MotoGP Race And Practice Results

2020 Phillip Island World Supersport FP1 Result: Locatelli Leads Wet Session

In a wet session that had only three riders recording a time for the majority of the session, Andrea Locatelli came out quickest, in spite of only recording four timed laps. Corentin Perolari was second quickest after ten laps. 

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Gap Speed
1 55 A. LOCATELLI Yamaha YZF R6 1'34.061   270,0
2 94 C. PEROLARI Yamaha YZF R6 1'34.745 0.684 268,0
3 16 J. CLUZEL Yamaha YZF R6 1'34.868 0.807 266,7
4 38 H. SOOMER Yamaha YZF R6 1'34.871 0.810 264,7
5 4 S. ODENDAAL Yamaha YZF R6 1'34.890 0.829 266,7
6 32 I. VIÑALES Yamaha YZF R6 1'35.206 1.145 263,4
7 5 P. OETTL Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'35.531 1.470 263,4
8 1 R. KRUMMENACHER MV Agusta F3 675 1'35.571 1.510 261,5
9 44 L. MAHIAS Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'35.604 1.543 265,4
10 61 C. ÖNCÜ Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'36.106 2.045 263,4
11 99 D. WEBB Yamaha YZF R6 1'36.543 2.482 265,4
12 74 J. VAN SIKKELERUS Yamaha YZF R6 1'36.729 2.668 263,4
13 68 O. BAYLISS Yamaha YZF R6 1'37.011 2.950 265,4
14 84 L. CRESSON Yamaha YZF R6 1'37.682 3.621 262,1
15 81 M. GONZALEZ Kawasaki ZX-6R 1'38.147 4.086 266,0
16 52 P. HOBELSBERGER Honda CBR600RR 1'38.446 4.385 258,4
17 56 P. SEBESTYEN Yamaha YZF R6 1'40.707 6.646 262,8
18 25 A. VERDOÏA Yamaha YZF R6 1'43.707 9.646 261,5
19 71 C. BERGMAN Yamaha YZF R6 1'46.807 12.746 256,5
20 9 G. HENDRA PRATAMA Yamaha YZF R6 1'47.115 13.054 254,1
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2020 Phillip Island World Superbike FP1 Result: Redding Leads Baz In Damp Session

Alvaro Bautista opened the season on his Honda, setting out on a damp track while everyone else stayed in, finishing their breakfast. He knocked out a couple of laps before he was joined by Jonathan Rea. Series rookie Federico Caricasulo followed out on his Yamaha with Xavi Fores on a Kawasaki shortly after. Ten minutes in to the new year and only four riders were showing up on the timing screens.

it started raining twenty minutes into the session, so Loris Baz made his entrance and, with tewnty minutes left in the session, made his way to the top of the timing screen, almost a second quicker than Tom Sykes and Jonathan Rea. British Superbike champion Scott Redding finally deposed Baz and consolidated his lead a lap later.

The session ended with Redding over a second quicker than Loris Baz and Leon Haslam while six riders didn't record a lap. American rookie Garrett Gerloff was the quickest newcomer after Scott Redding, seventh quickest on his Yamaha.

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Gap Speed
1 45 S. REDDING Ducati Panigale V4 R 1'41.195   305,1
2 76 L. BAZ Yamaha YZF R1 1'42.204 1.009 297,5
3 91 L. HASLAM Honda CBR1000RR-R 1'42.268 1.073 303,4
4 22 A. LOWES Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1'42.538 1.343 304,2
5 66 T. SYKES BMW S1000 RR 1'43.290 2.095 284,2
6 1 J. REA Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1'43.323 2.128 305,1
7 31 G. GERLOFF Yamaha YZF R1 1'43.740 2.545 300,8
8 19 A. BAUTISTA Honda CBR1000RR-R 1'43.807 2.612 295,9
9 77 M. SCHEIB Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1'44.235 3.040 300,0
10 64 F. CARICASULO Yamaha YZF R1 1'44.938 3.743 297,5
11 13 T. TAKAHASHI Honda CBR1000RR-R 1'45.009 3.814 293,5
12 50 E. LAVERTY BMW S1000 RR 1'45.169 3.974 300,8
13 12 X. FORES Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1'45.291 4.096 297,5
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Phillip Island WorldSBK Test Day 2 Results: Rea Takes Back Control

Jonathan Rea took command of the final WorldSBK test ahead of the season start this weekend at Phillip Island, finishing the test on top of the timesheets. But the margin the KRT Kawaski rider had was small: just (an ironic) 0.076 seconds ahead of Loris Baz on the Ten Kate Yamaha. Rea's time was good, but his race pace was ferocious, putting in a lot of high 1'30s and low 1'31s.

