Aleix Espargaro1989-07-30 (age 30)
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Aleix Espargaro says ex-Ferrari Formula 1 sporting director Massimo Rivola has ‘changed the image’ of the struggling Aprilia MotoGP team since his arrival.
Aleix Espargaro says Aprilia not having a prototype 2020 MotoGP bike to test in this week’s two-day post-Valencia Grand Prix test is “not at all” acceptable for a “big factory”.
Aleix Espargaro says that Johann Zarco doesn't deserve the Repsol Honda ride he's been linked to and would rather welcome seeing Alex Marquez join his brother Marc at the team.
Aprilia racing department CEO Massimo Rivola has admitted his "anger" at the MotoGP team's recent reliability woes, following a Japanese Grand Prix outing compromised by engine issues.
Aprilia rider Aleix Espargaro says persistent mechanical failures "cannot happen anymore", after retiring from the Thailand Grand Prix with an electronics problem.
Aleix Espargaro has warned that his strong Aragon MotoGP weekend is not the “reality” of Aprilia’s true pace, and admits the Italian manufacturer is still “suffering”.
Aleix Espargaro says he “almost crashed three times” chasing Aragon Grand Prix poleman Marc Marquez on his way to Aprilia’s first top-five MotoGP grid slot in two years.
Aleix Espargaro admits it is getting harder to remain motivated at Aprilia, after it failed to bring any new parts to the recent Misano test amid a difficult MotoGP season.
Aprilia's Aleix Espargaro has suggested he will see out his career in MotoGP, and says he is not pondering a World Superbike switch despite the success of former grand prix rival Alvaro Bautista.
Aprilia technical boss Romano Albesiano has revealed the Italian manufacturer is planning something "really different" for its 2020 MotoGP bike as it bids to catch up with its rivals.
Aleix Espargaro says the German Grand Prix was the first race of the season he could enjoy and that Aprilia was finally where it is supposed to be, fighting inside the top 10.
Aprilia rider Aleix Espargaro believes its "best arrival" Massimo Rivola still can change the situation at the team - but also feels its 2019 MotoGP season is now a write-off.
Aprilia wildcard Bradley Smith says Honda rider Jorge Lorenzo "got away very leanly" for a Catalan Grand Prix crash that was similar to the one that earned Smith a grid penalty.
Aleix Espargaro has asked for more help from his Aprilia MotoGP team, as he believes there's “nothing more I can do” until the RS-GP bike improves.
Aprilia MotoGP rider Aleix Espargaro said it was “really painful” to finish nearly half a minute behind race winner Marc Marquez in the French Grand Prix.
Pramac Ducati MotoGP rider Jack Miller has revealed that Aleix Espargaro confronted him after the duo's collision in the Spanish Grand Prix, saying the Spaniard told him that he deserved to crash.
Aprilia MotoGP rider Andrea Iannone reckons that his teammate Aleix Espargaro's current approach is "not productive" because he is too used to the RS-GP bike's problems.