Aleix Espargaró comes from 20th for a points finish in Austria
The expected comeback ride arrived and took Aleix Espargaró into the points zone for the Austrian GP, recovering from the twentieth spot on the starting grid and finishing in thirteenth place, which was certainly a positive result on a weekend turned difficult for the Aprilia Racing Team Gresini after... Read more
Aleix Espargaró unable to find confidence in soft tyre in Austrian qualifying
The race on the Red Bull Ring will be an uphill battle, coming back from behind for the Aprilia machines. After the good feedback yesterday, especially in the second session, Aleix Espargaró struggled to improve on his performance with the soft tyre. There was a lack of feeling in... Read more
Aleix Espargaró takes 8th place in Brno despite penalty
At the end of a largely positive weekend, partially because of performance in the practice sessions, Aprilia takes a nice eighth place finish with Aleix Espargaró. But the final result on the Brno track could have been better if Aleix had not received a penalty that forced him to give... Read more
With a brilliant third free practice session in Brno, Aleix Espargaró rode his RS-GP directly through to Q2. He did it with the seventh best time of 1’55.871, just 5 tenths behind the leader, Marquez. This was another top-ten placement that brings the performance of Aleix and his Aprilia... Read more
A nice seventh place race finish for Aleix Espargaró who closes out the weekend in Germany as a protagonist
It was an excellent race for Aleix Espargaró who rode his Aprilia RS-GP to seventh place. With this nice race result, the Spaniard closes out a weekend where he was consistently among the protagonists. Starting from the third row (eighth best time qualifying), Aleix quickly moved in the group of... Read more
Aleix Espargaró rides his Aprilia to third row in Germany
Aleix Espargaró and his Aprilia were key players in the Saturday qualifiers for the German GP that will be held tomorrow on the Sachsenring circuit. Fully confirming his positive trend from Friday, when he stayed consistently with the leaders in all weather conditions, Espargaró finished the morning free practice, held... Read more
In Germany Aleix Espargaró is 4th on the dry track and 5th in the wet
Aprilia started off well in the MotoGP weekend that will lead up to the German GP, scheduled for Sunday on the Sachsenring. In the first free practice session (FP1), which was held on a perfectly dry track, Aleix Espargaró stayed consistently in the top end of the rankings, battling with... Read more
Aleix Espargaró is back in the top ten in Assen in a race ruined by rain
Aleix Espargaró is back in the points, finishing tenth in the Assen GP. This is certainly a positive result that ends Aleix’s streak of zero point finishes, but the Aprilia Racing Team Gresini Spaniard’s race should have ended with a much different result. Just after the mid-race point, the Espargaró-Aprilia... Read more
Aleix Espargaró, after a perfect weekend, forced to stop in Catalunya race
It was a finale that does not do justice to the commitment and potential Aleix Espargaró and Aprilia demonstrated at Barcelona. The Spanish rider was forced to abandon his home race before the end, during the eighth lap, after starting rather well from the second row of the grid,... Read more
Only a penalty for a jump start put the brakes on Aleix Espargaró’s ambitions at Mugello
When all was said and done, with the race severely compromised, Aleix Espargaró and his Aprilia scratched the itch of wanting to be the fastest on the track – even faster than the riders battling for the win. But the time of 1’47.885, achieved nine laps from the end,... Read more