Aleix Espargaro (left) and younger brother Pol Espargaro (right) share a laugh during preseason testing in Qatar. (Photo: Getty Images)
Aleix and Pol Espargaro will be racing in MotoGP in 2014, but they will not be the first brothers to line up on the same premier-class grid.
There are a number of milestones with respect to brothers racing together in the premier class – which the Espargaros can measure themselves against:
- The last time that two brothers competed together in a MotoGP race was at the USGP in 2010 at Laguna Seca, with Nicky Hayden on the factory Ducati and Roger Lee Hayden riding as a replacement for Randy de Puniet on the LCR Honda. Both riders scored points: Nicky finishing 5th and Roger Lee 11th.
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