WSBK Portimao Test Day 2 - Final Times

The final times from testing at Portimao.

World Superbikes

Pos. Rider Manufacturer Time
1 Jonathan Rea Ten Kate Honda 1'41.878
2 Michel Fabrizio Xerox Ducati 1'41.992
3 Cal Crutchlow Sterilgarda Yamaha 1'42.115
4 Leon Haslam Alstare Suzuki 1'42.251
5 Max Biaggi Aprilia 1'42.71
6 Leon Camier Aprilia 1'42.79
7 Noriyuki Haga Xerox Ducati 1'43.098
8 James Toseland Sterilgarda Yamaha 1'43.147
9 Carlos Checa Althea Ducati 1'43.425
10 Max Neukirchner Ten Kate Honda 1'43.549
11 Sylvain Guintoli Alstare Suzuki 1'43.612
12 Joan Lascorz PBM Kawasaki 1'43.902
13 Javier Fores DFX Ducati 1'44.413
14 Tom Sykes PBM Kawasaki 1'44.9
15 Vittorio Ianuzzo Italia Squadra Corse Honda 1'44.908
16 Alex Hofmann Aprilia test rider 1'45.5
17 Regis Laconi DFX Ducati 1'46.458

World Supersport

Pos. Rider Manufacturer Time
1 Kenan Sofuoglu Ten Kate Honda 1'44.329
2 Joan Lascorz Motocard Kawasaki 1'44.6190
3 Michele Pirro Ten Kate Honda 1'44.999
4 Broc Parkes Kawasaki 1'45.0
5 Katsuaki Fujiwara Motocard Kawasaki 1'45.875
6 David Salom Kawasaki 1'46.2

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3 Cal Crutchlow Sterilgarda Yamaha 1'42.115
8 James Toseland Sterilgarda Yamaha 1'43.147

So who's the A rider on this team?

Different tyres, different suspension, different BIKE, a track he's never been to (and which Crutchlow has just spent a whole weekend on) - Toseland's result is not indicative of how he will adapt to the R1. I'm no great fan of JT but I do believe he is a potential top five runner.

Don't lose sight of the fact that he used to be capable of beating Haga - and Bayliss - in head to head battles. He hasn't forgotten how to ride.

Is Michele Pirro related to sports car great Emanuele Pirro?