‘Enhorabuena Aleix!’ Stars congratulate Espargaro

by | Apr 4, 2022 | Aprilia, motoGP News

‘Enhorabuena Aleix!’ Stars congratulate Espargaro

Tonnes of messages from fellow sports stars have been flooding in for our latest race winner, Aleix Espargaro

As you can imagine, Aleix Espargaro’s historic win for himself and Aprilia Racing has been very, very well received across the world of MotoGP™. Fans of the sport, including sports stars watching on, have been sending their messages of congratulations to our newest premier class race winner.

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A reference in the cycling world

As is already known, Aleix Espargaro is an avid cycling fan, so congratulations from the world's elite professionals didn’t go amiss. From the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar, winner of the last two editions of the Tour de France, and his compatriot Primoz Roglic, triple winner of the Vuelta a España and current Olympic gold medallist in time trial, to the Spaniards Enric Mas, Jose Joaquin Rojas and Alberto Contador, now retired. Congratulations also came from double world road cycling champion Julian Alaphilippe and Colombian Sergio Andres Higuita, as well as Italian Fabio Aru, who retired last year, and his compatriot Virginia Cancellieri. British rider Tom Pidcock, Olympic mountain bike gold medallist and cyclo-cross world champion, also sent his congratulations.

A motorsport star

In addition to teammates and rivals such as Marc Marquez, Fabio Quartararo, Dani Pedrosa and Lorenzo Savadori, Espargaro also received the affection of riders from other categories such as Jorge Navarro, Simone Corsi, Eric Granado and Dominique Aegerter, as well as stars from other motorsport disciplines. This was the case of Italian Formula E driver and Ferrari F1 reserve driver, Antonio Giovinazzi, as well as motocross and off-road stars such as Ricky Carmichael, Chad Reed and his compatriot Edgar Torronteras. The 30-time world trial champion Toni Bou and double Dakar Rally winner Nani Roma were also on hand to congratulate him.

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Footballers and influencers

A well-known FC Barcelona supporter, the Aprilia rider also received praise from Sergi Roberto. Marc Bartra, a current player for Real Betis, send Espargaro a message as well. As if that wasn't enough, the elder Espargaro was also congratulated by a number of other prominent personalities such as Alex Roca or the famous influencers Patry Jordan and Daniel Illescas. 

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