Spanish rider Alvaro Bautista, currently riding for Pull&Bear Aspar Ducati, will race with the sattelite Ducati team also in 2018. 

‘SuperAlvaro’ arrived in the Aspar team at the beginning of the current season, after two seasons spent with Aprilia. The Italian manufacturer made him an offer to return in 2018, but Bautista declared that his priority will be to remain with the Aspar Ducati, something that has now become official. 

Bautista is currently 11th in the standings with a total of 44 points. He has finished inside the top 7 on four occasions, the season best being the 4th place notched in Argentina. 

Bautista is the second-oldest rider on the current MotoGP grid, with 32 years, behind Valentino Rossi’s 38. His biggest career achievement was becoming the 2006 125cc World Champion. 
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