MotoGP » Aleix Espargaro has faith in Aprilia CRT


"It's logical and obvious that we'll suffer in the first few races, but the idea and the goal must be to get better in every GP" - Aleix Espargaro.

Sort Comments: Oldest | Newest

RawDawg

February 14, 2012 4:39 PM

I would think Aprilia has the edge against other CRTs at this point. I would think the Aprilia bike (if based heavily on the WSBK bike like reported) will be a bit more mechanically sorted the the other CRTs. I would think at this stage the other CRT teams a still figuring out geometry, suspension settings, weight distribution, etc. - let alone getting the electronics sorted.

cassyo

February 14, 2012 4:41 PM
Last Edited 1040 days ago

Moto2 because of empathy between the Espargaro brothers or the supposed one involving CRT bikes and the 600 M2 bikes rather than GP league where they officially belong ?:p

Wacko - Unregistered

February 14, 2012 6:10 PM

If I were to make a prediction I would say that the Aprilia will be the first to be “investigated” for being a backdoor factory effort. They are obviously funneling a lot of money at this project. So what will be the Litmus Test for Factory squads?

aeolus

February 14, 2012 6:30 PM

Thanks to RawDawg for his always penetrating technical insights. Aleix has had more chances than most but has not shown consistency nor ability to make it to the very rarefied precincts of what is now limited to 2 or maybe 3 individuals. Still, like Colin E. said many years ago, it's way better than 9 to 5.

1motion

February 14, 2012 7:51 PM

Espargaro and RDP are both decent riders and i think once they start getting electronics sorted they should have deccent pace... but i still think Edwards is going to be the first CRT rider to surprise people and beat the ducatis, he has shown that he is cutting times and we have all heard about what an asset he is for development... i think buy Qatar he will be on pace with most of the field... maybe not the hondas and yamahas but definatly satellite ducatis and maybe the factory boys too if they dont get things sorted out

Page 1 of 3
1 2 3  »

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.