Leon Camier will likely be swapping his MV Agusta for the brand new Honda Fireblade SP2 heading into the 2018 WSBK Championship.
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Honda Motor Europe and the Crimson Bull Honda World Superbike Group are happy to announce the signing of Leon Camier, who will be a part of the squad for the 2018 FIM Superbike World Championship. The 31-year-old from Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom, will likely be using the WorldSBK-spec model of the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 all through the upcoming season.
British Superbike champion in 2009, Camier joined WorldSBK on a full-time foundation the next 12 months and since then he established himself as some of the proficient and quickest riders within the discipline. Through the years, Camier has additionally gathered a wealth of expertise by racing on a number of totally different machines, and his mixture of velocity, expertise and dedication will likely be an enormous asset to the crew.
Camier will be a part of the crew on the finish of the present season to start out the winter testing programme on the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2.
Marco Chini, Honda’s WorldSBK Operations Supervisor-
We’re extraordinarily comfortable to have Leon on board for the upcoming WorldSBK season. He’s an ideal expertise and an especially skilled rider, so I’m positive will probably be a pleasure to work with him. We’re assured that his experience will assist us increase the efficiency of the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 to an entire new degree so we’re wanting ahead to the brand new problem. Proper now, nonetheless, there’s nonetheless a season to finish, so we’re absolutely targeting the remaining rounds with a view to enhance our package deal and end the 12 months on a excessive notice.