Rinaldi tops opening WorldSBK pratice session at Mandalika

2023 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

Spherical Two – Mandalika, Indonesia

World Superbike FP1

For the opening World Superbike apply session the observe temperature was 43-degrees and the ambient 31-degrees.  Later this afternoon in FP2 observe temperatures of as much as and even perhaps past 60-degrees are anticipated.  This morning the observe was very soiled and grip arduous to seek out.

Loris Baz fell ten minutes into the session however was in a position to journey again to the pits.  Solely minutes later Iker Lecuona went down somewhat tougher at flip 16 and needed to stroll again to the pits. A few laps later Lorenzo Baldassari joined the FP1 crash membership with a tumble at flip six after which Michael Rinaldi went down at flip ten slightly below 20-minutes into the session.

Many riders have been biding their time earlier than heading out, ready for the circuit to scrub up and a few rubber go down. 20-minutes into the session many riders had turned a wheel, together with Jonathan Rea and Alex Lowes.

In actual fact, Rea didn’t head out of pit-lane till solely 18-minutes have been left within the 45-minute session. At that juncture Toprak Razgatlioglu led the best way from Alvaro Bautista and Remy Gardner.

Michael Rinaldi bounced again from his early fall to high the session with a 1m34.613 to push Razgatlioglu again to P2 and Alvaro Bautista to P3. That point greater than three-seconds behind the pole report and a pair of.5-seconds behind the race lap report, each of these benchmarks set right here final 12 months.

Jonathan Rea solely put in six laps however was fast sufficient to go P4 forward of Xavi Vierge and Remy Gardner.

World Superbike FP1 Outcomes

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole Velocity
1 M. Rinaldi Ducati Panigale V4R 1m34.613 290.3
2 T. Razgatlioglu Yamaha YZF R1 +0.056 285.0
3 A. Bautista Ducati Panigale V4R +0.170 291.1
4 J.  Rea Kawasaki ZX-10RR +0.188 285.7
5 X. Vierge Honda CBR1000 RR-R +0.225 290.3
6 R. Gardner Yamaha YZF R1 +0.579 285.0
7 A. Locatelli Yamaha YZF R1 +0.707 285.0
8 A. Lowes Kawasaki ZX-10RR +0.920 285.7
9 P. Oettl Ducati Panigale V4R +0.958 286.5
10 M. Van Der Mark BMW M1000 RR +1.529 285.7
11 S. Redding BMW M1000 RR +1.602 284.2
12 G. Gerloff BMW M1000 RR +1.661 291.1
13 A. Bassani Ducati Panigale V4R +1.891 288.8
14 D. Aegerter Yamaha YZF R1 +1.898 282.7
15 L Baz BMW M1000 RR +2.271 282.7
16 D. Petrucci Ducati Panigale V4R +2.317 287.2
17 H. Syahrin Honda CBR1000 RR-R +2.474 281.3
18 T. Sykes Kawasaki ZX-10RR +3.113 279.1
19 L. Baldassarri Yamaha YZF R1 +3.388 278.4
20 O. Konig Kawasaki ZX-10RR +3.995 275.5
Out 105% on this Session
21 E. Granado Honda CBR1000 RR-R +4.905 276.9
22 I.  Lecuona Honda CBR1000 RR-R / 282.7


World Supersport FP1

Regardless of solely placing in 9 laps throughout FP1 Aruba Ducati’s Nicolo Bulega has began out at Mandalika in the identical style he left Phillip Island, on high.

Nicholas Spinelli was second this morning forward of fellow Yamaha rider Stefano Manzi.  Marcel Schroetter fourth on the MV Agusta F3 800 RR forward of Raffale De Rosa on a Ducati whereas Can Oncu was high Kawasaki in sixth.

Oli Bayliss was P12 on the FP1 time-sheet and put in a substantial 20 laps within the session.

