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Germany WSB: Davies Pips Sykes In First Qualifying

Published: 30 August 2013

Updated: 24 November 2014

On BMW’s home ground two British riders led the field in the first qualifying session, with Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) leaving it late to head off the charge of Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) and earn himself the overnight pole placing.

Red Devils Roma Aprilia rider Michel Fabrizio posted third place while Leon Camier continued his good recent form to take his Fixi Crescent Suzuki to fourth place, one up on Silverstone race winner Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike).

Leon Haslam (Pata Honda World Superbike) placed eighth and Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing) ninth. Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing), the championship leader, was sixth in the first qualifying session.

Nurburgring - FIM Superbike World Championship - Qualifying 1
1. Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK) BMW S1000 RR 1'55.034
2. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'55.051
3. Michel Fabrizio (Red Devils Roma) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'55.142
4. Leon Camier (Fixi Crescent Suzuki) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'55.342
5. Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) Honda CBR1000RR 1'55.434
6. Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'55.609
7. Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'55.648
8. Leon Haslam (Pata Honda World Superbike) Honda CBR1000RR 1'55.683
9. Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'55.691
10. Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK) BMW S1000 RR 1'55.705
11. Jules Cluzel (Fixi Crescent Suzuki) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'55.990
12. Davide Giugliano (Althea Racing) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'56.157
13. Markus Reiterberger (Vanzon-Remeha-BMW) BMW S1000 RR 1'56.362
14. Ayrton Badovini (Team Ducati Alstare) Ducati 1199 Panigale 1'56.389
15. Max Neukirchner (MR-Racing) Ducati 1199 Panigale 1'56.552
16. Mark Aitchison (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'57.285
17. Matej Smrz (Yamaha Motor Deutschland) Yamaha YZF R1 1'57.310
18. Federico Sandi (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'57.939
19. Vittorio Iannuzzo (Grillini Dentalmatic SBK) BMW S1000 RR 1'58.837
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