Tom Sykes is renowned for his amazing skills on the wet and in World Superbike Qualifying 1 the Kawasaki Racing Team rider has shown his whole potential with these track conditions. Sykes has topped the timesheets courtesy of a 1'57.190 lap-time, 1.634 seconds faster than current Championship leader Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who scored his maiden WSBK victory on the wet at Assen last year. The two riders finished same way in the morning's Free Practice 1, dominating the field on Day 1 at the TT Circuit.
Friday, 26 April 2013 16:18 Published in Reports, Results & Points
Brett McCormick will spend the night under observation in the local Assen hospital following his crash in race two of today’s eni Superbike World Championship round at Assen. The reigning Canadian Superbike number one plate holder was involved in an incident mid-race with Althea Ducati rider Carlos Checa and tumbled across the run off in turn 12, getting hit along the way by his own Ducati 1098R. McCormick was in 11th position at the time, while World Champ Checa was a lap down, having pitted to change to dry tires in the changeable conditions.
Sunday, 22 April 2012 15:21 Published in Reports, Results & Points