The Bathwater Questions: #4 Eugene Laverty

'Your answer, Eugene Laverty, was my bathwater. Mine. Do you hear?'
'Your answer, Eugene Laverty, was my bathwater. Mine. Do you hear?' Picture: GeeBee Images

Eugene Laverty is back in WorldSBK this season and onboard a Go Eleven Panigale V4 no less. Well known for a GSOH, we pose the questions that are on almost no-one’s lips…

Who is the most famous contact in your phone right now?
Valentino Rossi

What is the worst thing you have ever put in your mouth?
Candle wax. At Goodwood, I left the table when desert came out and Leon Haslam switched the white chocolate for candle wax, and I actually ate it

Whose bathwater would you most like to drink?
(Wife Pippa in the background: Your wife’s!)
Someone that showers three times a day. John Kocinski, he’s a clean freak.

James Tiberus Kirk or Jean-Luc Picard?
I don’t know who they are

Would you rather fight one horse-sized duck, or 100 duck-sized horses?
One horse-sized duck, get it by the balls and put it down

When were you last naked outdoors?
Probably when I’m getting changed into cycling kit, or motocross kit outdoors

What superpower would you most like to have and why?
Flying would be pretty good, no messing about, jacket and a woolly hat on and off to the races on a Thursday

On a scale of one to ten, how hairy is your arse?
I’ve seen hairier than mine. I’d go for a three

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