Baz' performance was also impressive, having spent his day on the 2019 engine for his Yamaha R1, expecting to receive an upgrade when action gets underway on Friday.  Tom Sykes finished the day third overall on the BMW S1000RR, having also spent a lot of the day working on bike balance to improve race pace. Toprak Razgatlioglu was the first of the Pata Yamahas home, three tenths of a second behind Rea and looking strong ahead of the first race.

Leon Haslam ended the test in fifth place on the brand new Honda CBR1000RR-R, the Englishman going well at a track where he is always strong. And Scott Redding finished in sixth place overall, the reigning BSB champion still working to figure out the soft Pirelli qualifying tire. Redding's Ducati Panigale V4R made it five manufacturers in the top six.

The riders now have two days off before the season commences. The opening round at Phillip Island starts on Friday.

Times from the second day:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 1 Jonathan Rea Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:30.448    
2 76 Loris Baz Yamaha YZF R1 1:30.524 0.076 0.076
3 66 Tom Sykes BMW S1000 RR 1:30.568 0.120 0.044
4 54 Toprak Razgatlioglu Yamaha YZF R1 1:30.752 0.304 0.184
5 91 Leon Haslam Honda CBR1000RR-R 1:30.882 0.434 0.130
6 45 Scott Redding Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:30.885 0.437 0.003
7 60 Michael van der Mark Yamaha YZF R1 1:31.077 0.629 0.192
8 21 Michael Ruben Rinaldi Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:31.407 0.959 0.330
9 50 Eugene Laverty BMW S1000 RR 1:31.436 0.988 0.029
10 19 Alvaro Bautista Honda CBR1000RR-R 1:31.453 1.005 0.017
11 7 Chaz Davies Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:31.533 1.085 0.080
12 22 Alex Lowes Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:31.560 1.112 0.027
13 11 Sandro Cortese Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:31.565 1.117 0.005
14 12 Xavi Fores Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:31.653 1.205 0.088
15 77 Maximilan Scheib Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:31.810 1.362 0.157
16 31 Garrett Gerloff Yamaha YZF R1 1:31.941 1.493 0.131
17 64 Federico Caricasulo Yamaha YZF R1 1:31.944 1.496 0.003
18 2 Leon Camier Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:32.676 2.228 0.732
19 13 Takumi Takahashi Honda CBR1000RR-R 1:36.314 5.866 3.638

Combined times from both days of testing:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 1 Jonathan Rea Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:30.448    
2 76 Loris Baz Yamaha YZF R1 1:30.524 0.076 0.076
3 66 Tom Sykes BMW S1000 RR 1:30.568 0.120 0.044
4 54 Toprak Razgatlioglu Yamaha YZF R1 1:30.740 0.292 0.172
5 91 Leon Haslam Honda CBR1000RR 1:30.882 0.434 0.142
6 45 Scott Redding Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:30.885 0.437 0.003
7 60 Michael van der Mark Yamaha YZF R1 1:31.077 0.629 0.192
8 21 Michael Ruben Rinaldi Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:31.407 0.959 0.330
9 50 Eugene Laverty BMW S1000 RR 1:31.436 0.988 0.029
10 19 Alvaro Bautista Honda CBR1000RR 1:31.453 1.005 0.017
11 7 Chaz Davies Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:31.533 1.085 0.080
12 22 Alex Lowes Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:31.560 1.112 0.027
13 11 Sandro Cortese Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:31.565 1.117 0.005
14 12 Xavi Fores Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:31.653 1.205 0.088
15 77 Maximilan Scheib Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:31.810 1.362 0.157
16 31 Garrett Gerloff Yamaha YZF R1 1:31.941 1.493 0.131
17 64 Federico Caricasulo Yamaha YZF R1 1:31.944 1.496 0.003
18 2 Leon Camier Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:32.676 2.228 0.732
19 13 Takumi Takahashi Honda CBR1000RR 1:36.314 5.866 3.638
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Phillip Island WorldSSP Test Day 2 Results: Locatelli Takes A Commanding Lead

