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Traffic costs Laverty one row


Traffic in qualifying cost Michael Laverty any chance of improving on 21st on the grid for tomorrow’s Dutch TT with the Ulsterman having gone down a wrong alley with the setup of his PBM ahead of qualifying. Speaking after the … Continue reading

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Redding top Production Honda in both sessions


Scott Redding was once again the fastest Open Honda rider with the Gresini rider setting the 12th fastest time of the opening day at Assen. Redding however admitted that the gap to the Factory bikes in front was too great … Continue reading

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Smith’s test set-up working at Assen


Bradley Smith ended the day sixth fastest at Assen with the Tech3 rider continuing to use the setup that he finished the Barcelona test with . Smith has struggled at times this season with his setup but the changes made … Continue reading

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Laverty targets Hondas with extra PBM grunt


Michael Laverty was pleased following the opening day of running in Assen with the PBM rider enjoying a significant upgrade for the first time this season. The Ulsterman, and teammate Broc Parkes, are using a new exhaust this weekend that … Continue reading

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Hayden expects another hard weekend


Nicky Hayden continues to struggle with the affects of his wrist injury but the Aspar Honda rider is approaching this weekend’s Dutch TT with the mindset that his wrist is now a known commodity and that needs to deal with … Continue reading

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Turn in problems for Smith


Having set the pace on the opening day of practice at the Catalan Grand Prix Bradley Smith admitted that he was somewhat disappointed to set the eighth fastest time in qualifying but that when he assessed his effort in qualifying … Continue reading

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Hayden dismisses rumours of extent of injury


Nicky Hayden will start tomorrow’s Catalan Grand Prix from 16th on the grid with the American still hampered by a wrist injury. Having undergone surgery on his right wrist ten days ago the American is still short on full fitness … Continue reading

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