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Valencia WSBK - Superpole qualifying times

4 April 2009

Full World Superbike Superpole qualifying times and grid line-up from round three of the 2009 championship, held at Valencia in Spain.

Superpole 3:
1. Ben Spies USA Yamaha WSB YZF R1 1min 33.270 sec
2. Regis Laconi FRA DFX Corse Ducati 1198 1min 33.955 sec
3. Noriyuki Haga JPN Ducati Xerox 1198 1min 34.082 sec
4. Michel Fabrizio ITA Ducati Xerox 1198 1min 34.259 sec
5. Yukio Kagayama JPN Suzuki Alstare Brux GSX-R1000 1min 34.755 sec
6. Max Neukirchner GER Suzuki Alstare Brux GSX-R1000 1min 34.903 sec
7. Jonathan Rea GBR Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 1min 35.056 sec
8. Carlos Checa SPA Hannspree Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 1min 35.346 sec
Superpole 2:
9. Ryuichi Kiyonari JPN Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 1min 34.536 sec
10. Leon Haslam GBR Stiggy Racing Honda CBR1000RR 1min 34.655 sec
11. Jakub Smrz CZE Guandalini Racing Ducati 1198 1min 34.684 sec
12. Shane Byrne GBR Sterilgarda Ducati 1198 1min 34.742 sec
13. Broc Parkes AUS Kawasaki World Superbike ZX-10R 1min 34.823 sec
14. Troy Corser AUS BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1min 34.863 sec
15. Brendan Roberts AUS Guandalini Racing Ducati 1198 1min 35.082 sec
16. John Hopkins USA Stiggy Racing Honda CBR1000RR 1min 35.251 sec
Superpole 1:
17. Tom Sykes GBR Yamaha WSB YZF R1 1min 35.203 sec
18. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Racing RSV4 1min 35.204 sec
19. Ruben Xaus SPA BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1min 35.806 sec
20. Shinya Nakano JPN Aprilia Racing RSV4 no time *
Non-Superpole times:
21. David Salom SPA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1min 35.718 sec
22. Tommy Hill GBR Hannspree Althea Honda CBR1000RR 1min 35.890 sec
23. Karl Muggeridge AUS Celani Suzuki GSX-R1000 1min 35.909 sec
24. Makoto Tamada JPN Kawasaki World Superbike ZX-10R 1min 36.030 sec
25. Luca Scassa ITA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1min 36.119 sec
26. David Checa SPA Yamaha France GMT 94 Ipone YZF R1 1min 36.581 sec
27. Ayrton Badovini ITA PSG-1 Kawasaki ZX-10R 1min 36.745 sec
28. Vittorio Iannuzzo ITA SCI Honda CBR1000RR 1min 36.813 sec
29. Matteo Baiocco ITA PSG-1 Kawasaki ZX-10R 1min 36.826 sec
30. Roland Resch SWI TKR Suzuki Switzerland GSX-R1000 1min 37.820 sec

* Nakano sustained a collarbone injury in a second qualifying fall on Saturday morning.

Provisional pole time:
Ben Spies USA Yamaha WSB YZF R1 1min 34.709sec

Official Valencia WSBK lap records:
Superpole: Max Neukirchner Suzuki 1min 33.805sec (2008)
Race lap: Neil Hodgson Ducati 1min 35.007sec (2003)

Official Valencia MotoGP lap records:
Pole: Valentino Rossi Yamaha 1min 31.002sec (2006)
Race lap: Casey Stoner Ducati 1min 32.582sec (2008)


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