Sbk, Rea anger: “Threatened even my dog.”

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Tense atmosphere in Superbike after controversy with Bautista.

Tense atmosphere in Superbike after the controversy sparked by the incident between Jonathan Rea and Alvaro Bautista in the Magny Cours round. The two also poked at each other during the first free practice session in Barcelona, when they crossed paths on the track in a counter-overtaking incident.

The British rider on the sidelines of practice complained about threats that came on social: “I control my social media, but on race weekends my sister and a friend of mine take care of it. I was turned off comments after reading some opinions,” said the Kawasaki rider. “There were people who wanted to break bones with me and my dog. I wonder why, I am very sorry.”

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