Silverstone BSB: Lowes sets pole

By Liam Marsden -

British Superbikes

 29 September 2012 16:04

WFR Honda rider Alex Lowes will start tomorrow's first BSB race from pole position after seeing off competition from reigning champion Tommy Hill in the final qualifying session.

Current championship leader Josh Brookes starts from the outside of the front row in fourth, with Kawasaki rider Shane Byrne heading the second row in fifth.

The top five slots on the grid are all occupied by title showdown contenders, with Chris Walker qualifying sixth.

1. Alex Lowes GBR WFR Honda CBR1000RR 2m 05.662s
2. Tommy Hill GBR Swan Yamaha YZF-R1 2m 06.487s
3. Michael Laverty GBR Samsung Honda CBR1000RR 2m 06.553s
4. Josh Brookes AUS Tyco Suzuki GSX-R1000 2m 06.717s
5. Shane Byrne GBR Rapid PBM Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 06.775s
6. Chris Walker GBR Pr1mo BKR Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 07.154s
7. James Westmoreland GBR WFR Honda CBR1000RR 2m 07.429s
8. Barry Burrell GBR Buildbase BMW S1000RR 2m 07.444s
9. Peter Hickman GBR Buildbase BMW S1000RR 2m 07.540s
10. Danny Buchan GBR MSS Bathams Kawasaki ZX-10R No Time

11. Jakub Smrz CZE Splitlath Redmond Aprilia RSV4 2m 07.601s
12. Tommy Bridewell GBR Supersonic BMW S1000RR 2m 07.777s
13. Luca Scassa ITA Padgetts Honda CBR1000RR 2m 07.866s
14. Patric Muff SUI Supersonic BMW S1000RR 2m 08.006s
15. Ian Lowry GBR Padgetts Honda CBR1000RR 2m 08.060
16. Jon Kirkham GBR Samsung Honda CBR1000RR 2m 08.209s
17. Stuart Easton GBR Rapid PBM Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 08.211s
18. Karl Harris GBR Quattro Plant Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 08.267s
19. Noriyuki Haga JPN Swan Yamaha YZF-R1 2m 08.403s
20. Scott Smart GBR Moto Rapido Ducati 1199 2m 08.955s

21. Robbin Harms DEN Doodson Honda CBR1000RR 2m 08.980s
22. Alastair Seeley GBR Tyco Suzuki GSX-R1000 2m 09.079s
23. Matteo Baiocco ITA Moto Rapido Ducati 1199 2m 09.153s
24. Tristan Palmer GBR GBmoto Honda CBR1000RR 2m 09.331s
25. Luke Quigley GBR GBmoto Honda CBR1000RR 2m 09.334s
26. Michael Rutter GBR MSS Bathams Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 09.380s
27. John Laverty GBR Pr1mo BKR Kawasaki ZX-10R 2m 10.780s
28. Troy Herfoss AUS Splitlath Redmond Aprilia RSV4 2m 12.444s
29. Tom Tunstall GBR Doodson Honda CBR1000RR 2m 12.476s
30. Jenny Tinmouth GBR Sorrymate.com Honda CBR1000RR 2m 13.967s
31. Aaron Zanotti GBR A-Plant Suzuki GSX-R1000 No Time
32. Tom Grant GBR Quattro Plant Kawasaki ZX-10R No Time