February 23, 2014 by Jim Halligan
A delighted Eugene Laverty celebrates his race one victory!
Eugene Laverty stormed to victory on his Voltcom Crescent Suzuki debut in race one at Phillip Island in Australia this afternoon, securing the first World Championship win for the Japanese manufacturer since 2010. Fighting back from a difficult start, a determined Laverty made his way through from seventh to hunt down the leading pack of Giugliano,... [Read more...]
February 20, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Laverty and Lowes are in confident form ahead of this weekend's season opener.
Voltcom Crescent Suzuki prepares to line up at Philip Island in Australia this weekend in a positive mind-set as the team embarks on the opening round of the 2014 eni FIM Superbike World Championship. Eugene Laverty and Alex Lowes head into the weekend buoyant after a successful two-day test at the Australian track earlier this week. Completing the... [Read more...]
February 17, 2014 by Jim Halligan
Even though testing is often inconclusive, Laverty has shown he will be a force to be reckoned with in 2014
Day one of the WSB testing at Philip Island and Eugene Laverty topped the time sheets on his Voltcom Suzuki- an impressive feat as he was just on the outright lap record and just three tenths away! Speaking to Eugene at the Belfast bike show last week, he had nothing but praise for his new team and said that after the first test they have changed the... [Read more...]
February 14, 2014 by Leo Nulty
Laverty and Lowes are ready for action!
Voltcom Crescent Suzuki is winging its way across the world in preparation for the eni FIM Superbike World Championship official test at Phillip Island in Australia on 17th February. Alex Lowes and Eugene Laverty both completed positive showings in Europe at the team’s pre-season private tests in Spain and Portugal last month, finishing first and... [Read more...]
March 16, 2013 by Pippa Morson
EUGENE LAVERTY AND SYLVAIN GUINTOLI BUSY WITH TWO DAYS OF TESTING IN ORDER TO BE FULLY PREPARED FOR THE NEXT RACE WEEKEND AT ARAGON.
Jerez de la Frontera, 15 March 2013 – The start of the World Superbike season at Phillip Island in February was definitely reinforcement for the confidence of the Aprilia Racing Team and its standard bearers, Eugene Laverty and Sylvain Guintoli. Two wins, full spoils in the manufacturer championship, a tie for the leadership of the rider championship... [Read more...]
February 24, 2013 by Pippa Morson
A win, a second and a lap record made for a superb weekend for Laverty!
APRILIA DOMINATES WORLD SBK RACE 1 IS A ONE-TWO-THREE WITH GUINTOLI, LAVERTY AND FABRIZIO LAVERTY TRIUMPHS IN RACE 2 WITH GUINTOLI SECOND AND FOUR APRILIAS FINISHING IN THE TOP SIX. THE TWO APRILIA STANDARD BEARERS NOW LEAD THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IN A TIE. TOP POINTS FOR APRILIA IN THE MANUFACTURER CHAMPIONSHIP. Phillip Island – Australia,... [Read more...]
January 10, 2013 by Nichola Pearce
Jack Kennedy taken at the Adelaide Masters Series
Seven riders will battle it out for the Enkalon Irish Motorcyclist of the Year, in association with Adelaide Insurance Services. The “Magnificent 7” have been shortlisted after thousands of bike fans voted in a special online poll for their favourite rider of 2012. The winner will be presented with the famous Joey Dunlop trophy at the Adelaide Motorcycle... [Read more...]
December 3, 2012 by Eugene Laverty
Laverty at the final test of the season in Jerez
The offseason officially began today. We completed a three day test at Jerez this week and fortunately we got sunshine throughout. I circulated almost 250 times but I would have been happy to do another 250. We continued to evaluate different swingarms and fork settings to see what works best with the new for 2013 17 inch Pirelli tyres and we made some... [Read more...]
November 30, 2012 by Pippa Morson
Laverty was the quickest on the 3rd day of the testing at Jerez just before the regulation 6-week test ban kicks in until mid-January. Photo: eugenelaverty.co
Aprilia Racing and Kawasaki Racing both concluded their final winter test run of the year at Jerez today before the regulation six-week ban kicks in from the start of December through until mid-January. Quickest man on a day when temperatures did not go much above 12°C was Eugene Laverty, who put in an impressive time of 1 minute 40.185 seconds, representing... [Read more...]
November 3, 2012 by Eugene Laverty
I got my wish in the end! Photo: eugenelaverty.co
I got my wish in the end! Nurburgring was a nice build up with two runner-up finishes before finally getting my first win of the season at Portimao. We came on really strong towards the end of the season so it was nice to go into the winter break off a good run of races. What an end to the title fight though! It came down to just half a point between... [Read more...]