After 16 years of sticking on the MotoGP race, Alvaro Bautista, the Spainish racer will move to another racing team, Aruba.it Racing – Ducati, at WorldSBK award that is going to hold at the end of this year.
With the announcement on social network which talks about his future decisions, Alvaro Bautista (Angel Nieto racing team) confirmed that in the MotoGP Silverstone press conference that he would be leaving MotoGP after 16 years conquesting to race alongside Chaz Davies at Aruba.it Racing – Ducati in the WorldSBK award.
Bautista achieved 49 podiums under his name with 16 victories on the 125cc and 250cc racing series. The greatest year of the Spanish racer is 2006, when he was crowned beacause of becoming the 125cc World’s Champion when he just was 22 years old.
Bautista commented about his move: “For me, the next season will be a new challenge because I would move from this race to WorldSBK after 16 years of racing with the official racing team Aruba Ducati. So I am very excited, it is really a new amazing challenge for me”.
Moreover, he also said that: “The persuasion that Ducati put on me really well and we will be strong together. I think we can achieve good results and have more fun. That is the race which is developing, so I am looking forward to this brand new challenge and I will also try to enjoy the last of my race in the MotoGP Championship”.
It seems the Aruba.it Racing – Ducati WorldSBK squad is ready for the season 2019. After announcing a brand new with Angel Nieto MotoGP rider at the present, Alvaro Bautista, the Ducati factory WorldSBK team also confirmed that they had renewed the contract with Chaz Davies.
With a new team and a completely new machine, Aruba.it Racing – Ducati Team is seeking to take the fight directly to other manufacturers in WorldSBK, particularly Kawasaki and Yamaha. It has been a difficult season so far and they hope that they will turn things around for the better by the year 2019.