Youngster Savadori impresses
It wasn’t just Laverty that was quick in testing with the Milwaukee Aprilia team. Young Italian team-mate Lorenzo Savadori was also rapid during the winter at Jerez and Portimao.
The 23-year-old finished second fastest at the group test in Jerez before finishing third behind Laverty a few days later at Portimao.
The former Redbull Rookies runner-up and 2015 FIM Superstock 1000 champion, riding an Aprilia, is a true young gun in World Superbikes, but with the potential to mix it with the established elite.
Young Savadori is one to watch