Aleix Espargaró double in MotoGP after the chilling fall of ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia


The Spanish rider Aleix Espargaró (Aprilia) won this Sunday, ahead of his compatriots Maverick Viñales (Aprilia) and Jorge Martín (Ducati), the MotoGP race of the Catalan Grand Prix, the eleventh round of the Motorcycle World Championship and which was marked by the early and hard fall of the Italian Francesco Bagnaia (Ducati), filling the circuit with uncertainty and causing a restart.

Thus, the stands of Montmeló (Barcelona) experienced an initial start of heart attack. In turn 1 there was a massive accident involving the Spanish Álex Márquez together with the Frenchman Johann Zarco (Ducati) and the Italians Enea Bastianini (Ducati), Fabio Di Giannantonio (Ducati) and Marco Bezzecchi (Ducati).

As if that were not enough, ‘Pecco’ Bagnaia had a chilling moment in the next corner, thanks to a fall after losing control of his motorcycle. In addition, the South African Brad Binder (KTM) could not avoid the World Championship leader and ran over his leg. Thus, Bagnaia had to be urgently withdrawn by the medical services of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.