Second and last day of the official test prior to the start of the Superbike World Championship this weekend in Phillip Island. Again and as it happened yesterday, Alex Lowes he has been the dominator and set a record in the morning session that placed him at the top of the ranking, even rolling 70 thousandths below the record set last year.
Jonathan ReaSecond, it shows that it seems to have adapted to the Kawasaki almost immediately. Who has also surprised and more if possible to be a newcomer in the category is Jordi Torres, with the third best time of the day and one tenth behind the British rider.
Tom Sykes, Leon Haslam and Chaz Davies they completed the first six positions. The pilots who suffered the most serious falls yesterday have had a minimal presence on the track as in the case of Randy de Puniet and, even, they have not come out as has happened with Davide Guiugliano, who has been diagnosed with the rupture of two vertebrae and will also miss the race this weekend. Nor have the pilots been exempt from falls today, as in the case of Tom Sykes, Sylvain Guintoli and Sylvain Barrier, although all of them have been able to get up without any appreciable damage.
As for the rest of Spaniards, David salom has been seventh, Nico Terol eighth, Roman Ramos eighteenth and Santiago Barragan eleventh. Now it's time to rest until Friday when the first free practice starts.
You can check all the classifications of the Phillip Island Superbike tests at the following link: Phillip Island Superbike Test Classification
Last in Supersport, the runner-up Jules Cluzel has been the dominator of the second day. He was also the only rider to be able to run below 1:33, after overcoming his teammate's record on the MV Agusta Reparto Corse in the last few moments. Lorenzo Zanetti.
With the great time achieved by the French and taking into account that last year he already won the inaugural test of Phillip Island, everything seems to be looking forward to repeating the same feat of last year although surely neither Zanetti nor Kenan Sofuoglu, which was third today just over half a second.
Marco Faccani, last year's Superstock 600 champion has surprised with a magnificent fourth best time, ahead of Lucas Mahias and PJ Jacobsen. Gino Rea He was unable to go out on the track today due to having to undergo surgery due to an old foot injury.
As for the two Spanish riders in the category, today they were able to hit the track completing a total of 56 laps in the case of Nacho calero and 42 for Marcos Ramirez.
You can check all the classifications of the Phillip Island Supersport tests at the following link: Phillip Island Supersport Test Classification