A good start for Alvaro Bautista at Motorland Aragon
Narrow gaps and good sensations in the saddle: the weekend is off to a good start at Motorland Aragón for the Aprilia Racing Team Gresini, just out of the top 10 in the combined standings after the first two practice sessions.
There is optimism for Alvaro Bautista, concentrating as always on work in view of the race, but capable of finishing with the fourteenth best time at 1’49.301, just 3 thousandths of a second behind his teammate. The home rider indicated the feeling with the rear as the element that analysis needs to focus on in order to set his sights on doing a repeat of Misano in qualifying, moving straight through to Q2.
“A good first day. We finished less than a second behind the best time. We worked a lot on the electronics after FP1, where we did not have the best configuration from that point of view. In FP2 we took a clear step forward. I am especially happy because the feeling with the bike was very good, despite the fact that we need to perfect the setup since the hard rear tyre is missing a bit of grip”.