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Marc Márquez

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Marc Márquez Alentà (born 17 February 1993) is a Spanish professional Grand Prix motorcycle road racer, who has raced for Honda's factory team since his MotoGP debut in 2013. Born in Cervera, Catalonia, Spain, he is nicknamed the 'Ant of Cervera' worldwide (due to his height of 1.68m), and 'el tro de Cervera' in his hometown, meaning the 'Thunder of Cervera'. He is one of four riders to have won world championship titles in three different categories, after Mike Hailwood, Phil Read and Valentino Rossi, and is one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time, with eight Grand Prix World Championships to his name, six of which are in the premier class. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marc Márquez has received more than 4,461,833 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Marc Márquez is the 238th most popular racing driver (down from 233rd in 2019), the 1,139th most popular biography from Spain (down from 1,094th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Spanish Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Marc Márquez ranks 238 out of 888Before him are Jacques Villeneuve, Carlo Ubbiali, Bill Vukovich, Jules Bianchi, Giovanna Amati, and Jutta Kleinschmidt. After him are Bruno Giacomelli, Ricardo Zunino, Georges Berger, Richard Petty, Luca Badoer, and Geoff Duke.

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Among people born in 1993, Marc Márquez ranks 12Before him are Liam Payne, Mauro Icardi, Hande Erçel, IU, Raphaël Varane, and Hakim Ziyech. After him are Jan Oblak, Julian Draxler, Samuel Umtiti, Harry Kane, Loris Karius, and Antonio Rüdiger.

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Among people born in Spain, Marc Márquez ranks 1,139 out of 2,932Before him are Campanal I (1912), Francisco Pradilla Ortiz (1848), Manuel García-Prieto, 1st Marquess of Alhucemas (1859), Mario Casas (1986), Fernando Llorente (1985), and Iñaki Urdangarin (1968). After him are Pedro Páez (1564), Fausto Elhuyar (1755), Antón Lamazares (1954), Lope de Rueda (1500), Adama Traoré (1996), and Víctor Balaguer i Cirera (1824).


Among racing drivers born in Spain, Marc Márquez ranks 7Before him are Fernando Alonso (1981), Carlos Sainz (1962), Ángel Nieto (1947), Pedro de la Rosa (1971), Emilio de Villota (1946), and Alex Soler-Roig (1931). After him are Jorge Lorenzo (1987), Paco Godia (1921), Adrián Campos (1960), Antonio Creus (1924), Ricardo Tormo (1952), and Dani Pedrosa (1985).

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