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WSB Brno: Biaggi secures second pole of season

Published: 09 July 2011

Aprilia Alitalia rider Max Biaggi secured his second pole position start of the season at Brno, setting the fastest time in Superpole at the Czech circuit.

Fellow countryman Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) qualified in second, ahead of Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) in third. Irishman Eugene Laverty (Yamaha World Superbike Team) completes the front row, qualifying fourth fastest.

Team Effenbert-Liberty Racing rider Jakub Smrz will start tomorrow's first race from fifth place at his home circuit, in front of Michel Fabrizio (Team Suzuki Alstare) who qualified sixth.

Brits Leon Camier (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team Superbike) complete the second row, qualifying in seventh and eighth respectively.

Camier managed to fight back from a crash in SP1, where he lost the front end of his Aprilia, whilst Sykes put in the second fastest lap of SP2 but was unable to improve on eighth in the final Superpole session.

1. Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'58.580
2. Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) Yamaha YZF R1 1'58.801
3. Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'58.908
4. Eugene Laverty(Yamaha World Superbike Team) Yamaha YZF R1 1'59.055
5. Jakub Smrz (Team Effenbert-Liberty Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'59.541
6. Michel Fabrizio (Team Suzuki Alstare) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'59.908
7. Leon Camier (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'59.925
8. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team Superbike) Kawasaki ZX-10R 2'00.303
9. Ayrton Badovini (BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team) BMW S1000 RR 1'59.684
10. Sylvain Guintoli (Team Effenbert-Liberty Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'59.800
11. Mark Aitchison (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 2'00.362
12. Maxime Berger (Supersonic Racing Team) Ducati 1098R 2'01.011
13. Leon Haslam (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) BMW S1000 RR 2'00.252
14. Noriyuki Haga (PATA Racing Team Aprilia) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 2'00.374
15. Lorenzo Lanzi (BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team) BMW S1000 RR 2'00.619
16. Matteo Baiocco (Barni Racing Team) Ducati 1098R 2'00.864
17. Ruben Xaus (Castrol Honda) Honda CBR1000RR 2'00.681
18. Roberto Rolfo (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 2'00.710
19. Joan Lascorz (Kawasaki Racing Team) Kawasaki ZX-10R 2'00.980
20. Chris Vermeulen (Kawasaki Racing Team)Kawasaki ZX-10R 2'01.447
21. Alex Lowes (Castrol Honda) Honda CBR1000RR 2'01.724
22. Viktor Kispataki (Prop-tech ltd.) Honda CBR1000RR 2'02.721

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