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Dream Team Tribute: Jorge Martinez & Alvaro Bautista

SV November 8, 2009 News 2 Comments

helmetSince Alvaro will not continue with the Aspar Team next season, he did the best he could today in Valencia to give them an appropriate farewell present with another podium finish. And not only that. If you were wondering about Alvaro’s helmet design today, it is a Jorge Martinez replica and Alvaro was paying tribute to the man who he had an excellent professional and personal relationship with over the last four seasons and who played a pivotal role in Alvaro’s quest to become the 125cc world champion in 2006 and giving him the possibility to fight for the 250cc title the last two years.
Now this exceptional relation will come to an end, but as Jorge and Alvaro both affirmed, their friendship will still go on.

Gracias, Jorge. Gracias, Alvaro.

Update: Here’s another picture of the helmet’s backside with the signature.
helmet backside

2 Comments

  1. Pringle November 8, 2009 at 7:16 pm

    Ah! I was actually wondering about that. Very nice gesture :)

  2. stv21 November 8, 2009 at 8:47 pm

    On the back of the helmet there’s also Alvaro’s signature, saying “Gracias Jorge! Y a todo my equipo!”

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