848 Challenge Champ Morris moves up to Superstock with JHP Ducati

Leon Morris with JHP's John Hackett
Leon Morris with JHP's John Hackett

Last year’s Ducati 848 Challenge Champion Leon Morris will move into the Metzeler National Superstock 1000 series this season and race a Ducati 1199 Panigale under the John Hackett Performance banner.

Morris had to fight off stiff competition from veteran Mike Edwards in the 2011 Challenge while Darren Fry, also a front runner in last year’s series, will return to the fray on a JHP-backed 848.

"This is a dream ride; racing a Ducati with JHP Racing is a real privilege, John and the team always put the best package together so I couldn’t ask for a better opportunity. I’m raring to go and looking forward to pre-season testing, everybody is talking about this new Ducati and with so much interest I want to do the best I can for the team and Ducati," said Morris.

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