Assen World Superbikes: Bayliss again in final free practice

Published: 26 April 2008

Troy Bayliss set the fastest time and dipped under James Tosleands official best lap record in final free practice today and looks like the man to beat in tomorrows two 22 lap races.

Bayliss was backed up by fellow Ducati men Ruben Xaus and Jacob Smrtz in second and third with Alstare Suzuki, men Yukio Kagayama, Max Neukirchner and Fonsi Nieto men taking the next three places on the provisional grid.

Final positions:

1 21 T. BAYLISS AUS Ducati Xerox Team Ducati 1098 F08 1'38.355

2 111 R. XAUS ESP Sterilgarda Go Eleven Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'39.001

3 96 J. SMRZ CZE Guandalini Racing by Grifo's Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'39.117

4 34 Y. KAGAYAMA JPN Team Suzuki Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'39.168

5 76 M. NEUKIRCHNER GER Team Alstare Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'39.264

6 10 F. NIETO ESP Team Suzuki Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'39.287

7 41 N. HAGA JPN Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Yamaha YZF-R1 1'39.360

8 7 C. CHECA ESP Hannspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR1000RR 1'39.370

9 11 T. CORSER AUS Yamaha Motor Italia WSB Yamaha YZF-R1 1'39.528

10 94 D. CHECA ESP Yamaha France Ipone GMT 94 Yamaha YZF-R1 1'39.725

11 100 M.TAMADA JPN Kawasaki PSG-1 Corse Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'39.776

12 84 M. FABRIZIO ITA Ducati Xerox Team Ducati 1098 F08 1'40.073

13 55 R. LACONI FRA Kawasaki PSG-1 Corse Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'40.101

14 54 K. SOFUOGLU TUR Hannspree Ten Kate Honda Jr. Honda CBR1000RR 1'40.231

15 36 G. LAVILLA ESP Ventaxia VK Honda Honda CBR1000RR 1'40.397

16 38 S. NAKATOMI JPN YZF Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R1 1'40.538

17 23 R. KIYONARI JPN Hannspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR1000RR 1'40.600

18 31 K. MUGGERIDGE AUS D.F. Racing Honda CBR1000RR 1'40.744

19 44 R. ROLFO ITA Hannspree Honda Althea Honda CBR1000RR 1'40.829

20 3 M. BIAGGI ITA Sterilgarda Go Eleven Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'40.895

21 194 S. GIMBERT FRA Yamaha France Ipone GMT 94 Yamaha YZF-R1 1'41.085

22 86 A. BADOVINI ITA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'41.163

23 88 S. AOYAMA JPN Alto Evolution Honda Superbike Honda CBR1000RR 1'41.226

24 57 L. LANZI ITA R.G. Team Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'41.638

25 83 R. HOLLAND AUS D.F. Racing - Bertocchi Honda CBR1000RR 1'42.035

26 13 V. IANNUZZO ITA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'42.500

27 22 L. MORELLI ITA Alto Evolution Honda Superbike Honda CBR1000RR 1'42.529

28 28 A. VOS NED Fabricom - MCT Racing Ducati 1098 RS 08 1'42.691

29 77 L. NAPOLEONE FRA Grillini PBR Team Yamaha YZF-R1 1'43.745

 

 

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