Leon Camier1986-08-04 (age 33)
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Sandro Cortese will take the place of the injured Leon Camier in this week's first World Superbike test of the 2020 season at Jerez.
Leon Camier has secured a deal to remain on the World Superbike grid in 2020, teaming up with Ducati privateer outfit Barni.
The factory Honda World Superbike team will be down to just one entry for the next two rounds of the championship, with regular rider Leon Camier continuing his recovery from injury.
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.
Honda has taken covers off the bike with which it will return to World Superbike as a factory entrant for the first time in nearly two decades.
Honda will return to World Superbike in 2019 as a full factory entity, splitting with long-time partner squad Ten Kate in favour of a new alliance with the Moriwaki and Althea teams.
World Superbike rider Leon Camier will complete the factory Honda team's line-up for the Suzuka 8 Hour endurance race next month, the Japanese marque has announced.
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".