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Rea secures pole at Magny Cours

Published: 01 October 2011

Jonathan Rea (Castrol Honda) secured pole at Magny Cours with a new track best of 1'34.490.

Eugene Laverty (Yamaha WSB Team) qualified in second place, whilst Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) and Leon Camier (Aprilia Alitalia) complete the first row of the grid in third and fourth.

Sylvain Guintoli (Effenbert-Liberty Racing Ducati) was the fastest Frenchman leading the second row in fifth, ahead of of Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team Superbike) in sixth.

Leon Haslam (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) and Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike) complete the second row in seventh and eighth.

1. Jonathan Rea Castrol Honda 34 1'37.490
2. Eugene Laverty Yamaha World Superbike Team 44 1'37.600
3. Carlos Checa Althea Racing 40 1'37.932
4. Leon Camier Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team 40 1'38.006
5. Sylvain Guintoli Team Effenbert-Liberty Racing 42 1'38.094
6. Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing Team Superbike 39 1'38.094
7. Leon Haslam BMW Motorrad Motorsport 40 1'38.382
8. Marco Melandri Yamaha World Superbike Team 39 1'38.562
9. Noriyuki Haga PATA Racing Team Aprilia 39 1'38.137
10. Joan Lascorz Kawasaki Racing Team 39 1'38.204
11. Maxime Berger Supersonic Racing Team 33 1'38.347
12. Troy Corser BMW Motorrad Motorsport 44 1'38.516
13. Jakub Smrz Team Effenbert-Liberty Racing 39 1'38.524
14. Michel Fabrizio Team Suzuki Alstare 43 1'38.565
15. Mark Aitchison Team Pedercini 44 1'38.623
16. Ayrton Badovini BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team 36 1'38.687
17. Javier Fores BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team 41 1'39.23
18. Roberto Rolfo Team Pedercini 42 1'39.982

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