2011 WSBK Phillip Island Day 1 Photos

A selection of photos from Andrew Gosling, from the Phillip Island World Superbike round:

Champion elect? Carlos Checa has dominated at the Island so far...

Don't look back in anger. Eugene Laverty rolls out of pit lane

Whither Xaus?

Mitchell Pirotta demonstrates his best sideways Supersport style

Gino Rea was flying during FP1, until he went flying


Tom Sykes looked good at the test, but could not carry that over to the first day of practice

Leon Haslam stepped up to the factory BMW team for 2011, but there's still a lot of work to do

Luca Marconi - Yamaha is back, but in a very small way

Broc Parkes is looking like a real contender on the Motocard.com Kawasaki

Yoshimura Suzuki - a legend returns, with Australian Josh Waters at the helm

Beer is back in WSBK. Effenbert is sponsoring the Liberty Ducati squad of Sylvain Guintoli and Jakub Smrz

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Luca Marconi, if you want your gloves back. The ransom needs to go to Ben Spies!!