Aleix Espargaro had a big high-side crash during the warm-up at the 2018 German GP. He sustained some rib injuries which needed immediate medical attention. Hence, he was taken to the Deixeus Quiron Clinic in Barcelona.

Aleix was inspected by Dr. Angel Charte who conducted a thorough checkup and later declared Aleix to be fit enough to be discharged. Aleix was given a prescription of five days off.

The Aprilia rider was awarded a grid penalty at the German GP for obstructing Marc Marquez in practice. Reports tell that this penalty will not be carried over to the next race which will take place at Brno in Czech Republic after the summer break.

Current MotoGP world championship standings:

Marc Marquez SPA Repsol Honda (RC213V) 165 points
Valentino Rossi ITA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 119 points (-46)
Maverick Viñales SPA Movistar Yamaha (YZR-M1) 109 points (-56)
Andrea Dovizioso ITA Ducati Team (GP18) 88 points (-77)
Johann Zarco FRA Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1) 88 points (-77)
Jorge Lorenzo SPA Ducati Team (GP18) 85 points (-80)
Danilo Petrucci ITA Pramac Ducati (GP18) 84 points (-81)
Cal Crutchlow GBR LCR Honda (RC213V) 79 points (-86)
Andrea Iannone ITA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 75 points (-90)
Jack Miller AUS Pramac Ducati (GP17) 57 points (-108)
Alex Rins SPA Suzuki Ecstar (GSX-RR) 53 points (-112)
Dani Pedrosa SPA Repsol Honda (RC213V) 49 points (-116)
Alvaro Bautista SPA Angel Nieto Team (GP17) 44 points (-121)
Pol Espargaro SPA Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 32 points (-133)
Tito Rabat SPA Reale Avintia (GP17) 30 points (-135)
Hafizh Syahrin MAL Monster Yamaha Tech3 (YZR-M1)* 22 points (-143)
Franco Morbidelli ITA EG 0,0 Marc VDS (RC213V)* 19 points (-146)
Aleix Espargaro SPA Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 16 points (-149)
Bradley Smith GBR Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 13 points (-152)
Scott Redding GBR Factory Aprilia Gresini (RS-GP) 12 points (-153)
Takaaki Nakagami JPN LCR Honda (RC213V)* 10 points (-155)
Mika Kallio FIN Red Bull KTM Factory (RC16) 6 points (-159)
Karel Abraham CZE Angel Nieto Team (GP16) 4 points (-161)

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