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Wednesday PM - Portimao test

Full Wednesday results for the World Superbike Championship test at Portimao, Portugal.
Full combined lap times (AM and PM sessions) from day one of the first official 2011 pre-season World Superbike test, at Portimao in Portugal.

Jakub Smrz toppled Jonathan Rea on his last lap of the afternoon session.

All leading riders and teams are present except the factory BMW squad of Troy Corser and Leon Haslam, and Kawasaki riders Chris Vermeulen and Roby Rolfo.

Testing continues on Thursday and concludes on Friday.

A second official pre-season test will be held at Phillip Island, Australia, on February 21-22. The first round of the new season takes place at the same track on February 27.

CLICK HERE for the latest pictures from the test.

1. Jakub Smrz CZE Effenbert-Liberty Racing 1198R 1m 43.503s
2. Jonathan Rea GBR Castrol Honda CBR1000RR 1m 43.676s
3. Eugene Laverty IRL Yamaha WSBK Team YZF-R1 1m 43.707s
4. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R 1m 43.770s
5. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1198R 1m 43.789s
6. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 F. 1m 43.840s
7. Michel Fabrizio ITA Suzuki Alstare GSX-R1000 1m 43.879s
8. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Effenbert-Liberty Racing 1198R 1m 44.369s
9. Leon Camier GBR Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 F. 1m 44.446s
10. Joan Lascorz ESP Kawasaki Racing Team ZX-10R 1m 44.752s
11. James Toseland GBR BMW Motorrad Italia SBK S1000RR 1m 44.764s
12. Noriyuki Haga JPN PATA Racing Aprilia RSV-4 F. 1m 44.857s
13. Ruben Xaus ESP Castrol Honda CBR1000RR 1m 44.885s
14. Maxime Berger FRA Supersonic Ducati 1198R 1m 44.886s
15. Marco Melandri ITA Yamaha WSBK Team YZF-R1 1m 45.461s
16. Ayrton Badovini ITA BMW Motorrad Italia SBK S1000RR 1m 45.678s*

* denotes best lap set in AM session

Fastest morning lap time
Jonathan Rea GBR Honda 1m 44.055s

Portimao official WSBK lap records
Best lap: Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha 1m 42.092s (2010)
Race lap record: Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia 1m 42.772s (2010)




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Spengler - Unregistered

January 26, 2011 5:28 PM

I had the timing on here and it worked fine. It's very tight at the top. All the sub 1'44 guys are within about 0.3! Smrz did his usual banzai lap right at the death. If only he could manage that over a race distance!



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