WSBK »

Cluzel all set for WSBK debut at Phillip Island

'I am excited about my first time in Superbike, because race weekend is really different compared to the tests' - Jules Cluzel
Jules Cluzel has put his crash during testing at Phillip Island last week behind him as the World Superbike rookie prepares to make his race debut in the class on Sunday.

The young French rider has made the step up from the World Supersport series and is bidding to make a solid start to the season for the Fixi Crescent Suzuki team.

Cluzel, who required a minor operation to close an elbow wound after he fell during last week's private test in Australia, has fully recovered from the incident and is 'excited' by the prospect of his maiden WSBK race this weekend.

“I am excited about my first time in Superbike, because race weekend is really different compared to the tests,” he said.

“For me I think we can do something good at the first event, but I still have to learn a lot for the two long races.

“It will be a really different approach because I'm not used to doing two races, but I am excited because it looks like the team can achieve good things with Leon [Camier] and I hope I can also get some good points.

“I am learning more and more about the bike every time I ride it and my feeling becomes better with every lap,” added Cluzel.

“It will be difficult because there are many good riders, but I will be trying to get some good results and gain more knowledge about how to ride the FIXI Crescent Suzuki Superbike.”




Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Cluzel, Australian WSBK 2012
Van der Mark, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Van der Mark, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Van der Mark, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Van der Mark, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Van der Mark, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Yoshimura, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Yanagawa and Aegerter, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Van der Mark, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Van der Mark, Haslam, Takahashi, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Tsuda and Takahashi, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Tsuda and Aoki, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Tsuda, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Kagayama, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Takahashi and Aegerter, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Takahashi, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Takahashi, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014
Start, Suzuki 8 hours, July 2014

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.