You can’t beat the sound of two factory Aprilia RSV4 World Superbike machines lapping the Jerez circuit in unison. The footage comes from Aprila WSBK test rider, former GP racer and TV commentator, Alex Hofmann as he joins the factory team for testing at the Spanish circuit.

Hofmann put in an impressive run chasing Eugene Laverty and ended up as the second fastest rider of the day with a 1:42.407 lap around the fast-flowing circuit. Laverty topped the timesheets with a time of 1:42.251. The German was understandably pleased with his lap, tweeting: "I am fucking feeling pretty good about myself today..."

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