Fantastic fourth for Hector Barbera in tricky conditions at Sepang
Avintia Racing matched its best result in the team’s history today at the Malaysian Grand Prix, with Héctor Barberá in fourth and his team-mate Loris Baz in fifth place. Just before the start, another tropical storm came down over the Sepang track and it rained so heavily that the... Read more
Hector Barbera leaves Japan without reward
Avintia Racing started the Japanese Grand Prix with high expectations, as Hector Barbera was rewarded for his good season and rode injured Andrea Iannone’s Desmosedici GP inside the official Ducati Team. After qualifying eight yesterday, Barbera was aiming at a good result in the race today, but he lost... Read more
Hector Barbera takes thirteenth in difficult Aragon GP
Avintia Racing riders Hector Barbera and Loris Baz finished 13th and 18th in an extremely difficult race for all Ducati riders. The lack of grip has been the main concern during the weekend, with the engineers trying to find the solution every day, without success. Hector Barbera finished the race... Read more
Hector Barbera deeply disappointed with Silverstone weekend
The British Grand Prix weekend started bad for Avintia Racing and finished in the same way. On the first lap of the race, Loris Baz suffered a scary crash in turn two, when he touched with Pol Espargaró, and the race was red flagged. Hector Barbera finished the restarted... Read more
Hector Barbera qualifies tenth for the Austrian Grand Prix
Avintia Racing rider Hector Barbera got a place in Q2 after clocking eighth fastest time in the morning and this afternoon he fought hard to finish tenth in the classification, so tomorrow he’ll start the race from the fourth row of the grid. Partly cloudy, but mainly sunny, summer... Read more
Ninth place in Sachsenring thriller for Hector Barbera
The treacherous conditions at the Sachsenring circuit prevented Hector Barbera and Avintia Racing from taking a great result in the MotoGP German Grand Prix today. After grabbing second place on the grid yesterday in dry conditions, Barbera showed during the morning warm-up session that he would be also competitive... Read more
Fantastic front row start in Germany for Hector Barbera
The second day of practice for the German Grand Prix started in a cheerful way, with Hector taking eighth place in the morning and therefore moving up to the Q2 qualification run of the Top 12 riders of the MotoGP category. After his return to the garage, he presented... Read more
Excellent sixth place for Hector Barbera in crazy Assen race
Avintia Racing rider Hector Barbera took a fantastic sixth place in a crazy interrupted race at Assen. It was the first time in 86 years the Dutch TT was held on Sunday, and also the 250th race in the MotoGP era. But the race will be remembered for it’s... Read more
Fourth row for Hector Barbera in wet qualifying session
Today was another difficult day for Avintia Racing riders at Assen. In the morning they could enjoy dry conditions but Hector Barbera’s bike suffered electronic issues on his number one bike that cost him a lot of time and he was only able to complete ten laps during the... Read more
Hector Barbera takes twelfth at Mugello
The riders of Avintia Racing had a difficult weekend at Mugello. Héctor Barberá and teammate Loris Baz had arrived with high hopes and lots of anticipation at the Grand Prix of Italy and the home track of Ducati, but from the first day, things didn’t go the way as... Read more