Espargaro “couldn’t breathe” in Thai MotoGP race, “thought I was going to die”

Heat has been an issue for Aprilia riders for some time during races with extreme temperatures, with the marque testing a cooling tube on the fairing in recent events.Sunday’s Thailand GP, won by Jorge Martin, was a sweltering affair, with Espargaro taking the chequered flag in fifth – though he was demoted to ninth after becoming the first rider to get a penalty under the new tyre pressure ...Keep reading

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