Motorcycles WSBK Jerez FT3: Michael van der Mark in front, Sandro Cortese only on P17

12:06  01 august  2020
12:06  01 august  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

state of emergency in Spain ends: Maverick Vinales trains in Jerez

 state of emergency in Spain ends: Maverick Vinales trains in Jerez © GP-Fever.de Maverick Vinales took the opportunity and drove with a road machine This weekend the race track in Jerez de la Frontera was reopened because the state of emergency was in Spain ended on June 21. Now it is also possible for tourists to visit the country again. For the Spaniards, easing is another step back to normal. Jerez was able to open the gates again. Trackdays were organized by the Cardoso motorcycle school on Saturday and Sunday.

Sandro Cortese will race in the World Superbike championship after all in 2020 after securing a last-minute agreement with satellite Kawasaki squad The announcement of Cortese at Pedercini leaves only one slot to fill on the 2020 WSBK entry list, which is the second satellite MIE Honda alongside

🇪🇺 Last weekend we were supposed to be racing in Jerez , but the coronavirus situation has put our season on hold for now. Instead, while we're all Instead, while we're all staying safe at home we can jump onboard with the winner of Race 2 at Jerez in 2019, Pata Yamaha WSBK with Rizla rider

Michael van der Mark machte im Vergleich zum Freitag einen großen Sprung © Motorsport Images Michael van der Mark made a big leap compared to Friday

In fresher conditions the WSBK pilots in Jerez were clear on Saturday morning in FT3 faster the day before. Four drivers were able to drive 1:39 times. A significant leap was made by the Yamaha factory drivers, who moved into the top 4 after a mixed start on Friday ( to FT3 result ).

Michael van der Mark (Yamaha) was the fastest of the 23 WSBK pilots in the FT3. The Dutchman circled the course in 1: 39.639 minutes. For comparison: The fastest lap time on Friday was Loris Baz '(Ten-Kate-Yamaha) 1: 40.249 lap in the first free practice session in the morning.

WSBK 2021: Michael van der Mark separates from Yamaha

 WSBK 2021: Michael van der Mark separates from Yamaha © LAT Michael van der Mark changes manufacturer in 2021 Michael van der Mark will no longer compete for Yamaha in the upcoming WSBK season. Yamaha officially confirmed this today. Van der Mark has piloted a factory-supported Yamaha R1 since the 2017 season and was the first driver to win a race after Yamaha's return to WSBK. "Yamaha and Michael van der Mark will go their separate ways at the end of the Superbike World Championship season 2020.

World Superbike Videos. Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team's Michael van der Mark gives his verdict on the recent private three -day test at Jerez on the 22nd-245th of November.

“ Michael van der Mark will miss the remainder of the Misano WSBK weekend,” the statement began. “The Pata Yamaha WSBK rider fractured the Van der Mark ended Yamaha's near year-long win drought in WSBK last time out at Jerez , when he fended off reigning world champion Jonathan Rea to

world champion Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) finished second in the FT3. The Brit was 0.205 seconds back. Loris Baz followed just a thousandth of a second behind. Toprak Razgatlioglu (Yamaha) finished fourth ahead of Ducati driver Scott Redding.

rookie Federico Caricasulo (GRT-Yamaha), Alex Lowes (Kawasaki), Tom Sykes (BMW), Leon Haslam (Honda) and Michael Ruben Rinaldi (GoEleven-Ducati) completed the top 10th Vice World Champion Alvaro Bautista (Honda) returned to twelfth position, returnee Marco Melandri (Barni-Ducati) ended the FT3 in position 14.

Training for Sandro Cortese was again disappointing, with his Pedercini-Kawasaki also lagging far behind in cooler conditions. The best time was 1.761 seconds short.

The Superpole will start at 11:00 a.m. Run one starts at 14:00 in Jerez.

BMW S1000RR: Not all updates available in Jerez and Portimao .
BMW has been working on further developments during the corona virus break, but not all of them will be used in the upcoming races in Jerez and Portimao The Superbike World Championship will be announced at the weekend the corona virus break back. The second race weekend of the season takes place in Jerez. A week later it goes straight to Portimao. BMW developed some innovations during the break, but not all updates will be used at the two upcoming events.

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