Josh Waters leads Maxwell on Friday morning at Phillip Island
ASBK Friday Morning Follow
2022 Spherical Six – Phillip Island
This weekend’s opening observe session for the Alpinestars Superbike class acquired underway beneath stunning blue skies this morning at Phillip Island. Issues are trying prone to change tomorrow although with 20-40 mm of rain forecast! Fortunately it isn’t anticipated to reach till later within the day on Saturday, then on Sunday we predict windy circumstances with showers.
Immediately although we’re heading for a high round 23 levels and nearly excellent circumstances, the calm earlier than the storm so to talk… When the Superbikes hit the monitor for his or her opening 30-minute observe session the temperature was nuding previous 16-degrees at 0945 this morning.
Penrite Honda Superbike debutante Senna Agius was one of many first riders out of the blocks whereas team-mate Troy Herfoss was sizzling to trot early on with a 1m33.299 however then pink sectors have been lighting up in all places.
It didn’t take lengthy although for it to be a Enhance Cell Ducati 1-2 with Josh Waters and Wayne Maxwell the primary males within the 1m32s. Waters dropped in a 1m32.515 on his fifth lap then lowered the benchmark to 1m32.356 on his subsequent lap. Waters had been greater than half-a-second faster than Maxwell till just below ten-minutes remaining when the defending champ ramped his recreation up with a 1m32.395.
Josh Waters lowered the marker to 1m32.297 with seven-minutes left within the 30-minute session. With 5 minutes remaining it was nonetheless solely Enhance Cell Ducati riders within the 1m32s. Cru Halliday was third quickest on 1m33.208, Troy Herfoss fourth on that 1m33.299 he set on his second lap out and Glenn Allerton fifth forward of Bryan Staring, Mike Jones, Anthony West and Broc Pearson whereas Senna Agius rounded out the highest ten on 1m34.117.
With four-minutes to run Anthony West then joined the 1m32 membership, a 1m32.822 selling him into P3. It has been a very long time since Westy has been in a position to muster that type of tempo and signifies that they should have made some huge leaps ahead with that machine.
There have been no extra actual enhancements within the remaining minutes of the session thus Josh Waters begins the weekend on high forward of team-mate Wayne Maxwell and Anthony West third quickest and high Yamaha forward of Cru Halliday.
The second 30-minute observe session for Superbike, which is the one help class to get two observe periods, is slated to begin at 1405 this afternoon. Then it will likely be a cool qualifying session early on Saturday morning, a 30-minute qualifying session scheduled to begin at 0850. The opening 12-lap Australian Superbike race is predicted to happen at 1140 on Saturday. Race Two is scheduled for 0950 Sunday morning earlier than the ultimate third bout simply after the WorldSBK Superpole race, with ASBK Race Three anticipated to begin at 1340. A full weekend schedule might be discovered on the backside of this web page.
Mike Jones goes into this penultimate spherical of the championship with a 29-point buffer over defending champ Wayne Maxwell.
- Josh Waters 1m32.297
- Wayne Maxwell 1m32.395
- Anthony West 1m32.822
- Cru Halliday 1m33.183
- Troy Herfoss 1m33.299
- Glenn Allerton 1m33.309
- Bryan Staring 1m33.513
- Mike Jones 1m33.556
- Broc Pearson 1m33.949
- Senna Agius 1m33.964
- Arthur Sissis 1m33.964
- Jed Metcher 1m34.431
- Daniel Falzon 1m34.466
- Matt Walters 1m34.617
- Ted Collins 1m34.818
- Beau Beaton 1m35.560
- Max Stauffer 1m35.627
- Ben Burke 1m35.890
- Billy McConnell 1m36.146
- Alastair Hoogenboezem 1m37.009
- Sloan Frost 1m38.405
- Travis Wyman 1m38.760
- Trent Binaisse 1m39.275
- Nathan Spiteri 1m39.613
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Alpinestars Superbike Championship Factors Standings
As for the Superbike class, there are additionally three Supersport races this weekend which may make or break the highest contenders within the Michelin Supersport Championship. John Lytras brings a six-point lead over Ty Lynch in to this penultimate weekend for the sequence. With so many factors nonetheless up for grabs although Scott Nicholson, Tom Bramich and Tom Drane are actually not out of the chase.
