Nico Terol says he is pleased with the Althea Racing Ducati Panigale R as he finishes preparations for his debut season in the World Superbike Championship.

The 26-year-old Spaniard ended the final day of testing at Phillip Island eighth, clocking a hot lap of 1m 31.593s, and feels he can move further up the timesheets once a couple of smaller technical issues are sorted out.

"I'm pleased with how these two days of tests at Phillip Island have gone," Terol said. "We've done a good job, our pace is good, having recorded lap times that were more or less in line with my expectations."

The Spaniard has switched from Moto2 into World Superbikes for 2015 and says the adapting between series has been fairly straightforward.

"I really like the bike and I see that I still have room for improvement, and this is important and something I will concentrate on during the sessions on Friday and Saturday, doing my best to improve on my times.

"I have good feeling, the team has worked very well and I want to do a good job, starting from Friday, in order to prepare as well as possible for the races."



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