Espargaro explains issue that forced pre-race bike swap in Japan MotoGP


Espargaro came into Sunday’s Motegi race third in the standings and just 17 points from championship leader Fabio Quartararo.The Aprilia rider qualified ahead of Quartararo and Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia in sixth, but was forced to start the race from pitlane when an issue developed on the sighting lap to the grid which meant he had to swap to his second bike.Espargaro explains it was ...Keep reading