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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.
In the second part of Motorsport.com's countdown, we name the 10 standout motorcycle racing competitors of the 2019.
Motorsport.com selects its top 20 bike racing competitors of 2019, with the first half of the countdown featuring riders from MotoGP, Moto2, Moto3, World Superbike, national-level series and road racing.
Reigning champion Jonathan Rea concluded the second post-season World Superbike test at Jerez fastest of all, having topped both days on his Kawasaki.
Ousted Yamaha MotoGP test rider Jonas Folger is set for multiple wildcard outings in the World Superbike championship in 2020 alongside a full IDM campaign.
Leon Haslam says it was a "long process" becoming a Honda works rider in World Superbike after being unveiled as the Japanese marque's second rider for 2020 this week.