WSBK » Laverty laments ‘very bad day at the office’

Eugene Laverty loses further ground in the 2012 World Superbike Championship standings after finishing seventh in race one and crashing out of race two.

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Joe - Unregistered

June 11, 2012 9:45 AM

From laverty twitter:

"Can't overtake as my bike doesn't accelerate or decelerate (slightly important). Maybe I should just skittle everyone like @MarcoMelandri33!"

:D :D

darren - Unregistered

June 11, 2012 10:55 AM

laverty is making the aprilia look crap, excuse after excuse. simply not good enough. aprlia need to give him the flick and put chaz on it. max is making laverty look like a novice

auld fella - Unregistered

June 11, 2012 11:02 AM

The apparent difference between the bikes of Max and those of his team mates is somewhat similar to another Italian make of vee four, where only one rider seems capable of achieving good results.

trr - Unregistered

June 11, 2012 11:19 AM

Someone explain me please if Camier lacked results on an inferior RSV4 (compared to Biaggis), why does he do the same on the GSX-R? I mean LC had some decent finishes on the Suzuki but nothing spectacular, if I remember correctly he - apart from a paar of podiums - finished mostly around 6-10th on the RSV4 as well or crashed. Laverty is more of a dilemma for me, he should do better. But still dont see why would be good for Aprilia to tweak Lavertys bike down. Not to mention that at the same time they provide Chaz Davies a pretty competent (in the last races at least) one. A bit confusing.

Gaz - Unregistered

June 11, 2012 11:32 AM

I very much doubt that Eugene's bike is of a lower spec than Max's as was Leon's before him.

The Aprilia just suits Max down to the ground and he is the only one who can really make it work.

Max is a 4 time World Champion and even at 40yrs of age, he is showing his true class.

Elite - Unregistered

June 11, 2012 11:43 AM

I guess Davies bike is closer to Biaggi's than Eugene's then. Well it's closer to Biaggi's in the races anyaway, since he beat Laverty in race 1, lol. Using the argument that Laverty is somehow disadvantaged makes no sense to me, as it suggests that Aprilia do not want the manufacturer's title.

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