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Five minutes with Eugene Laverty


Tell me about your season? The first half of the year was a bit of a disaster. The speed was there but, what more I can say, we had five DNFs and that’s something that you can’t really afford when … Continue reading

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Q&A with Paul Bird


What have you thought of the year? It’s been a bit disappointing results wise but building our own bike was something that we wanted to do but we haven’t had the time to develop the bike because of time restraints of … Continue reading

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Lack of acceleration costing Laverty


A lack of grip under acceleration cost Michael Laverty in qualifying with the Ulsterman having to settle for 21st on the grid after a difficult session in Valencia. Laverty, who will finish his rookie campaign this weekend, admitted afterwards that … Continue reading

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Excited Laverty feeling “more confident than all year”


You seemed very confident on the bike today in qualifying? This is as confident as I’ve felt going into a race all year after qualifying. I was always fighting with the PBM bike and Barcelona was probably the only time … Continue reading

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Five minutes with Damian Cudlin…


How are you finding adapting to another new bike? It’s going OK. I’m still going faster every time I leave the box but I’m not making as much progress as I’d like. I’d like to be in front of a … Continue reading

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Ducati riders give their views on Dall’Igna hiring


Ducati’s decision to hire Luigi Dall’Igna as their General Manager has been one of the major talking points of the Malaysian Grand Prix weekend and with the dust having now settled following yesterday’s announcement the riders affected by the hiring … Continue reading

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“Good possibility” of Laverty and Lowes at PBM in 2014


Paul Bird Motorsport are yet to confirm their riders for 2014 but the team today dropped their firmest hints yet about their rider line-up for next season. When asked about their likely line-up of Michael Laverty and Alex Lowes the … Continue reading

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