2009 WSS Phillip Island QP1 Result - Local Boy Strikes Back

The Ten Kate dominance continues in the World Supersport class, with Andrew Pitt taking provisional pole in this afternoon's session. Team mate Kenan Sofuoglu was fastest in the morning session, but was pipped by 6/100ths in the afternoon. The Yamaha riders also saw their order reversed between morning and afternoon. Rookie Cal Crutchlow had been fastest Yamaha during free practice, but the Briton saw his French team mate Fabien Foret leapfrog ahead of him up to third place. BE1 Triumph's Garry McCoy remained on the front row, fourth fastest in both morning and afternoon session. Fellow Australian Ant West managed a creditable 7th fastest time, and must feel relief at being near the top of the timesheets, rather than the bottom.

Dutchman Barry Veneman was the fastest of the Suzukis, though only managing to set the 12th fastest time. The first Kawasaki was Spaniard Joan Lascorz, directly behind Veneman in 13th. Practice and qualifying continues tomorrow.

World Supersport Qualifying Times

11A. PittAUSHonda CBR600RR1'34.833
254K. SofuogluTURHonda CBR600RR1'34.895
399F. ForetFRAYamaha YZF R61'35.063
424G. McCoyAUSTriumph Daytona 6751'35.431
535C. CrutchlowGBRYamaha YZF R61'35.469
68M. AitchisonAUSHonda CBR600RR1'35.589
713A. WestAUSHonda CBR600RR1'35.641
869G. NannelliITATriumph Daytona 6751'35.644
9127R. HarmsDENHonda CBR600RR1'35.778
1050E. LavertyIRLHonda CBR600RR1'35.833
1114M. LagriveFRAHonda CBR600RR1'35.885
1277B. VenemanNEDSuzuki GSX-R6001'35.947
1326J. LascorzESPKawasaki ZX-6R1'36.075
14117M. PraiaPORHonda CBR600RR1'36.220
1551M. PirroITAYamaha YZF R61'36.234
1621K. FujiwaraJPNKawasaki ZX-6R1'36.247
1755M. RoccoliITAHonda CBR600RR1'36.286
18105G. VizzielloITAHonda CBR600RR1'36.493
1983R. HollandAUSHonda CBR600RR1'36.915
205T. PraditaINAYamaha YZF R61'36.918
2119P. SzkopekPOLTriumph Daytona 6751'36.972
2296M. SmrzCZETriumph Daytona 6751'37.045
2330J. GuntherGERHonda CBR600RR1'37.170
249D. Dell'OmoITAHonda CBR600RR1'37.210
2532F. LaiITAHonda CBR600RR1'37.719
267P. VostarekCZEHonda CBR600RR1'37.740
2728A. VosNEDHonda CBR600RR1'37.914
2878S. GeronimiAUSSuzuki GSX-R6001'39.445
2988Y. GuerraESPYamaha YZF R61'40.133
3071J. MorillasESPYamaha YZF R61'40.523


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