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
Maverick Viñales 6th and Aleix Espargaro 14th in difficult Sepang race
Team SUZUKI ECSTAR riders Maverick Viñales and Aleix Espargaró scored sixth and 13th places under difficult weather and track conditions during the Shell Malaysian MotoGP™ at Sepang today. Following a 20-minute delay on the start because of a heavy tropical storm, making racing too dangerous, Viñales – who was... Read more
Maverick Viñales takes sensational podium at Phillip Island, DNF for Aleix Espargaro
Maverick Viñales raced to a sensational hard-fought third place in today’s Michelin® Australian Motorcycle GP after an exciting recovery from 13th place on the grid and a hard-fought battle with team mate Aleix Espargaró, who unfortunately slipped-off from his provisional third position with just five laps remaining. Both Team... Read more
Maverick Viñales third and Aleix Espargaro fourth in Motegi
Team SUZUKI ECSTAR’s Maverick Viñales raced to a podium position in today’s Motul Grand Prix of Japan at Motegi as team-mate Aleix Espargaró scored his best result of the season in fourth. The positive results arrived in a very special weekend for Suzuki; in 1962, 54 years ago on... Read more
Second and third row starts for Aleix Espargaro and Maverick Viñales at Motegi
Aleix Espargaró and Maverick Viñales will start tomorrow’s Motul Grand Prix of Japan from the second and third rows following today’s final MotoGP™ qualifying. Both GSX-RR riders qualified directly through to the final Q2 from this morning’s FP3 with Espargaró fifth and Viñales sixth and in the all-important final... Read more