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P8 for Leon Camier in World SBK Race 1 at Chang International Circuit

Leon Camier closed 8th in Race1 at Chang International Circuit, Thailand. At the end of the WorldSSP Tissot-Superpole2, Patrick PJ Jacobsen set the 11th position close to the Top 10.

WorldSBK – FP3, SP1, SP2, RACE 1
Although it was the rider who has lapped less on track in the WorldSBK FP1-FP2 sessions, Leon Camier has ended up in 1st place the Tissot-Superpole1 heat, entering the Tissot-Superpole2 and getting the 11th position on starting grid.

When the light goes out in Race 1, the British held his position and engages a long battle for the top 10 of the race. Although the high local temperatures do not fit in any way the MV Agusta F4 RC setting, Camier still managed to keep an aggressive pace, closing 8th under the checkered flag. Leon tomorrow will start from the 5th position on grid, in accordance with the new Championship regulations.

WorldSSP – FP3, SP2
This morning PJ Jacobsen took advantage of the third free practice session of WorldSSP in order to further improve the feeling with his MV Agusta F3 675, managing to set the best time of the session (1’38.677). In Tissot-Superpole2 the American wasn’t able to replicate the morning’s excellent result, ending up 11th because of the traffic on track. PJ will start from the 4th row on the grid in tomorrow’s race.

Leon Camier #2 WorldSBK Rider – Considering the difficult weekend we had, I am really happy with this result today. We have made a very positive step forward with chassis and electronics and now we can count a good package for the race. For sure it remains a difficult track for us but I think we definitely made the best we could have done. Tomorrow we have a few things we can improve and I look forward to get another good results in Race2.

Patrick PJ Jacobsen #99 WorldSSP Rider – Of course today we have struggled a bit in qualifying but I am really confident everything will be fine for tomorrow’s race. My team is working really hard and we know which direction we need to take for the race.