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World Supersport: Foret Leads Day 1

World Supersport Phillip Island Test

On a totally dry track the lap times came tumbling in the second session and after 90 minutes of testing, the quickest time in World Supersport had been set by Fabien Foret, the Frenchman getting back to the top end of the results sheets on his new Hannspree Ten Kate Honda machine.

Foret was almost one full second clear of the two Kawasaki riders David Salom and Broc Parkes.

Sam Lowes (Parkalgar Honda) looked particularly competitive today, the Brit ending up fourth quickest, despite a fall, while Luca Scassa (Yamaha ParkinGO) was fifth ahead of Danilo Dell’Omo (Suriano Racing) with the first of the Triumphs, on his first appearance with the British three-cylinder machine.

Szopek continued his encouraging run with seventh for Bogdanka PTR, ahead of Roberto Tamburini (Yamaha Bike Service).

World Supersport Phillip Island Test Results, Day 1
1. 99 Foret F. (FRA) Honda CBR600RR 1’34.117
2. 44 Salom D. (ESP) Kawasaki ZX-6R 1’35.042
3. 23 Parkes B. (AUS) Kawasaki ZX-6R 1’35.195
4. 11 Lowes S. (GBR) Honda CBR600RR 1’36.110
5. 9 Scassa L. (ITA) Yamaha YZF R6 1’36.358
6. 91 Dell’Omo D. (ITA) Triumph Daytona 675 1’36.497
7. 28 Szkopek P. (POL) Honda CBR600RR 1’36.624
8. 22 Tamburini R. (ITA) Yamaha YZF R6 1’36.705
9. 21 Marino F. (FRA) Honda CBR600RR 1’36.735
10. 55 Roccoli M. (ITA) Kawasaki ZX-6R 1’36.884
11. 7 Davies C. (GBR) Yamaha YZF R6 1’36.972
12. 60 Ivanov V. (UKR) Honda CBR600RR 1’36.996
13. 4 Rea G. (GBR) Honda CBR600RR 1’37.011
14. 127 Harms R. (DEN) Honda CBR600RR 1’37.088
15. 77 Ellison J. (GBR) Honda CBR600RR 1’37.240
16. 117 Praia M. (POR) Honda CBR600RR 1’37.391
17. 34 Quarmby R. (RSA) Triumph Daytona 675 1’37.583
18. 19 Pirotta M. (AUS) Honda CBR600RR 1’38.869
19. 10 Toth I. (HUN) Honda CBR600RR 1’39.042
20. 38 Nemeth B. (HUN) Honda CBR600RR 1’39.053
21. 8 Chesaux B. (SUI) Honda CBR600RR 1’39.402
22. 69 Jezek O. (CZE) Honda CBR600RR 1’39.902
23. 25 Jerman M. (SLO) Triumph Daytona 675 1’40.384
24. 87 Marconi L. (ITA) Yamaha YZF R6 1’41.391
25. 5 Lundh A. (SWE) Honda CBR600RR 1’42.541

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.

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