Aprilia Racing's Romano Albesiano says the manufacturer is still figuring out the structure of its World Superbike Championship bid following its switch to the MotoGP World Championship.

The Italian manufacturer returns to the premier MotoGP class in 2015 - a year earlier than planned -, and will direct resources to the satellite Red Devils Roma team, rather than maintain the same factory set up that clinched World Superbike titles in 2010, 2012 and 2014

As it stands, Red Devils Roma - which ran a single privateer Aprilia in 2014 - will enter a pair of RSV4s for Leon Haslam and Jordi Torres, but will do so with de facto manufacturer support.

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However, the decision to allow former champion Max Biaggi to test the bike in Portimao and the presence of Albesiano has suggested Aprilia will still have a significant hand in the running and development of the bike.

Albesiano does say, however, that it is still figuring out how best to work within the Red Devils organisation, which will otherwise be wholly run by Andrea Petricca.

"This was also the maiden run for the new team structure in collaboration with Red Devils. This year we will be active in two championships so we are still working out an organisation that will allow us to divide our forces the best possible way.

Speaking about the test itself, Albesiano singled out new signing Haslam for praise after proving quick on a bike that is still being developed.

"Unfortunately the weather conditions put a damper on these tests. We would have liked to lap more and take home more information. The good news is Leon's time results with a bike that is still wet behind the ears in terms of mapping. Even Max, despite the troubles yesterday, was also able to make an important contribution."