Silverstone WSB: Gino Rea shines on his soil, Sufuoglu third

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British rider Gino Rea dominated the second Supersport 600 free practice today during WSB’s tenth round at Silverstone.

The Honda Intermoto rider, currently seventh in the general standing, eased to the top of the session 1.043 seconds ahead of Eugene Laverty (Parkalgar Honda) and 1.777 seconds up on Kenan Sofuoglu (Hannspree Ten Kate Honda).

Laverty (leader of yesterday's practice session) starts the weekend really well, in spite of a wet track in this morning's session. Kawasaki Motocard rider Katsuaki Fujiwara held fourth, 0.087 seconds ahead of Alex Lowes, top wildcard on the Seton Interceptor Yamaha. 

The French Matthieu Lagrive and his Triumph posted the sixth time, 0.201 seconds ahead ofAlex Lowes’ brother Sam on his GNS Racing Honda. Joan Lascorz, currently second in the general standings, finished 18th. He outpaced ParkinGO Triumph riders Chaz Davies (20th) and David Salom (22nd), respectively fourth and fifth in the championship.

1 4 G. REA GBR Intermoto Czech Honda CBR600RR 2'20.948
2 50 E. LAVERTY IRL Parkalgar Honda Honda CBR600RR 2'21.991
3 54 K. SOFUOGLU TUR HANNspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR600RR 2'22.725
4 37 K. FUJIWARA JPN Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-6R 2'22.933
5 29 A. LOWES GBR Seton Interceptor Yamaha YZF R6 2'23.020
6 14 M. LAGRIVE FRA ParkinGO Triumph BE1 Triumph Daytona 675 2'23.280
7 11 S. LOWES GBR GNS Racing Honda CBR600RR 2'23.481
8 34 R. QUARMBY RSA HANNspree Ten Kate Honda Honda CBR600RR 2'24.000
9 5 A. LUNDH SWE Cresto Guide Racing Team Honda CBR600RR 2'24.701
10 55 M. ROCCOLI ITA Intermoto Czech Honda CBR600RR 2'24.831
11 127 R. HARMS DEN Harms Benjan Racing Honda CBR600RR 2'25.656
12 17 B. MCCONNELL AUS Came Yamaha Yamaha YZF R6 2'25.905
13 21 C. IDDON GBR Parkalgar Honda Honda CBR600RR 2'26.085
14 44 R. TAMBURINI ITA Bike Service R.T. Yamaha YZF R6 2'27.999
15 10 I. TOTH HUN Team Toth Honda CBR600RR 2'28.563
16 8 B. CHESAUX SUI Harms Benjan Racing Honda CBR600RR 2'29.256
17 18 M. AITCHISON AUS Kuja Racing Honda CBR600RR 2'30.911
18 26 J. LASCORZ ESP Kawasaki Kawasaki ZX-6R 2'31.761
19 99 F. FORET FRA Team Lorenzini by Leoni Kawasaki ZX-6R 2'31.889
20 7 C. DAVIES GBR ParkinGO Triumph BE1 Triumph Daytona 675 2'31.923
21 9 D. DELL'OMO ITA Kuja Racing Honda CBR600RR 2'34.166
22 25 D. SALOM ESP ParkinGO BE1 Triumph Triumph Daytona 675 2'35.456
23 3 J. WESTMORELAND GBR Came Yamaha Yamaha YZF R6 2'36.200
24 36 M. HUNT GBR Race Lab Yamaha Yamaha YZF R6 2'36.210
25 110 J. TINMOUTH GBR Racing Honda CBR600RR 2'37.117

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Pierre Galpin

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