Jonathan Rea is just not the Superbike World Champion for nothing. The Kawasaki rider begins his 2021 season with a pole place, and the Motorland Aragon report as a bonus. British treble with Scott Redding and Tom Sykes on the entrance row.
309 thousandths: Descended to 1’48.458, Jonathan Rea broke the earlier Motorland Aragon report by 309 thousandths. An enormous blow from the outset by the six-time Superbike world champion, the strongest man within the Superpole this Saturday morning. He’s nearly three tenths forward of his title rival Scott Redding, who takes Ducati’s 350th entrance row within the class. The 2 males are already anticipated for a primary duel on the high this afternoon, throughout the first spherical.
Qualification specialist, Tom Sykes completed third however is glad with this consequence after extra delicate free observe. British treble, and even British quintuplet for the reason that second row shall be opened by Alex Lowes forward of Chaz Davies. The latter can be the most effective impartial rider on his Ducati Panigale V4 R from Crew GoEleven.
Quickest time within the third free observe session, Toprak Razgatlioglu failed in 10th place and gave option to finest Yamaha rider to Garrett Gerloff, sixth. The 2 Hondas of Leon Haslam (seventh) and Alvaro Bautista (eighth) will begin from the third row, alongside the brand new official Ducati rider, Michael Ruben Rinaldi (ninth).
The 2 ex-MotoGP riders Tito Rabat (11th) and Eugene Laverty (12th) failed on the top-10 gates, 1.three seconds behind Jonathan Rea. They’re forward of Frenchman Lucas Mahias, who qualifies nicely and who, beginning 13th, shall be aiming for factors within the first set. His compatriot Christophe Ponsson additionally signed efficiency, with improved lap instances and a 17th place on the grid, his finest place for the reason that begin of the weekend.
WorldSBK Aragon – Superpole:
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