News Biaggi Sets Miller Superbike Track Record

Biaggi Sets Miller Superbike Track Record

Superbike Report

Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) laid down the gauntlet to the rest after posting a new track best lap of 1’48.155 in the second qualifying session.

Yesterday’s fastest rider Jakub Smrz (Pata B&G Ducati) improved his personal best time for second today, 0.174 seconds from Biaggi and just ahead of the BMW of Troy Corser.

Althea Ducati’s Carlos Checa was fourth, with the leading four all within 0.243 seconds of each other. Checa’s team-mate Shane Byrne was fifth, Michel Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) sixth.

Cal Crutchlow went seventh fastest for Yamaha Sterilgarda while the first rider to qualify based on his Friday time was Leon Haslam (Alstare Suzuki), eighth after combined qualifying.

Miller Superbike – Qualifying 2nd Session
1 3 Biaggi M. (ITA) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1’48.115
2 96 Smrz J. (CZE) Ducati 1098R 1’48.289
3 11 Corser T. (AUS) BMW S1000 RR 1’48.318
4 7 Checa C. (ESP) Ducati 1098R 1’48.358
5 67 Byrne S. (GBR) Ducati 1098R 1’48.549
6 84 Fabrizio M. (ITA) Ducati 1098R 1’48.571
7 35 Crutchlow C. (GBR) Yamaha YZF R1 1’48.611
8 91 Haslam L. (GBR) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1’48.734
9 2 Camier L. (GBR) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1’48.741
10 52 Toseland J. (GBR) Yamaha YZF R1 1’48.887
11 99 Scassa L. (ITA) Ducati 1098R 1’48.945
12 65 Rea J. (GBR) Honda CBR1000RR 1’48.965
13 41 Haga N. (JPN) Ducati 1098R 1’49.050
14 50 Guintoli S. (FRA) Suzuki GSX-R1000 1’49.142
15 66 Sykes T. (GBR) Kawasaki ZX 10R 1’49.225
16 111 Xaus R. (ESP) BMW S1000 RR 1’49.477
17 76 Neukirchner M. (GER) Honda CBR1000RR 1’49.623
18 77 Vermeulen C. (AUS) Kawasaki ZX 10R 1’50.370
19 95 Hayden R. (USA) Kawasaki ZX 10R 1’50.806
20 23 Parkes B. (AUS) Honda CBR1000RR 1’51.074
21 15 Baiocco M. (ITA) Kawasaki ZX 10R 1’52.691

Miller Supersport – Free Practice 2nd Session
1 50 Laverty E. (IRL) Honda CBR600RR 1’51.566
2 54 Sofuoglu K. (TUR) Honda CBR600RR 1’51.822
3 51 Pirro M. (ITA) Honda CBR600RR 1’52.277
4 26 Lascorz J. (ESP) Kawasaki ZX-6R 1’52.362
5 40 DiSalvo J. (USA) Triumph Daytona 675 1’52.487
6 14 Lagrive M. (FRA) Triumph Daytona 675 1’52.590
7 25 Salom D. (ESP) Triumph Daytona 675 1’52.793
8 7 Davies C. (GBR) Triumph Daytona 675 1’52.809
9 99 Foret F. (FRA) Kawasaki ZX-6R 1’52.891
10 4 Rea G. (GBR) Honda CBR600RR 1’52.908
11 37 Fujiwara K. (JPN) Kawasaki ZX-6R 1’52.993
12 5 Lundh A. (SWE) Honda CBR600RR 1’53.371
13 55 Roccoli M. (ITA) Honda CBR600RR 1’53.522
14 127 Harms R. (DEN) Honda CBR600RR 1’53.622
15 117 Praia M. (POR) Honda CBR600RR 1’53.930
16 46 Odom T. (USA) Honda CBR600RR 1’54.467
17 8 Chesaux B. (SUI) Honda CBR600RR 1’56.395
18 86 Farrell J. (USA) Kawasaki ZX-6R 1’57.050
19 13 Paris M. (USA) Yamaha YZF R6 1’58.430

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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