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Bautista: “I struggled with the lack of rear grip”

Bautista: “I struggled with the lack of rear grip”

Alvaro Bautista found himself suffering from tyre wear at the German GP, but after changing his settings managed to finish in 13th.

Bautista enjoyed a good start to move up to twelfth at the end of the first lap, before tyre wear caused him to slow, although he still managed to enjoy some decent battles with Barbera and Miller before finishing in 13th.

Alvaro Bautista: “I made a great start, moving up a few positions and in the early laps I was able to stay with the second group easily. With new tyres we do well. Unfortunately when the tyre started to wear I struggled with the lack of rear grip. We made some changes to the electronics with the team (and my thanks goes to them for the great job they are doing) specifically to handle this situation and by changing the settings I was able to finish without taking too many risks. The placement is good but now we need to improve this aspect in the second half of the race, just like we were able to successfully solve the chattering problem that hindered me at Assen."

MotoGP, 2015, GRAN PREMI MONSTER ENERGY DE CATALUNYA, RAC, Alvaro Bautista, Aprilia Racing Team Gresini

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