Italian rider Valentino Rossi, welcomed a decision by Marc Marquez to survive in the Moto2 class in the 2012 season. MotoGP legend has it, Marquez is still very young, and still have plenty of opportunities to gain experience, before going up to the premier class.
Marquez has just ended speculation about his future on Thursday (10.20.2011), in Sepang, Malaysia. 18-year-old rider with the status of world champion 125 cc class and rookie Moto2 decided to remain in this class (Moto2) next season, although rumors have been saying that he was soon off to the premier class.
"Personally, I think he made the right decision. If I'm Marc, I will do the same because first, he was very young and have plenty of time, and secondly, it is a step to go through a lot of pressure because if he wins this competition of course she was happy. But, if that fails, then he has another chance to become world champion in Moto2 next year, "said Rossi.
Nine-time world champion grand prix is also joked that the Marquez decision was made to resolve and work through tough times together Desmosedici will be more easy to welcome the new season.
"I think it was also positive for us because it means one less Honda," said the Ducati rider.
Satellite Tech 3 Yamaha rider Colin Edwards, predict Marquez will provide a big impact when he moved to MotoGP in 2013 season. According to Edwards, Marquez is a talented rider that will provide a major threat to the rider in MotoGP.
Currently, Marquez is ranked second standings after finishing only third in last weekend's Australian Grand Prix. He left behind three points from the German rider Stefan Bradl.
Previously, Marquez was in the top of the standings with one point advantage over its rival is. But, because he made a fatal mistake during the Australian Grand Prix free practice-cause of the accident so that the penalized one minute horror-Marquez should start from 38th position at the back alias. However, a fantastic performance enabled him to defeat his opponents, and be able to finish in third place.
Thus, the Malaysian GP this would be an important moment for Marquez in Moto2 world championship title race before appearing on the last series at home, Valencia, in early November.