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Ducati duo head Brno session

Davide Giugliano held off local hero Jakub Smrz as the Ducati duo set the fastest times of the first free practice session at Brno, Czech Republic.

 
Ducati duo head Brno - SuperbikesImago
 

Althea Racing Ducati’s Giugliano set the early fastest time at a dry but cloudy Brno, holding off the late challenge of Liberty Racing-Team Effenbert’s Smrz.

The Aprilia Racing Team duo of Eugene Laverty and Max Biaggi completed the top four, with Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) fifth.

The top BMW rider so far was Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) in sixth place, one up on reigning World Champion Carlos Checa (Althea Racing).

Free practice 1 result:

1. 34 D. GIUGLIANO ITA Althea Racing Ducati 1098R 2'00.359

2. 96 J. SMRZ CZE Liberty Racing Team Effenbert Ducati 1098R 2'00.566

3. 58 E. LAVERTY IRL Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia RSV4 Factory 2'00.595

4. 3 M. BIAGGI ITA Aprilia Racing Team Aprilia RSV4 Factory 2'00.602

5. 66 T. SYKES GBR Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki ZX-10R 2'00.615

6. 33 M. MELANDRI ITA BMW Motorrad Motorsport BMW S1000 RR 2'00.643

7. 7 C. CHECA ESP Althea Racing Ducati 1098R 2'00.798

8. 76 L. BAZ FRA Kawasaki Racing Team Kawasaki ZX-10R 2'01.102

9. 86 A. BADOVINI ITA BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet BMW S1000 RR 2'01.153

10. 84 M. FABRIZIO ITA BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet BMW S1000 RR 2'01.216

11. 2 L. CAMIER GBR FIXI Crescent Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R1000 2'01.304

12. 19 C. DAVIES GBR ParkinGO MTC Racing Aprilia RSV4 Factory 2'01.331

13. 91 L. HASLAM GBR BMW Motorrad Motorsport BMW S1000 RR 2'01.438

14. 87 L. ZANETTI ITA PATA Racing Team Ducati 1098R 2'01.609 1.250

15. 4 H. AOYAMA JPN Honda World Superbike Team Honda CBR1000RR 2'01.632

16. 21 J. HOPKINS USA FIXI Crescent Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R1000 2'01.675

17. 65 J. REA GBR Honda World Superbike Team Honda CBR1000RR 2'01.751

18. 44 D. SALOM ESP Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 2'01.781

19. 121 M. BERGER FRA Team Effenbert Liberty Racing Ducati 1098R 2'02.576

20. 53 A. POLITA ITA Red Devils Roma Ducati 1098R 2'03.687

21. 36 L. MERCADO ARG Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 2'04.239

22. 13 V. KISPATAKI HUN Prop-tech ltd Honda CBR1000RR 2'04.522

23. 64 N. BRIGNOLA ITA Grillini Progea Superbike Team BMW S1000 RR 2'04.894

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