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First points of 2014 for Laverty

Tuesday, 12, August 2014

Round ten of the MotoGP™ World Championship at Indianapolis Motor Speedway saw Michael Laverty score points for the first time in 2014.

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Paul Bird Motorsport Information:

Paul Bird’s team have been regular campaigners at national level in the UK for many seasons on track and on the roads, and also more recently in the World Superbike Championship. The Cumbrian outfit now embarks on its third season in the premier class of motorcycle racing after an up and down couple of years, in which they struggled to get the bike competitive on a consistent basis. The team is spearheaded by Northern Irishman Michael Laverty with Australian newcomer Broc Parkes coming in alongside him.

Team Management

  • Paul BirdTeam Principal
  • Phil BorleyTechnical Director

Michael Laverty Crew

  • Phil BorleyCrew Chief
  • Victor MorgadoMechanic
  • William MeyersMechanic
  • Glen PreeceTyre Technician

Broc Parkes Crew

  • Tom LarsenCrew Chief
  • Dave ParkesMechanic
  • Tom HarrisonMechanic
  • Bike Info
  • Bike PBM
  • Engine Aprilia 1000cc, V4 16 valve
  • Power Over 220 hp
  • Top Speed 330 km/h
  • Chassis PBM Twin-spar aluminium
  • Suspension
  • Front Öhlins inverted front forks
  • Rear Öhlins rear shock absorber
  • Brakes
  • Front Two 320mm carbon front discs with four-piston callipers (Brembo)
  • Rear Single stainless steel disc (Brembo)