"This weekend is the 7th and penultimate Round of the European Junior Cup, and I'm ready to go. It has been two months since I have ridden a bike so I can't wait. Jerez is a track I really enjoyed last year and It was my best qualifying position of the year. I am 11th in the championship heading into this round and I need to score some more points inside the top ten so we can finish top ten overall in the championship.Thank you to everyone for all of the support, especially Wil Sport, Global Sporting Futures, Auckland Motorcycle Club Inc, Motorcycling New Zealand Inc, Transform Bodies , Fast Kiwi Media and everyone back home in New Zealand." Connor commented from Spain.
Connor's Wil Sport team mate , Spain's Augusto Fernandez(#37) has a healthy lead in the championship , and must be favorite to take the championship. Fernandez lost out to Kiwi Jake Lewis at the final round at Jerez in 2013 , where Lewis won the race and championship.
The third member of the Wil Sport team for this round is Australian Nic Liminton, who is a wildcard for Wil Sport and is currently racing in Spain.
Teenage Australian Lachlan Epis returns to Europe for the final two rounds on the Response racing machine having competed in the two previous rounds. Lachlan raced in New Zealand earlier this year on a 250 Ninja with some success and is looking forward to the full season in Europe in 2015.
For the final round at Magny Cours in France in October , another Kiwi will join the pack. Christchurch's Scout Fletcher will race as a wildcard for Wil Sport.
Standings after 6 of 8 races.
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