Tag Archives: Álvaro Bautista

Simoncelli was good but not a MotoGP Legend


Marco Simoncelli will be honoured as a MotoGP legend at the Italian Grand Prix at Mugello in June. The Italian tragically lost his life at the Malaysian Grand Prix in October 2011 after an opening lap crash. Simoncelli, racing for … Continue reading

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Bradl: My leg is good but lacking feeling


Stefan Bradl continues to recover from a leg fracture at mid-October’s Malaysian MotoGP, the German admitting quite at full fitness ahead of the season ending Valencia Grand Prix. But Bradl, riding for the LCR Honda squad, had a solid opening … Continue reading

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Smith thrilled following best weekend of season


Bradley Smith finished sixth in a chaotic Australian Grand Prix after arguably the strongest weekend of his rookie MotoGP campaign. The Tech3 Yamaha rider made a stunning start from the third row and was in fourth position at the first … Continue reading

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Rossi celebrates first flag-to-flag podium


Valentino Rossi converted a front row start into his sixth podium of the 2013 season at the shortened Australian Grand Prix. The race became a 19 lap dash with mandated pitstops at half distance because of severe tyre blistering due … Continue reading

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Brake issue hampers Bautista


Alvaro Bautista snatched fifth place from Cal Crutchlow at the end of the Malaysian Grand Prix after a race long duel to be the leading satellite rider in Sepang. Afterwards Bautista admitted that a brake problem had hindered him for … Continue reading

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Stronger power map leaves Crutchlow spinning it up


Having struggled for engine power in recent races Cal Crutchlow actually had an issue with too much power at Sepang with the Tech3 consistently spinning its rear tyre on corner exits. The Englishman fought throughout the race with Alvaro Bautista … Continue reading

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Smith pleased to focus on Crutchlow during race


Bradley Smith enjoyed one of his strongest races of his rookie campaign in Sepang. The Tech3 rider finished the race in an uneventful seventh but within sight of his teammate, Cal Crutchlow, and comfortably in front of Andrea Dovizioso. Smith … Continue reading

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