Marc Marquez Reacts to Contact with Valentino Rossi at Sepang

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By Bradley Adams

Marc Marquez walked away from the Shell Malaysia Grand Prix with zero points, and suggests that Valentino Rossi pushed on his arm and brake with his left leg.

Earlier today we posted an interview where Valentino Rossi described the incident between he and Marc Marquez from his point of view, and mentioned that there’s two sides to ever story.
How does Marquez’s side of the story differ?

Well, the crew at has gone back to find out. You can read Marquez opinion on the incident, as well as his opinion on the action leading up to the incident, below.

(This interview originally appeared on

Can you explain what happened with Valentino Rossi?
“Yeah of course you know for me it is easy to explain what happened because on the TV you can see clear. You can see in the video from many points, the helicopter, from in front. I was inside and of course we were overtaking for some laps but I felt I was able to be faster and to catch the front guys. But yeah, on that corner, corner 14, Valentino passed me. I heard the bike then I pick it up, but then I saw that he was completely straight and looking at me and stopping a lot. I was just waiting because there was nothing to do in that point and then I saw that with his leg he pushed my arm and my front brake and then I lock the front wheel and I crash.

Luckily I am good, in good physical condition, this is the most important but you know during my career I have many moments you know, I mean many battles and everything, but never have I felt this. That another rider …read more

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