Laverty takes positives from Qatar

Michael Laverty takes positives from his 17th place finish in the opening round of the MotoGP series in Qatar.

"I was riding the only new bike on the grid and it was my first time at the Qatar circuit so we knew it would be difficult," said the Toomebridge rider.

"It was a tough weekend but we got a finish, I overtook someone and we weren't last," summed up Laverty.

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