Xavi Fores and Ayrton Badovini qualified in eighth and thirteenth position respectively for tomorrow’s races.
In World Supersport, Yakhnich Motorsport one-two in Qualifying 1
Having taken third and eighth respectively in the dry session on Friday, Chaz Davies and Marco Melandri secured their place in Superpole.
Ayrton Badovini qualified sixth while Michele Pirro, suffering a crash in the final stages, will start from tenth position in tomorrow’s races.
The French round for the World Superbike series saw the points leader secure his 8th Superpole of the season.
Guintoli edges Sykes after first qualifying session.
Sylvain Guintoli earned the World Superbike series Tissot-Superpole at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca event in California, USA
Marco Melandri (ITA) set a new best lap at the famous Californian racetrack and secured provisional pole-position with his BMW S 1000 RR
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.
Friday qualifying at Mazda Race Laguna Seca for the World Superbike riders prepares the teams for the run for the pole tomorrow.
Marco Melandri and Chaz Davies will start tomorrow’s first ever Superbike races on Turkish soil from seventh and eighth on the third row respectively.
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.
Marco Melandri qualified second on the grid with his BMW S 1000 RR in Superpole qualifying, his team-mate Chaz Davies finished seventh.
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.
ChazDavies and Marco Melandri were fourth and sixth respectively with their BMW S 1000 RRs.
Ayrton Badovini concluded first qualifying in fourteenth place and Carlos Checa suffered a crash which meant he failed to set a qualifying time.
Neither rider for the BMW team fared well during qualifying for the World Superbike event at Silverstone.
Checa and his technicians managed the final (‘wet’) session perfectly, securing themselves a position on the front row of the grid.
The second day of the World Superbike Championship round at Silverstone was an emotional one as the riders paid tribute to Andrea Antonelli before Eugene Laverty earned his first-ever Tissot-Superpole.
Marco Melandri finished eighth with his BMW S 1000 RR in today’s first qualifying practice while Chaz Davies was 12th.
Chaz Davies finished second and team-mate Marco Melandri finished fifth.
Due to a wet track, no rider was able to improve on their times set yesterday during second qualifying this morning.
The 23 year old, Davide Giugliano, from Rome managed to time in 1'34.676 lap-time to secure first place ahead of Chaz Davies.
On their BMW S 1000 RRs, Melandri and Davies have successful first qualifying in Russia.
Encouraging provisional fourth place for Checa and Team SBK Ducati Alstare in today’s first qualifying at Moscow Raceway
The Championship leader managed to make the difference in the final section of the track.
It was a busy Saturday for the BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team at its home race in Imola
Badovini qualified in eighth position for tomorrow’s races; Carlos Checa crashed out, qualified thirteenth.