Bautista Bullish Ahead Of Misano Challenge

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Alvaro Bautista has talked up his chances of a strong result in this weekend's San Marino Grand Prix at Misano. The Spaniard has shown impressive pace in recent races but the results hadn't quite lived up to the practice performances.

But last weekend at Indianapolis, the Rizla Suzuki rider saw off Colin Edwards to finish sixth, his best result in dry conditions so far this year.

Last year, Bautista finished eighth at Misano which came in the middle of an impressive points scoring run in the second half of the year. With a year's MotoGP experience behind him, the 26 year old believes he can improve on that result.

“I think we have a good reference at Misano from last year and we had a good race there in 2010. I want to improve on that and think that we can. It is a track that has every type of corner, it involves lots of hard braking and plenty of changes of direction – it is a real fun track to ride. I want to start with a similar rhythm to that which we had in the race last year and try to be as close as I can to the top as early as possible. I believe we have the package now to do that and we will keep working hard until we achieve our goals.”

The GP Aperol di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini weekend gets underway with Free Practice 1 at 9:10am UK time. As ever, The Checkered Flag will have full coverage throughout the weekend.

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