Far from respect for his teammate, Pol Espargaró He came to Honda hoping to show that he is up for great things. The Japanese team is already working together with Pol and his partner, Marc Márquez, which has not yet confirmed what the return date will be. However, number 44 already plans its objectives for what is to come: “I want to be World Champion”, he assures.
In a video published by the official website of the Repsol team, Espargaró spoke about his first days working with the ‘Ala Dorada’ team. The arrival at the structure took place in a very particular situation. Marc Márquez’s absence meant that an experienced rider was needed to supplant him. What’s more, Alex Marquez must continue to gain confidence, as it will be his second season in MotoGP.
Espargaró was very happy to see his number stamped on the front of the RCV213. In his words, this was something he had fought for his entire racing career. «It is seeing that it is real. See these colors that pilots like (Mick) Doohan, like Marc or (Nicky) Hayden, is now in my hands. It’s a very special feeling, “he commented.
On the other hand, the Spaniard commented on what will be the objectives that he sets for the new MotoGP season, which will see him on the most important motorcycle on the grid. “It’s complicated. I know where I am. I know what these colors entail. My goal is to be as high as possible and why not fight for the World Championship “, he added.
“We are talking about the top three of the World Cup, but without a doubt it is the goal I have, the one I have set myself. I want to be World Champion with Honda one day and that happens to win races, make podiums and try to fight for all the races I can to be at the top ”, said Pol Espargaró, at Honda’s virtual ‘press conference’. Pol will seek his first top flight win in 2021.
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