Bulega tops Friday WorldSSP apply – Wild journey for Bayliss


2023 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

Spherical One – Phillip Island

World Supersport FP2


Tarran Mackenzie’s week is just not getting any higher. The 2021 British Superbike Champion bought no time in throughout the two-day apply session early this week after his engine went pop just a few laps into proceedings. And on this FP2 session he went down early on and ended up lacking nearly your complete session.   Yari Montella additionally went down pretty early at flip six.

Stefano Manzi was reeling off lap after lap and led the vast majority of the session off a better of 1m33.389 on his Yamaha.

Adrian Huertas went down at flip ten pretty late within the session which cruelled his probabilities of bettering his standing. The Kawasaki rider was third quickest this morning however did not get anyplace close to his FP1 time within the afternoon session the place he ranked solely twelfth. His FP1 time although nonetheless proved adequate to rank him P3 on mixed instances.

Nicolo Bulega was the primary man within the 1m32s when on his twentieth lap of the FP2 session he dropped in a 1m32.852 on the Ducati to go high on mixed instances.

Oli Bayliss was down in fifteenth place on this session however that wasn’t for a scarcity of attempting. Bayliss saved a few little slides by flip 12 however that despatched him a bit extensive and he drifted method off the blacktop on to the undulating inexperienced painted floor on the fallacious aspect of the kerbing, his Ducati bucking and weaving fairly violently. The younger Aussie seven-tenths slower on this second session than he managed within the cooler circumstances skilled in FP1 and down in fifteenth place however his FP1 time was adequate to see him ranked P10 on mixed instances.

Federico Caricasulo was a late crasher on lap ten simply because the chequered flag was waved to sign the tip of the session.


World Supersport FP2 Mixed Instances

Pos No. Rider Bike Time/Hole
1 N. Bulega Ducati Panigale V2 1m32.852
2 S. Manzi Yamaha YZF R6 +0.510
3 A. Huertas Kawasaki ZX-6R +0.889
4 F. Caricasulo Ducati Panigale V2 +0.903
5 N. Spinelli Yamaha YZF R6 +1.024
6 C. Oncu Kawasaki ZX-6R +1.123
7 M. Schroetter MV Agusta F3 800 RR +1.199
8 G. Van Straalen Yamaha YZF R6 +1.223
9 V. Debise Yamaha YZF R6 +1.295
10 O. Bayliss Ducati Panigale V2 +1.384
11 R. De Rosa Ducati Panigale V2 +1.406
12 N. Tuuli Triumph Road Triple RS 765 +1.430
13 Y. Montella Ducati Panigale V2 +1.437
14 J.  Navarro Yamaha YZF R6 +1.782
15 A. Wongthananon Yamaha YZF R6 +2.110
16 A. Mantovani Yamaha YZF R6 +2.132
17 B. Sofuoglu MV Agusta F3 800 RR +2.558
18 A. Sarmoon Yamaha YZF R6 +2.671
19 J.  Mcphee Kawasaki ZX-6R +2.937
20 H. Truelove Triumph Road Triple RS 765 +3.445
21 A. Norrodin Honda CBR600RR +3.636
22 T. Mackenzie Honda CBR600RR +4.021

hillip Island WorldSBK/ASBK Race Schedule

Friday 24 February 2023
Begin End Class Session
Laps Distance
0740 0750 Timekeeping Observe System Check
0810 0820 FIM Medical Inspection /// FIM Observe Inspection
0850 0910 Australian Supersport 300 FP    
0915 0940 Australian Supersport FP    
0945 1015 Australian Superbike FP1    
1030 1115 WorldSSP FP1    
1130 1215 WorldSBK FP    
1225 1255 ASBK Pillion Rides
1305 1325 Australian Supersport 300 Q    
1335 1355 Australian Supersport Q    
1405 1435 Australian Superbike FP2    
1500 1545 WorldSSP FP2    
1600 1645 WorldSBK FP2    
1705 Australian Supersport 300 R1 8 35.56km
Saturday 25 February 2023
Begin End Class Session Laps Distance
0740 0750 Timekeeping Observe System Check
0810   0820 FIM Medical Inspection /// FIM Observe Inspection
0900 0920 Australian Superbike Q
0940 Australian Supersport 300 R2 8 35.56km
1015 Australian Supersport R1 10 44.45km
1050 1120 WorldSBK FP3
1140 Australian SuperbikeR1 12 53.34km
1225 1245 WorldSSP  Superpole
1310 1325 WorldSBK  Superpole
1340 1410 Pit Stroll 1 & Security Automobile Laps
1430 WorldSSP R1 18 80.01km
1505 1535 ASBK Pillion Rides
1600 WorldSBK R1 22 97.79km
1720 Australian Supersport R2 10 44.45km
Sunday 26 February 2023
Begin  End  Session  Session Laps Distance
0800 0810 Timekeeping Observe System Check
0830  0840 FIM Medical Inspection /// FIM Observe Inspection
0910 Australian Supersport 300 R3 8 35.56km
0945 Australian Superbike R2 12 53.34km
1030 1045 WorldSBK WUP
1055 1110 WorldSSP WUP
1130 Australian Supersport R3 10 44.45km
1200 1235 Pit Stroll 2 & Security Automobile Laps ASBK Shows on Podium
1300 WorldSBK SPRace 10 44.45km
1340 Australian Superbike R3 12 53.34km
1430 WorldSSP R2   80.01km
1505 1535 ASBK Pillion Rides ASBK Shows on Podium
1600 WorldSBK R3 22 97.79km