Pol Espargaro1991-06-10 (age 28)
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KTM rider Pol Espargaro says he wants to have no input on his MotoGP teammate for 2020, but believes whoever is chosen should show dedication and willingness to "suffer".
KTM rider Pol Espargaro says three points for 13th place in the Thailand Grand Prix have vindicated his push for an "impossible" return from injury.
KTM MotoGP rider Pol Espargaro has credited the team’s “new ideas” following the Misano test for helping him to an “unbelievable” second place in San Marino Grand Prix qualifying.
Petronas Yamaha rookie Fabio Quartararo set a blistering pace in the Saturday morning MotoGP practice session at Misano.
An “angry” Pol Espargaro wants MotoGP to address “dangerous” situations created by the presence of replacement riders, after he was baulked by Sylvain Guintoli in Friday practice at Silverstone.
Pol Espargaro says MotoGP teammate Johann Zarco’s departure from KTM at the end of this season was the “right decision” for both rider and team.
Pol Espargaro says KTM had the pace to race MotoGP's top bikes in last weekend's Czech Grand Prix before suffering with tyre wear, which he described as a "real problem" for the team.
KTM rider Pol Espargaro says he had to ride in the German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring as if he was on a "dirt track" due to an unusually high amount of tyre degradation.
Five MotoGP riders including Valentino Rossi were called in by MotoGP race direction after an incident at the end of FP2, in which Maverick Vinales and Jack Miller were impeded.
Johann Zarco says a recurring arm-pump issue was exacerbated at Assen due to the KTM's aggressive nature, and was forced to retire from the MotoGP Dutch TT as a result.
KTM MotoGP rider Johann Zarco says the similarities between his feedback and that of test rider Dani Pedrosa have come as a boost after “six months of suffering”.
There's one rider on the 2019 MotoGP grid who has quietly been making a wave so far this season. He's not a standout rookie, but is well into his career and needed a turnaround in fortune not long ago. Now, there are comparisons with some of the best.
Pol Espargaro says KTM's MotoGP engine is now stronger than that of Yamaha, after he passed Valentino Rossi "like he was stopped" during Friday practice at Mugello.
Pol Espargaro's current superior form to his fellow KTM MotoGP riders is reminiscent of Ducati's Casey Stoner era, according to Espargaro's works teammate Johann Zarco.
Pol Espargaro says MotoGP rival Danilo Petrucci has a “different view of racing”, after the Italian broke a winglet against Espargaro while making an overtake in the French Grand Prix.
Pol Espargaro said that finishing 5.9s behind Marc Marquez in sixth place in MotoGP's French Grand Prix was "unbelievable".
KTM MotoGP rider Pol Espargaro has revealed that he lost position to Jorge Lorenzo at the end of the Spanish Grand Prix at Jerez because he had misread his pitboard.
KTM rider Johann Zarco says an in-season test at Le Mans was a boost to his confidence because it allowed him to work away from the “stress” of a MotoGP race weekend.
Pol Espargaro says he is "super-excited" by KTM's potential in MotoGP this year, after claiming the Austrian marque's best dry-weather result to date at Austin.
Pol Espargaro says he "cannot give advice" to MotoGP teammate Johann Zarco about how to best handle his tricky transition to life as a KTM rider.