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Honda: Managing Marquez and Lorenzo will be "challenge"

Managing the relationship between 2019 Honda MotoGP teammates Marc Marquez and Jorge Lorenzo is likely to be a "challenge", admits team principal Alberto Puig. Lorenzo will move across from Ducati to replace Dani Pedrosa at the Repsol Honda team next season, giving the Japanese manufacturer two premier class title-winning riders for the first time since 1989. Explaining the rationale behind recruiting Lorenzo, Puig said it is Honda's philosophy to sign the best available riders, even if it gives the team the headache of trying to manage tensions between them. "The understanding is that the team wants to have the best riders, this is the principle," said Puig. "The...
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