PH2: WSB Round 1 — Phillip Island — PistonHeads

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Laverty took the on lap 17.

Pre-race talk was all about Lowes. New to WSB as well as the Suzuki, the BSB was on fire in practice and pre-season before popping his ankle in a That said, fifth on the grid was still impressive for the Pole was set by semi-Brit Sylvain (he’s fast, can we claim the and the Aprilia once again the bike to beat.

The Kawasaki fast too, although a in qualifying saw champion Sykes down the grid. And while we are on the wasn’t it nice to see a Buell out What a shame the Bimota also make the grid, the firm has a bit of form when it to racing in Australia.

Race one and with Guintoli the pace, the real action was the field as Davies on the Ducati and on the Suzuki were busy that despite what year suggested, both could be competitive with a up Brit on board. Unfortunately, one was too fired up and Lowes hit the deck on lap shortly followed by Haslam a few later.

and held on for victory

At the front it was a horse race with mounted Guintoli and Melandri and mentalist Giugliano on the Ducati the remaining Brits fought for a distance behind. Not that it that way long.

By mid race, had caught the leaders and was looking in third spot and even impressive when he went the outside of Giugliano to take Was a long overdue win for Suzuki on the It may not be as fast as the rocketship Aprilia, but the 1000 was looking good in the and on lap 17 Laverty took the lead and gapped the chasing pack.

Could he hold on for the win? Yes he An amazing result saw Laverty the win from Melandri and Guintoli. was the last time Suzuki a WSB win?

Race two and after a bit of bashing, Guintoli and Baz built up a lead but this time the pack was a lot closer. With taking the lead on lap eight, the Suzuki rider do another act? Not with Baz and Guintoli for or the Suzuki’s motor.

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Six laps to go and Laverty’s Suzuki out in a big way, much to the dismay of the men in and white.

Cluzel took a win for MV in the WSS

Bad news for Laverty (who has now one of his eight engines for the season) but news for Guintoli who took the red race win with Baz behind and third.

The Brits in Supersport are Kev Coghlan, Gowland, Jack Kennedy and Rogers. Having been by Lowes last year, Sofuoglu must be devastated to see fast Brit willing to it to him. After a red flag due to bike going bang, the WSS was reduced to a five lap dash.

Sofuoglu and Van der Mark crashing out on lap there was a suspicion of oil on the track, not it slowed the rest of the riders

A mad dash saw Cluzel win on the MV (the first win in 38 years) and an amazing spot for Coghlan. Great Gowland was seventh and Rogers

Aprilia Tuono 1000 R
Aprilia Tuono 1000 R
Aprilia Tuono 1000 R

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