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Espargaro to sit out Thailand test after Sepang crash

KTM rider Pol Espargaro will not take part in this week's Thailand MotoGP test following his high-speed crash during the opening test of the year at Sepang. Espargaro sat out the third day of the Sepang test last month following his 250km/h collision with the barriers on the outside at Turn 4 the previous day. Although nothing was found to be broken in x-ray tests trackside and in Kuala Lumpur, subsequent examinations found that the Spaniard had developed a spinal disc herniation. KTM said this was "probably" a result of the crash in Malaysia and that Espargaro underwent successful surgery on Monday night at the Hospital Universitari Dexeus in Barcelona. As such, Espargaro will...
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