Toprak fires up when it issues to take WorldSBK pole at P.I.


2023 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

Spherical One – Phillip Island

World Superbike Superpole


World Superbike opponents headed out of pit-lane for his or her 15-minute Superpole session at 1310 this afternoon.  The observe that introduced itself this afternoon was very completely different than the one they skilled yesterday.  At present’s 27-degree observe temperature round half of what they confronted on Friday afternoon.  The cooler situations definitely welcomed by the riders not on Ducati equipment.

Jonathan Rea was the primary man within the 1m29s, a 1m29.715 to the KRT man.

Alvaro Bautista was on a quick one however then returned to the pits with presumably some form of drawback.

On the midway stage of the session each single Superbike was in pit-lane after their first run.  Jonathan Rea was on high forward of Rinaldi, Bautista, Lowes and Lecuona rounded out the highest 5 at this halfway juncture.

Bautista was the primary one to return out and he had Danilo Petrucci proper with him as he exited pit-lane.  Quickly pit-lane was empty once more as all riders hit the observe for a last-ditch effort to earn themselves a superb grid place.

Bautista baulked by an enormous quantity of site visitors by the again of the circuit however nonetheless manages a 1m29.830 to go P2.  Not for lengthy although as Oettl betters him on 1m29.774 to push the defending champion again to P3.

Dominique Aegerter then shot from ninth to P1 after reeling off a 1m29.635 with two-minutes left on the shot clock.

Toprak Razgatlioglu saved his tempo for when it mattered.. After being nowhere yesterday, and once more this morning, the Turk shoots to the highest, a 1m29.400.

With a minute remaining there have been eight riders within the 1m29s. Razgatlioglu main from Aegerter, Rea, Oettl, Bautista, Gardner, Lowes and Locatelli in P8.

Bautista then improved to P2 with a 1m29.584 however that was it, Topraz Razgatlioglu our pole place winner and celebrated in his conventional style with a stoppie into parc ferme.

Dominique Aegerter will spherical out that entrance row whereas Jonathan Rea will entrance the second row alongside Philipp Oettl and Michael Rinaldi. Remy Gardner will make his World Superbike debut from seventh on the grid.


World Superbike Superpole Instances

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole Velocity
1 T. Razgatlioglu Yamaha YZF R1 1m29.400 315.8
2 A. Bautista Ducati Panigale V4R +0.184 322.4
3 D. Aegerter Yamaha YZF R1 +0.235 312.1
4 J.  Rea Kawasaki ZX-10RR +0.315 314.9
5 P. Oettl Ducati Panigale V4R +0.374 311.2
6 M. Rinaldi Ducati Panigale V4R +0.375 314.9
7 R. Gardner Yamaha YZF R1 +0.441 313.0
8 A. Lowes Kawasaki ZX-10RR +0.464 314.9
9 A. Locatelli Yamaha YZF R1 +0.556 314.0
10 D. Petrucci Ducati Panigale V4R +0.675 323.4
11 I.  Lecuona Honda CBR1000 RR-R +0.857 314.0
12 M. Van Der Mark BMW M1000 RR +0.876 320.5
13 S. Redding BMW M1000 RR +0.988 321.4
14 A. Bassani Ducati Panigale V4R +1.009 314.9
15 L. Baldassarri Yamaha YZF R1 +1.070 309.5
16 G. Gerloff BMW M1000 RR +1.073 321.4
17 X. Vierge Honda CBR1000 RR-R +1.187 322.4
18 L Baz BMW M1000 RR +1.204 313.0
19 T. Sykes Kawasaki ZX-10RR +1.514 305.1
20 E. Granado Honda CBR1000 RR-R +2.379 306.8
21 H. Syahrin Honda CBR1000 RR-R +2.698 317.6
22 O. Konig Kawasaki ZX-10RR +2.882 305.1

World Supersport Superpole

The World Supersport Superpole session solely actually received wound up within the closing phases as observe situations improved steadily all through the session.

It was solely within the dying minutes that the quick occasions began to come back in and the order was shuffled on the ultimate lap as purple sectors lit up everywhere in the timing screens.

When all was stated and accomplished it was Stefano Manzi on high with a 1m32.814 to take pole place forward of Can Oncu and Yari Montella.

Oli Bayliss had run out of steam on the ultimate lap and was aided again to the flip 4 exit due to a push from Can Oncu. The younger Aussie will begin from P13.

World Supersport Superpole Instances

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole Velocity
1 S. Manzi Yamaha YZF R6 1m32.814 275.5
2 C. Oncu Kawasaki ZX-6R +0.244 279.8
3 Y. Montella Ducati Panigale V2 +0.262 279.1
4 N. Bulega Ducati Panigale V2 +0.276 280.5
5 N. Spinelli Yamaha YZF R6 +0.915 268.0
6 M. Schroetter MV Agusta F3 800 RR +1.052 275.5
7 G. Van Straalen Yamaha YZF R6 +1.090 280.5
8 A. Huertas Kawasaki ZX-6R +1.138 276.2
9 F. Caricasulo Ducati Panigale V2 +1.255 286.5
10 R. De Rosa Ducati Panigale V2 +1.288 279.8
11 V. Debise Yamaha YZF R6 +1.342 277.6
12 N. Tuuli Triumph Road Triple RS 765 +1.377 270.0
13 O. Bayliss Ducati Panigale V2 +1.845 269.3
14 A. Mantovani Yamaha YZF R6 +1.919 274.8
15 J.  Navarro Yamaha YZF R6 +2.234 270.0
16 A. Wongthananon Yamaha YZF R6 +2.435 279.1
17 B. Sofuoglu MV Agusta F3 800 RR +2.757 276.9
18 A. Sarmoon Yamaha YZF R6 +4.023 272.7
19 T. Mackenzie Honda CBR600RR +4.121 262.1
20 J.  Mcphee Kawasaki ZX-6R +4.300 281.3
Not Certified 
NQ 7 A. Norrodin Honda CBR600RR 5.343 268.0
NQ 4 H. Truelove Triumph Road Triple RS 765 5.369 270.7

Phillip Island WorldSBK/ASBK Race Schedule

Saturday 25 February 2023
Begin End Class Session Laps Distance
0740 0750 Timekeeping Monitor System Take a look at
0810   0820 FIM Medical Inspection /// FIM Monitor 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 Superbike R1 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 Monitor System Take a look at
0830  0840 FIM Medical Inspection /// FIM Monitor 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