DNF for Alvaro Bautista at Valencia
A tense battle for the MotoGP World Championship reached its climax today, with a crash for Andrea Dovizioso and third place for Marc Márquez deciding the title in favour of the Spaniard – his fourth in MotoGP and his sixth in total. The Spaniard was ahead of his rival... Read more
Álvaro Bautista takes 17th in Australia
Marc Márquez has one hand on the MotoGP World Championship title after dominating the race at Phillip Island as Andrea Dovizioso could only finish thirteenth. Despite having to come back from running wide early in the race, Marquez has extended his advantage over the Italian from eleven points to... Read more
Alvaro Bautista crashes out at Motegi
The MotoGP title race stepped up a gear at the Japanese Grand Prix, as Marc Márquez and Andrea Dovizioso battled for victory on the final laps at Motegi. Although either of the pair could have emerged victorious from the last lap, it was Ducati rider Dovizioso who crossed the... Read more
Pulsating performance from Álvaro Bautista in Aragón
Marc Márquez dealt a blow to his championship rivals with victory in Aragon. The Spaniard made an inauspicious start but soon moved up from fourth position, passing Andrea Dovizioso, Valentino Rossi and, finally, Jorge Lorenzo, to take a victory that gives him a sixteen-point margin at the top of... Read more
Alvaro Bautista continues to pick up points with tenth at Silverstone
The MotoGP British Grand Prix took place this Sunday afternoon, and Andrea Dovizioso claimed his fourth win of the season in a close contest at Silverstone. The Ducati rider bested Maverick Viñales by just one tenth of a second, and was seven tenths ahead of Valentino Rossi. Dovizioso... Read more
Eighth for Alvaro Bautista at the Red Bull Ring
Just 0.176 seconds divided Andrea Dovizioso and Marc Márquez as they crossed the line after a thrilling fight to the final corner in the GP of Austria. The Ducati man rode superbly through the final corners to hold off the challenge of his Spanish rival, who tried everything to... Read more
Alvaro Bautista 17th in Austrian qualifying
Álvaro Bautista suffered contrasting fortunes to his team-mate. The Spaniard missed out on Q2 by two tenths in free practice, and again by two tenths in Q1. As such, Bautista will start from the sixth row of the grid and will look during tomorrow’s warm-up session for the solution... Read more
Alvaro Bautista crashes out at Brno
The Pull&Bear Aspar Team paid its own homage to the late, great Ángel Nieto today with Karel Abraham taking the 12+1 position in his home Grand Prix. The Czech rider ran as high as fourth in a race that saw the riders start on wet tyres before switching to... Read more
Alvaro Bautista lines up ninth on Brno grid
Pull&Bear Aspar Team rider will start tomorrow from the third row of the grid at Brno after Álvaro Bautista finished ninth fastest in a qualifying session topped by Marc Márquez, who took pole. Bautista clocked a lap of 1’56.027 in Q2 after progressing from Q1 by just 0.006 seconds.... Read more
Alvaro Bautista to remain with Aspar in 2018
The Aspar Team and Álvaro Bautisa will contest the 2018 MotoGP World Championship together, building on the Spanish rider’s first season on board a Ducati with the team in 2017. The foundations of this successful relationship between the two parties was established between 2006 and 2009, which culminated in... Read more