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Kenan Sofuoglu ensured he topped three out of the four World Supersport sessions at Phillip Island by lapping the 2.7 mile track a full six tenths of a second faster than Lorenzo Zanetti on Tuesday afternoon.

While the hot and humid conditions diminished grip and prevented many of the riders from bettering their morning times until late in the afternoon, Sofuoglu consistently lowered his personal best for the day to sound out a warning to the 27-rider field.

For the first time this week Lorenzo Zanetti climbed the order to place second, one position ahead of team-mate Jules Cluzel, who was unable to improve from morning to afternoon.

Randy Krummenacher ensured it was a Kawasaki and MV lockout of the top four by ending the day fourth fastest. The Swiss class rookie's best time from Monday afternoon wasn't bettered a day later, ensuring he leaves the test as the fastest rider overall.

Impressing again throughout the day, Lorini Honda's Kevin Wahr was fifth fastest while Alex Baldolini in sixth was the only other rider to lap within a second of Sofuoglu's fastest Tuesday time.

PJ Jacobsen brushed himself down after a morning fall to end the day seventh, a full second slower than Sofuoglu, a man he clearly aims to dethrone in 2016.

England was represented in eighth and tenth places, with Gino Rea putting a troublesome two days behind him to place two positions ahead of class rookie Kyle Ryde. The latter had sat as high as sixth on Tuesday morning before severe mechanical issues prematurely ended his afternoon. Nico Terol split the pair aboard Schmidt Racing MV Agusta.

Kyle Smith was eleventh with reigning British Supersport champion Luke Stapleford, a crasher at turn nine, 19th. There were also falls for Ondrej Jezek, Alex Phillis and Aiden Wagner.

 

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