The official fanclub has emailed members outlining details for the summer party (“Fiesta de Verano”) – now confirmed for Saturday September 12th from 12 noon onwards at Los Aparcamientos Del Centro Comercial Nuevo Centro, on the Avenida de la Constitucion (the venue for March’s “launch” party). There’s going to... Read more
I’m very pleased to announce that we have now completed the overhaul of and that it is once again accessible to all. It is a major redesign, and has moved away from being a ‘pretty but flat’ set of pages to a completely fully-featured news site with a huge... Read more
Although we’ve yet to see the full *2009* range of Alvaro Bautista official fan merchandise showing up on the Speed Genius website, a couple of items from the new stuff are certainly there; including two kinds of baseball cap.They’re pretty sharp looking, and feature the “new” squiggly graffiti style... Read more
Just a reminder of that very special bond between Alvaro and his fans – and let’s be honest, most of the crowd in general! Great to see the new Fan’s Club already very visible too 🙂 Read more
For those of you who live your lives on the cutting edge of technology, you may be interested to know that BatiFans is now also on Twitter – where, rather than simply replicating what we do on the forum and our blogs, we can be found ‘behind the scenes’... Read more
Alvaro meets his new Diablo mascot The presentation of the new Directiva Fan’s Club president Julio César Mendoza with the mascot Mahou & tapas at the Bar Los Tinajones, 11pm Saturday Had an excellent time with Michaela on the mad “daytrip” to Talavera de la Reina for Bati’s new Fan’s Club launch party….Lots... Read more
Spanish car hire company SOLMAR rent a car will have its own stand in this year’s Fitur exhibition/show (Hall 12, Stand 12B10A), where Bradley Smith, Jorge Martínez “Aspar” and Álvaro Bautista, from the ASPAR Racing Team, will be signing autographs to everyone who comes to the SOLMAR stand on... Read more
Well, slightly more promising news on the Peña / Fanclub front… The latest news from Spain suggests there’s an upcoming meeting been called which will lay the foundations for a ‘Fan Club’ to replace the Peña, and it seems likely that the current Directiva (or most of them –... Read more
Sadly, following on from the good news regarding Alvaro’s new partnership with MTECH, there’s some worrying sounds from Talavera tonight, with news coming out that the Peña is being dissolved in just over a month.Apparently the board / Directiva did not stand for re-election at what we believe to... Read more
In a determined effort to put my Alvaro-related picture library (or “The Stash” as it is known in these parts…) to some good use, I’ve made one of those cool Mosaic posters, where you create a single (or apparently single) large image out of a vast quantity of smaller... Read more