Born on April 23, 1996 in Lleida, Alex Márquez has lived surrounded by motorcycles practically from very early on in his life and found himself fascinated with everything related to the world of two wheels.
When he was little, he wanted to be a mechanic for his brother, but he soon realized that he also wanted to take the handlebar and squeeze the throttle to the maximum.
There are few combinations more infallible than talent, work and humility to end up being a great rider. But if you also add a family passionate about motorcycles and a brother, Marc, who has been breaking barriers in all the competitions he has gone through, it is evident that the fate of Alex Márquez would lead him sooner or later to shine and become a name in motorcycling.
At eight years old, Alex had already started competing and fighting for victory in the 50cc PromoRacc and followed him up with the Catalan Championship title. He progressively burned stages until his debut in 2010 in the Campeonato de España de Velocidad. In 2012 he achieved the 125cc Spanish Championship in the CEV and in 2013 he already did his first full World Championship in Moto3.
From here on, the story of Alex Márquez is well known, two-time World Champion with the Moto3 Titles in 2014 and Moto2 in 2019. At the end of 2019, he joined the Repsol Honda Team with his brother Marc Márquez as a teammate for the 2020 season. On his first year in the premier class, Alex claimed back-to-back second places in the French and Aragon GPs. He narrowly missed out on the Rookie of the Year award, ending 14th overall.
In 2021 Alex Márquez continues as a Honda rider in MotoGP with the LCR Honda Team.