Jules Cluzel says he will continue racing with MV Agusta in 2015, but while he admits he doesn't know whether that will be in the Superbike or Supersport class, he has expressed a desire to remain in the latter.

Cluzel is on course to finish runner-up in the WSS standings for the second time in three years following a successful first season on the factory-backed MV Agusta F3RR, the young Frenchman having previously finished second to Kenan Sofuoglu in 2012 on a Honda.

As a result, Cluzel - who turned heads with an impressive rookie WSBK season with Crescent Suzuki in 2013 before returning to WSS with MV Agusta - had been tipped to return to the premier class in 2015 as part of his two-year deal with the Italian firm, but the man himself is less certain.

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Indeed, while Cluzel says he will certainly be staying with MV Agusta in 2015, he says he would prefer to remain at Supersport level.

"It wasn't possible this year but I hope that we can win the WSS title next year," he said. "We're in talks to define a development plan that would help us reaching our common goal, which is to be World Champions in 2015. But I'm happy, we've started a wonderful relationship with MV and I'm happy to be part of this family.

"I'm very happy with our relationship. The bike is great, a real race bike. We've had a few difficulties but I've decided to continue with them because we have a huge potential. I feel that this year, we didn't show all that we could do."

"I don't know yet in which class I'll be racing, it will depend on the technical talks we're having now, but my heart tells me to stay in Supersport. It's a choice I can still make but as I said, I'd prefer to race in Supersport."

Cluzel's WSS win at Phillip Island at the start of the season was MV Agusta's first world championship success since 1976.

By contrast, the manufacturer's return to WSBK with the F4RR has proven trickier, with only a handful of points to show for so far in 2014.


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WSS would carry more weight long term .BSS seems going backwards and only winning the title in WSS seems to give recognition power to Move on UP !