Rizla Suzuki MotoGP rider, Alvaro Bautista, finally completing the free training sessions (free practice) two days before the 2011 Portuguese MotoGP at Estoril circuit. Along with riding, Suzuki GSZ-R, Bautista completed the 40 laps with a record time of 1'40 .173. Although the Spanish rider was in 17th position, he was pleased.
"I am very happy because nobody thought I could be like that after more than a month injured. No useless I travel thousands of miles from Talavera to Madrid to get the healing, "said Bautista. "Now I am in Estoril and riding a Suzuki GSV-R though not 100% fit. I still need power for my right foot. " For him, with conditions like this, makes practice sessions to get back a sense of riding a motor bike racing and as a reference. "My legs feel numb. But after the free practice session, he will rest. So I think there is no problem, "he said.
Team Manager Paul Denning, Alvaro commented on the results of the exercise. "Performance is usually measured from the lap-time and position. Today (29 / 4), Alvaro performance were among the best times in the Rizla Suzuki MotoGP in recent years, "said Denning. "Effort and commitment to her body back in shape enough to ride a MotoGP bike should be given credit." However, Denning stated Alvaro need to fix the lap-time. "For the race itself on Sunday (fifth), I submit completely to him," said Denning.