Motorcycles Aleix Espargaro: Prevented Fabio Quartararo the first Aprilia podium?
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Aprilia was welcome to the Spain Grand Prix in Jerez about the second top 6 result of the current season. For Aprilia spear peak Aleix Espargaro was even more in Andalusia than six sixth place. The Spaniards drove on the fourth position round and had a chance of making the first Aprilia podium.
that it has finally not quite worked, but should not put the sixth place in the shadows, says Espargaro: "We always talk about the podium, but it will forget about where we come. Last year we fell heavily in Drive the points. I am the first to create it on the podium. "
Aprilia facing its "most important" year in MotoGP
Aprilia CEO Massimo Rivola admits the 2021 season is the marque’s “most important” one given the freedom it has to develop its RS-GP compared to its rivals. © Aprilia Racing Massimo Rivola,Romano Albesiano, Aleix Espargaro and Lorenzo Savadori, Aprilia Racing Team Gresini As it is a concession manufacturer, Aprilia is one of only two manufacturers, after KTM, allowed to start the 2021 campaign with a completely new bike as COVID-19 cost-saving rules mean non-concession marques have to carry over their 2020 engines.
"Our Konstanz and our lap times are very good," the Aprilia pilot accounts. "It was a good and solid race. I claimed me the complete race over the top group. As Fabio (Quartararo) got problems, I could not overtake him. He drove very slowly on the ideal line."
Aleix Espargaro does not come to Fabio Quartararo over
"In this round I lost two seconds. Joan (me) and (Takaaki) Nakagami overtook me and I could not do anything to fight back. It's a pity because I was so fast Franco (Morbidelli), "Espargaro mourns a better result afterwards.
"It's a pity to have lost the fourth place," the Spaniard notes. On Joan me and Takaaki Nakagami, Espargaro did not come over. "It's very hard for me to overtake, but I'm satisfied with the performance in the race," he summarizes.
Espargaro: Honda and KTM MotoGP bikes “too different to compare”
Pol Espargaro admits the KTM he rode last year and his new Honda MotoGP bike are “too different to compare” following the first day of the Qatar pre-season test. © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Pol Espargaro, Repsol Honda Team Saturday’s first of five test days at Losail marked Espargaro’s debut on the RC213V, with the six-time MotoGP podium finisher completing 68 laps across the day having been one of the first to take to the track in the seven-hour session. Espargaro ended the day 1.
also Aleix Espargaro is struggling with Armpump
Armpump was a problem in Jerez, with which several drivers had to fight. The most significant were the effects at Fabio Quartararo, who dominated the race and then suddenly passed through. Even Aleix Espargaro came to its limits.
"In the last rounds of the race, I had struggled with arm pump in the right arm. I had no power to brake hard. I lost a lot of performance on the brake," reports the Aprilia pilot and
apart from the physical problems Has Espargaro also in terms of development in Aprilia clear ideas as it continues. "We need to improve the traction, especially if it's hot," he notices and looks straight to the upcoming Grands Prix: "I hope we can hold this level in Le Mans and Mugello."
Quartararo in Portimao: Two Short Seals - Again Strong Pace .
© Motorsport Images Yamaha-Pilot Fabio Quartararo also applies to the Portugal Grand Prix as Favorite Fastest in MotoGP qualifying to the Grand Prix of Portugal in Portimao was actually Ducati pilot Francesco Bagnaia with a clear new route record of 1: 38.494 minutes. But because Bagnaia was painted the round , Yamaha Pilot Fabio Quartararo has inherited the poles. also Quartararos Time from 1: 38.862 minutes means new MotoGP route record in Portimao, as the Frenchman also - albeit scarce - fas