The Ducati Panigale V4R looked menacing in the hands of Alvaro Bautista on the first day of the test at Jerez
New team, new color scheme, more support from HRC. But will it be enough for Leon Camier?
Old team, new teammate. Leon Haslam joins Jonathan Rea for 2019
Anti-wheelie, but pro-motion
The tradition of German-speaking Yamaha riders in WorldSSP continues. Swiss rider Randy Krummenacher replaces Sandro Cortese, who moves up to WorldsBK
Michael van der Mark, voted Rotterdam Sportsman of the Year, has seen his teammate make a step forward in 2019. There is work still to do
A change of capacity for Maria Herrera: the Yamaha YZF-R6 has more weight and more power than a WorldSSP300 bike, and Herrera is still adapting
Toprak the Turkish Terror will hope to challenge the KRT Kawasakis this year, and will hope to teach journalists to spell his last name correctly
Best thing about WorldSBK is that they don't hide their bikes away behind the modesty screens like the MotoGP teams do
Downloading data from Rob Hartog's Kawasaki ZX-6R
Tom Toparis aiming to make Australian fans proud at Phillip Island
Chaz Davies was a faller on Monday
Sacrilege: A BMW with symmetrical headlights. Markus Reiterberger looked solid on Monday, while teammate Tom Sykes was positively impressive
Bautista, the bike
Bautista, the rider, and his crew chief Giulio Nava, formerly with Aprilia in MotoGP
Mickey letting it all hang out
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