alvaro bautista

Big Changes for Honda WSB Effort in 2022 Unfortunately, the effort failed to bear significant fruit, which sees Bautista moving to Ducati for 2022 and Honda making both rider and component changes. While Bautista and his former teammate Leon Haslam are moving on, Honda will race with youngsters Iker Lecuona (21) and Xavi Vierge (24)...   

Will Great Britain achieve a 250th WorldSBK win at Laguna Seca The first WorldSBK race weekend here was held in 1995: the winners were Anthony Gobert on a Kawasaki ZXR 750 and Troy Corser on a Ducati 916 R. 2. After a triple win by Rea at Donington Park, Great Britain has racked-up 248 WorldSBK wins and is in the position to be the first country with 250...   

Ducati celebrates the 25th anniversary of the 916 with a limited-edition Panigale V4 A bike destined to transform the world of motorcycle design and to make fans all over the world fall in love. The 916 was uniquely stylish, elegant, light and technologically innovative: a true pillar of Made in Italy motorcycles. The Panigale V4 25° Anniversario 916 will be unveiled in the...   

Ducati prepares for the halfway point in the championship and its second home raceAfter the Jerez weekend, which saw two wins and a crash for Álvaro Bautista in front of his home crowd, as well as some unexpected difficulties for team-mate Chaz Davies, the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati team arrives at Misano Adriatico for the seventh round of the season out of 13 and the midpoint...   

Is Kawasaki Planning a Radical Superbike to Counter the Ducati Panigale V4 R MSRP of $24,899, while Ducati campaigns a modified version of their homologation special, the $40,000 Panigale V4 R. Based on their stock redlines, WSB rules (at the start of the series this year) allowed the Ducati to rev to 16,350 rpm , while the Kawasaki was limited to 14,600 rpm. The...   

WSB Authorities Reduce Ducati RPM Limit Due to Success of Bautista This has led the FIM, in conjunction with other WSB authorities, to adjust the maximum rpm of the Ducati V4 downward by 250 rpm. Honda, on the other hand, has been allowed an increase in its rpm limit by 500 rpm. These changes are effective beginning with Round 4 this weekend at Assen. The...   

Bautista Continues Incredible Domination of WSB as Practice Opens for 3rd Round at Aragon After winning every race in the first two rounds, Bautista dominated the first day of practice for Round 3 at Aragon. The first free practice ended with Bautista recording an incredible 1.1 second advantage over the second quickest rider. After two practice sessions, Bautista's fastest lap...   

Bautista takes Race One win and fourth successive victory in WorldSBKThe opening race of the Pirelli Thai Round in the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) and Alvaro Bautista (ARUBA.IT Racing – Ducati) clash on track early on, creating the rivalry everyone wanted to see unfold between the two heavyweight stars....   

MotoGP Qualifying Results from the British GP155 – 2 Andrea DOVIZIOSO Ducati Team Ducati 306.0 2'10.314 0.159 3 Johann ZARCO Monster Yamaha Tech 3 Yamaha 295.4 2'10.439 0.284 4 Cal CRUTCHLOW LCR Honda CASTROL Honda 286.3 2'10.615 0.460 5 Marc MARQUEZ Repsol Honda...   

Friday MotoGP Summary at Silverstone: A Bumpy Track, A Yamaha Revival, & A Voice from SpaceFor the past couple of months, the UK, along with the rest of Northern Europe, has been sweltering under one of the hottest summers in recent memory. That, of course, was before MotoGP arrived. The arrival of Grand Prix racing brought an abrupt end to the British summer, with temperatures...