You are about to report the comment below to the Crash.Net moderators as being abusive.
An abusive comment may contain profanity, personal attacks or commercial SPAM.
Please do not report this comment as being abusive if you simply disagree with the
comment posted. If this is the case then you can click on the "disagree" icon () in the upper right
of the comment's post to show your dissatisfaction.
Crash.Net moderators will view all reported comments and will act as they deem necessary.
This may be editing the comment or total deletion.
Bautista finished 5th last year, above Rossi, Bradl and Crutchlow, this year he is only outperformed so far by the 4 "aliens" and Crutchlow.
You talk about progression, 2 years on Suzuki, second year on Gresini Honda and almost always in the top 6/7 with the odd pole and podium thrown in. Progress at this level and with his equipment cannot be much faster.
Be realistic ... who would you give the Gresini Honda to who would beat the works bikes regularly?