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Aprilia still under scrutiny

Aprilia continues to be under close scrutiny by their opponents, after Francis Batta’s it’s a prototype the superbike team were told to change the chassis they used during the Phillip Isalnd and Qatar rounds but were unable to do so immediately due to logistic problems.

According to the technical commission, the chassis were slightly different from the ones Aprilia uses on their RSV4 Factory production bike and gave them until the Valencia round to fix the situation, which the Noale based company complied to.

Aprilia riders Max Biaggi and Shinya Nakano barely avoided further controversy when they did a couple of slow laps around the Misano race circuit for the Aprilia RSV4 Factory world launch promo film and for the journalists and photographers present for the launch.

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