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Laverty: “Today we progressed considerably”

Laverty: “Today we progressed considerably”

Aspar MotoGP Team’s Eugene Laverty was happy with his progress today, but is still seeking improvements in his set-up.

Eugene Laverty: “After a difficult weekend, today we progressed considerably with our times. We got into the mid 1.48s, but of course twenty-fourth position is not where we want to be. In the qualifying session, after changing the front tyres, we managed to get a slipstream from another rider; with the second tyre that was not possible and I had to ride alone. I couldn’t continue to bring down the times, and we know how important the slipstream is here. There are several blind corners and riding behind someone helps you to have references. After yesterday's crash, it is proving more difficult to be confident enough to push the front when entering corners. I am braking hard, but we have to improve the setup of the forks to turn in better and push the tyre when cornering. Tomorrow will be a tough race, but, like in France, we have to push hard and try to gain all the positions that we can.”

 

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MotoGP, 2015, GRAN PREMIO D'ITALIA TIM, Q2, Eugene Laverty, Aspar MotoGP Team

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