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Alvaro Bautista has revealed his performance in last month's Imola World Superbike round was compromised by a fractured vertebra.
Ducati World Superbike rider Chaz Davies says he's "convinced" last weekend's Imola round can be the start of a sustained upturn in form, after taking his best finish of the 2019 season.
Alvaro Bautista says Imola is the first track on the World Superbike calendar to have shown the weaknesses of the Ducati V4 R, after his winning streak came to an end.
Reigning champion Jonathan Rea ended Alvaro Bautista's World Superbike winning streak by dominating the opening race at Imola after polesitter Chaz Davies retired with a bike problem.
Chaz Davies ended Ducati teammate Alvaro Bautista's World Superbike pole streak in qualifying at Imola, which was disrupted by red flags on two separate occasions.
Eugene Laverty has been taken to hospital after a heavy crash in the opening practice session for this weekend's Imola World Superbike round.