Honda’s Tarran Mackenzie put the nightmare that was Phillip Island behind him to begin exhibiting a few of his promise in what are very early days within the Honda World Supersport venture. The 2021 British Superbike Champion could have solely been 14th quickest however in comparison with the place they have been within the dry at Phillip Island that’s critical progress, particularly contemplating his bike was slowest via the pace lure this morning at Mandalika.

The observe temperature for FP1 was 42-degrees and the ambient 31-degrees however for FP2 observe temperatures of as much as 60-degrees are anticipated.  This morning the observe was very soiled and grip arduous to seek out.

World Supersport FP1 Outcomes

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole Velocity
1 N. Bulega Ducati Panigale V2 1m39.420 248.8
2 N. Spinelli Yamaha YZF R6 +0.259 243.8
3 S. Manzi Yamaha YZF R6 +0.535 248.3
4 M. Schroetter MV Agusta F3 800 RR +0.696 247.7
5 R. De Rosa Ducati Panigale V2 +1.202 248.8
6 C. Oncu Kawasaki ZX-6R +1.364 248.8
7 G. Van Straalen Yamaha YZF R6 +1.659 247.7
8 F. Caricasulo Ducati Panigale V2 +1.690 250.6
9 V. Debise Yamaha YZF R6 +2.367 248.8
10 J.  Navarro Yamaha YZF R6 +2.381 247.7
11 B. Sofuoglu MV Agusta F3 800 RR +3.262 251.7
12 O. Bayliss Ducati Panigale V2 +3.280 247.7
13 N. Tuuli Triumph Road Triple RS 765 +3.307 246.0
14 T. Mackenzie Honda CBR600RR +3.718 239.5
15  A. Sarmoon Yamaha YZF R6 +4.780 244.9
16 A. Mantovani Yamaha YZF R6 +4.876 248.3
Out 105% on this Session
17 J.  Mcphee Kawasaki ZX-6R +5.025 247.1
18 A. Wongthananon Yamaha YZF R6 +5.208 244.9
19 T. Alberto Kawasaki ZX-6R +5.981 246.6
20 A. Norrodin Honda CBR600RR +8.137 226.4
21 H. Truelove Triumph Road Triple RS 765 +8.619 246.6

Mandalika WSBK Spherical Schedule

1200-1245 WorldSSP FP1
1300-13:45 WorldSBK FP1
1500-1545 WorldSSP FP2
1600-1645 WorldSBK FP2
1130-1200 WorldSBK FP3
1255-1315 WorldSSP Superpole
1340-1355 WorldSBK Superpole
1500 WorldSSP Race 1
1630 WorldSBK Race 1
1130-1145 WorldSBK WUP
1155 WorldSSP WUP
1330 WorldSBK Superpole Race
1500 WorldSSP Race 2
1630 WorldSBK Race 2

World Superbike Championship Factors

Pos Rider Factors
 1  Alvaro Bautista  62
 2  Andrea Locatelli  34
 3  Jonathan Rea  31
 4  Michael Ruben Rinaldi  31
 5  Axel Bassani  25
 6  Toprak Razgatlioglu  23
 7  Iker Lecuona  22
 8  Philipp Oettl  20
 9  Danilo Petrucci  15
 10  Xavi Vierge  14
 11  Dominique Aegerter  12
 12  Scott Redding  10
 13  Remy Gardner  10
 14  Garrett Gerloff  8
 15  Alex Lowes  6
 16  Michael Van Der Mark  4
 17  Loris Baz  1
 18  Hafizh Syahrin  1

2023 FIM Superbike World Championship Calendar

Date Circuit WSBK WSSP600 WSSP300
24-26 Feb Phillip Island X X
3-5 Mar Mandalika X X
21-23 Apr Assen X X X
5-7 Might Catalunya X X X
2-4 Jun Misano X X X
30 Jun-02 Jul Donington Park X X
14-16 Jul  Imola X X X
28-30 Jul Autodrom Most X X X
8-10 Sep Magny-Cours X X X
22-24 Sep Aragón X X X
29-Sep-01 Oct Algarve X X X
13-15 Oct San Juan Villicum X X