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Alex Marquez tumble in Jerez MotoGP practice was a 'mistake of the rookie'

Alex Marquez says his crash in MotoGP Spanish Grand Prix FP2 was a "rookie" error and was caused by him being "too optimistic" after a strong morning session. The younger Marquez brother slid off his factory Honda in the afternoon at the first corner, marking his second tumble at Jerez in two days after falling off at Turn 6 during Wednesday's test session. Though ending up 16th in FP1, Marquez did run inside the top 10 in the closing stages courtesy of a tow from his team-mate and brother Marc. The rise in track temperature from FP1 to the afternoon changed grip conditions considerably, and this caught Marquez out. "The crash, I was too optimistic," Alex...
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