Monster Yamaha Tech 3's Pol Espargaro wants to put last weekend's misfortune in the Austin MotoGP behind him after the Spanish rider was taken out by Scott Redding on the opening lap of the race.

Espargaro, who had qualified in ninth place in Texas on the third row, will aim to bounce back in Argentina this weekend at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit, which he says suits the characteristics of the Yamaha YZR-M1.

"Unfortunately after all the hard work in Texas, our race day was ruined due to an incident, but anyway we must forget about this as well as the entire weekend as we now focus on Argentina," Espargaro said.

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"I am looking forward to visiting the Rio Hondo track again which is very fast and more of a Yamaha type of track. The local fans are really enthusiastic and are very happy to see MotoGP in their country, so therefore I will do my best to put on a good show for them and to make amends for the bad weekend in Texas.

"I know I have the pace to be up running with my team-mate and battling for the leading satellite position," he added.

"We've had a bit of bad luck so far this year, but at round three I know the team and I can pull together and get a strong result before we head to Europe."