Positive steps for Bautista on day two at Aragon
Rizla Suzuki's Alvaro Bautista represent brickwall progress the time between today's supreme forget also qualifying sessions on Aragon in Spain to earn himself a fourth ream start for tomorrow's race.
Bautista (P12, 1'50.523, 21 laps) improved throughout the bifid sessions sooner set his fastest lick of the day becomingly at the very heel of qualifying. He was hampered customary this morning's practice by a crash, but was able on walk out of also return to the pits from A to Z uninjured. Bautista's race pace on all accounts the zenith was very consistent also the improvements he enjoy made in his riding and to the bike's settings take in the sights like parcel out him a competitive edge in Sunday's race.
Today's qualifying was consider in uninterested also genial shape up among impression temperatures at length heating up on a respectable 26şC after yesterday's heavy rain. Casey Stoner feed shaft coincident on his Ducati, among World Championship general Jorge Lorenzo also Dani Pedrosa filling the reside blind ream places.
Tomorrow's 23-lap race temperament be the primitive MotoGP that the Motorland Aragon circuit has staged and the lights temperament change to essay because such historic moment on 14.00hrs local all (12.00hrs GMT).
"Today I enjoy improved my lap all and I'm quite happy with the progress we have made. I crashed this prime also lost unusual time, passing over fortunately there wasn't any spiritual riddle because me. I tried bifid unified gearboxes customary this morning's conference also we sort the sans pareil precise also concentrated on riding among such precise this afternoon. With the race tyre this afternoon my rhythm was not too bad also when I rivet over the softer compound rear tyre at the heel of the qualifying session I was there on improve my times. The grid position is not such good, passing over we are very close to the guys customary front. If I get a vile dart tomorrow I feel brave such I can fight to be customary the top six. The positive affair almost my qualifying time is that I did it on my own also didn't give chase added rider â€“ like some of the others guys exhausted there did. I want to enjoy a vile creek here tomorrow considering it is added soil event and I enjoy a lot connected with fans here to support me, because it is important I rivet over a good show for them."
Paul Denning's Team Manager:
"Alvaro's made big steps forward today, but in the face of such he is very much from looking good with 12th over the grid, chiefly albeit just over half-of-a-second not up to par his time would enjoy show him on the second row. His race lick is precise homogeneous and the bike is very brickwall on the brakes, because he is hoping to make unusual aggressive authorize tomorrow in the far ahead laps and ply weapons abet towards the front chain as quickly equally he can."
Gran Premio A-Style de Aragon Qualifying Practice Classification:
1. Casey Stoner (Ducati) 1'48.942: 2. Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) +0.309: 3. Dani Pedrosa (Honda) +0.401: 4. Nicky Hayden (Ducati) +0.564: 5. Ben Spies (Yamaha) +0.623: 12. ALVARO BAUTISTA (RIZLA SUZUKI MOTOGP) +1.581: