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Aleix Espargaro Loses Second-Place Finish After Last-Lap Blunder

Aleix Espargaro was poised to take his second victory of the 2022 MotoGP season and the second win of his 12-year MotoGP career at the Catalunya Grand Prix. The Aprilia rider not only grew up a stone’s throw away from the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya but qualified on pole position with a record-breaking fastest lap.
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Aleix Espargaro Takes Aprilia’s First-Ever MotoGP Victory

It’s been a long time since Aleix Espargaro tasted victory; 6,496 days to be exact. The Spanish rider's last win came during the 2004 CEV 125cc championship. Once Espargaro moved into the Grand Prix paddock, a race victory eluded him for 283 races. During that time, number 41 snagged three podiums and three CRT (Claiming Rule Team) championships in a row.

Aleix Espargaro and Aprilia claim maiden MotoGP win in Argentina

SANTIAGO DEL ESTERO, Argentina, April 3 (Reuters) - Aleix Espargaro claimed his maiden MotoGP win at the Argentine Grand Prix on Sunday with an intense ride which also gave Aprilia their first ever victory in the MotoGP era. Pole sitter Espargaro, competing in his 200th MotoGP race, was overtaken before...

Tearful Aleix Espargaro wins first MotoGP race at 200th attempt

Spain's Aleix Espargaro won his first MotoGP race at the 200th attempt in Argentina on Sunday and tearfully admitted: "It's really special". "It's particularly special as it was my 200th race in MotoGP." In all, Espargaro has taken part in 283 grand prix across the sport's three classes since his 2004 debut in the now defunct 125cc class.

Aleix Espargaró cheers new rules for the young riders: 'We have to use common sense'

Last week the FIM announced a set of new rules for access to motorbike racing championships under its jurisdiction, imposing new age limits from the lower categories up to the Moto3 World Championship, as well as maximum numbers of riders in the field, amongst other aspects. The aim is to improve safety on track after a year in which three riders have already died in the youth classes.

'We were promised that if they don't improve the surface, we won't come back to Austin in 2022' - Aleix Espargaró

The many bumps on the Circuit of the Americas, especially in the area from turn two and to the end of turn ten, received a lot of criticism throughout the MotoGP Americas GP - and many riders consider it unsafe to go back there as things are now. Aleix Espargaró was one of the most uncomfortable with the situation and confirmed that there is a commitment to resurface the most critical area, otherwise the GP may not be held in 2022.