Xavi Fores1985-09-16 (age 34)
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Eugene Laverty has secured his World Superbike future after signing a deal to join the Go Eleven team on a Ducati, while ousted Barni rider Xavi Fores will move to British Superbikes with Honda.
Xavi Fores claims Ducati World Superbike title sponsor Aruba.it has “played with my livelihood”, as it "insisted" his team Barni Racing replace him with Michael Ruben Rinaldi for the 2019 season.
Tom Sykes secured the final pole position of the 2015 World Superbike season with a stunning last-gasp lap under the floodlights in Qatar.
Chaz Davies was able to set an extremely fast time at the end of the session – 1’35.748 – the quickest of the day.
At the penultimate Magny-Cours round, which took place one week ago, Badovini and substitute rider Michele Pirro took mixed results.