WSBK – WSBK: Jules Cluzel will drive a GSX-R1000 in 2013! – Used SUZUKI

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WSBK: Jules Cluzel will drive a GSX-R1000 in 2013 !

WSBK - WSBK: Jules Cluzel will drive a GSX-R1000 in 2013! - Used SUZUKI

In 2012, Jules Cluzel had a remarkable first Supersport season … and noticed, since the French rookie will climb next year in the World Superbike! He will join the Suzuki Fixi Crescent team and team up with Leon Camier.

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Jules Cluzel can be completely satisfied with his season: in addition to second place in the general classification of the 2012 Mondial Supersport and the "title" of best rookie, his excellent results have enabled him to find a Word Superbike handlebar in !

The Montlu├žon pilot (03) has indeed just signed a one-year contract with the Fixi Crescent Suzuki team. It is therefore Jules (and not Sylvain, read) who will drive the second GSX-R1000 aligned by the English team, the first still being entrusted to Leon Camier.

"Finding Leon’s teammate wouldn’t have been easy", sighs Paul Denning,"but in the end we couldn’t be happier with the result !"Josh Waters was clearly in the starting blocks (read), but Cluzel won.

The big boss of Les Jaunes is happy to have grappled with a pilot "young (24 years since October 12, Editor’s note), fast and aggressive, which has shown that it can adapt very quickly to new bikes and new championships".

According to Denning, the experience acquired by Jules on the 250 Grand Prix and 600 Moto2 – ie "stiff and not very permissive racing motorcycles like the machines of WSBK"- should allow it to quickly find its marks on the Gex…

The example of Eugene Laverty arrived two years ago in WSBK on the official Yamaha R1, or that of Chaz Davies last year on the private Aprilia RSV4 of the Parkingo team tend to prove that Jules has all his skills. chances to shine in World Superbike.

Impressed by the Frenchie’s exploits in Moto2 (victory at Silverstone in particular), then in Supersport (four victories, that is to say as much as the three-time champion Sofuoglu!), The team leader Suzuki Fixi Crescent visibly appreciated the enthusiasm of his rookie.

"When I was offered to work with Suzuki in World Superbike, I didn’t hesitate for a second: I immediately answered with a big yes! I am really motivated by the project as a whole and I know this is what I want", rejoices n ┬░ 16.

"I will make sure I am fully prepared for the first race and I plan to learn not only quickly but also intelligently"… Just like Loris Baz, French driver after an extremely convincing debut in 2012 !

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