Imola WSS: Sofuoglu from Laverty at the end of day one

By Michael Guy -

World Superbikes

 24 September 2010 17:48

World Supersport championship leader Kenan Sofuoglu made a strong start to his weekend by securing provisional pole position at Imola. The Turkish rider finished a significant 0.882 seconds ahead of championship rival Eugene Laverty.

Brit Chaz Davies was fifth onboard his BE1 Triumph with Gino Rea down in ninth – 1.737 seconds off the pace.


1 54 K. SOFUOGLU TUR HANNspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR600RR 1'52.397
2 50 E. LAVERTY IRL Parkalgar Honda Honda CBR600RR 1'53.279 0.882
3 51 M. PIRRO ITA HANNspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR600RR 1'53.333
4 37 K. FUJIWARA JPN Kawasaki Motocard.com Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'53.541
5 7 C. DAVIES GBR ParkinGO Triumph BE1 Triumph Daytona 675 1'53.723
6 23 B. PARKES AUS Kawasaki Motocard.com Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'53.798
7 55 M. ROCCOLI ITA Intermoto Czech Honda CBR600RR 1'53.867
8 18 M. AITCHISON AUS Kuja Racing Honda CBR600RR 1'53.981
9 4 G. REA GBR Intermoto Czech Honda CBR600RR 1'54.134
10 25 D. SALOM ESP ParkinGO BE1 Triumph Triumph Daytona 675 1'54.276
11 14 M. LAGRIVE FRA ParkinGO Triumph BE1 Triumph Daytona 675 1'54.385
12 117 M. PRAIA POR Parkalgar Honda Honda CBR600RR 1'54.400
13 53 C. MIGLIORATI ITA Puccetti R. Kawasaki Italia Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'54.447
14 99 F. FORET FRA Team Lorenzini by Leoni Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'54.665
15 127 R. HARMS DEN Harms Benjan Racing Honda CBR600RR 1'55.601
16 44 R. TAMBURINI ITA Bike Service R.T. Yamaha YZF R6 1'55.894
17 31 V. IANNUZZO ITA ParkinGO BE1 Triumph Triumph Daytona 675 1'55.991
18 34 R. QUARMBY RSA Interfile TyresinTransit Team Honda CBR600RR 1'56.137
19 45 G. VIZZIELLO ITA Velmotor 2000 Honda CBR600RR 1'56.225
20 85 A. PALUMBO ITA Puccetti R. Kawasaki Italia Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'57.606
21 131 G. BARONE ITA RCGM 2B Corse Yamaha YZF R6 1'58.225
22 8 B. CHESAUX SUI Harms Benjan Racing Honda CBR600RR 1'58.778
23 5 A. LUNDH SWE Cresto Guide Racing Team Honda CBR600RR 1'59.475
24 10 I. TOTH HUN Team Toth Honda CBR600RR 1'59.766
25 24 E. BLOKHIN RUS Rivamoto Yamaha YZF R6 2'05.251
26 107 M. GOFFI ITA Kuja Racing Honda CBR600RR 2'06.702