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Solid 7th Place for Camier in Race 1 at Jerez

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The opening race of the WorldSBK weekend was on stage today at the Spanish circuit of Jerez De La Frontera, with Leon Camier starting from the 10th position and then finishing 7th at the end of the race. In WorldSSP, Jules Cluzel got the first row on the grid for tomorrow’s race.

WorldSBK – FP3, SP2, Race1
During the FP3 early in the morning Leon got familiar again with his MV Agusta F4 RC, after the difficulties he met yesterday, when he suffered two bad crashes in the two FP sessions. Today, the MV Agusta Reparto Corse rider got the 10th position on the grid after Tissot-Superpole2 and has prevailed in a close fight with the rival Jordi Torres. A few laps from the end the 30-years old brit rider managed to overtake the Spanish, going to finish 7th, behind former World Champion Sylvain Guintoli.

WorldSSP – FP3, SP1, SP2
Having left behind the yesterday’s performance, surely far from his potential, Jules Cluzel – winner of the last round at Magny Cours – won the heats of Tissot-Superpole1 and then got the 3rd place in the Tissot-Superpole2 with a 1’43.996 lap time. Tomorrow Jules will start the battle from the first row on the grid, trying to increase his seasonal best score, made of two wins, a second place and a third place.

Leon Camier #2 WorldSBK – Honestly, I am quite happy with our results. I was struggling a little bit more then I want in the Race, but we know it would be a difficult race for us considering we miss some time during the qualifying. I think I and the team did a really good job and for sure we can make another step tomorrow

Jules Cluzel #16 WorldSSP – It was a challenging day but in the end we managed to get a very positive result. On my fastest lap I made a little mistake, without which I could have done even better. Now we have to keep focused and work on the race pace, since I still struggle a little bit on the long distance.