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Imola WSB: Fabrizio takes provisional pole in qualifying

Published: 26 September 2009

Michel Fabrizio picked up where he left off in practice to secure provisional pole position for this afternoons Superpole shoot-out.

The Italian rider finished just 0.039 seconds ahead of Jonathan Rea with American Ben Spies in third.

Shane Byrne continued to impress onboard his Sterilgarda Ducati to take fourth ahead of Noriyuki Haga in fifth and surprise package Marco Simoncelli in sixth onboard the factory Aprilia.

Aprilia team-mate Max Biaggi was over one second off the pace in 15th spot.

1 84 M. FABRIZIO ITA Ducati Xerox Team Ducati 1098R 1'49.026 18 162,985 276,9

2 65 J. REA GBR HANNspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR1000RR 1'49.065 0.039 0.039 17 162,927 276,9

3 19 B. SPIES USA Yamaha WSB Yamaha YZF R1 1'49.096 0.070 0.031 17 162,880 277,6

4 67 S. BYRNE GBR Sterilgarda Ducati 1098R 1'49.257 0.231 0.161 14 162,640 276,2

5 41 N. HAGA JPN Ducati Xerox Team Ducati 1098R 1'49.361 0.335 0.104 18 162,486 275,5

6 58 M. SIMONCELLI ITA Aprilia Racing Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'49.568 0.542 0.207 18 162,179 275,5

7 71 Y. KAGAYAMA JPN Suzuki Alstare BRUX Suzuki GSX-R 1000 K9 1'49.813 0.787 0.245 18 161,817 276,9

8 9 R. KIYONARI JPN Ten Kate Honda Racing Honda CBR1000RR 1'49.897 0.871 0.084 18 161,693 273,4

9 7 C. CHECA ESP HANNspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR1000RR 1'49.973 0.947 0.076 18 161,581 274,8

10 96 J. SMRZ CZE Guandalini Racing Ducati 1098R 1'49.993 0.967 0.020 17 161,552 272,7

11 91 L. HASLAM GBR Stiggy Racing Honda Honda CBR1000RR 1'50.015 0.989 0.022 18 161,520 275,5

12 57 L. LANZI ITA DFX Corse Ducati 1098R 1'50.026 1.000 0.011 9 161,504 272,0

13 14 M. LAGRIVE FRA Honda Althea Racing Honda CBR1000RR 1'50.039 1.013 0.013 14 161,485 273,4

14 11 T. CORSER AUS BMW Motorrad Motorsport BMW S1000 RR 1'50.078 1.052 0.039 16 161,427 274,1

15 3 M. BIAGGI ITA Aprilia Racing Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'50.103 1.077 0.025 18 161,391 277,6

16 66 T. SYKES GBR Yamaha WSB Yamaha YZF R1 1'50.201 1.175 0.098 18 161,247 277,6

17 23 B. PARKES AUS Kawasaki World Superbike R.T. Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'50.595 1.569 0.394 16 160,673 268,7

18 31 K. MUGGERIDGE AUS Suzuki Alstare BRUX Suzuki GSX-R 1000 K9 1'50.632 1.606 0.037 15 160,619 273,4

19 10 F. NIETO ESP DFX Corse Ducati 1098R 1'50.643 1.617 0.011 15 160,603 272,0

20 111 R. XAUS ESP BMW Motorrad Motorsport BMW S1000 RR 1'50.709 1.683 0.066 13 160,507 272,0

21 100 M. TAMADA JPN Kawasaki World Superbike R.T. Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'50.908 1.882 0.199 16 160,219 273,4

22 15 M. BAIOCCO ITA Guandalini Racing Ducati 1098R 1'50.929 1.903 0.021 16 160,189 269,3

23 99 L. SCASSA ITA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'51.256 2.230 0.327 19 159,718 266,7

24 124 L. CONFORTI ITA Barni Racing Team Ducati 1098R 1'51.551 2.525 0.295 17 159,296 272,0

25 94 D. CHECA ESP Yamaha France GMT 94 Ipone Yamaha YZF R1 1'52.477 3.451 0.926 16 157,984 266,0

26 25 D. SALOM ESP Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'52.567 3.541 0.090 18 157,858 266,0

27 77 V. IANNUZZO ITA Squadra Corse Italia Honda CBR1000RR 1'52.821 3.795 0.254 15 157,503 268,7