MotoGP insight: The Making of Martin

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Whether or not you’re a fan of the bullish swagger and fast talk, few could deny that Jorge Martin was the standout star of 2023.

Back in August MotoGP was in danger of cruising to a snoozy conclusion before the 25-year-old Spaniard stepped up to take the fight to reigning World Champion Pecco Bagnaia.

While he eventually fell short, with some justification he could call himself the fastest rider in the world last year.

But just what is it that makes him so good?

Sublime cornering ability

From his days in Moto3, when Martin recorded a staggering 20 pole positions across two seasons, it was clear he had the speed to go to the very top…

Neil Morrison

By Neil Morrison