Marc Márquez is the new motorcycle racing icon, the very young rider who has changed the face of MotoGP by winning the world title at just 21 years old. His story is told in this book by Marco Masetti, the well-established motorcycle racing journalist, who closely follows MotoGP as his publication's correspondent. Masetti has literally seen Márquez grow from when he was a little boy with racing in his blood to when he became the sport's sensation on two wheels, a true heir to Valentino. As well as this world championship-winning rider, whose career has been nothing short of startling, away from the racetrack, the man and his own personality emerge. And all of this is told amid exceptionally spectacular pictures by outstanding photographers Gigi Soldano, Tino Martino and Jaime Olivares.
Marco Masetti was born in Cervia (Ravenna) in 1957. Since he was a child he has been fond of motorbikes and riders. Today he is an established journalist who has told about races and riders on magazines, books, web, tv and radio. A long career lived on the tracks of all over the world with great passion.
Gigi Soldano was born in Bari in 1948 and is one of the most established and acclaimed photographers of Moto GP. He cooperates with International Agencies and specialized magazines, as well as with Motorcycle brands all over the world. He has dedicated many publications to the adventure reportage. Since 30 years he has been following as a photographer all the MOTO GP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP races.