Andrea Locatelli ended the final day of WorldSSP testing with a commanding lead, the Bardahl Evan Bros Yamaha rider nearly two thirds of a second quicker than reigning World Supersport champion Randy Krummenacher on the MV Agusta. Krummenacher just inched ahead of Frenchman Jules Cluzel on the GMT94 Yamaha, who was in turn a few hundredths quicker than Raffaele De Rosa on the second MV Agusta. Cluzel's GMT94 Yamaha teammate Corentin Perolari rounds out the top 5.

Day 2 times:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 55 Andrea Locatelli Yamaha YZF R6 1:32.831    
2 1 Randy Krummenacher MV Agusta F3 675 1:33.488 0.657 0.657
3 16 Jules Cluzel Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.491 0.660 0.003
4 3 Raffaele De Rosa MV Agusta F3 675 1:33.563 0.732 0.072
5 94 Corentin Perolari Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.681 0.850 0.118
6 5 Philipp Oettl Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:33.827 0.996 0.146
7 4 Steven Odendaal Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.886 1.055 0.059
8 78 Hikari Okubo Honda CBR600RR 1:34.335 1.504 0.449
9 61 Can Öncü Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:34.363 1.532 0.028
10 32 Isaac Viñales Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.374 1.543 0.011
11 44 Lucas Mahias Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:34.390 1.559 0.016
12 38 Hannes Soomer Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.448 1.617 0.058
13 56 Peter Sebestyen Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.533 1.702 0.085
14 22 Federico Fuligni MV Agusta F3 675 1:34.609 1.778 0.076
15 99 Danny Webb Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.662 1.831 0.053
16 71 Christoffer Bergman Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.770 1.939 0.108
17 81 Manuel Gonzalez Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:34.861 2.030 0.091
18 52 Patrick Hobelsberger Honda CBR600RR 1:35.465 2.634 0.604
19 25 Andy Verdoïa Yamaha YZF R6 1:35.637 2.806 0.172
20 68 Oli Bayliss Yamaha YZF R6 1:35.763 2.932 0.126
21 84 Loris Cresson Yamaha YZF R6 1:35.807 2.976 0.044
22 74 Jaimie Van Sikkelerus Yamaha YZF R6 1:36.067 3.236 0.260

Combined times from both days:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 55 Andrea Locatelli Yamaha YZF R6 1:32.831    
2 1 Randy Krummenacher MV Agusta F3 675 1:33.488 0.657 0.657
3 16 Jules Cluzel Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.491 0.660 0.003
4 3 Raffaele De Rosa MV Agusta F3 675 1:33.563 0.732 0.072
5 94 Corentin Perolari Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.681 0.850 0.118
6 5 Philipp Oettl Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:33.827 0.996 0.146
7 32 Isaac Viñales Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.882 1.051 0.055
8 4 Steven Odendaal Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.886 1.055 0.004
9 44 Lucas Mahias Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:33.896 1.065 0.010
10 78 Hikari Okubo Honda CBR600RR 1:34.335 1.504 0.439
11 61 Can Öncü Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:34.363 1.532 0.028
12 38 Hannes Soomer Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.448 1.617 0.085
13 56 Peter Sebestyen Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.533 1.702 0.085
14 22 Federico Fuligni MV Agusta F3 675 1:34.609 1.778 0.076
15 99 Danny Webb Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.662 1.831 0.053
16 71 Christoffer Bergman Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.770 1.939 0.108
17 81 Manuel Gonzalez Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:34.861 2.030 0.091
18 52 Patrick Hobelsberger Honda CBR600RR 1:35.465 2.634 0.604
19 25 Andy Verdoïa Yamaha YZF R6 1:35.637 2.806 0.172
20 68 Oli Bayliss Yamaha YZF R6 1:35.763 2.932 0.126
21 84 Loris Cresson Yamaha YZF R6 1:35.807 2.976 0.044
22 74 Jaimie Van Sikkelerus Yamaha YZF R6 1:36.067 3.236 0.260
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Qatar MotoGP Test Combined Times: Viñales Leads Yamaha Onslaught

