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MotoGP riders expect changes to run-off areas at Jerez

Air fences, especially at Turn 7, played a vital role in allowing some MotoGP riders to walk away from big accidents during the Spanish MotoGP weekend at Jerez. But air fences are far from a perfect solution to shorter-than-needed run-off areas. There is still a risk of the bike following the rider into the airbag, or the possibility of a rider sliding under the airfence and into the tyre barrier. Eight-time world champion Marc Marquez tested the Jerez air fences twice during the weekend, requiring hospital scans after a big Saturday fall at Turn 7 - his first accident since returning to MotoGP action. "It was a big crash, especially the impact against the air fence was at...
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