WSBK – WSBK 2015: Jules Cluzel stays at MV Agusta – Occasions MV AGUSTA

WSBK 2015: Jules Cluzel stays at MV Agusta

WSBK - WSBK 2015: Jules Cluzel stays at MV Agusta - Occasions MV AGUSTA

Beaten this year by Michael van den Mark, Jules Cluzel nevertheless demonstrated the full potential of the F3 675 in World Supersport. In 2015, our Coq Supersportif will set off again to assault the world title, still riding an MV Agusta. Forza Julo !

Jules Cluzel failed to achieve at the start of the season: winning the world title in Supersport at the controls of the factory F3 … Having come close to the coronation in, our favorite n ° 16 failed this year two races before the end of the season facing an impressive …

"I really wish I could play the title to the end", regrets the official pilot MV Agusta. Beaten, the French is however far from being defeated because he immediately follows:"it was not possible this year, but I hope it will be next year".

Winner of a thrilling "Australian sprint" during the opening round in, Jules took over from a certain Giacomo Agostini, who remained for more than 37 (thirty-seven!) Years the last driver to have won a international class race on a Varese machine (read our).

On June 22, Cluzel took another lead at MV Agusta by securing a masterful victory at. In front of "his" Italian public, the "Francese" finally had his revenge against Sofuoglu who had beaten him from nothing to, just like VDM to then to .

Unfortunately, in the last two meetings at and at, Jules endured serious brake problems which took him to the Portuguese gravel pit and pushed him to the fault in Spain, dashing his title hopes to nothing. in 2014.

"On braking, I lack stability during downshifts, which explains my difficulty in being constant", analyzes n ° 16."This is a concern that we have suffered since the beginning of the year. We can more or less solve it depending on the circuits, but we will need a little more time to find the solution".

However, the last World Superbike events are – terribly – spaced: one month separates each race, enough to allow the Varese factory to refine its machine! His top driver will thus be able to defend his second place in the championship, threatened by our other excellent French driver, Florian Marino..

Whatever his final ranking, "Julo" is already guaranteed to ride for MV Agusta in 2015. "We started a great relationship with MV and I’m really happy to be part of this family.", he emphasizes.

Jules does not hide his wish to remain in the Supersport category on an F3, which he considers "a really well-born machine, a real racing bike. We encounter some difficulties but I decided to continue the adventure with them because I believe in it and there is great potential.".

"We are currently discussing in order to define a development schedule that corresponds to our common ambition, to be world champion in 2015", announces Cluzel who will be rid of VDM () but not of his teammate Zanetti, nor of the promising Marino, Jacobsen, Kennedy, Film, etc.. !

Contacted by Site, the MV Agusta press officer confirmed to us that discussions were currently taking place with Jules to find out in which category to run next year. "Our main goal being to win the world championship and Jules loving to drive the F3 675, this might just be the best option.", says Alessia Riboni.

For his part, the, Remy Hasser, tells us that "the factory has a very busy week because it welcomes dealers from all over the world to present them the future models! I’m just on the way home", continues our interlocutor who takes the opportunity to warn us that MV Agusta will not be at Intermot in Cologne:"Italians are waiting for Eicma in Milan". Mamma mia … Rimanete collegati !

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