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Leon Camier has secured a deal to remain on the World Superbike grid in 2020, teaming up with Ducati privateer outfit Barni.
Honda has announced Ducati rider Alvaro Bautista will join its World Superbike factory team for the 2020 season.
The chances that Alvaro Bautista will remain part of the Ducati World Superbike team past this year have been “reduced to a flicker”, according to the Italian manufacturer’s sporting director Paolo Ciabatti.
Erstwhile points leader Alvaro Bautista says Honda has approached him about a switch to its works squad for the 2020 World Superbike season.
KTM MotoGP rider Johann Zarco has called rumours linking him to Honda in World Superbikes for 2020 “bullshit”, and says the person who started them should “lose his job”.
Leon Camier admits that the reborn factory Honda World Superbike squad has plenty of work to do to catch up with its rivals after the final pre-season test of 2019 at Phillip Island.
Leon Camier says the Ten Kate Honda team "made massive progress" with the bike's electronics during the Donington Park World Superbike weekend and expects this to help him "a little bit everywhere".
Jake Gagne has described the chance to replace his late compatriot Nicky Hayden in last weekend's Laguna Seca World Superbike round as a "wonderful experience".
MotoAmerica rider Jake Gagne is set to replace the late Nicky Hayden in the Honda World Superbike team for the upcoming Laguna Seca round, Motorsport.com has learned.
Honda's Nicky Hayden has expressed his disappointment after a "tougher than expected" 2017 World Superbike season opener at Phillip Island, saying there were "no positives" for the team to draw.
Honda World Superbike rider Nicky Hayden hopes the arrival of new riders and more manufacturers upping their game will give the series more variety in 2017.