Eugene Laverty with Aprilia for 2012 WSB

October 17, 2011
Courtesy of Aprilia Racing
Eugene Laverty: We took a gamble with the rear tire in Race 1 and it was ok until about four laps to go. The left side of the tire was completely worn which is very strange considering its a right handling track. I was very disappointed to lose fourth position just at the end. - Misano Race 1 2011
Eugene Laverty earned two wins and four podiums during his rookie season in WSB while riding for Yamaha.

At the start of the 2012 World Superbike Season Eugene Laverty will be astride an official Aprilia RSV4.
The twenty five year old Irish rider, born in Toomebridge on June 3rd, 1986 and author of an excellent debut season in the main factory derivative class, signed a contract with Aprilia Racing for the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

Aprilia boasts a collection of 2 world titles in Superbike, earned in 2010 with the Max Biaggi – Aprilia RSV4 duo, 7 world titles in off-road disciplines and an astounding 37 championship titles in World Motorcycle Grand Prix where it is the Italian and European most victorious brand of those in operation.

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