Dominated in Misano, Jonathan Rea intends to set the report straight in Donington. The six-time reigning world champion set the quickest time within the first Superbike free follow session, 1 / 4 of a second forward of runner-up Toprak Razgatlioglu.
Who to cease Jonathan Rea at Donington? Unbeaten on the English monitor in 2019, over the last coming of the Superbike World Championship right here, the Kawasaki rider launched his weekend completely this Friday morning. The one driver under the 1’28 mark, he dominated the primary free follow session in 1’27.841. One thing to straighten the bar after the Misano occasion, the place he couldn’t do higher “than” third and misplaced a couple of factors within the championship.
Jonathan Rea’s runner-up within the total standings, Toprak Razgatlioglu can be rising as his first opponent in Nice Britain. The Turk celebrated his extension at Yamaha with a second place, 264 thousandths behind his title rival. The morning’s podium is accomplished by Tom Sykes, nonetheless holder of absolutely the circuit report due to his 1’26.641 achieved in 2017.
Anticipated on the flip after lacking the rostrum in Misano, Scott Redding began his weekend in fourth place, simply over four tenths behind Jonathan Rea. His Ducati teammate, Michael Ruben Rinaldi, completes the top-5, however behind by 7 tenths (!). He’s forward of Leon Haslam’s first Honda, and the one one within the prime 10 as Alvaro Bautista is eleventh. Getting back from Assen the place he competed in his first MotoGP Grand Prix, American Garrett Gerloff is in seventh place.
Searching for his second top-10 of the 12 months at Donington, Frenchman Lucas Mahias units the thirteenth quickest time 1.6 seconds off the lead, however lower than half a second behind Michael van der Mark’s tenth place. Christophe Ponsson is additional behind, in eighteenth place, one higher than the Belgian Loris Cresson. The 2 males hope to go away Nice Britain with factors on Sunday night time.
WorldSBK Donington – FP1 Superbike:
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WorldSBK Championship after Misano: 1. Jonathan Rea 149 pts, 2. Toprak Razgatlioglu 129 (-20), three. Scott Redding 104 (-45), four. Alex Lowes 88 (-61), 5. Michael Ruben Rinaldi 82 (-67)…
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