Nurburgring WSS: Cluzel takes pole from Lowes, Sofuoglu fourth

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Frenchman Jules Cluzel claimed his fifth pole position of the 2012 season with a brilliant 1’59.201s lap. Currently second place in the championship standings Cluzel sits 33 points behind leader Kenan Sofuoglu with three races remaining.

Second spot went to Brit Sam Lowes despite not being able to improve on his first qualifying best time set on Friday.

Australian Broc Parkes secured another front row start onboard his Ten Kate Honda with series leader, Sofuoglu in fourth.

British riders  Dan Linfoot and Martin Jessopp secured 13th and 30th places respectively.

Nurburgring – FIM Supersport World Championship – Qualifying 2

1. Jules Cluzel (PTR Honda) Honda CBR600RR 1’59.201
2. Sam Lowes (Bogdanka PTR Honda) Honda CBR600RR 1’59.210
3. Broc Parkes (Ten Kate Racing Products) Honda CBR600RR 1’59.226
4. Kenan Sofuoglu (Kawasaki Lorenzini) Kawasaki ZX-6R 1’59.521
5. Fabien Foret (Kawasaki Intermoto Step) Kawasaki ZX-6R 1’59.637
6. Vladimir Leonov (Yakhnich Motorsport) Yamaha YZF R6 1’59.816
7. Gabor Talmacsi (PRORACE) Honda CBR600RR 2’00.079
8. Sheridan Morais (Kawasaki Lorenzini) Kawasaki ZX-6R 2’00.180
9. Roberto Tamburini (Team Lorini) Honda CBR600RR 2’00.305
10. Alex Baldolini (Power Team by Suriano) Triumph Daytona 675 2’00.410
11. Imre Toth (Racing Team Toth) Honda CBR600RR 2’00.455
12. Ronan Quarmby (PTR Honda) Honda CBR600RR 2’00.461
13. Dan Linfoot (MSD R-N Racing Team India) Kawasaki ZX-6R 2’00.593
14. Massimo Roccoli (Team PATA by Martini) Yamaha YZF R6 2’00.686
15. Leon Bovee (DTC Racing Team) Yamaha YZF R6 2’00.782
16. David Linortner (Gerin-Skm Racing Team) Yamaha YZF R6 2’00.787
17. Mathew Scholtz (Bogdanka PTR Honda) Honda CBR600RR 2’00.804
18. Florian Marino (MSD R-N Racing Team India) Kawasaki ZX-6R 2’00.822
19. Fabio Menghi (VFT Racing) Yamaha YZF R6 2’00.886
20. Vittorio Iannuzzo (Power Team by Suriano) Triumph Daytona 675 2’00.977
21. Jed Metcher (Rivamoto Junior Team) Yamaha YZF R6 2’01.239
22. Romain Lanusse (Kawasaki Intermoto Step) Kawasaki ZX-6R 2’01.255
23. Luca Marconi (VFT Racing) Yamaha YZF R6 2’01.503
24. Dino Lombardi (Team Lorini) Honda CBR600RR 2’01.874
25. Joshua Day (Team GOELEVEN) Kawasaki ZX-6R 2’01.989
26. Miguel Praia (Bogdanka Honda PTR) Honda CBR600RR 2’02.311
27. Andrea Antonelli (Bike Service R.T.) Yamaha YZF R6 2’02.350
28. Balazs Nemeth (Racing Team Toth) Honda CBR600RR 2’02.452
29. Danilo Marrancone (KUJA Racing) Honda CBR600RR 2’02.773
30. Martin Jessopp (Riders PTR Honda) Honda CBR600RR 2’02.981
31. Luca Hansen (SMS Racing) Honda CBR600RR 2’03.020
32. Yves Polzer (Team MRC Austria) Yamaha YZF R6 2’05.325
33. Eduard Blokhin (Rivamoto) Yamaha YZF R6 2’06.571