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All the MV Agusta’s Riders Enter the Tissot-Superpole 2 at Imola

The iconic Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari circuit – located in the heart of the town of Imola, 40km south-west of Bologna in northern Italy – plays host to the 5th round of the 2017 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. Team MV Agusta Reparto Corse opened the home round in a positive way, with Leon Camier ending 7th after WorldSBK Free Practices and the WorldSSP duo Jacobsen-Zaccone closing respectively 7th and 10th (Zaccone is 1st in ESS) after their FP2 session.

WorldSBK – FP1, FP2
First free practice sessions at legendary Imola circuit took place under a very sunny and warm weather conditions. Leon Camier and his MV Agusta Reparto Corse team found a very good bike’s setting and the British rider was able to push hard from the very first moment, securing a 7th place at the end of the practice day.

WorldSSP – FP1, FP2
The WorldSSP class opening day at Imola ended up with a positive provisional 7th place for the MV Agusta Reparto Corse’s rider Patrick Jacobsen, after a challenging FP2 red-flagged session. His teammate Alessandro Zaccone took advantage of the experience on his home track to make the most from his MV Agusta F3 675 machine’s setting, ending up 10th after making some positive change at his bike’s rear setting.

Leon Camier #2 WorldSBK – It has been a good session, especially from a speed point of view. In the middle of the second session I found a very good pace but we still have a couple of things to set in order to be faster. Of course we need time on track to figure this out and hopefully we can fix this little problem tomorrow morning during the FP3.

Patrick “PJ” Jacobsen #99 WorldSSP – Today wasn’t the best day for me but it was a positive day all in all. We made some good progress with the bike and even if we are a little bit far from the podium area, I know we can do better in tomorrow’s qualifying sessions. I really want repay my team with a great race here in our home-round.

Alessandro Zaccone #61 ESS – During the last lap after the Red-Flag we made an impressive step forward. The bike has now really changed, it is more easy to ride, especially in the corners. The previous round at Assen we did a good step but today I know I have found the right feeling with my bike, and tomorrow I will try to make another step forward in order to star fighting with the top positions.