Jack Passfield acquired out of the correct facet of the mattress to set the tempo early on and began reeling off 1m37s, getting faster with every lap, placing in a five-lap stint early on with a better of 1m37.029. Midway by the session that was the benchmark forward of Tom Bramich on 1m37.717 and John Lytras on 1m37.887 whereas Ty Lynch was fourth on 1m38.098.
For the latter half of the 25-minute session many riders went out on brisker rubber. Lytras went as much as P2 then with 5 minutes to run Scott Nicholson pushed Ty Lynch all the way down to fifth.
Tom Bramich then pushed Lytras all the way down to P3 and moved nearer to the main tempo nonetheless being set by Passfield. Bramich was frequently doing very properly by the primary sector, however then shedding time to Passfield by the remaining sectors, nevertheless his eleventh lap was nonetheless robust sufficient to high the time-sheets with the primary 1m36s of the weekend, a 1m36.905.
That was ok for Bramich to take morning honours forward of Passfield, Lytras third, Nicholson fourth and Ty Lynch fifth when the chequered flag got here out.
A 20-minute Supersport qualifying session is scheduled to begin at 1335 and the subsequent time they are going to be on monitor after that’s at 1015 Saturday morning for his or her opening 10-lap bout of the weekend. A full weekend schedule might be discovered on the backside of this web page.
|1||Tom BRAMICH||Yamaha YZF-R6||1m36.905||265|
|2||Jack PASSFIELD||Yamaha YZF-R6||+0.124||258|
|3||John LYTRAS||Yamaha YZF-R6||+0.485||254|
|4||Scott NICHOLSON||Yamaha YZF-R6||+0.519||263|
|5||Ty LYNCH||Yamaha YZF-R6||+1.020||256|
|6||Tom DRANE||Yamaha YZF-R6||+2.003||267|
|7||Jake FARNSWORTH||Yamaha YZF-R6||+2.038||262|
|8||Dallas SKEER||Yamaha YZF-R6||+2.072||257|
|9||Jacob HATCH||Yamaha YZF-R6||+2.573||258|
|10||Brendan WILSON||Yamaha YZF-R6||+2.862||252|
|11||Archie McDONALD||Yamaha YZF-R6||+3.015||264|
|12||Rhys BELLING||Yamaha YZF-R6||+3.385||257|
|13||Noel MAHON||Yamaha YZF-R6||+4.029||254|
|14||John QUINN||Yamaha YZF-R6||+4.164||259|
|15||Tarbon WALKER||Yamaha YZF-R6||+5.044||254|
|16||Declan CARBERRY||Suzuki GSXR||+5.709||262|
|17||Luca DURNING||Yamaha YZF-R6||+7.149||252|
|18||Jack FAVELLE||Honda CBR RR||+8.327||252|
The Supersport 300 class was the primary to take to the monitor this morning for a 20-minute FP1 session that noticed 24 riders on monitor.
Championship chief Cam Dunker was the primary rider to sneak underneath the 1m50s barrier this morning, a 1m49.905 giving Dunker high spot forward of Cam Swain, who returns from worldwide duties to affix the home ranks as soon as once more. Sam Pezzetta was third forward of Peter Nerlich and Hayden Nelson.
Within the latter half of the session although Peter Nerlich went to the highest of the time-sheets with a 1m49.488 forward of Hayden Nelson and Cam Dunker and Taiyo Aksu moved as much as declare fourth forward of Cam Swain.
