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Knockhill British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea fastest in first superbike session

Published: 29 June 2007

Updated: 24 November 2014

Jonathan Rea was the fastest rider for the first British Superbikes session at Knockhill this lunchtime.

The majority of the session had been led by his HM Plant Honda teammate Ruichi Kiyonari, who had led with laps of 50.973, 48.988 and 48.624 going in to the final few minutes.

But Ulster man Jonathan Rea raced in in the dying minutes to record a 48.429 lap around the Scottish circuit.

Current championship leader Ryuichi Kiyonari did finish the session in second place just under three 10ths quicker than third placed Leon Camier on his Bike Animal Honda.

British Superbikes free practice results:

1 Jonathan Rea GBR Honda 48.429
2 Ryuichi Kiyonari JPN Honda 48.501
3 Leon Camier GBR Honda 48.873
4 Shane Byrne GBR Honda 49.009
5 Tom Sykes GBR Honda 49.024
6 Leon Haslam GBR Ducati 49.124
7 Cal Crutchlow GBR Suzuki 49.320
8 Gregorio Lavilla ESP Ducati 49.382
9 Karl Harris GBR Honda 49.478
10 Chris Walker GBR Suzuki 49.880
11 Tommy Hill GBR Yamaha 49.947
12 Ollie Bridewell GBR Suzuki 50.117
13 Hudson Kennaugh RSA Yamaha 50.204
14 Dean Thomas AUS Suzuki 50.247
15 Chris Martin GBR Honda 50.396
16 Steve Plater GBR Yamaha 50.44
17 James Buckingham GBR Honda 50.457
18 Scott Smart GBR Kawasaki 50.471
19 Tristan Palmer GBR Honda 50.582
20 Stuart Easton GBR Kawasaki 50.662
21 Marty Nutt GBR Yamaha 50.766
22 Peter Hickman GBR Kawasaki 50.948
23 Tom Tunstall GBR Honda 51.005
24 Tommy Bridewell GBR Suzuki 51.050
25 Paul Barron IRL Yamaha 51.487
26 Aaron Zanotti GBR Yamaha 51.542
27 Malcom Ashley GBR Kawasaki 51.736


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