Aleix and Pol Espargaró They are having very difficult days during the San Marino GP. The Catalan brothers received last Thursday, when they were already in Misano, the harsh news of the death of his grandfather, to whom they were very close, which has been a very serious blow for both.

Especially for Pol, who was very close to his father’s father, the unexpected loss of the patriarch of the family is giving him a very difficult drink. He did not even want to speak to the media present, assuring only that something had happened to him that was making it more difficult stay focused.

Aleix, the eldest, decided to honor his grandfather by dyeing the number 41 of his motorcycle black. “It was a bit shocking because it was super good. Being away from our father makes it taste very bad right now. Also, my brother Pol had a lot more relationship with my grandfather, so it is not being an easy weekend, especially because of the distance with the family, “he explained on Saturday. On Instagram he left a publication in which he showed his affection for his brother.

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The tragedy of the grandparents did not stop there in the paddock. Danilo Petrucci He also confessed that he lost one of his own this week, which was causing him great pain because he was so close to him.