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Another Top 10 for Leon Camier in Malaysia

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Camier ends up in 9th position the Malaysian round of WorldSBK Championship for MV Agusta Reparto Corse, with the Brit rider stepping up 8th in the overall standing. In WorldSSP Race Cluzel finishes 7th and consolidates the 3rd position.

WorldSBK – Race2
Race 2 of WorldSBK Championship was run on a wet track, because of the heavy rainstorms that hit the Malaysian track today.

When the lights goes out, Leon Camier loose some places at the start but the British and his MV Agusta F4 RC are quick to get the right rhythm, stepping in 9th position after a few laps.

When the last of the 16 laps is completed Leon is now ending in 9th final position, getting the 8th place in Championship standing. This is the second Top 10 in Malaysia for Leon and Team MV Agusta Reparto Corse.

The WorldSBK will be back on stage on May 29, in England, at Donington Park, the home round for the 29-years old British rider.

WorldSSP – Race
A pouring rain greeted the WorldSSP riders today and forced the race direction to red flag the race during the warmup lap. The race restarted later, after the WorldSBK manche, when the track conditions, still wet, were more suitable for the race.

Penalized in the first phase of the race from having chosen an intermediate tire at the rear, when it had stopped raining and the track seemed to quickly dry out, Jules Cluzel has ridden a very hard race, scoring the fastest lap on lap 8th and 9th; at the end of the race Cluzel managed to finish 7th getting 9 points for the Championship.

Cluzel’s teammate Lorenzo Zanetti suffered greater trouble on wet condition, but the Italian managed to close 13th, in scoring point zone.

Leon Camier #2 WorldSBK Rider – All in all not such a bad race but I was hoping for a little bit better in rain condition. It took a few laps to get into the rhythm because I made a really bad start but when I got into the rhythm I start passing several riders and the lap time was not so bad as well. We miss some speed in rain condition but the feeling with the chassis is really good.

Jules Cluzel #16 WorldSSP Rider – Too bad because we chose the intermediate tyre to the rear when the track began to dry out, but this decision penalized us than the other riders, forcing me to lose too much time in the early laps, when there was still plenty of water on the track. However we are always 3rd in the championship and I now really look forward to Donington.

Lorenzo Zanetti #87 WorldSSP Rider – Except on the first day, when we were very competitive, it was a difficult weekend, plus we also had some technical problem the mechanics managed to fix today. Unfortunately we are still not competitive in wet condition but we have to be confident since we have already showed up our potential and I am sure we will return to fight with the front riders soon.