PHILLIP ISLAND SUPERPOLE RACE: Bautista’s unlikely slick tyre gamble pays off

Thursday, 29 December 2022 16:28 GMT

The newly-crowned Champion opted for slick tyres on a wet-but-drying track at the iconic circuit

With the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship between the 2022 and 2023 seasons, it’s time to take a trip down memory lane and enjoy some of the key moments from 2022. After 12 rounds of incredible action, the season ended at the iconic Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and Alvaro Bautista ( Racing – Ducati) pulled off a gamble for the ages in the Tissot Superpole Race, opting for slick tyres. 16th at the end of Lap 1 from pole position, he fought back to take an incredible victory as he ended 2022 on a high. Which the stunning comeback in the video at the top of this article!

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