2015 Chang Thailand World Superbike FP1 Results: Rea Dominates Opening Session Ahead Of Teammate

Joint title leader Jonathan Rea set the pace early on and was quickest throughout most of the session. He ended the session three quarters of a second ahead of his teammate Tom Sykes. 

Rookie Jordi Torres was third quickest, beating Chaz Davies by five hundredths of a second. 

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Gap Speed
1 65 J. REA Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'35.004   297,5
2 66 T. SYKES Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'35.755 0.751 295,1
3 81 J. TORRES Aprilia RSV4 RF 1'36.004 1.000 301,7
4 7 C. DAVIES Ducati Panigale R 1'36.054 1.050 296,7
5 22 A. LOWES Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'36.147 1.143 295,1
6 91 L. HASLAM Aprilia RSV4 RF 1'36.206 1.202 300,0
7 60 M. VD MARK Honda CBR1000RR SP 1'36.218 1.214 294,3
8 44 D. SALOM Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'36.252 1.248 291,9
9 36 L. MERCADO Ducati Panigale R 1'36.354 1.350 294,3
10 1 S. GUINTOLI Honda CBR1000RR SP 1'36.425 1.421 296,7
11 20 S. BARRIER BMW S1000 RR 1'36.478 1.474 294,3
12 14 R. DE PUNIET Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'36.641 1.637 292,7
13 18 N. TEROL Ducati Panigale R 1'36.733 1.729 295,1
14 21 T. BAYLISS Ducati Panigale R 1'36.909 1.905 296,7
15 2 L. CAMIER MV Agusta 1000 F4 1'36.940 1.936 288,0
16 15 M. BAIOCCO Ducati Panigale R 1'37.006 2.002 291,9
17 59 N. CANEPA EBR 1190 RX 1'38.250 3.246 282,0
18 9 A. NAKCHAROENSRI Honda CBR1000RR 1'38.599 3.595 282,0
19 72 L. PEGRAM EBR 1190 RX 1'38.772 3.768 285,0
20 51 S. BARRAGÁN Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'38.930 3.926 282,7
21 23 C. PONSSON Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'39.191 4.187 285,7
22 10 I. TOTH BMW S1000 RR 1'40.393 5.389 286,5
23 43 G. GILDENHUYS Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'40.453 5.449 280,5
24 40 R. RAMOS Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'41.625 6.621 262,1
25 53 C. CHUMJAI BMW S1000 RR 1'41.739 6.735 279,1
26 5 I. SIKORA BMW S1000 RR 1'42.766 7.762 264,1

 

Round Number: 
2
2015
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Comments

Either he's just quicker at learning a new track than anyone else, or he's a veritable WSB Alien who just needed a decent bike.