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MotoGP Bulletin 07/21: Aleix battles in the leading group but crashes out

Playing on your home turf is not always an advantage. Our Aleix, who had a weekend of ups and downs in Catalonia, knows this well. On the one hand, there was the cheering of the fans, who have finally returned to the stands, and on the other, a track on which it’s quite difficult to exploit the strong points of the new RS-GP.

After a promising start, with the best time in the FP1 and the seventh best time in qualifying at less than two-tenths from the front row, Aleix Espargaró’s race started under good auspices. Battling for the podium from the very beginning, able to fight off the attacks of his rivals and keep his composure in case that wasn’t enough, the Catalan was making the most of the choice of the soft rear tyre and a change of setting after the warmup.
However, his aggressive braking caused him some problems with the front, leading to a fatal crash on Turn 10 that ended his race…

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