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Low grip conditions at Catalunya ‘like riding on ice’ - Espargaro

Aleix Espargaro finished today’s opening day of MotoGP free practice in Catalunya ninth overall, but did top FP1 ahead of his home GP.  The Aprilia rider finished FP2 with an identical lap time as his brother Pol Espargaro, which was just shy of eight tenths away from pacesetter Johann Zarco.  Something that quickly became apparent was the lack of grip riders had out on track throughout the day.  Espargaro went further than calling it a ’lack of grip’, as he said the track was ‘like riding on ice’.  "It’s difficult to understand why. The grip is very low and looks like you are riding on ice," added Espargaro.  "It’s difficult also to analyse soft, medium,...
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