WSBK »

Rea quickest in damp warm-up.

Jonathan Rea moved to the top of the timesheets in morning warm-up ahead of today's final World Superbike races of the season in Portugal as rain continued to afflict proceedings.

Having washed out qualifying yesterday, wet conditions and cool temperatures meant laps were kept to a relative minimum as the riders got one final chance to fettle their wet set-up ahead of what could be a tricky day of racing.

Rea was quickest though, the debutant maintaining his stellar form to be a comfortable six tenths quicker than second place Troy Corser.

Brits continued to be well represented at the front of the field, with Cal Crutchlow and Leon Haslam posting the third and fourth best times, while reputed 'rain-master' Chris Walker was even sixth quickest behind pole sitter Troy Bayliss.

Noriyuki Haga improved to seventh, ahead of Regis Laconi, while Gregorio Lavilla made his first top ten appearance of the weekend in ninth. Ryuichi Kiyonari was tenth quickest.


Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Rea, Portuguese WSBK 2008
Davide Giugliano, Red Bull Honda [Credit: Red Bull Honda]
Van der Mark, Lowes, Nakasuga, Yamaha, Suzuka 8 Hours [Credit: Yamaha]
Rea, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, Sykes, Davies, Podium, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea sprays fans, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea sprays fans, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, Davies, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, Sykes, Davies, Podium, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, Sykes, Davies, Podium, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, Davies, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, Davies, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, Davies, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.
Rea, Davies, WSBK Race 2, US WSB 2017.

Start the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2017 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.