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Barrier and Baz ready to confirm FIM Cup Superstock 1000 Sylvain Barrier, injured at Brno at the end of July, was back in Magny-Cours for the last race. He was always with the leading group and did a very courageous race, rewarded with the ...

Barrier and Baz ready to confirm

FIM Cup Superstock 1000

Sylvain Barrier, injured at Brno at the end of July, was back in Magny-Cours for the last race. He was always with the leading group and did a very courageous race, rewarded with the seventh position.

Sylvain Barrier: "My knee is OK, but my ankle still hurts as it is a little bit complicated. This new track is not so bad. I kind of like it, with its uphill and downhill sections."

Martial Garcia (team-manager): "Sylvain Barrier is now back in shape and he showed it at Magny-Cours with a good 7th place. We expect him to do well again this weekend."

Superstock 600 European Championship

Loris Baz won the European title at Magny-Cours during the last race. This season, he won 3 races out of 9, at Valencia, Monza and Brands Hatch. He finished second at the Nurburgring, at Brno and at Magny-Cours, and he was also third at Misano, which means he climbed 7 times on the podium in 9 races.

The Superstock 600 race is traditionally on Saturday, but it will be different this weekend at the event will be on Sunday at 1:20 PM, between the Supersport race and the second leg of the Superbikes.

Martial Garcia (team-manager): "After he won the title, Loris Baz will want to confirm here all the hope people have invested in him."

-credit: yzf jr

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