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'We're much faster than we were last year'- Laverty

PBM Aprilia's Michael Laverty is still looking for a little more edge grip from his GPMS-framed MotoGP steed but said that after the weekend's test at Qatar, they are much faster than they were last season. The Irishman, who enters his second season in the premier class, spent most of the three...

Published on March 12 2014, 20:37
Source: www.bikesportnews.com
 

The opening round of the 2014 MotoGP Championship takes place this weekend and after the first two days of practice at Doha, one rider has stood out, topping the time sheets in the first three Free Practice sessions: Aleix Espargaro. We're certainly not surprised to see the 24-year-old Spaniard... 

Espargaro has produced some strong performances in recent seasons on CRT and Open machinery and has now been rewarded with a factory ride. As the news was made official on Tuesday, he tweeted, 'Really happy to announce that I will race with Suzuki next year! Really motivated on this new... 

Quickest across the opening three practice sessions in Qatar, the elder of the two Espargaro brothers was a favourite for pole position before crashing both of his bikes in qualifying. He would finish Sunday's race fourth from ninth on the grid, which was still his best ever race result in the... 

Dear MOby, How much "lap time" progress has actually been made over the past 25 years? All the moto outlets are very precise in reporting lap times during the yearly comparison tests, but in the same conditions on the same day, how much faster around a track is a new superbike (pick whatever one... 

Marquez was victorious for the first time in the premier class in Austin last year and picked up from where he left off in free practice - topping the opening two sessions of the weekend at the Texan track. After completing 15 laps in the first session, Marquez was the only rider able to go... 

Starting off just as strong as he did at Assen two weeks ago, Aleix Espargaro finished the Friday Free Practice 2 with a best 1'22.041s lap on the NGM Forward Racing 'Open' Forward-Yamaha on a softer option rear tire. Having also gone quickest in FP1 puts Espargaro at the top of the combined... 

Capone postulates about Peak Speed that "the limitations of the human being astride the machine must be also considered." I would argue that this is the only consideration in substantially lowering lap times of the TT course, or any race track for that matter. Tires will continue to get...