WSBK: Eugene Laverty bids farewell to Ducati V4 R and joins hands with BMW

 WSBK: Eugene Laverty bids farewell to Ducati V4 R and joins hands with BMW

The motorcycle market never sleeps and the latest is Eugene Laverty who will take place of Markus Reiterberger of BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team. This will be all new tests for Laverty.

With his illustrious career, Laverty climbed the ladder step by step standing first in domestic championships and then moving on to world scene in 2007.

In 2008 Laverty moved to the WorldSBK after staying in 250cc class of World Championship. In 2 seasons Laverty clocked 12 victories in the championship before making move to WorldSBK.

While in 2013 he was a runner-up in the championship. In 2018 and he was able to get two podium finishes and then in 2019, he joined hands with Team Goeleven where he was given a Ducati Panigale V4 R but was laid back due to injuries.

“I’m delighted to welcome Eugene Laverty into the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team for 2020, and also to welcome him back to the SMR team,” said Shaun Muir, Team Principal of the British based squad. “We strongly believe that he can be a strong challenger for the podium.

We are hopeful that as soon as he hits the track at preseason testing in November, the bike will be on another level and I think that the combination of his experience and his speed will be a welcome addition to the WorldSBK project.”

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