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Camier Narrowly Misses Out on the Second Top 5 of the Weekend at Lausitzring

Unpredictable weather conditions and gusty wind welcomed this second and final race day at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz, the German circuit hosting the ninth round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship. Team MV Agusta Corse ends this round with Leon Camier getting the 6th position in the WorldSBK race, missing the second top5 of the weekend by just 0.237s.

WorldSBK – Race2
Coming from the 5th place got in yesterday’s Race1, this morning Leon Camier has returned to the track trying to match the Saturday’s great performance. When the light goes out, Leon starts from the first row in the grid and fights for the race’s top positions. After 14 laps, the British moves in 5th place, behind Tom Sykes, fighting for the 4th place. When the sky becomes darker and begins to fall some raindrops, Leon makes a small mistake at the last turn, ending up the race in 6th final position.

WorldSSP – Race
Penalized by a very complicated qualifying heat, because of some problems with his MV Agusta F3 675 bike’s feeling, today PJ Jacobsen kicked off the WorldSSP race from the 14th position. The American, who has already picked up 2 podiums and 3 poles this season, managed to pass several riders before being forced to pull out of the race at the 15th lap due to an electronic problem he suffered from the 2nd lap. PJ’s teammate Alessandro Zaccone closes 14th in the score-point area, 2nd in the ESS internal rank.

Leon Camier #2 WorldSBK – Unfortunately the start wasn’t perfect and I think we have to work on the setting of the clutch for a better start. Despite this, the bike today was perfect again and I had a really good rhythm. I tried to pass Sykes early on and we start battling for the 4th position, his pace was very strong too so I made a little mistake in the last corner and Lowes beat me for the 5th place. I am a little bit frustrated with my mistake but at the same time I am happy with our performance today and I really look forward to the next race in Portimao.

Patrick “PJ” Jacobsen #99 WorldSSP – Today in the race it didn’t start off too good for us. I had a few problem and in the end I had to pull out of the race because of an electronic problem on my bike. Anyway, the team worked really hard and I worked hard too so we must take the positive from this round and move on to the next one.

Alessandro Zaccone #61 ESS – We are definitely far from the positions I expect to be, but I have to say that work on the bike is still moving forward and I hope to get some important results on the final stage of the season. Thanks a lot to all my team and MV Agusta.