WSBK » Laverty: I didn’t expect to be so quick!

The Irishman proves he is a natural Superbike rider with a star turn during testing at Magny-Cours.

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Mike Hock - Unregistered

October 07, 2010 9:57 AM

Most riders can do 120 laps at a good pace when they need to, but it all changes when they have to ride a bike on the edge. thats when we see if they suit the bike. it only takes a small problem to chuck it down the road when you are on the limit.

Gobie - Unregistered

October 07, 2010 10:49 AM

Stavros you tw4t.

2006 British Supersport - 1st Crutchlow / 2nd Laverty
2009 World Supersport - 1st Crutchlow / 2nd Laverty

Oh yes he must be better. What planet do you come from.

Laverty is very fast but better than Cal? I think not. Laverty seems to have 1 main problem. He cracks under pressure, demonstrated that when it comes to the pressure of a Championship he's finished 2nd now in 4 major championship. British 125 / British 600 and twice in World 600. And on all 4 occasions he's crashed a critical points in those Championships. He'll

wjsnowy - Unregistered

October 07, 2010 10:50 AM

Don't get too carried away Eugene. The last bloke that got on the Yam to test after a race weekend was a whole lot faster than JT's superpole time not 3 tenths slower. He'd never ridden the R1 before and he was injured.

Gobie - Unregistered

October 07, 2010 10:52 AM

win lots of races but until he can deal with the pressure of winning a Championship, he'll probably finish 2nd again. A shame as he is a fantastic motorcycle racer and deserves a Championship, but he needs to learn that you can't win things lying on the tarmac. You might all say he doesn't crash often and this is true. But he crashes at the wrong times.

oh dear here we go - Unregistered

October 07, 2010 11:54 AM

to be fair to laverty,this year he won 8 races,kenan won 3 but,kenan finished on the podium in every race ,and laverty had a big engine blow up in a race,and scored no points,so he could have won the title on merit were it not for bad luck, ps /dont hear simon buckfaster on here talking about his bike building genius after that one

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