Jorge Martinez “Aspar” officially launches 2014 Moto2 & Moto3 squads
The MAPFRE Aspar Team today officially unveiled its line-up to contest the Moto2 and Moto3 World Championships in 2014, at a special event in the ‘Beneficencia’ centre of culture in Valencia. With a hard preseason of testing already under their belts Nico Terol, Jordi Torres and Juanfran Guevara are... Read more
You have to get over to stv’s Bati VLOG to see the full set of the brand new Mapfre commercials, featuring Alvaro as a bike. Yes, a bike. Look… The ads can all be found here and here… As with last year’s ads, they also feature team boss Jorge Martinez as... Read more
Here’s some words form Alvaro at a press conference held in Talavera de la Reina, both about his collarbone injury and also about the season ahead… “I have the normal pains and aches after surgery, but I can already ride a bike again, although I must follow the path of... Read more
Alvaro Bautista:“This break was very much needed to relieve the stress of so many races in such a short time. Especially considering that in some cases the result was not the one we wanted. But I focus on the fact that I finished the first part of the championship... Read more
Well – I have to admit to being fairly gutted after Bati’s excellent grid position was ultimately squandered due to a bad call on tyre compounds.Alvaro ran with a softer front (as did Barbera, who also suffered though not to such a great extent) and his initial move up... Read more
With grateful thanks as ever to the awesome stv21 for finding this 🙂 Read more
Well, we already knew about the colours, but just for the hell of it here’s a picture of Bati and Fabuel in the new kit and with a new liveried bike at today’s presentation; more pictures of which, along with quotes and comment, you can find here… Read more
Apparently according to good sources (and when I say good sources I – as usual – mean stv21) the Aspar team presentation is suddenly upon us; at 11.30am today in Valencia.250cc only I understand – Alvaro Bautista and Hector Faubel – so sadly no Pere, Gabor or Sergio.Having said... Read more
It’s not exactly news that Alvaro has switched helmet suppliers for 2008 (from NZI to Suomy) nor that the new graphic design is different from that on his 2007 lid; these have been covered on various websites (notably, first, on www.batifans.com of course) over the past days. Indeed you... Read more