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2016 Chang Thailand World Supersport Superpole Results: Wildcards v Favourites

Fifteen riders contested the first Superpole session in warm and humid conditions. Ratthapong Wilairot, not as we reported earlier last year's race winner Film Wilairot, went into Superpole as the favourite.

Kevin Wahr set the first quick lap but Federico Caricasulo, second in the championship, looked on pace to take the top spot before he met traffic. Decha Kraisart, a Thai wildcard on a Yamaha Thailand bike, went quickest the halfway mark and everyone pitted in.

2016 Chang Thailand WSBK Friday Post Practice Press Releases

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.

2016 Chang Thailand World Supersport FP2 Results: Wiliarot Quickest At Home

Film Wilairot set the quickest time in a session that was almost universally quicker than this morning's, with only two riders at the bottom of the list not improving their times. Kenan Sofuoglu reversed his morning's fortunes with the second-quickest time ahead of Jules Cluzel and Gino Rea who also made a noted improvement.

The top ten riders qualified for tomorrow's Superpole Two session, while the remainder of the field will have to fight it out for the remaining two spots.

Results:

2016 Chang Thailand World Supersport FP1 Results: Newcomer Krummenacher Leads Wildcard Wiliarot

Series rookie Randy Krummenacher held off last year's race winner Film Wilairot who returned as a wildcard after being dropped by his team last year. PJ Jacobsen, Jules Cluzel and Kyle Smith rounded out the top five, all under six tenths of the quickest lap. Champion Kenan Sofuoglu languished in thirteenth place.

Results:

2016 Chang Thailand World Superbike Preview Press Releases

Press release previews from the WSBK and WSS teams, as well as the organizers, ahead of this weekend's Thai round of World Superbikes:


WorldSBK: Chance for Change at Chang International Circuit?

Next is the MOTUL Thai Round, with Buriram the scene of Rea’s first double win last year

2016 Phillip Island World Superbikes Sunday Post-Race Press Releases

Press releases from the organizers and teams after the thrilling opening round of World Superbikes at Phillip Island:


WorldSBK: A Double And Some Trouble…

Rea takes Race 2 as Davies pushes too hard

Reigning Champion Jonathan Rea took the first double win at Phillip Island since Carlos Checa in 2011 today as key title rival and last year’s runner up Chaz Davies fought hard on the final lap, in the end losing the front into Turn 4.

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