At the penultimate Magny-Cours round, which took place one week ago, Badovini and substitute rider Michele Pirro took mixed results.
Michele Pirro was sixth to cross the line in race one, before unfortunately suffering a crash in race two.
Ayrton Badovini qualified sixth while Michele Pirro, suffering a crash in the final stages, will start from tenth position in tomorrow’s races.
Canepa’s best lap of a 1’23.9, ensured him of final second place, an extremely positive result that augers well for the races.
Due to the pain Ayrton Badovini was suffering in the first half of that first race, he decided not to compete in the day’s second race.
Ayrton Badovini and Team SBK Ducati Alstare will start tomorrow’s races at Intercity Istanbul Park from last position.
Sylvain Guintoli leads the way in Qualifying 1 at the series new venue.
Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini crashed, injuring themselves in the process.
Ayrton Badovini finished Nürburgring’s races in seventh and ninth place, Carlos Checa crossed the line tenth.
Carlos Checa will thus line up for tomorrow’s race in eighteenth position on the grid.
Ducati rider Ayrton Badovini earned his first series Tissot-Superpole award in the FIM World Superbike Championship on the Nurburgring.
Ayrton Badovini concluded first qualifying in fourteenth place and Carlos Checa suffered a crash which meant he failed to set a qualifying time.
Prior to heading to Germany, Checa and Badovini were testing at Misano near the end of the summer break.
On race 1 the onset of rain just as the riders took to the grid caused a delayed start, the second race got underway in dry conditions.
Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini were on track at Silverstone today.
Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini ready for the final event before the traditional summer break.
Race 2 cancelled due to the serious accident in Supersport that cost rider Andrea Antonelli his life.
Due to a wet track, no rider was able to improve on their times set yesterday during second qualifying this morning.
Encouraging provisional fourth place for Checa and Team SBK Ducati Alstare in today’s first qualifying at Moscow Raceway
he Ducati Alstare team has worked hard in preparation for the upcoming event.
Badovini concluded the day’s two Superbike races in eighth and tenth position, Checa eleventh and twelfth.
Badovini qualified in eighth position for tomorrow’s races; Carlos Checa crashed out, qualified thirteenth.
Team SBK Ducati Alstare made a very encouraging start to the weekend’s work at the Imola circuit.
Carlos Checa and Ayrton Badovini both made some solid progress.
Carlos Checa had to miss Monza due to a shoulder injury.
In the overall standings Checa is now in twelfth position with 29 points and Badovini lies fifteenth with 20 points.
Rain continued during the afternoon meaning that riders had to face a similarly wet first qualifying session.
Carlos Checa missed out on the third phase by a fraction of a second.
The Superbikes return to Aragón as Team SBK Ducati Alstare prepares to embark on the European tour.