The first race making up the Spanish weekend of Aragón saw a determined Leon Camier push hard to finish just outside the top ten, in eleventh position.
Although not a result that can truly satisfy the Brit and the Moriwaki Althea Honda Team, it nevertheless marks a step forward in terms of the weekend’s performance trend. During the morning, Leon set the fourteenth fastest time in Superpole, a 1’50.812”, more than one and a half seconds quicker than his best effort on Friday.
Ryuichi Kiyonari finished the race in fourteenth position after qualifying in seventeenth place this morning.
World Superbike fans can look forward to another day of action tomorrow, April 7, with the 10-lap Superpole Race at 11.00 am and the 18-lap Race 2 at 2.00 pm local time.
Leon Camier: “Eleventh is far from what we are aiming for, but at least today’s race was an improvement on the other sessions we’ve completed here in Aragon. We actually didn’t change very much in terms of the bike’s setup, just making some little adjustments with the geometry and gearing but it was a step forward. Of course, we still have a great margin for improvement and today’s race was positive also for the fact that I understood a few more things while fighting with the other guys on track. We know we must keep working hard and we’ll always give it our best”.
Ryuichi Kiyonari: “Today’s race was quite challenging, as I was not able to maintain a good pace or ride as I would have liked and of course I’m sorry about that. We must remain focused and continue to work closely as a team to try and achieve a better result tomorrow ”.