Thruxton BSB: Tommy Hill takes pole

By MCN -

British Superbikes

 14 April 2012 16:12

Reigning BSB champion Tommy Hill will start from pole tomorrow after setting the fstest time during a drying qualifying session.

The first qualifying session - held in wet conditions - was extended to 25 minutes, with Luca Scassa and Nori Haga leading the way at the chequered flag.

Title hopefuls Shane Byrne, Michael Laverty and Nori Haga all failed to make it passed the second qualifying session and onto the first two rows.

Padgetts Racing's Ian Lowry will start tomorrow's first race from second spot on the grid, with wet weather specialist Michael Rutter in third.

1 1 Tommy HILL GBR Yamaha - Swan Yamaha 1:21.607 1:16.470 1:15.260
2 5 Ian LOWRY GBR Honda - Padgetts Racing 1:21.343 1:16.630 1:15.735
3 4 Michael RUTTER GBR Kawasaki - MSS Bathams Kawasaki 1:20.728 1:16.510 1:15.864
4 27 James WESTMORELAND GBR Honda - Team WFR 1:21.031 1:16.890 1:15.905
5 9 Chris WALKER GBR Kawasaki - Pr1mo Bournemouth Kawasaki Racing 1:22.386 1:17.048 1:15.936
6 99 Luca SCASSA ITA Honda - Padgetts Racing 1:20.224 1:17.163 1:15.945
7 2 Josh BROOKES AUS Suzuki - Tyco Suzuki 1:22.052 1:16.908 1:16.033
8 22 Alex LOWES GBR Honda - Team WFR 1:21.678 1:17.312 1:16.112
9 10 Jon KIRKHAM GBR Honda - Samsung Honda 1:20.738 1:17.016 1:16.202
10 24 Patric MUFF SUI BMW - Supersonic Racing Team 1:21.083 1:17.376 1:17.068
11 81 Graeme GOWLAND GBR Honda - Team WFR 1:21.005 1:17.492
12 60 Peter HICKMAN GBR Kawasaki - MSS Bathams Kawasaki 1:21.711 1:17.527
13 7 Michael LAVERTY GBR Honda - Samsung Honda 1:21.741 1:17.579
14 101 Gary MASON GBR Kawasaki - Quattro Plant Kawasaki Superbike Team 1:21.808 1:17.583
15 67 Shane BYRNE GBR Kawasaki - Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki 1:21.338 1:17.603
16 41 Noriyuki HAGA JPN Yamaha - Swan Yamaha 1:20.357 1:17.753
17 34 Alastair SEELEY GBR Suzuki - Tyco Suzuki 1:21.528 1:18.269
18 33 Tristan PALMER GBR Honda - GBmoto Racing 1:21.726 1:18.456
19 88 Scott SMART GBR Ducati - Moto Rapido Racing 1:21.990 1:19.321
20 46 Tommy BRIDEWELL GBR BMW - Supersonic Racing Team 1:22.021 1:19.686
21 3 Stuart EASTON GBR Kawasaki - Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki 1:22.431
22 53 Alex POLITA ITA Ducati - Jentin Doodson Motorsport 1:22.531
23 19 Dan LINFOOT GBR BMW - Buildbase BMW Motorrad 1:22.597
24 51 Luke QUIGLEY GBR Honda - GBmoto Racing 1:23.111
25 14 John LAVERTY GBR Aprilia - Splitlath Redmond 1:23.148
26 21 Florian MARINO FRA Aprilia - Splitlath Redmond 1:23.174
27 78 Freddy FORAY FRA Kawasaki - Quattro Plant Kawasaki Superbike Team 1:23.209
28 37 James HILLIER GBR Kawasaki - Pr1mo Bournemouth Kawasaki Racing 1:23.320
29 77 Barry BURRELL GBR BMW - Buildbase BMW Motorrad 1:24.324
30 20 Tom TUNSTALL GBR Ducati - Jentin Doodson Motorsport 1:24.692
31 8 Jenny TINMOUTH GBR Honda - Hardinge Sorrymate.com Honda 1:24.712
32 36 Abdulaziz BINLADIN KSA Ducati - Moto Rapido Racing 1:25.431
33 64 Aaron ZANOTTI GBR Suzuki - A-Plant Suzuki