Press releases from the organizers and the teams after the first day of practice for the Thai round of World Superbikes at the Chang circuit:
WorldSBK: Van Der Mark tops Thai Friday
Dutch Honda rider leads the sprint to Superpole in Buriram
A fastest lap of 1'34.770 saw Honda WorldSBK Team's Michael Van Der Mark go quickest on the first day of the MOTUL Thai Round at Chang International Circuit in Buriram. Second fastest was Pata Yamaha's Sylvain Guintoli, followed by Althea BMW rider Jordi Torres completing the top three.