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Phillip Island WorldSBK test: Camier finds fast pace from the off

After some more than solid winter tests in Europe, Red Bull Honda’s Leon Camier continued his rich seam of form on day one of the PI WorldSBK tests, going fourth fastest despite winds which he felt were as bad as he had ever experienced at the Phillip Island circuit. “Both the strength and the gustiness, and more the gustiness because ...

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Camier holds faith in Red Bull Honda progress

Leon Camier says he’s gained a confidence boost from the progress made at the pre-season tests at Jerez and Portimao with his new Red Bull Honda package but accepts plenty of development gains are still required to catch the front-runners. The British rider makes a World Superbike switch to the Ten Kate Racing-run squad for 2018 after three years with MV ...

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Portimao WorldSBK test: Camier cautious despite blistering pace

Red Bull Honda’s Leon Camier set a strong 1’41.623 lap on the final day of WorldSBK testing at Portimao but was not as delighted by his rapid progress as you may have imagined. “We had a Q tyre to do the lap time, obviously, but on race tyre we need to make a step, I feel. We never got a ...

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Rea edges Camier, Lowes as Portimao test concludes

Jonathan Rea has topped the timesheet on both days of the Portimao test for Kawasaki but saw Red Bull Honda’s Leon Camier and Pata Yamaha’s Alex Lowes close the deficit. On the final day of European test action for World Superbike and World Supersport before flying to Phillip Island for the 2018 season opener, Rea headed up the times for the ...

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Portimao WorldSBK test: Camier chases Rea for top spot

Strong winds made life difficult for all as the two-day WorldSBK tests wrapped up at Portimao, but even without resorting to qualifying tyres Kawaskai’s Jonathan Rea scored big again, setting the fastest lap of day two with a 1’41.485, which was just marginally slower than his day one best time. Very much using a qualifier tyre Leon Camier (Red Bull ...

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Camier switches focus after Red Bull Honda progress

Leon Camier has hailed the early 2018 developments his Red Bull Honda squad has made on the Fireblade with chassis and exhaust upgrades at Jerez and will switch focus to race runs at the Portimao test. The British rider is gearing up for his debut Red Bull Honda WSBK campaign, having switched from MV Agusta over the winter, with two pre-season ...

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Jerez WorldSBK test: Camier shows Honda’s podium pace

Last season could hardly have been worse for the Red Bull Honda WorldSBK team, with everything from late arrival of the new model through the impossible personal grief of losing Nicky Hayden in a cycling accident, all framed by disappointing results from almost first to last. But a new-look squad, with Ten Kate Team Manager Kervin Bos at the helm, ...

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Camier reveals unchanged Red Bull Honda livery

New Red Bull Honda rider Leon Camier has revealed the team will run an unchanged livery for the 2018 World Superbike championship as he gears up for pre-season testing. Camier makes the switch from MV Agusta to the Ten Kate Racing-run factory Honda squad this year and is joined by World Superbike rookie Jake Gagne who made three appearances as a replacement ...

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Camier reveals unchanged Red Bull Honda livery

New Red Bull Honda rider Leon Camier has revealed the team will run an unchanged livery for the 2018 World Superbike championship as he gears up for pre-season testing. Camier makes the switch from MV Agusta to the Ten Kate Racing-run factory Honda squad this year and is joined by World Superbike rookie Jake Gagne who made three appearances as a replacement ...

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VIDEO: Camier talks Red Bull Honda test debut

Leon Camier says he’s pleasantly surprised by the immediate feeling he had with the Red Bull Honda during the Jerez post-season test and can target the front-runners if the team solves its electronics issue which blighted its 2017 World Superbike campaign. The British rider has switched from MV Agusta to the factory-supported Honda squad in WSBK for 2018 and relished his ...

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