Ellison wants to put pressure on Camier.

James Ellison plans to keep piling the pressure on team-mate Leon Camier in the fight for the 2009 British Superbike title, despite losing further ground at Snetterton.

Camier won both races in Norfolk to extend his advantage in the standings to 55 points, with Ellison following him with a run to fourth and second to otherwise consolidate his provisional runners-up spot overall.

Ellison was particularly disappointed with his performance in the first race however when, having led briefly towards the beginning, he eventually slid back to fourth.

“I was a little bit upset after the race one when I dropped down to fourth, because I know we could have finished second or even won it,” he told Radio. “I felt comfortable leading the race, but the Hondas were passing down the straight and then holding me up in the twisty complex, so it was difficult to keep my rhythm going.

Losing out in the second race too, despite setting the fastest lap, Ellison admits he needs to put more pressure on Camier if he is to begin making ground on his team-mate.

“[In the second race] I put some pressure on Leon in the second race, but he had a little more in hand overall. I just have to keep the pressure on him.”

Tagged as: Snetterton , Camier , Ellison

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mike hunt - Unregistered

June 24, 2009 3:25 PM

If it reads as harsh its because I and many others want you (Ellison) to win, not just races but championships BSB and WSB We believe in you, but it seems that maybe you dont believe in yourself, you lack the 1% that seperates winners from the rest, not aggressive enough or whatever. Beat Camier, stamp your authority on the championship and get on the podium this weekend. Get your finger out and stop fannying around. we the fans, know you the class act in the field.prove it yourself.


June 23, 2009 10:53 PM

James, you are the dogs, work on your stamina as you keep fading towards the end. Eerie how Leon Camier reminds me of Niall Mackenzie..starts off steady and is unstoppable from mid distance.

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