18th place in Aragon MotoGP after late bike swap due to rain
September 28th, 2014
I was a lap later  coming in to change bike so I lost a lot of time. It's not been easy and Barbera going onto the Ducati has meant he's stepped up so there's only four CRT bikes now at the back and Petrucci has been quick this weekend, Michael caught up in qualifying. I think that it's not gone too bad and I'm in the position where I expected to be. It's just a case of counting down the races to the end of the year. We don't have anything new so it's just a case of getting the best out of the package. I'm just trying to ride the bike as hard as I can and my battle is with Michael because we've got the same equipment and I've got to do my best against him. But even on my side of the garage I don't really have a team behind me to make changes over the weekend so I'm just riding the bike around and trying to better myself on the bike. It's a bit disappointing because you want to get better. Petrucci has now got a ride for next year and Aprilia are putting a lot behind him so he'll be more difficult to beat for the rest of the season. I hope that it helps for next year. I'm waiting on Birdy but I'm also talking to Yamaha and another team in BSB. I've had offers from IDM and I've talked about some test riding stuff. I'm hoping to have something done before the fly away races and I'd like to go to BSB and get on a bike that can be competitive and be with a top team that can help me win. That's my number ...   Read more...
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Podium finish in the 24 hours of Le Mans World Endurance Championship race with YART
September 21st, 2014
After 24 hours and 804 laps we finished in 3rd place. Its the toughest race on the calendar and we had a small crash on Sunday morning after it rained. Michael (Laverty) and Sheridan (Morais) my team mates did a great job and its always great to get on the podium, also big thanks to Yamaha Austria Racing Team. 

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3rd on the grid for the 24hour of Le Mans 4th round of the World Endurance Championsip
September 20th, 2014
After a small rain shower on Friday morning the qualifying times for the Le Mans 24 hour were decided from Thursday afternoon's dry session, Kawaski on pole, Honda 2nd with Broc and the Monster Energy Yamaha Austria Racing Team (YART) in 3rd position, accompanied by team mates Michael Laverty and Sheridan Morais. Live coverage and timing of the race which starts at 1500 CET can be viewed here or on youtube here. (photo by Jonathan Godin)

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