Troy Bayliss put in the fastest lap at today's World Superbike qualifying session at Brands Hatch

Troy Bayliss put in the fastest lap at today's World Superbike qualifying session at Brands Hatch


Brands Hatch World Superbikes: Troy Bayliss tops the time sheets in second qualifying session

By James Keen -

World Superbikes

 02 August 2008 11:54

At Brands Hatch this morning Ducati Xerox rider Troy Bayliss topped the time sheets in the World Superbike qualifying session, leaving Ryuichi Kiyonari, fastest rider in yesterday's session, in very close second place.

With a fastest lap of 1'25.898, Bayliss beat Kiyonari by a little over two hundredths of a second. Following closely in third place was Max Neukirchner on his Team Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000, with a time of 1'25.958, meaning less than one tenth of a second seperated the top 3 riders today.

Troy Corser, who finished 7th in yesteryday's session, put in a time of 1'26.030 to claim 4th position on the time sheets.

British riders Tom Sykes and Chris Walker took 10th and 23rd place respectively.

1 Bayliss T. (AUS) Ducati 1098 F08 1'25.898
2 Kiyonari R. (JPN) Honda CBR1000RR 1'25.920
3 Neukirchner M. (GER) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'25.958
4 Corser T. (AUS) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'26.030
5 Haga N. (JPN) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'26.144
6 Kagayama Y. (JPN) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'26.156
7 Biaggi M. (ITA) Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'26.166
8 Xaus R. (ESP) Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'26.218
9 Nieto F. (ESP) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'26.231
10 Sykes T. (GBR) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'26.279
11 Smrz J. (CZE) Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'26.290
12 Lavilla G. (ESP) Honda CBR1000RR 1'26.441
13 Lanzi L. (ITA) Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'26.466
14 Muggeridge K. (AUS) Honda CBR1000RR 1'26.565
15 Checa C. (ESP) Honda CBR1000RR 1'26.577
16 Fabrizio M. (ITA) Ducati 1098 F08 1'26.593
17 Sofuoglu K. (TUR) Honda CBR1000RR 1'26.701
18 Gimbert S. (FRA) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'26.725
19 Rolfo R. (ITA) Honda CBR1000RR 1'26.921
20 Checa D. (ESP) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'27.100
21 Badovini A. (ITA) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'27.149
22 Laconi R. (FRA) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'27.342
23 Walker C. (GBR) Honda CBR1000RR 1'27.353
24 Aoyama S. (JPN) Honda CBR1000RR 1'27.384
25 Tamada M. (JPN) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'27.478
26 Iannuzzo V. (ITA) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'28.401
27 Pridmore J. (USA) Honda CBR1000RR 1'28.937
28 Palmer T. (GBR) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'29.245
29 Nakatomi S. (JPN) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'29.302
30 Morelli L. (ITA) Honda CBR1000RR 1'29.325
31 Zaiser C. (AUT) Yamaha YZF-R1 1'29.446