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Roberts explains decision to turn down Aprilia MotoGP offer

American rider Joe Roberts turned down an Aprilia MotoGP offer for 2021 because "I want to win" and believes only Italtrans in Moto2 can allow him that opportunity. Aprilia was forced into looking for a replacement for Andrea Iannone for 2021 when the Italian was hit with a four-year doping ban following his Court of Arbitration of Sport hearing to have an 18-month suspension overturned. Of the current MotoGP field, outgoing Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso and LCR's Cal Crutchlow had been linked. But the former never considered Aprilia a serious option and will take a sabbatical in 2021, while Crutchlow was unwilling to wait for the Iannone decision and opted to return to Yamaha as...
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