Espargaro confirmed to have broken his heel in FP4 highside

Following medical checks carried out today at the Dexeus Hospital in Barcelona, Aprilia Racing’s Aleix Espargaro has been diagnosed with a heel fracture in his right foot. The Spanish rider, the victim of a frightening highside during the last free practice session at Silverstone, then stoically took to the track for both qualifying and Sunday’s race. The 33-year-old salvaging seven World Championship points after a brave ride to ninth place.