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Leon Camier joins Honda for the 2018 FIM Superbike World Championship

Camier, 31-years-old from Ashford, Kent, United Kingdom, will be riding the WorldSBK-spec version of the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 throughout the upcoming season.

Leon Camier - Image by Graeme Brown
Leon Camier – Image by Graeme Brown

British Superbike champion in 2009, Camier joined WorldSBK on a full-time basis the following year and since then he established himself as one of the most talented and quickest riders in the field.

Over the years, Camier has also gathered a wealth of experience by racing on several different machines, and his combination of speed, experience and determination will be a huge asset to the team.

Leon Camier Suzuki GSX-R1000 (2013)
Leon Camier Suzuki GSX-R1000 (2013)

Camier will join the team at the end of the current season to start the winter testing programme on the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2.

Red Bull Honda World Superbike - Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2
Red Bull Honda World Superbike – Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2

Marco ChiniMarco Chini  – Honda’s WorldSBK Operations Manager

“We’re extremely happy to have Leon on board for the upcoming WorldSBK season. He’s a great talent and an extremely professional rider, so I’m sure it will be a pleasure to work with him. We’re confident that his expertise will help us raise the performance of the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 to a whole new level so we’re looking forward to the new challenge. Right now, however, there’s still a season to complete, so we are fully concentrated on the remaining rounds in order to improve our package and finish the year on a high note.”

Red Bull Honda World Superbike - Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2
Red Bull Honda World Superbike – Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2

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