Phillip Island World Supersport: Andrew Pitt is on the pace

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Overnight rain in Phillip Island resulted in damp conditions for this mornings opening World Supersport Free Practice session.

Typically windy conditions at the coastal Australian circuit quickly began to dry the track and in ever improving conditions Australian Andrew Pitt set the pace onboard his Hannspree Ten Kate Honda with a best lap of 1min 39.744secs almost five seconds off the current lap record.

Gil Motorsport Kawasaki rider Chris Walker was the best placed Brit in seventh with Craig Jones 15th, Jonathan Rea 18th and Graeme Gowland 31st on his first visit to the track.

World Supersport free practice one results:

1 A. PITT AUS Hannspree Ten Kate Honda 1’39.744
2 F. FORET FRA Yamaha World Supersport 1’39.887
3 B. PARKES AUS Yamaha World Supersport 1’39.911
4  K. FUJIWARA JPN Kawasaki Gil Motor Sport 1’40.609
5  J. LASCORZ ESP Glaner Honda 1’42.146
6 M. GIANSANTI ITA Berry Racing Honda 1’42.653
7 C. WALKER GBR Kawasaki Gil Motor Sport 1’42.959
8 G. TALMACSI HUN Factory Racing Honda 1’43.115
9  L. ALFONSI ITA PMS Kawasaki 1’43.187
10 J. BROOKES AUS Hannspree Stiggy Motors. Honda 1’43.967
11 B. VENEMAN NED Ressoftware Hoegee Suzuki 1’44.081
12 I. CLEMENTI ITA Triumph Italia BE1 Racing 1’44.340
13 A. ANTONELLI ITA Hannspree Honda Althea 1’44.857
14 M. LAGRIVE FRA Intermoto Czech Honda 1’44.924
15 C. JONES GBR Parkalgar Racing Team Honda 1’45.027
16 G. VIZZIELLO ITA Berry Racing Honda 1’45.028
17G. NANNELLI ITA Hannspree Honda Althea 1’45.068
18 J. REA GBR Hannspree Ten Kate Honda 1’45.424
19 A. VINCENT FRA Gil Motor Sport – Solution F Kawasaki 1’46.424
20 M. ROCCOLI ITA Yamaha Lorenzini by Leoni 1’46.474
21 D. SALOM ESP Yamaha Spain 1’47.026
22 G. LEBLANC FRA CRS Grand Prix Honda 1’47.233
23 W.DE ANGELIS RSM Intermoto Czech Honda 1’47.780
24 M. AITCHISON AUS Triumph Italia BE1 Racing 1’47.973
25 D. DELL’OMO ITA HP Racing Team Honda 1’48.478
26 V. KALLIO FIN Benjan Racing Team Honda 1’48.512
27 A. MAGDA HUN Factory Racing Honda 1’48.982
28  J. PEDRO SUBIRATS ESP Yamaha Spain 1’49.139
29  S. BARRAGAN ESP Glaner Honda 1’49.539
30  D. VAN KEYMEULEN BEL Ressoftware Hoegee Suzuki 1’49.563
31  G. GOWLAND GBR Benjan Racing Team Honda 1’49.619
32  L. NEDOG SLO CRS Grand Prix Honda 1’49.878
33  I. DIONISI ITA Triumph – SC 1’50.865
34  M. PRAIA POR Parkalgar Racing Team Honda 1’54.733


Michael Guy

By Michael Guy

Sports Editor, former 250-racer and adventure rider