling
Nobby Ueda, Alex De Angelis, Mattia Pasini, Randy De Puniet, Roberto Locatelli, Carlos
Checa, Casey Stoner, Stefan Bradl, Jack Miller, Cal Crutchlow and plenty of others with extra
than 600 races held within the 4 totally different classes.
85 podiums, 24 victories, 2 “Rookie of the Yr”, 1 Runner-Up Award and the Greatest
Unbiased Crew Rider awards are the utmost expression of the day by day work carried out
by Lucio and the Crew members throughout 25 years of racing competitions.
Crew Supervisor and former Prime 125cc rider Lucio Cecchinello, is likely one of the true
personalities of the Grand Prix paddock as he started racing within the 80s and his ardour for
this sport is similar because it was on day one.
On the age of seven, Lucio dissembled his dad’s previous bike engine and that was his first
step into his future “racing life”.
He initially labored as a mechanic for groups in nationwide and worldwide racing subject and in
1989 he started racing within the Italian Sports activities Manufacturing Championship earlier than shifting into
the European Championship in ’91 and, two years later, progressing to Grand Prix.
The yr 1996 was the primary turning level: Lucio organized his personal small staff for the World Championship within the 125 class, acquiring a number of vital ends in the highest ten. It was the identical in 1997 and in 1998, after 4 Grands Prix, Lucio obtained his first VICTORY within the World Championship. He remained with Honda till 2000 incomes additional vital ends in the smaller class and in 2001 the Crew left the Japanese Constructor to Aprilia
Producer. Lucio completed the championship in 4th place repeating the identical lead to
2002. In 2003, his final season as knowledgeable racer, Lucio lastly crossed the ending
line in 1st place on the Italian GP in Mugello placing an enduring mark on his profession (with a
complete of 19 podiums, 7 victories and 4 pole positions).
At this time he’s a well known and extremely valued Crew Supervisor of the LCR Honda Crew
competing within the premier class in addition to a 16-year member of the IRTA Committee
(Groups inside paddock fee concerned within the enchancment and growth of the
Since 2019 Cecchinello doubled his dedication as a Crew Supervisor, managing additionally the
LCR E-Crew (MotoE™ World Cup).