Aprilia Racing’s Aleix Espargaro will line up on pole position at his home circuit for the second time in his career after he repeated his 2015 heroics. The Spaniard bagged top spot seven years ago whilst riding for Suzuki, but things didn’t go to plan for him on Sunday. He was demoted to ninth by the time the field reached the opening corner on the first lap after a shocking start, so will history repeat itself or is the local favourite ready to right the wrongs of 2015? There’s that and more in ten things you need to know ahead of the Monster Energy Catalan Grand Prix.
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