2012 Donington World Superbikes QP2 - Smrz edges ahead

Jakub Smrz, yesterday's fastest man, was once again on top, snatching provisional pole from Tom Sykes at the last minute. Carlos Checa and Leon Haslam round out the front row with Marco Menadri, winner here last year, and Leon camier heading off the second row. None of the replacement riders made it through to this afternoon's Superpole.

Results:

Donington - FIM Superbike World Championship - Qualifying 2
 
1. Jakub Smrz (Liberty Racing Team Effenbert) Ducati 1098R 1'28.740
2. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'28.877
3. Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'28.935
4. Leon Haslam (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) BMW S1000 RR 1'29.011
5. Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) BMW S1000 RR 1'29.028
6. Leon Camier (FIXI Crescent Suzuki) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'29.101
7. Michel Fabrizio (BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet) BMW S1000 RR 1'29.280
8. Jonathan Rea (Honda World Superbike Team) Honda CBR1000RR 1'29.305
9. Chaz Davies (ParkinGO MTC Racing) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'29.310
10. Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'29.313
11. Davide Giugliano (Althea Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'29.354
12. Sylvain Guintoli (Team Effenbert Liberty Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'29.411
13. Ayrton Badovini (BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet) BMW S1000 RR 1'29.557
14. Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'29.696
15. Niccolò Canepa (Red Devils Roma) Ducati 1098R 1'29.746
16. Maxime Berger (Team Effenbert Liberty Racing) Ducati 1098R 1'29.950
 
17. Hiroshi Aoyama (Honda World Superbike Team) Honda CBR1000RR 1'30.008
18. Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'30.237
19. Peter Hickman (FIXI Crescent Suzuki) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'30.296
20. Lorenzo Zanetti (PATA Racing Team) Ducati 1098R 1'30.402
21. Mark Aitchison (Grillini Progea Superbike Team) BMW S1000 RR 1'31.102
22. Leandro Mercado (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'31.540
23. Gary Mason (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'33.103
Round Number: 
5
2012
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