For fairly a while now, BMW has been providing what they name the ‘BMW M Award’ to the rider who posts the quickest occasions within the qualifying rounds of the MotoGP championship. For six consecutive years that award has gone to Marc Marquez, who simply took supply of his newest addition to his spectacular assortment of uncommon BMW M fashions, a BMW M3 CS. The automotive was supplied by BMW in Frozen Darkish Blue and was delivered at Valencia, Spain, the place the season finale of the MotoGP befell this weekend.
The BMW M Award has been supplied since 2003 and thus far, Marc Marquez is the undisputed champion on this regard, having claimed six consecutive awards thus far. 2018 additionally marked an vital milestone for BMW M because the Germans celebrated the 20th season because the ‘Official Automotive of MotoGP’. The automotive for this 12 months’s winner was handed over to Márquez by Carmelo Ezpeleta, CEO of MotoGP organiser Dorna Sports activities, and Markus Flasch, President of BMW M GmbH.
“I can hardly consider that I've gained the BMW M Award for the sixth time working,” stated Márquez on the award ceremony at Valencia. “One 12 months in the past, I introduced right here that my goal for 2018 was to say this sixth victory – and I've really managed it. That makes me very proud. Now I can hardly wait to get behind the wheel of this unbelievable BMW M3 CS. I wish to thank BMW M GmbH for offering the BMW M Award as an accolade for the quickest qualifier. This exhibits particular appreciation for us as MotoGP riders. The prospect of profitable this prize supplies much more motivation for us when qualifying begins on Saturdays.”
Márquez has already made historical past a number of occasions with the BMW M Award. He gained it for the primary time in 2013, changing into the primary rookie to high the particular rating. In 2015, the Spaniard turned the primary rider to win the BMW M Award for 3 consecutive years. He turned the unique document holder in 2016 along with his fourth straight victory. Within the present 2018 season, Márquez gained the BMW M Award with a complete of 341 factors, 73 factors forward of his closest challenger Andrea Dovizioso.
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