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Analysis from the opening two days at Philip Island


With practice and qualifying completed at Philip Island a picture has developed as to what can be expected in both World Superbike races. This article analyses the lap times from the leading contenders. That statistics for each rider takes into … Continue reading

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Checa sets the pace in qualifying at Philip Island


Carlos Checa’s vice like grip on the Philip Island circuit continued in final qualifying with the Spaniard setting the pace once more ahead of Superpole. Checa was unable to set a faster time than in the first qualifying session but … Continue reading

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Checa continues to lead the way ahead of qualifying


Ducati may not have a factory entry in World Superbikes this year but that has not stopped the Italian manufacturer from dominating a Philip Island. In final practice at the Australian venue Carlos Checa and Sylvain Guintoli topped the timesheets … Continue reading

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Parkes delights the home crowd with fastest FP2 time in WSS


Home town hero Broc Parkes headed final practice ahead of qualifying in World Supersports at Philip Island. The Kawasaki rider ended the session two tenths clear of his teammate David Salom with Fabien Foret third fastest for the Hannspree Ten … Continue reading

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Foret leaves it late to pip Salom in Q1 at the Island


It took Fabian Foret until the last minute to set the fastest time in World Supersport’s opening qualifying session at Philip Island. The Frenchman topped the times in FP1 but had to contend with David Salom through qualifying. The Spaniard … Continue reading

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