Brands WSB: Fri AM

Published: 01 August 2006

Troy Bayliss has topped the first free practice session for the Brands Hatch round of the World Superbike championship with a time of 1:26.681, heading Troy Corser (1:27.091), and Britain's James Toseland (1:27.291).

Ex British Superbike star Yukio Kagayama is fifth fastest, with wildcard rider Tommy Hill ninth fastest on his Virgin Mobile Yamaha R1. Chris Walker is 11th fastest for PSG-1 Kawasaki, with Craig Jones in 22nd on the Foggy Petronas.

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Brands Hatch Free Practice 1 times:

1 Bayliss T. 1'26.681

2 Corser T. 1'27.091

3 Toseland J. 1'27.291

4 Haga N. 1'27.329

5 Kagayama Y. 1'27.531

6 Laconi R. 1'27.547

7 Lanzi L. 1'27.561

8 Pitt A. 1'27.578

9 Hill T. 1'27.683

10 Muggeridge K. 1'28.040

11 Walker C. 1'28.049

12 Clementi I. 1'28.067

13 Nieto F. 1'28.144

14 Fabrizio M. 1'28.400

15 Gimbert S. 1'28.403

16 Xaus R. 1'28.445

17 Borciani M. 1'28.449

18 Martin S. 1'28.714

19 Chili P. 1'28.778

20 Rolfo R. 1'28.849

21 Barros A. 1'29.013

22 Jones C. 1'29.130

23 Iannuzzo V. 1'29.210

24 Abe N. 1'29.388

25 Brookes J. 1'29.425

26 Nakatomi S. 1'30.022

British wildcard Cal Crutchlow has gone third quickest in free practice for the World Supersport class, just behind Kevin Curtain and Kenan Sofuoglu.

Crutchlow is just 0.176 off the fastest time of Curtain, with fellow wildcard and team-mate Leon Camier eight quickest. Fellow Brit Tom Tunstall is 27th fastest.

World Supersport free practice times:

1 Curtain K. 1'29.621

2 Sofuoglu K. 1'29.637

3 Crutchlow C. 1'29.797

4 Charpentier S. 1'29.816

5 Parkes B. 1'29.916

6 Chambon S. 1'30.076

7 Tiberio Y. 1'30.127

8 Camier L. 1'30.187

9 Harms R. 1'30.237

10 Sanna S. 1'30.593

11 Veneman B. 1'30.632

12 Vizziello G. 1'30.637

13 Stigefelt J. 1'30.710

14 Berger M. 1'30.846

15 Roccoli M. 1'30.939

16 Fores J. 1'30.983

17 Lagrive M. 1'30.990

18 De Angelis W. 1'31.048

19 Sanchini M. 1'31.122

20 Andersen K. 1'31.346

21 Nannelli G. 1'31.552

22 Checa D. 1'31.634

23 Leblanc G. 1'32.355

24 Easton S. 1'32.529

25 Zaiser C. 1'32.531

26 Velini A. 1'32.703

27 Tunstall T. 1'32.844

28 Lauslehto T. 1'32.949

29 Ivanov V. 1'33.712

30 Enjolras J. 1'33.730

31 Zerbo S. 1'33.938

32 Hidalgo J. 1'33.987

33 Praia M. 1'34.067

34 Duterne S. 1'34.272

35 Peris C. 1'34.427

36 Berta A. 1'34.808

37 Nedog L. 1'35.363

Brendan Roberts leads World Superstock 1000 free practice, with Britain's Richard Cooper in sixth, and Jon Boy lee in eighth.

Fellow Britsh Greg Sanders is in 12th place, with patrick McDougall in 36th.

World Superstock 1000 free practice:

1 Roberts B. 1'30.834

2 Badovini A. 1'31.374

3 Polita A. 1'31.550

4 Scassa L. 1'31.807

5 Corti C. 1'32.193

6 Cooper R. 1'32.209

7 Dionisi I. 1'32.472

8 Boy Lee J. 1'32.525

9 Sacchetti D. 1'32.560

10 Napoleone L. 1'33.120

11 Rocamora E. 1'33.133

12 Sanders G. 1'33.389

14 Silva I. 1'33.694

16 Jerman M. 1'33.769

17 Morais S. 1'33.941

18 Smrz M. 1'33.973

19 Pollock M. 1'34.261

20 Ciavattini D. 1'34.460

21 Baiocco M. 1'34.573

22 Boccolini G. 1'34.848

23 Henderson N. 1'34.882

24 Dell'Omo D. 1'35.442

25 Lunadei R. 1'35.521

26 Biliotti L. 1'35.679

27 Natalini G. 1'35.716

28 Tangre C. 1'36.032

29 Kerkhoven A. 1'36.049

30 Chevre R. 1'36.347

31 Belliero M. 1'36.662

32 Depoorter O. 1'36.724

33 Bovee L. 1'36.836

34 Heyndrickx D. 1'37.481

35 Barone G. 1'37.781

36 McDougall P. 1'38.716

37 Van Bael E. 1'38.717

38 Cedroni G. 1'39.721

39 Al Naimi M. 1'39.989