After sixteen years in the MotoGP paddock, Spanish rider Alvaro Bautista is set to make his Superbike debut in 2019 with the Aruba.it Racing - Ducati team.
Bautista has been competing in world championship racing since 2002 and was crowned 125cc GP World Champion in 2006. From there, he moved up into the 250cc GP Championship for three seasons, before making the step into the premier class in 2010. With over 150 starts in the MotoGP class alone, he brings waves of experience into the WorldSBK paddock.
After competing for the last two seasons onboard the Desmosedici GP, Bautista is ready to take up the challenge with the all-new V4 engine machine, Bautista is excited about the new season and aims to impress in his debut in the FIM Superbike World Championship.