MotoGP, Aleix Espargaró did not race, but did not waste his time at the Sachsenring: “I tried to understand other things from the outside”

Last Friday, Aleix Espargaró tried to take part in the MotoGP German Grand Prix, but a finger injury suffered the previous weekend forced him to retire after just three laps in the first free practice session. But he didn’t leave the Sachsenring or the Aprilia pits, training there for a new role in the pits…

During the broadcast of the drivers’ parade, the Spaniard shared his feelings about this unusual experience from behind the scenes: ” I tried to understand other things from the outside, I stayed in the box with the team and chatted a little with the drivers. […] I hope I can return to Silverstone in good shape. ” he confided. For Espargaroobserving the team from a different position allowed him to capture aspects of the race and team dynamics that he doesn’t usually notice when he’s on the track.

Despite his inability to participate due to his physical condition, Aleix Espargaró maintained an active and engaged presence within the team Aprilia. Asked how he could support his teammate
Maverick Vinalesnumber 41 explained: “
It’s about trying to understand how things happen when we’re not driving. Because there are many things we don’t know in the box, the atmosphere in the team. I also went out in the truck to get to know my colleagues. It was an interesting weekend. ».

Aleix Espargaró has trained on the job for what could be a new profession

Pour Aleix Espargaróthis weekend was a learning opportunity. Being behind the scenes and interacting with team members gave him valuable perspective on the inner workings of the team and how decisions are made when he is not on the bike. He was able to observe the atmosphere and interactions, which could prove useful in improving communication and cooperation within the team in the future.

While he hopes to be in top form for the next Grand Prix in Silverstone, Aleix Espargaró remains committed to contributing to the team’s success, both on and off the track. His determination and commitment to
Aprilia are undeniable, and it is clear that he will continue to play a key role in the team’s performances, even when he is unable to race.

Aleix Espargaró turned a difficult situation into a learning and support opportunity for his team, demonstrating his professionalism and team spirit. As he prepares for a hoped-for return to Silverstone, his off-track involvement shows he remains a key pillar for Aprilia.

MotoGP, Sachsenring J3: standings

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