Laverty hospitalised after crash in farewell WSBK race

Laverty's BMW crashed on final lap, causing red-flagged Superpole race at Circuito de Jerez, Spain on September 19, 2021.

Laverty's forgettable WSBK final season ended with an accident, finishing 16th in the standings with a best finish of 10th.

Laverty retires after 14 years in motorcycle racing with 13 WSBK wins and 44 podiums across MotoGP, 250cc and WSBK categories.

Laverty expresses gratitude to BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team for their support throughout the season, despite facing challenges.

Rider Laverty was involved in an incident at Turn 1 with Barni Ducati man Xavi Fores on the 18th lap of 22 in the final race of the 2022 season.

The accident caps off a forgettable final season in WSBK for 2013 series runner-up Laverty, who concluded an injury-plagued year 16th in the riders

Laverty bows out of WSBK with 13 wins - the most recent of which came at Phillip Island in 2014 - and 35 podiums to his credit.