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Why Crutchlow's Honda days were already numbered

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Cal Crutchlow's Honda MotoGP exit has been confirmed. Though Pol Espargaro's move to the factory team pushing Alex Marquez to LCR may have made Crutchlow's exit inevitable, the writing was on the wall long before that, as Oriol Puigdemont explains

Honda's expected confirmation of its signing of Pol Espargaro for the 2021 MotoGP season has indeed had the knock-on effect of 2020 rookie Alex Marquez being moved into the LCR squad with full factory support.

As a result, Cal Crutchlow's services at HRC have become surplus to requirements and he will be heading for the exit at the end of this year.

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