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Camier closed 12th in Race 1 at Jerez, after leading the Tissot-Superpole 1

The foggy weather condition on the Jerez circuit, Spain, forced the race direction to delay and shorten the WorldSBK and WorldSSP morning sessions. At the end of the day, Leon Camier finished with the 12th place in WorldSBK Race 1, while PJ Jacobsen missed out the top3 in WorldSSP qualifying, ending up with the 4th position on starting grid.

WorldSBK – FP3, SP1, SP2

After having solved the problems that plagued the bike on the opening day, Leon Camier – who finished the FP3 in P7 – took the lead of the Tissot-Superpole1 session, entering directly into the second and final qualifying heat, where he managed to score the 9th position in the timesheet, just 1s far from the leader.

WorldSBK Race 1 was interrupted by red flag due to a crash after a few seconds from the start; when the race re-started Camier was able to fights in the scoring point area but he couldn’t find the fast race pace of the last races, ending up in 12th final position.

WorldSSP – FP3, SP1, SP2

In the WorldSSP class PJ Jacobsen achieved the best day result for Team MV Agusta Reparto Corse, with the 4th place (1’43,660) on starting grid got after the Tissot-Superpole2 session. Alessandro Zaccone qualified with the 13th final position, after missing the entrance to the Tissot-Superpole2 for just one position.

Leon Camier #2 WorldSBK – It was a difficult race to be honest, we made some big steps in practice and qualifying and the bike felt really good. In hot condition it seems to change something massively because I was really struggling in stop the bike and it was a really strange feeling. We need to understand exactly what the problem was and made some changes for tomorrow.

Patrick “PJ” Jacobsen # 99 WorldSSP – I’m quite happy with this qualifying day here in Jerez. The bike was definitely doing better and, although there is still work to be done before winning a race, I feel we are keep moving on the right direction.

Alessandro Zaccone # 61 ESS – Unfortunately I didn’t get to the Superpole2, I would have fight for a front rows grid position. Unfortunately, we still have some things to fix on the bike before being fully competitive but I know that my team is giving its best and I really hope to end the season with a nice race tomorrow.