2012 WSBK Assen FP2 Results: Sykes on top

The practice session started very slowly with no-one willing to waste time on a drying track, but as the riders went out, it seemed that the BMWs had found conditions that suited their electronic package: Northern Europe's grey weather. As the track got drier and the laps got quicker, familiar names started creeping to the top, ending the session with the only man able to beat Tom Sykes's fastest time was Sykes himself in a last-lap flier to the flag. Previous winners Jonathan Rea and Carlos Checa were split by Marco Melandri hinting at another potential BMW challenge on a track that traditionally favours Ducati and Honda.

Superpole should be interesting. 

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff
1 66 SYKES T Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'37.663  
2 65 REA J Honda CBR1000RR 1'37.754 0.091
3 33 MELANDRI M BMW S1000 RR 1'37.802 0.139
4 7 CHECA C Ducati 1098R 1'38.150 0.487
5 86 BADOVINI A BMW S1000 RR 1'38.373 0.710
6 59 CANEPA N Ducati 1098R 1'38.611 0.948
7 58 LAVERTY E Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'38.616 0.953
8 44 SALOM D Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'38.736 1.073
9 96 SMRZ J Ducati 1098R 1'38.772 1.109
10 91 HASLAM L BMW S1000 RR 1'38.813 1.150
11 3 BIAGGI M Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'39.225 1.562
12 50 GUINTOLI S Ducati 1098R 1'39.283 1.620
13 18 AITCHISON M BMW S1000 RR 1'39.566 1.903
14 19 DAVIES C Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'39.679 2.016
15 36 MERCADO L Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'39.769 2.106
16 21 HOPKINS J Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'39.863 2.200
17 34 GIUGLIANO D Ducati 1098R 1'40.012 2.349
18 87 ZANETTI L Ducati 1098R 1'40.038 2.375
19 121 BERGER M Ducati 1098R 1'40.806 3.143
20 4 AOYAMA H Honda CBR1000RR 1'41.312 3.649
21 68 MCCORMICK B Ducati 1098R 1'41.833 4.170
  2 CAMIER L Suzuki GSX-R1000    
  84 FABRIZIO M BMW S1000 RR    
           

 

Race Details
Round Number: 
3
2012

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