Bayliss was fastest in superpole on his Ducati 1098

Bayliss was fastest in superpole on his Ducati 1098

 

Vallelunga WSB: Bayliss tops superpole session

By James Keen -

World Superbikes

 20 September 2008 16:16

Troy Bayliss has backed up his performance in the qualifying sessions by coming out top in superpole.

Bayliss, who finished fastest in the 2nd qualifying session and 3rd in the first session, continues to be on top form this weekend. Fellow Australian Troy Corser wasn't far behind in superpole, lapping the Italian circuit just over one tenth of a second slower than his compatroit.

Noriyuki Haga, who had a couple of nasty crashes this weekend and didn't fair too well in the second qualifying session, came out fighting in superpole to take third place.

Max Biaggi took fourth place, leaving Kiyonari to take fifth and Nuekirchner in sixth.

British rider Chris Walker came in 26th on the timesheets.

1 21 Bayliss T. (AUS) Ducati 1098 F08 1'36.606
2 11 Corser T. (AUS) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'36.730
3 41 Haga N. (JPN) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'36.915
4 3 Biaggi M. (ITA) Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'37.134
5 23 Kiyonari R. (JPN) Honda CBR1000RR 1'37.342
6 76 Neukirchner M. (GER) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'37.427
7 84 Fabrizio M. (ITA) Ducati 1098 F08 1'37.550
8 34 Kagayama Y. (JPN) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'37.607
9 57 Lanzi L. (ITA) Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'37.692
10 10 Nieto F. (ESP) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'37.820
11 111 Xaus R. (ESP) Ducati 1098 RS 08 0.000
12 7 Checa C. (ESP) Honda CBR1000RR 0.000
13 44 Rolfo R. (ITA) Honda CBR1000RR 1'37.910
14 54 Sofuoglu K. (TUR) Honda CBR1000RR 1'37.925
15 55 Laconi R. (FRA) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'38.043
16 31 Muggeridge K. (AUS) Honda CBR1000RR 1'38.267
17 36 Lavilla G. (ESP) Honda CBR1000RR 1'38.492
18 86 Badovini A. (ITA) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'38.530
19 38 Nakatomi S. (JPN) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'38.574
20 94 Checa D. (ESP) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'38.660
21 96 Smrz J. (CZE) Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'38.749
22 194 Gimbert S. (FRA) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'38.970
23 13 Iannuzzo V. (ITA) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'39.362
24 88 Aoyama S. (JPN) Honda CBR1000RR 1'39.531
25 100 Tamada M. (JPN) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'39.532
26 9 Walker C. (GBR) Honda CBR1000RR 1'39.623
27 73 Zaiser C. (AUT) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'40.162
28 122 Smrz M. (CZE) Honda CBR1000RR 1'40.633
29 50 Lynn M. (USA) Honda CBR1000RR 1'43.680