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Sport WSBK Jerez: Scott Redding on pole, top 3 within 0.040 seconds

13:55  01 august  2020
13:55  01 august  2020 Source:   de.motorsport.com

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Jerez WSBK : Redding grabs first pole , Lowes crashes. shares. comments. Scott Redding snatched his maiden World Superbike pole by 0.034 seconds from Jonathan Rea at Jerez Initially leading his Yamaha teammate Michael van der Mark, who topped FP 3 , reigning champion Jonathan

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Exciting exchange of blows in Jerez: In the Superpole, Scott Redding, Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes are separated by just 0.040 seconds

Ducati works driver Scott Redding becomes the first Start the race after the Coronavirus mandatory break from pole position. Redding drove the fastest lap in the Superpole. But his pursuers were within striking distance. Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) was only 0.034 seconds behind, Tom Sykes (BMW) was 0.040 seconds behind.

In the three free practice sessions it was Loris Baz (Ten-Kate-Yamaha), Michael Ruben Rinaldi (Go-Eleven-Ducati) and Michael van der Mark (Yamaha) who secured the best times. The fastest lap of the weekend so far was Van der Mark's FT3 best time. On Saturday morning, the Yamaha driver circled the course in 1: 39.639 minutes. On Friday, Loris Baz's FT1 best time (1: 40.249 minutes) was the fastest lap time.

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WSBK was one of the few international series to actually have any racing prior to the global Alvaro Bautista on the best of the factory Hondas followed in third ahead of Ducati duo Scott Redding This left Baz at the head of the standings from Rea, with Rinaldi muscling his way into the top three overall.

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Since it was significantly warmer in the Superpole than in the FT3 at 9:00 a.m., the pilots found less grip. The traffic light at the end of the pit lane released the 25-minute Superpole session on time at 11:00 a.m.

Toprak Razgatlioglu with racing tires the fastest

Toprak Razgatlioglu (Yamaha) set the first fragrance brand of the Superpole. At the first exchange of blows with racing tires, the Turk circled the course in 1: 39.208 minutes, driving the fastest lap of the weekend so far.

Toprak Razgatlioglu © provided by motorsport.com Toprak Razgatlioglu

Toprak Razgatlioglu could not increase with the extra soft tire

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For World Cup leader Alex Lowes (Kawasaki) the Superpole did not start according to plan. The Kawasaki works driver slid off the track in the Jorge Lorenzo corner, but was able to bring his ZX-10RR back into the pits on his own. Lowes did not yet have a timed lap.

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The top 10 after the first stint with racing tires: Toprak Razgatlioglu in front of Jonathan Rea, Michael van der Mark, Loris Baz, Scott Redding, Chaz Davies (Ducati), Alvaro Bautista (Honda), Tom Sykes, Leon Haslam (Honda) and Federico Caricasulo (GRT-Yamaha). Sandro Cortese (Pedercini-Kawasaki) was 1.392 seconds back in 14th position.

Exciting showdown in the final minutes

Ducati driver Leandro Mercado crashed into curve 4 at halftime. The Argentine was hit in the gravel bed by his machine on the leg. At the time of the fall, Mercado was in 17th position.

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BMW driver Tom Sykes temporarily led the classification to

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Five minutes before the end of the Superpole, some drivers recorded absolute sector best times. Toprak Razgatlioglu failed due to his own best time with racing tires. BMW driver Tom Sykes made a huge leap with the qualifying tire and moved to the top with a 1: 38.776 lap. He undercut Razgatlioglu's time by 0.432 seconds.

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In the final minutes, the order was jumbled up. Scott Redding undercut Tom Sykes' time by 0.040 seconds and secured the provisional pole position. but there were other drivers with sector best times.

Jonathan Rea just misses Scott Redding's time

A small mistake prevented Jonathan Rea from securing the best time. The World Champion missed Scott Redding's time by 0.034 seconds. The top three - Scott Redding, Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes - were within 0.040 seconds.

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Jonathan Rea made a small mistake on his fastest lap

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Michael van der Mark finished fourth in Superpole, leading the second row on the grid. His brand colleagues Toprak Razgatlioglu and Loris Baz are also in row two. Ducati driver Chaz Davies leads the third row on the grid. Ex-Ducati teammate Alvaro Bautista stands next to the Welshman. Leon Haslam completes the third row on the grid.

FT2 leader Michael Ruben Rinaldi finished tenth in the Superpole and shared the fourth row with BMW driver Eugene Laverty and Pedercini Kawasaki driver Sandro Cortese. Compared to the free trainings, Cortese showed a considerable increase and came up to the top up to 1.133 seconds.

The World Cup leader only on starting position 14

The Superpole was disappointing for World Cup leader Alex Lowes. The Kawasaki driver had to be satisfied with the 14th position. And WSBK returnee Marco Melandri (Barni-Ducati) also experienced a weak super pole. The Italian is only in 19th position and was almost two seconds behind in the qualifying session.

Run one will start at 2 p.m.

With images from Motorsport Images .

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