Sachsenring 2015: Pol Espargaro’s Flying Yamaha

Posted on 10 Jul, 2015 by Scott Jones
Sachsenring 2015 Pol Espargaro Tech-3 Yamaha crash

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Pol Espargaro was another victim of Sachsenring’s infamous Turn 11 in FP1. He crashed and slid into the gravel, hopping up quickly and returning to his box for his second bike. He completed the session, but his first Yamaha did not.

It tumbled several times, at one point bouncing high into the air as shown.

Pol Espargaro Tech-3 Yamaha Sachsenring crash damage 2015By the time the marshals removed it from the gravel it was less than whole. While still an engine, frame and two wheels, many of the other parts were lying in the stones.

 

Photographs: ©2015 by Scott Jones / PHOTO.GP – All Rights Reserved

Camera Info: Nikon D4 with Nikon 500mm f/4.0

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