Combined times over all three days of the Qatar test:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:53.858
2 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:53.891 0.033 0.033
3 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:54.038 0.180 0.147
4 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:54.068 0.210 0.030
5 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:54.105 0.247 0.037
6 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:54.129 0.271 0.024
7 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:54.149 0.291 0.020
8 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 1:54.239 0.381 0.090
9 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:54.283 0.425 0.044
10 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:54.312 0.454 0.029
11 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:54.326 0.468 0.014
12 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:54.332 0.474 0.006
13 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:54.432 0.574 0.100
14 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:54.565 0.707 0.133
15 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:54.623 0.765 0.058
16 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:54.634 0.776 0.011
17 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 1:54.674 0.816 0.040
18 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:54.830 0.972 0.156
19 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:55.008 1.150 0.178
20 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:55.301 1.443 0.293
21 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:55.519 1.661 0.218
22 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:55.916 2.058 0.397
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Qatar MotoGP Test Monday Final Times: Viñales Leads Morbidelli As Test Ends

Maverick Viñales finishes the Qatar MotoGP test as the fastest rider, just as he did in 2019, the Monster Energy Yamaha rider finishing just ahead of Petronas Yamaha's Franco Morbidelli. Viñales and Morbidelli were the only riders to get into the 1'53s, though both Yamaha men were still three tenths off last year's pole time, and nearly half a second slower than the outright pole record.

Alex Rins took third place on the Suzuki Ectar GSX-RR, two tenths behind Viñales and Morbidelli, and a few thousandths ahead of Fabio Quartararo on the Petronas Yamaha. Quartararo had a technical problem with his Factory-Spec Yamaha M1 at the start of the evening, losing out on track time.

Jack Miller finished fifth fastest on the Pramac Ducati, not just quick over a lap, but also setting the highest top speed, at 355.2 km/h. Joan Mir was sixth fastest on the second Suzuki, and just ahead of Marc Marquez on the Repsol Honda, the reigning champion spending his time on mixture of parts from several different years on the final day of the test.

Takaaki Nakagami was seventh quickest on the 2019-spec Honda RC213V, while Brad Binder posted an impressive lap to finish ninth, and best KTM rider. Andrea Dovizoso rounds out the top ten on the factory Ducati, just under half a second slower than Viñales. the field was close once again, with 18 riders finishing within a second of one another.

Final times at the end of Monday:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:53.858    
2 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:53.891 0.033 0.033
3 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:54.068 0.210 0.177
4 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:54.077 0.219 0.009
5 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:54.105 0.247 0.028
6 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:54.129 0.271 0.024
7 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:54.149 0.291 0.020
8 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 1:54.239 0.381 0.090
9 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:54.283 0.425 0.044
10 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:54.312 0.454 0.029
11 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:54.326 0.468 0.014
12 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:54.332 0.474 0.006
13 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:54.432 0.574 0.100
14 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:54.623 0.765 0.191
15 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 1:54.674 0.816 0.051
16 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:54.752 0.894 0.078
17 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:54.760 0.902 0.008
18 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:54.830 0.972 0.070
19 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:55.008 1.150 0.178
20 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:55.301 1.443 0.293
21 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:55.519 1.661 0.218
22 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:55.916 2.058 0.397
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Qatar MotoGP Test Monday 6pm Times: Morbidelli Cracks 1'53 Barrier

Testing is hotting up as the sun sets on the final day of preseason testing. Franco Morbidelli is currently fastest on the A-Spec Yamaha M1, while his Petronas Yamaha teammate Fabio Quartararo is second quickest, two tenths behind on the Factory-Spec Yamaha.

Valentino Rossi makes it a Yamaha clean sweep at the top of the timesheets, the Italian veteran just a fraction faster than the Suzukis of Alex Rins and Joan Mir. Marc Marquez is sixth quickest, the Repsol Honda rider two thirds of a second slower than Morbidelli.

Testing continues until 8pm.

