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2017 Portimao WorldSBK Friday Post-Practice Press Releases

Press releases after the first day of practice for the WorldSBK and WorldSSP teams at Portimao:

Rapid Rea leads the way on day one
Reigning Champion fastest man in Portugal, ahead of Ducati pair

A late hot lap in FP2 on Friday afternoon at the Autodromo Internacional do Algarve in Portugal gave the reigning World Champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) the top spot on the timesheet, more than half a second clear of his nearest rival.

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2017 Portimao World Supersport FP2 Results: Sofuoglu Increases The Pace

With Sheridan Morais unable to improve on his morning's time, Kenan Sofuoglu took control, setting the fastest time of the day, ahead of Jules Cluzel and Lucas Mahias. Morais's morning time, however, was good enough for second quickest overall.

Kyle Smith and Christoffer Bergman, the Öhlins test rider, were the two quickest riders to miss out on automatically qualifying for Superpole two and head into tomorrow's qualifying the favourites for promotion.

Qualifying Results:

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