Marcos started on motorised wheels when he was only 2, riding a quad and encouraged by his father who loves anything with wheels and an engine, especially motocross. The youngster followed that example and started riding motocross in Andalusia and also gained experience with dirt track and minimoto, scoring some successes along the way.
He started road racing in 2007 and was local champion the following year. At school he enjoys gymnastic and also plays 'Jugar al Padel' (A combination of tennis, real tennis and squash). He wants to follow his hero Dani Pedrosa and succeed in Grand Prix racing.