Aleix Espargaro: I have really bad feelings and I lose the front every time

"I don’t really have a solution so we need to try and understand as soon as possible."

by Sead Dedovic
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Aleix Espargaro: I have really bad feelings and I lose the front every time

Aleix Espargaro admits that he expected to do better after he claimed his first MotoGP pole of the season at Jerez. However, in the end, he had to settle for 5th place. The fact that he is so angry with his results is especially evident when we take into account the results he achieved in the same race last year.

Having to deal with this is one of the things that really frustrates him. In addition to that, the bike is clearly not his cup of tea.
"I can’t be happy with fifth place. Last year, here, I achieved a podium and achieved the pole position yesterday.

I was aiming for a better result. We have to improve on Sunday. The bike, when I’m riding alone in the practices, is very good, very competitive, very fast and has good stability. But when I’m in the mix fighting with the other bikes I can’t stop the bike and I don’t know why.

I have really bad feelings and I lose the front every time I try to get closer to the other riders to attempt and overtake. I don’t really have a solution so we need to try and understand as soon as possible."- he said, as quoted by crash.net

Bike problems

There is a big problem that Aleix Espargaro has when it comes to being around other drivers.

Consequently, his bike is not able to realize its full potential, causing a lot of problems for him. "When I’m alone it’s a little bit easier. I can stop the bike whenever I want and I can do my lines. Normally my line is not like KTM.

I can’t brake deep like them and then re-accelerate. It’s more about flowing and corner speed. Anyway, I can do my lines and go fast but when I get close to other bikes everything is a lot worse."

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