One second off the points first time at Catalunya MotoGP
June 15th, 2014
Finishing just off the points is a great result for the first time at Catalunya, after battling with the Honda early on then with Edwards, finally finishing one second behind Aoyama and ahead of PBM team mate Laverty.
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Catching up before the Catalunya race this weekend -
June 12th, 2014
We’re well into the MotoGP season now and you’ve got a number of starts under your belt with the PBM team. Overall, how do you feel you have started off?

For me, its a big learning curve. Even last race at Mugello, and pretty much every track I’ve been to, has been a new one. That’s been a little bit tough, to learn tracks and the bike, and to get the best setup for the race. In general, I think we are whereabouts we expected to be. I was hoping to be a bit closer to the other guys in the class, which was sort of the goal, but the more the season goes on, it becomes harder and harder than we thought. In general I’m getting better and better on the bike every time I get on it.

And what about the bike, is there much going on in terms of development as the races progress?

Last race was the first time we got new parts. We got a different tank, so I could get a bit lower. The development side of the team is really at a minimum; the team is so small. On my side of the box there really is only three people, two mechanics and a chief mechanic. There’s no electronics guys or anything. And Aprilia didn’t have a Magnetti Marelli system so basically we’re trying to develop our own system. We’re not really ...   Read more...
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Solid finish just outside the points in first visit to Italian MotoGP at Mugello
June 2nd, 2014
Has not been easy learning this track and could have done with that whole session we missed on Saturday. We still need to improve so bring on Barcelona in 2 weeks.

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