Davide Giugliano and Chaz Davies concluded today’s three timed practice sessions in overall second and tenth position.
The reigning Champion was within half a second of his own outright circuit record and he takes an advantage of almost a quarter of a second into tomorrow.
Ducati Superbike Team will be back on track this coming weekend for the fifth round of the 2014 Superbike World Championship, taking place at the historic British circuit of Donington Park.
After an extremely important race weekend, the team went straight back to work today at Imola today during official testing.
Chaz Davies and the Ducati Superbike Team powered the 1199 Panigale to a second place finish in both of the day’s hard-fought Superbike races.
Bad weather but a good result for Davide Giugliano
Jonathan Rea emerged victorious ahead of Alex Lowes and Davide Giugliano.
The 2013 WSBK runner up has climbed on the top step of the podium for the fifth time in his caree
Davide Giugliano qualified in sixth position for tomorrow’s races; Chaz Davies twelfth.
In this second round of the 2014 Superbike World championship, rider Chaz Davies finished fourth in today’s first Superbike race.
Tom Sykes took the double on the team’s home round, in front of the 24,255 spectators attending the event, whilst Loris Baz ended up twice second.
Riders Ayrton Badovini and Christian Iddon carried on where they left off yesterday.
Tom Sykes claim first pole position of the season aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team machine ahead of his team mate Loris Baz.
Riders Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano closed day one of timed practice in third and fifth position respectively.
The Ducati Superbike Team now prepares to travel to Spain
The Ducati Superbike Team is pleased with the progress made during the three day testing session that concluded today at the Spanish track of Jerez.