Misano, Italy

2015 Misano World Superbike Sunday Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the series organizers and the teams after Sunday's races at Misano:

Round Number: 
8
Year: 
2015

2015 World Superbike Championship Standings After Round 8, Misano, Italy

Championship standings for round 8, 2015

2015 World Supersport Championship Standings After Round 8, Misano, Italy

Championship standings for round 8, 2015

2015 Misano World Superbike Race Two Results: No Tyre Gambles

The track temperature climbed to 42ºC, something the Aprilias were looking forward to, but Jonathan Rea changed to the same tyre as everyone else and for some reason, Misano seems to produce double winners.

2015 Misano World Supersport Race Results: Surmounted

Kenan Sofuoglu leads the championship by 40 points going into this race, with only four rounds left after this weekend, but MV Agusta turned up with a new paint job so who knows how Jules Cluzel's fortune can change?

2015 Misano World Superbike Race One Results: A Hot Rodded Aprilia And Tyre Choices

A smattering of clouds over a 32ºC track, with a 22ºC air temperature, a 21 lap race at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” took place on fresh tarmac and recambered turns. All but Jonathan Rea had softer A compound rear tyres with Rea taking a harder B tyre.

2015 Misano World Supersport Qualifying Results: New Lap Record

With PJ Jacobsen being the cat amongst the pigeons of Kenan Sofuoglu and Jules Cluzel, the front row appeared to be easy to predict, even if the order were not.

2015 Misano World Superbike Post-Qualifying Press Releases

Press releases after qualifying at Misano from the teams and series organizers:

Round Number: 
8
Year: 
2015

2015 Misano World Superbike Superpole Results: Ideal Conditions

As the weather was good, in spite of overnight rain, and the resurfaced track offered better grip than before, the likelihood of the pole position lap record surviving was considered low.

2015 Misano World Superbike FP4 Results: Giugliano Flies The Flag

In the first session not headed by an Aprilia, Davide Giugliano puts his Ducati on top to maintain Italian manufacturer dominance. Leon Haslam was quickest in the untimed session with Jonathan Rea third ahead of Max Biaggi. Tom Sykes, sixth behind Michael van der Mark, showed the kind of form needed to elevate hin to Superpole two.

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2015 Misano World Supersport FP3 Results: Jacobsen Leads Sofuoglu And Cluzel

Enjoying his switch to Honda, PJ Jacobsen hit within four hundredths of a second of the outright fastest lap, ahead of Kenan Sofuoglu and Jules Cluzel. Kyle Smith, Gino Rea and Lorenzo Zanetti all maintain their top-6 pace as the provisional second row.

Results:

2015 Misano World Superbike FP3 Results: Torres Takes Over

Jordi Torres was quickest this morning, ahead of Jonathan Rea who set the pace at the beginning of the session. While Torres approached the lap record, Max Biaggi, dominant yesterday, was unable to match his time from yesterday, over half a second further back in eighth place, in spite of still being the fastest bike in a straight line. Leon Haslam was third quickest, while Alex Lowes was the only other rider on a Japanese bike, with Jonathan Rea's Kawasaki, in the top nine as Chaz Davies, Michele Pirro and Davide Giugliano held the next three spots ahead of Biaggi and Matteo Baiocco. 

Tom Sykes was also unable to match his quickest time from yesterday and will have to compete in Superpole One for one of the two promotion slots, something with which he and his team are unfamilar.

2015 Misano World Superbike Friday Post-Practice Press Releases

Press releases after the first day of practice at Misano:

Round Number: 
8
Year: 
2015

2015 Misano World Superbike FP2 Results: Biaggi Tops Red Flagged Session

Max Biaggi was again quickest but this time had to fight off Davide Giugliano to retain the fastest time by a quarter of a second. The six times world champion, with four 250cc titles and two World Superbike titles, Biaggi may have been given a fast Aprilia with which to race this weekend, but his wildcard comeback performance is still impressive as no matter how fast a bike you have, as the adage goes, you still have to ride it.

Chaz Davies was third quickest behind his Ducati teammate Giugliano, with Leon Haslam on the Red Devils Aprilia fending off the Kawasakis of Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes. The top eleven riders were all within three quarters of a second with Markus Reiterberger 0.806 off the fastest time, twelfth quickest.

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2015 Misano World Supersport FP2 Results: Jacobsen And Cluzel Post Identical Fastest Times

PJ Jacobsen and Jules CLuzel both posted a 1'38.569, eight tenths of e second quicker than Kenan Sofuoglu and within thirteen hundredths of the qualifying record here. Kyle Smith and Gino Rea held off Lorenzo Zanetti over half a second further back. 

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