Times at 6pm local time:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:53.891    
2 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:54.112 0.221 0.221
3 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:54.332 0.441 0.220
4 42 Alex Rins Suzuki GSX-RR 1:54.363 0.472 0.031
5 36 Joan Mir Suzuki GSX-RR 1:54.484 0.593 0.121
6 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:54.557 0.666 0.073
7 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:54.677 0.786 0.120
8 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 1:54.686 0.795 0.009
9 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:54.736 0.845 0.050
10 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:54.828 0.937 0.092
11 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:54.906 1.015 0.078
12 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:54.909 1.018 0.003
13 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:54.931 1.040 0.022
14 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:55.096 1.205 0.165
15 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:55.228 1.337 0.132
16 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:55.274 1.383 0.046
17 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:55.310 1.419 0.036
18 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:55.450 1.559 0.140
19 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:55.519 1.628 0.069
20 53 Tito Rabat Ducati GP19 1:55.743 1.852 0.224
21 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:55.807 1.916 0.064
22 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:56.691 2.800 0.884
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Qatar MotoGP Test Monday 4pm Times: Quartararo Leads As Marquez Takes Step Back

The final day of 2020 preseason testing for MotoGP is being used to switch focus to the race in two weeks. Fabio Quartararo took to the track early - second only a minute or two after Bradley Smith - and leads the way at the 4pm mark. Danilo Petrucci is currently second, a few thousandths slower than Quartararo, while Marc Marquez is currently third fastest.

In a sign that Honda are concerned about the 2020 season, a 2019-spec Honda RC213V has turned up in Marc Marquez' garage, and the reigning champion is likely to run back-to-back testing to try to solve the persistent issue with front-end feeling and engine braking pushing the front end on corner entry.

Ducati have also been busy, unveiling a revised aerodynamic package, with only minor differences to the 2019 fairing. The upper wing is a little larger, the side pods a little smaller. Photos on the GPOne.com website for comparison.

Testing continues for another four hours, until 8pm local time.

Times at 4pm:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 20 Fabio Quartararo Yamaha M1 1:54.998    
2 9 Danilo Petrucci Ducati GP20 1:55.013 0.015 0.015
3 93 Marc Márquez Honda RC213V 1:55.157 0.159 0.144
4 4 Andrea Dovizioso Ducati GP20 1:55.197 0.199 0.040
5 44 Pol Espargaro KTM RC16 1:55.214 0.216 0.017
6 12 Maverick Viñales Yamaha M1 1:55.357 0.359 0.143
7 33 Brad Binder KTM RC16 1:55.514 0.516 0.157
8 21 Franco Morbidelli Yamaha M1 1:55.525 0.527 0.011
9 88 Miguel Oliveira KTM RC16 1:55.651 0.653 0.126
10 63 Francesco Bagnaia Ducati GP20 1:55.653 0.655 0.002
11 43 Jack Miller Ducati GP20 1:55.722 0.724 0.069
12 30 Takaaki Nakagami Honda RC213V 1:55.839 0.841 0.117
13 46 Valentino Rossi Yamaha M1 1:55.910 0.912 0.071
14 73 Alex Márquez Honda RC213V 1:55.999 1.001 0.089
15 35 Cal Crutchlow Honda RC213V 1:56.081 1.083 0.082
16 5 Johann Zarco Ducati GP19 1:56.419 1.421 0.338
17 27 Iker Lecuona KTM RC16 1:56.608 1.610 0.189
18 38 Bradley Smith Aprilia RS-GP 1:57.653 2.655 1.045
19 41 Aleix Espargaro Aprilia RS-GP 1:58.479 3.481 0.826
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Phillip Island WorldSBK Test Day 1 Results: Razgatlioglu Leads As Last Test Starts

With the WorldSBK season due to kick off next weekend, the teams and riders get one last chance to prepare for 2020, with testing taking place on Monday and Tuesday. The first day of the test did not run entirely smoothly, Phillip Island's notorious winds and brief showers chasing riders on and off track, with a smattering of red flags thrown into the mix.

Toprak Razgatlioglu leads the way after the end of the first day, the Pata Yamaha rider just a fraction faster than Tom Sykes on the BMW in second and Loris Baz on the Ten Kate Yamaha in third. Less than four hundredths separates the top three.

Returning champion Jonathan Rea ended the first day in fourth place on the Kawasaki, a quarter of a second ahead of former teammate Leon Haslam on the brand new Honda CBR1000RR-R. Haslam, in turn, was four hundredths faster than Aruba Ducati rider Scott Redding. The field was close, the first nine riders within a second.

Testing concludes on Tuesday.

