The blue of the Mediterranean, the red for which he is known, the ant - another of his symbols - and the Montmelò track and grandstands... Many elements come together on Marquez's helmet at Barcelona, as he celebrates his home race with special graphics,
"Something of an artistic helmet" commented the Spanish champion as he unveiled the new graphics today. Watercolour and brush techniques have been used to create imagery that is both delicate but also aggressive.
"I hope it brings me luck!" smiled Marc.