Donington Park WSB: Sykes heads FP1

By Liam Marsden -

World Superbikes

 11 May 2012 13:37

Tom Sykes finished the first session of the Donington Park WSB weekend on top after setting a fastest time of 1'30.756 in dry but windy conditions.

Fellow Brit Leon Camier finished FP1 in second place, less than a tenth behind Sykes. Jakub Smrz, Michel Fabrizio and Marco Melandri round out the top five, with Leon Haslam in sixth.

Tickets are still available for both Saturday and Sunday. Pay on the gate is also available, so get down and cheer the Brits on to victory!

1. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'30.756
2. Leon Camier (FIXI Crescent Suzuki) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'30.825
3. Jakub Smrz (Liberty Racing Team Effenbert) Ducati 1098R 1'30.842
4. Michel Fabrizio (BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet) BMW S1000 RR 1'30.876
5. Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) BMW S1000 RR 1'30.895
6. Leon Haslam (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) BMW S1000 RR 1'30.962
7. Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'30.976
8. Ayrton Badovini (BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet) BMW S1000 RR 1'31.075
9. Sylvain Guintoli (Team Effenbert Liberty Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'31.142
10. Jonathan Rea (Honda World Superbike Team) Honda CBR1000RR 1'31.187
11. Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'31.197
12. Chaz Davies (ParkinGO MTC Racing) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'31.386
13. Maxime Berger (Team Effenbert Liberty Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'31.832
14. Davide Giugliano (Althea Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'32.009
15. Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'32.037
16. Niccolò Canepa (Red Devils Roma) Ducati 1098R 1'32.493
17. Peter Hickman (FIXI Crescent Suzuki) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'32.674
18. Lorenzo Zanetti (PATA Racing Team) Ducati 1098R 1'32.739
19. Hiroshi Aoyama (Honda World Superbike Team) Honda CBR1000RR 1'33.277
20. Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'33.401
21. Mark Aitchison (Grillini Progea Superbike Team) BMW S1000 RR 1'33.722
22. Leandro Mercado (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'34.115
23. Gary Mason (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'34.589