2013 Laguna Seca World Superbike FP1 Results: Davies And Melandri Hold Off Local Talent

The BMW duo of Chaz Davies and Marco Melandri posted the fastest times ahead of local Michael Jordan Motorsports riders Roger Lee Hayden and Danny Eslick. Two BMWs, two Suzukis, three Aprilias and a Kawasaki made up the top eight. 

Results:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Gap Speed
1 19 C. DAVIES BMW S1000 RR 1'25.218   247,5
2 33 M. MELANDRI BMW S1000 RR 1'25.377 0.159 249,8
3 54 R. HAYDEN Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'25.492 0.274 244,7
4 45 D. ESLICK Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'25.655 0.437 244,7
5 58 E. LAVERTY Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'25.709 0.491 244,1
6 24 T. ELIAS Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'25.724 0.506 240,3
7 50 S. GUINTOLI Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'25.782 0.564 238,1
8 66 T. SYKES Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'25.823 0.605 237,1
9 34 D. GIUGLIANO Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'25.907 0.689 240,3
10 59 N. CANEPA Ducati 1199 Panigale R 1'25.928 0.710 240,3
11 86 A. BADOVINI Ducati 1199 Panigale R 1'26.030 0.812 242,4
12 16 J. CLUZEL Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'26.281 1.063 229,9
13 91 L. HASLAM Honda CBR1000RR 1'26.298 1.080 238,1
14 84 M. FABRIZIO Honda CBR1000RR 1'26.657 1.439 230,4
15 44 D. SALOM Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'26.971 1.753 239,7
16 23 F. SANDI Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'27.104 1.886 236,0
17 8 M. AITCHISON Kawasaki ZX-10R 1'27.209 1.991 228,0
18 14 G. ALLERTON BMW S1000 RR 1'27.780 2.562 232,9
19 79 B. YOUNG Suzuki GSX-R1000 1'27.824 2.606 237,6
20 31 V. IANNUZZO BMW S1000 RR 1'30.249 5.031 234,0

 

Race Details
Round Number: 
12
2013

Comments

Anti America ?

Josh Hayes, Martin Cardenas, and josh herrin are all lapping faster than the SBK riders on lower spec bikes. Maybe worth a note David?
Superbikeplanet.com

Total votes: 21

Woohoo! Sorry blokes, but the

Woohoo! Sorry blokes, but the American boys are showing how it's done on the home turf. I am genuinely and truly impressed! Let's see them challenge for the win!

Total votes: 24

FP1

Early days, FP1 and lots within half a second.
Isn't this a new track to the WSB guys ?

Total votes: 17

Track knowledge

@ roogazza: Yes - but Melandri and Davies have both ridden here numerous times previously

Total votes: 11

Truthfully I would expect the

Truthfully I would expect the WSB boys to find their groove in the coming sessions, but would still love to see the AMA guys hold their own out there and challenge the front.

Total votes: 13

The track may be new to many

The track may be new to many of the WSB regulars, but the Pirelli slicks will be new to Hayden and Eslick.

Total votes: 20

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