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Valencia World Supersport: Craig Jones stays on front row, Jonathan Rea takes sixth

Published: 05 April 2008

Updated: 24 November 2014

Craig Jones remained on the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s World Supersport race at Valencia after showing no ill effects of his high speed crash this morning.

Like a number of other riders, Jones was unable to improve on his Friday qualifying lap time due to an increase in track temperature, but his early pace was good enough to keep him in the top four of the grid.

Australian Andrew Pitt stayed on pole thanks to his Friday lap time, whilst on form Spaniard jumped up to second with an impressive1m 36.879secs lap.

Jonathan Rea was another man to improve with the young Brit climbing up to sixth place 0.6 seconds of his team-mates best.

Graeme Gowland made some significant set-up changes to his Benjan Honda which saw his leap up the timesheets to 12th meaning he will start from the third row of the grid.

Kawasaki’s Chris Walker was unfortunately unable to improve his lap time after finding it difficult to hold a line in the hotter track conditions and dropped to 14th spot.

Valencia World Supersport qualifying two results:
 
 
1 A. PITT AUS Hannspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR600RR S1 1'36.773 S2 1'37.731
2 J. LASCORZ ESP Glaner Motocard.com Honda CBR600RR S1 1'37.538 S2 1'36.879
3 C. JONES GBR Parkalgar Racing Team Honda CBR600RR S1 1'37.068 S2 1'37.270 
4 B. PARKES AUS Yamaha World Supersport Yamaha YZF-R6 S1 1'37.436 S2 1'37.232
5 K. FUJIWARA JPN Kawasaki Gil Motor Sport Kawasaki ZX-6R S1 1'37.233 S2 1'38.201 
6 J. REA GBR Hannspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR600RR S1 1'37.551 S2 1'37.373
7 M. ROCCOLI ITA Yamaha Lorenzini by Leoni Yamaha YZF-R6 S1 1'38.007 S2 1'37.448
8 J. BROOKES AUS Hannspree Stiggy Motors. HondHaonda CBR600RR S1 1'37.449 S2 1'37.584
9 F. FORET FRA Yamaha World Supersport Yamaha YZF-R6 S1 1'38.211 S2 1'37.653
10 I. CLEMENTI ITA Triumph Italia BE1 Racing Triumph 675 S1 1'38.315 S2 1'37.725 
11 M. LAGRIVE FRA Intermoto Czech Honda CBR600RR S1 1'38.042 S2 1'37.760 
12 G. GOWLAND GBR Benjan Racing Team Honda CBR600RR S1 1'38.255 S2 1'37.781
13 B. VENEMAN NED RES Software Hoegee Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R600 S1 1'37.985 S2 1'37.807 
14 C. WALKER GBR Kawasaki Gil Motor Sport Kawasaki ZX-6R S1 1'37.810 S2 1'38.604
15 G. VIZZIELLO ITA Berry Racing Honda CBR600RR S1 1'37.899 S2 1'38.090 
16 D. SALOM ESP Yamaha Spain Yamaha YZF-R6 S1 1'39.486 S2 1'37.922 
17 G. NANNELLI ITA Hannspree Honda Althea Honda CBR600RR S1 1'38.628 /s2 1'38.008
18 I. DIONISI ITA Triumph - SC Triumph 675 S1 1'39.324 S2 1'38.031
19 R. HARMS DEN Hannspree Stiggy Motors. HondHaonda CBR600RR S1 1'38.108 S2 1'38.225
20 G. LEBLANC FRA CRS Grand Prix Honda CBR600RR S1 1'38.263 S2 1'38.339
21 M. AITCHISON AUS Triumph Italia BE1 Racing Triumph 675 S1 1'38.565 S2 1'38.267
22 G. MCCOY AUS Triumph - SC Triumph 675 S1 1'38.739 S2 1'38.303
23 A. RODRIGUEZ ESP L'Oreal Men Expert Laglisse Yamaha YZF-R6 S1 1'38.666 S2 1'38.435
24 V. KALLIO FIN Benjan Racing Team Honda CBR600RR S1 1'38.659 S2 1'38.580 
25 M. PRAIA POR Parkalgar Racing Team Honda CBR600RR S1 1'38.604 S2 1'38.736 
26 W.DE ANGELIS RSM Intermoto Czech Honda CBR600RR S1 1'38.872 S2 1'38.770 
27 A. VINCENT FRA Gil Motor Sport - Solution F Kawasaki ZX-6R S1 1'38.791 S2 1'39.530
28 M. GIANSANTI ITA Berry Racing Honda CBR600RR S1 1'39.330 S2 1'38.909 
29 G. TALMACSI HUN Factory Racing Honda CBR600RR S1 1'39.083 S2 1'40.065 
30 D. VAN KEYMEULEN BEL RES Software Hoegee Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R600 S1 1'39.661 S2 1'39.123
31 A. BONASTRE ESP Team Honda Merson Honda CBR600RR S1 1'40.431 S2 1'39.237
32 L. ALFONSI ITA PMS Honda CBR600RR S1 1'39.578 S2 1'39.441
33 D. DELL'OMO ITA HP Racing Team Honda CBR600RR S1 1'40.628 S2 1'39.494
34 S. BARRAGAN ESP Glaner Motocard.com Honda CBR600RR S1 1'40.070 S2 1'39.582 
35 L. NEDOG SLO CRS Grand Prix Honda CBR600RR S1 1'39.710 S2 1'40.478 
36 A. MAGDA HUN Factory Racing Honda CBR600RR S1 1'41.151 S2 1'39.991 

 

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