WorldSBK Supported Take a look at ends with Ducati 1-2 in Misano
Alvaro Bautista leads teammate Michael Ruben Rinaldi in rain-affected Day 2
Already quickest on Thursday, Ducati’s Alvaro Bautista remained quickest on day two of the Supported Take a look at. After 72 laps accomplished, his quickest time on Friday was a 1’33.627s as he was 0.138s faster than teammate Rinaldi.
Michael Ruben Rinaldi ended the Supported Take a look at with the second-best time with a 1’33.765s. Rinaldi and Bautista have been the one riders to experience inside 1’33s.
Toprak Razgatlioglu was the third quickest rider, having set a quickest time of 1’33.765s. Andrea Locatelli was fourth.
Rookie Lorenzo Baldassarri had a strong take a look at as he concluded the two-day take a look at in fifth place with a 1’34.681s, 1.054s behind Bautista.
BMW’s Scott Redding accomplished the highest six 1.169s behind Bautista, whereas Tom Sykes was tenth.
WorldSBK Day 2 Report
The second and remaining day of testing on the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” for almost all of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship concluded with reigning Champion Alvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) taking high spot and main a Ducati 1-2 on a rain-affected day in Italy. A bathe an hour earlier than the scheduled one-hour break, and extra rain within the afternoon, restricted operating throughout the day however groups and riders have been nonetheless capable of make the most of intervals of dry circumstances whereas most did use the take a look at to get some wet-weather operating in.
Prime spot on Day 2 belonged to Bautista as soon as once more as he set a 1’33.627s and accomplished 72 laps to take high spot, lapping round six tenths slower than his greatest time from Day 1 as he targeted on the setup of his Panigale V4 R. Bautista led a Ducati 1-2 as teammate Michael Ruben Rinaldi completed in second. Rinaldi was 0.138s slower than Bautista as he appeared to discover a setup forward of the Emilia-Romagna Spherical in the beginning of June.
The Pata Yamaha Prometeon WorldSBK squad had 5 bikes to experience between Toprak Razgatlioglu and Andrea Locatelli in the course of the take a look at, with 2021 Champion Razgatlioglu utilizing the additional bike on Day 2. He completed third after setting a 1’34.181s on Day 2 and finishing 43 laps throughout his three bikes. Teammate Locatelli was fourth and three tenths behind Razgatlioglu on the finish of the take a look at, with Locatelli finishing 51 laps along with his two bikes.
Lorenzo Baldassarri (GMT94 Yamaha) loved a robust take a look at on residence soil at Misano and took sixth place on Day 2, half-a-second down on Razgatlioglu and simply over a second off Bautista’s time. Baldassarri, on Day 1, had related issues to these he had in Barcelona however was capable of make a step ahead and he continued that work on Day 2 whereas additionally trying on the geometry of his Yamaha YZF R1 machine.
After a robust efficiency on Day 1, eyes have been on BMW to see if they may repeat that on Day 2 and so they did so with three riders within the high ten. Scott Redding (ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Group) took sixth spot with a greatest time of 1’34.796s and 53 laps to his title whereas teammate Tom Sykes, testing new parts that Redding had yesterday, was inside the highest ten as soon as once more and solely two tenths behind Redding.