Aleix Espargaró forced to retire in Le Mans.
In the midst of an exciting comeback ride that had taken him from the 18th spot on the starting grid all the way to eighth place, Aleix Espargaró was forced to throw in the towel just five laps from the end due to a breakdown – currently being investigated... Read more
A good top-10 placement for Aleix Espargaró after a demanding race in Jerez
The more than 40°C on the Spanish asphalt had a heavy impact on performance during the Spain GP, a fact that is clear from the numerous crashes despite a less than blinding pace. In these difficult conditions, Aleix Espargaró exploited his experience, riding the number 41 Aprilia RS-GP to... Read more
Aleix Espargaró goes through to Q2 and tomorrow will start from the fourth row in Jerez
The final day of practice before the Jerez GP had the Aprilia riders working on their RS-GP machines in preparation for a race that promises to be rather heated. In fact, the two free practice sessions were characterized by extremely close gaps. For example, in FP4, in twelfth place... Read more
Top-10 both on the dry and wet in Jerez for Aleix Espargaró
Two practice sessions in opposite conditions opened up the MotoGP weekend at Jerez de la Frontera. In fact, the morning FP1 sessions were accompanied by intermittent rain that left the Spanish track wet for the entire time. Aleix Espargaró demonstrated excellent harmony with his Aprilia, maintaining a good pace... Read more
Aleix Espargaro finishes Americas GP despite mid-race pit stop
You need to search through the various sessions of the Texan weekend between practice, qualifying and the race to “filter” the performance of Aleix Espargaró and his RS-GP from the extraordinary chain of adverse events that clipped the wings of his ambition. Having started from the last spot on... Read more
Aleix Espargaro crashes out in Argentina
Aleix Espargaró rode a great race in Argentina that confirmed both his feeling on the RS-GP and the new level of competitiveness Aprilia has reached. However, in the race he was unable to reap the fruits of the excellent work done during the weekend. In what looked like a... Read more
Third row start for Aleix Espargaro in Argentina
The Argentinian 2017 MotoGP weekend continues according to predictions. In fact, the foul weather forecast punctually conditioned the sessions today. Although it was not a violent storm, the riders were still able to use the wet tyres both in FP4 and in qualifying. A first for Aleix Espargaró, who had... Read more
Strong start with Aprilia for Aleix Espargaro with 6th in Qatar
Aleix Espargaró, in his race début with the Aprilia RS-GP, rode the Italian bike to a sixth place finish after a long battle with Pedrosa for fifth, a position that he had even taken three laps from the end. It was a stellar performance because the Aprilia Racing Team... Read more
Maverick Viñales fifth and Aleix Espargaro eighth in final 2016 race at Valencia
Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s Maverick Viñales and Aleix Espargaró raced to fifth and eighth positions in the final round of MotoGP™ 2016, the Gran Prix de la Comunitat Valenciana in Spain this afternoon. The last Grand Prix of the season ended consistently with both riders capable of fighting in the... Read more
Maverick Viñales and Aleix Espargaro on the pace as final round gets underway
Maverick Viñales and Aleix Espargaró put in a strong showing in the opening day of Free Practice at the Gran Prix de la Comunitat Valenciana in Spain putting their Team SUZUKI ECSTAR GSX-RRs into third and sixth positions. In the ‘cold’ opening morning FP1, with track temperatures of just... Read more