Alvaro Bautista1984-11-21 (age 35)
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Honda has a "really big margin" to improve following the first World Superbike race weekend for the Japanese marque's factory team and its CBR1000RR-R bike, believes Alvaro Bautista.
Honda returning to winning ways with its reborn factory team in the World Superbike championship is a mere "question of time", believes former Ducati man Alvaro Bautista.
Alvaro Bautista grabbed his fourth World Superbike pole of the season after topping a bizarre Superpole session in Argentina.
Honda has announced Ducati rider Alvaro Bautista will join its World Superbike factory team for the 2020 season.
Chaz Davies believes Ducati World Superbike teammate Alvaro Bautista overreacted to their Turn 1 clash in the opening race last weekend at Portimao, describing the Spaniard as "timid".
Alvaro Bautista admits he was “destroyed” after securing his World Superbike race two win in Portugal as he battled through an ongoing shoulder injury.
After a dream start to his World Superbike career turned into a disaster on the run up to the summer break, a shoulder injury and a run of strong tracks for Kawasaki rival Jonathan Rea means Alvaro Bautista’s title hopes look remote even before action resumes this weekend in Portugal.
Ducati boss Paolo Ciabatti has confirmed Alvaro Bautista will leave its World Superbike team at the end of the year, and is set to sign ex-MotoGP rider Scott Redding to replace him.
The chances that Alvaro Bautista will remain part of the Ducati World Superbike team past this year have been “reduced to a flicker”, according to the Italian manufacturer’s sporting director Paolo Ciabatti.
Erstwhile points leader Alvaro Bautista says Honda has approached him about a switch to its works squad for the 2020 World Superbike season.
Ducati World Superbike rider Alvaro Bautista says he had to pull out of the final race at Laguna Seca due to not having enough strength in the arm he injured in the Superpole race.
Ducati World Superbike rider Alvaro Bautista says he feels like the luck he enjoyed at the start of the campaign has "disappeared" following his latest crash at Laguna Seca.
MotoGP points leader Marc Marquez believes that Alvaro Bautista's recent setbacks in World Superbike are the "perfect example" of why he can't think his 2019 title is already sealed.