Combined times from Monday:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 54 Toprak Razgatlioglu Yamaha YZF R1 1:30.740    
2 66 Tom Sykes BMW S1000 RR 1:30.762 0.022 0.022
3 76 Loris Baz Yamaha YZF R1 1:30.777 0.037 0.015
4 1 Jonathan Rea Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:30.996 0.256 0.219
5 91 Leon Haslam Honda CBR1000RR 1:31.196 0.456 0.200
6 45 Scott Redding Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:31.236 0.496 0.040
7 60 Michael van der Mark Yamaha YZF R1 1:31.252 0.512 0.016
8 50 Eugene Laverty BMW S1000 RR 1:31.585 0.845 0.333
9 22 Alex Lowes Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:31.665 0.925 0.080
10 7 Chaz Davies Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:32.113 1.373 0.448
11 11 Sandro Cortese Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:32.264 1.524 0.151
12 21 Michael Ruben Rinaldi Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:32.272 1.532 0.008
13 12 Xavi Fores Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:32.414 1.674 0.142
14 77 Maximilan Scheib Kawasaki ZX-10RR 1:32.498 1.758 0.084
15 19 Alvaro Bautista Honda CBR1000RR 1:32.541 1.801 0.043
16 64 Federico Caricasulo Yamaha YZF R1 1:32.706 1.966 0.165
17 31 Garrett Gerloff Yamaha YZF R1 1:32.829 2.089 0.123
18 2 Leon Camier Ducati Panigale V4 R 1:33.629 2.889 0.800
19 13 Takumi Takahashi Honda CBR1000RR 1:36.346 5.606 2.717
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Phillip Island WorldSSP Test Day 1 Results: Locatelli Leads A Brace Of MV Agustas

The WorldSSP faces its final preparation for the 2020 season, with testing getting underway at Phillip Island ahead of this weekend's season opener. Despite brisk winds, the World Supersport class got the best of the weather on Monday, with rookie and Moto2 refugee Andrea Locatelli taking a clear lead at the top of the timesheets.

Two MV Agusta's followed Locatelli's Yamaha, three tenths back. Randy Krummenacher took second spot, ahead of teammate Raffaele De Rosa, while Isaac Viñales, cousin to MotoGP's Maverick and also on a Yamaha, ended the test in fourth. Lucas Mahias was the first Kawasaki on the timesheets, finishing fifth overall, half a second behind Locatelli.

Times from Monday:

Pos No Rider Bike Time Diff Prev
1 55 Andrea Locatelli Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.336    
2 1 Randy Krummenacher MV Agusta F3 675 1:33.638 0.302 0.302
3 3 Raffaele De Rosa MV Agusta F3 675 1:33.671 0.335 0.033
4 32 Isaac Viñales Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.882 0.546 0.211
5 44 Lucas Mahias Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:33.896 0.560 0.014
6 16 Jules Cluzel Yamaha YZF R6 1:33.921 0.585 0.025
7 4 Steven Odendaal Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.426 1.090 0.505
8 5 Philipp Oettl Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:34.543 1.207 0.117
9 94 Corentin Perolari Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.599 1.263 0.056
10 38 Hannes Soomer Yamaha YZF R6 1:34.750 1.414 0.151
11 61 Can Öncü Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:34.862 1.526 0.112
12 22 Federico Fuligni MV Agusta F3 675 1:35.131 1.795 0.269
13 81 Manuel Gonzalez Kawasaki ZX-6R 1:35.224 1.888 0.093
14 56 Peter Sebestyen Yamaha YZF R6 1:35.259 1.923 0.035
15 78 Hikari Okubo Honda CBR600RR 1:35.269 1.933 0.010
16 68 Oli Bayliss Yamaha YZF R6 1:35.918 2.582 0.649
17 71 Christoffer Bergman Yamaha YZF R6 1:36.006 2.670 0.088
18 52 Patrick Hobelsberger Honda CBR600RR 1:36.092 2.756 0.086
19 99 Danny Webb Yamaha YZF R6 1:36.218 2.882 0.126
20 84 Loris Cresson Yamaha YZF R6 1:36.326 2.990 0.108
21 25 Andy Verdoïa Yamaha YZF R6 1:36.329 2.993 0.003
22 74 Jaimie Van Sikkelerus Yamaha YZF R6 1:36.419 3.083 0.090
23 9 Galang Hendra Pratama Yamaha YZF R6      
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2020
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