Australia’s Damian Cudlin is on standby to replace Leon Camier in the Fixi Crescent Suzuki team at Assen this weekend should he not be fit to ride. Camier fell heavily during the first qualification practice at Aragon
|Aussie Cudlin will replace Camier
if he’s not fit to ride.
Photo: Crescent Suzuki
almost 2 weeks ago sustaining heavy damage to his knee. The Brit has been adamant he will at least attempt to race in Assen and a decision on whether he will ride will be made later this week.
Cudlin will head to Assen in case he’s needed off the back of a double race win in the German Superbike championship at the weekend. The Australian has a wealth of experience including having raced in the MotoGP class as a replacement rider at Pramac Ducati, Endurance World Championship and AMA.
Cudlin commented: “I’m really pleased to have been given this opportunity to step into the FIXI Crescent Suzuki team if I’m needed. I’ve competed in a lot of championships including MotoGP, Moto2, AMA and of course Aussie Superbikes, but I’ve never had the chance to ride for a top-class WSB team. I’m really thrilled to have been asked by Paul and thankful to Geert Prins and the RAC team for giving me the chance to ride for FIXI Crescent Suzuki if the situation arises. Obviously it’s the best for the team if Leon is fit, but if he is not then I will be very happy to step in. If I do get the chance I can’t wait to take it and I’ll hopefully do a good job and perform at my best for the team.”