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Chatter holding Laverty back at Sepang


The opening day of running proved to be a struggle for PBM rider Michael Laverty with the Irishman having to deal with “horrendous chatter” throughout the day. Having switched to the ART chassis prior to the last race at Aragon … Continue reading

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Mistake free race under pressure pleases Crutchlow


Having been off the pace all weekend today’s sixth place finish marked a strong performance by Cal Crutchlow who dug deep in qualifying to start on the second row and then battled throughout the 28 lap race with Stefan Bradl. … Continue reading

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Laverty finding improvements at Misano


An oil leak hindered Michael Laverty during the opening day of practice at Misano. The Irishman had hoped to test a new exhaust and swingarm during FP2 but a last minute oil leak meant that he was forced to use … Continue reading

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Laverty expecting a tough race at “unique” Laguna Seca


Michael Laverty has had a difficult weekend so far at Laguna Seca and after qualifying the Ulsterman commented on the challenges facing a rookie at the Californian circuit: “It’s been a difficult weekend,” admitted Laverty. “You push hard at most … Continue reading

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Smith on the mend and studying “the science” of MotoGP


Bradley Smith is still feeling the effects of his Mugello injuries but the Tech3 rider showed few ill effects of those injuries on Friday with the tenth fastest time in the morning’s dry session. Speaking afterwards Smith said that his … Continue reading

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