Supersport 300 rivals shall be again on monitor at 1305 this afternoon for a 20-minute qualifying session forward of their opening race of the weekend, an eight-lap contest that’s scheduled to start at 1705. A full weekend schedule might be discovered on the backside of this web page.
|1||Peter NERLICH||Kawasaki Ninja||1m49.488||202|
|2||Hayden NELSON||Yamaha YZF-R3||+0.083||193|
|3||Cameron DUNKER||Yamaha YZF-R3||+0.417||198|
|4||Taiyo AKSU||Yamaha YZF-R3||+0.760||191|
|5||Cameron SWAIN||Yamaha YZF-R3||+0.821||197|
|6||Lincoln KNIGHT||Yamaha YZF-R3||+0.876||196|
|7||Sam PEZZETTA||Yamaha YZF-R3||+1.239||196|
|8||Brodie GAWITH||Yamaha YZF-R3||+1.275||196|
|9||Glenn NELSON||Yamaha YZF-R3||+1.902||193|
|10||Luke JHONSTON||Yamaha YZF-R3||+2.674||190|
|11||Henry SNELL||Yamaha YZF-R3||+2.675||197|
|12||Ryan LARKIN||Yamaha YZF-R3||+2.691||193|
|13||Jai RUSSO||Yamaha YZF-R3||+2.724||195|
|14||Casey MIDDLETON||Kawasaki Ninja||+3.166||194|
|15||Jamie PORT||Yamaha YZF-R3||+3.225||197|
|16||Stephany KAPILAWI-JAMES||Kawasaki Ninja||+4.100||191|
|17||Marcus HAMOD||Yamaha YZF-R3||+4.463||192|
|18||Cooper ROWNTREE||Yamaha YZF-R3||+4.709||188|
|19||Levi RUSSO||Yamaha YZF-R3||+5.168||195|
|20||Cameron RENDE||Yamaha YZF-R3||+5.369||194|
|21||Laura BROWN||Yamaha YZF-R3||+5.555||190|
|22||Brock QUINLAN||Kawasaki Ninja||+5.702||193|
|23||Daley MILLS||Kawasaki Ninja||+6.097||191|
|24||Tara MORRISON||Kawasaki Ninja||+6.664||190|
Stay Broadcast Info
On Sunday, each SBS and Stan Sport will air a highlights package deal from 1300-1500 that may present the opening two Australian Superbike and Supersport races in replay, earlier than then airing the ultimate Superbike encounter of the weekend reside. We imagine that the Supersport 300 class won’t get TV air-time.
Phillip Island WSBK/ASBK Spherical Schedule
|Friday November 18|
|0850||ASBK SS 300 FP1||20min|
|0915||ASBK SS FP1||25min|
|0945||ASBK SBK FP1||30min|
|1030||WorldSSP FP1||45 min|
|1130||WorldSBK FP1||45 min|
|1225||Pit Stroll / Pillion Rides||30 min|
|1305||ASBK SS300 Qualifying||20 min|
|1335||ASBK SS Qualifying||20 min|
|1405||ASBK SBK FP2||30 min|
|1500||WorldSSP FP2||45 min|
|1600||WorldSBK FP2||45 min|
|1705||ASBK SS300 Race One||8 laps|
|Saturday November 19|
|0850||ASBK SBK Qualifying||30 min|
|0940||ASBK SS300 Race Two||8 laps|
|1015||ASBK SS Race One||10 laps|
|1050||WorldSBK FP3||30 min|
|1140||ASBK SBK Race One||12 laps|
|1225||WorldSSP Superpole||20 min|
|1310||WorldSBK Superpole||15 min|
|1340||Pit Stroll / Pillion Rides||30 min|
|1430||WorldSSP Race One||18 laps|
|1515||Security Automobile Laps||20 min|
|1600||WorldSBK Race One||22 laps|
|1720||ASBK SS Race Two||10 laps|
|Sunday November 20|
|0850||Pillion Rides||20 min|
|0920||ASBK SS300 Race Three||8 laps|
|0950||ASBK SBK Race Two||12 laps|
|1030||WorldSBK Heat Up||15 min|
|1055||WorldSSP Heat Up||15 min|
|1130||ASBK SS Race Three||10 laps|
|1205||Pit Stroll / ASBK SS Trophy Presentation||30 min|
|1300||WorldSBK Superpole Race||10 laps|
|1340||ASBK SBK Race Three||12 laps|
|1430||WorldSSP Race Two||18 laps|
|1505||Security Automobile Laps / ASBK SS & SBK Shows||25 min|
|1600||WorldSBK Race Two||22 laps|