2009 Nurburgring World Superbikes Superpole Result - Updated

Results of the Superpole sessions for World Superbikes at the Nurburgring:

Superpole 1

Johnny Rea took an early lead, but Noriyuki Haga took over top spot with half of the session gone.

Out after Superpole 1: Karl Muggeridge, Ryuichi Kiyonari, John Hopkins, Vito Iannuzzo

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff
1 41 N. Haga Ducati 1098R 1'56.010  
2 65 J. Rea Honda CBR1000RR 1'56.576 0.566
3 91 L. Haslam Honda CBR1000RR 1'56.633 0.623
4 11 T. Corser BMW S1000 RR 1'56.894 0.884
5 66 T. Sykes Yamaha YZF R1 1'56.972 0.962
6 3 M. Biaggi Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'56.978 0.968
7 19 B. Spies Yamaha YZF R1 1'56.996 0.986
8 7 C. Checa Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.023 1.013
9 84 M. Fabrizio Ducati 1098R 1'57.053 1.043
10 23 B. Parkes Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'57.087 1.077
11 96 J. Smrz Ducati 1098R 1'57.113 1.103
12 100 M. Tamada Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'57.138 1.128
13 67 S. Byrne Ducati 1098R 1'57.175 1.165
14 10 F. Nieto Ducati 1098R 1'57.260 1.250
15 71 Y. Kagayama Suzuki GSX-R 1000 K9 1'57.415 1.405
16 14 M. Lagrive Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.432 1.422
17 31 K. Muggeridge Suzuki GSX-R 1000 K9 1'57.515 1.505
18 9 R. Kiyonari Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.522 1.512
19 121 J. Hopkins Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.523 1.513
20 77 V. Iannuzzo Honda CBR1000RR 1'59.279 3.269

 

Superpole 2

Johnny Rea took an early lead once again, but it was Ben Spies who rocketed to the top of the timesheets a couple of minutes later. Noriyuki Haga had one fast lap balked, but his next lap was fast enough to take over the lead from Spies. Troy Corser waited until near the end of the session, before putting in his fast lap to finish 2nd.

Out after Superpole 2: Tom Sykes, Shane Byrne, Fonsi Nieto, Makoto Tamada, Yukio Kagayama, Jakub Smrz, Broc Parkes, Matthieu Lagrive.

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff
1 41 N. Haga Ducati 1098R 1'55.831  
2 11 T. Corser BMW S1000 RR 1'55.986 0.155
3 19 B. Spies Yamaha YZF R1 1'56.029 0.198
4 65 J. Rea Honda CBR1000RR 1'56.052 0.221
5 84 M. Fabrizio Ducati 1098R 1'56.089 0.258
6 91 L. Haslam Honda CBR1000RR 1'56.089 0.258
7 3 M. Biaggi Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'56.326 0.495
8 7 C. Checa Honda CBR1000RR 1'56.351 0.520
9 66 T. Sykes Yamaha YZF R1 1'56.406 0.575
10 67 S. Byrne Ducati 1098R 1'56.663 0.832
11 10 F. Nieto Ducati 1098R 1'56.670 0.839
12 100 M. Tamada Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'56.683 0.852
13 71 Y. Kagayama Suzuki GSX-R 1000 K9 1'56.901 1.070
14 96 J. Smrz Ducati 1098R 1'57.091 1.260
15 23 B. Parkes Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'57.098 1.267
16 14 M. Lagrive Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.293 1.462
17 31 K. Muggeridge Suzuki GSX-R 1000 K9 1'57.515 1.505
18 9 R. Kiyonari Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.522 1.512
19 121 J. Hopkins Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.523 1.513
20 77 V. Iannuzzo Honda CBR1000RR 1'59.279 3.269

 

Superpole 3

Noriyuki Haga took pole position at the Nurburgring, after a phenomenal lap with a couple of minutes left in the final Superpole session. Johnny Rea had once again taken the lead early, snatching top spot from Ducati's Michel Fabrizio, while Leon Haslam sneaked in between Rea and Fabrizio to take the third spot on the grid. Pole Monster Ben Spies had a bobble during his first fast lap, losing the pace he was carrying and ending up down in 5th.

Final Grid:

Pos No. Rider Bike Time Diff
1 41 N. Haga Ducati 1098R 1'55.489  
2 65 J. Rea Honda CBR1000RR 1'55.749 0.260
3 91 L. Haslam Honda CBR1000RR 1'55.776 0.287
4 84 M. Fabrizio Ducati 1098R 1'55.927 0.438
5 19 B. Spies Yamaha YZF R1 1'55.938 0.449
6 11 T. Corser BMW S1000 RR 1'56.296 0.807
7 3 M. Biaggi Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1'56.440 0.951
8 7 C. Checa Honda CBR1000RR 1'56.699 1.210
9 66 T. Sykes Yamaha YZF R1 1'56.406 0.575
10 67 S. Byrne Ducati 1098R 1'56.663 0.832
11 10 F. Nieto Ducati 1098R 1'56.670 0.839
12 100 M. Tamada Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'56.683 0.852
13 71 Y. Kagayama Suzuki GSX-R 1000 K9 1'56.901 1.070
14 96 J. Smrz Ducati 1098R 1'57.091 1.260
15 23 B. Parkes Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'57.098 1.267
16 14 M. Lagrive Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.293 1.462
17 31 K. Muggeridge Suzuki GSX-R 1000 K9 1'57.515 1.505
18 9 R. Kiyonari Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.522 1.512
19 121 J. Hopkins Honda CBR1000RR 1'57.523 1.513
20 77 V. Iannuzzo Honda CBR1000RR 1'59.279 3.269
Round Number: 
11
2009
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