Aleix Espargaro’s Pol Espargaro damage replace – ‘a really lengthy restoration course of’ | MotoGP


Aprilia rider Aleix visited his brother in hospital in Barcelona to test on the accidents he suffered after a crash final Friday on the Portuguese MotoGP, the primary in a collection of incidents on the opening weekend .

4 riders will miss spherical two – the MotoGP of Argentina this weekend – resulting from damage, however Pol is just not anticipated to return anytime quickly.

Aleix revealed that he’ll want surgical procedure “due to the jaw downside”, and added: “He additionally has again, rib and different accidents.

“He can have a really lengthy restoration course of. Crucial factor is that he can get well.

“He needs to get on the bike tomorrow, however that may’t occur.

“The essential factor, being younger, is that he recovers nicely from his again ache as a result of it’s a sophisticated damage.

“It seemed like it could be rather less however he’s in quite a lot of ache.

“We must be affected person and it is going to be an extended course of. It is effective, livelier than the opposite days. I go away calmer and happier.

Marc Marquez, Miguel Oliveira and Enea Bastianini can even miss the second spherical of the championship resulting from accidents sustained throughout a chaotic weekend.

Bastianini broke his shoulder blade within the first-ever dash race after being knocked down by Luca Marini, whereas Marquez hit Oliveira in Sunday’s race, injuring them each. Jorge Martin escaped contact with Marquez with solely minor bodily blows.

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Aleix raged at Marquez, saying he justified a one-race ban slightly than the double lengthy lap penalty he acquired, and likewise claimed that each rider ought to scale back his aggression in Argentina.

“Adjustments should be made on the safety degree,” he stated.

“The circuits are getting smaller due to or due to aerodynamics, since you go quicker within the corners. Which means that within the quick straights we instantly attain 300 km/h and the emergency exits develop into too quick. This added to the dash implies that there are quite a lot of accidents.


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