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Moist and wild opening World Supersport race at Phillip Island

2022 FIM Superbike World Championship
Spherical 12 – Phillip Island

WorldSSP Race One

When the lights went out to begin the opening World Supersport race of the weekend on Saturday afternoon the Phillip Island Circuit had simply been utterly soaked by an honest rain bathe and the entire discipline had been on full wets.

Federico Caricasulo and Yari Montella battled exhausting all race – Picture RbMotoLens

Federico Caricasulo was the early race chief however Yari Montella cast his means by to the lead early on lap two and this pair began to interrupt away from the pursuing Can Oncu and Nicolu Bulega. Dominique Aegerter then joined that social gathering and relegated Bulega to fifth, and shortly afterwards Baldassarri pushed Bulega additional again to sixth. Oli Bayliss was twelfth at this early juncture however after three laps was greater than 12-seconds behind the leaders witth 15 laps to run.

Montella was having some huge rear finish breakaways as he swapped the lead with Caricasulo, the cube between that pair was permitting Oncu to begin reeling them in somewhat with 13 laps to run.

Montelli, Caricasulo, Oncu – Picture RbMotoLens

Because the race reached half distance Bulega chased down and handed Oncu for third place whereas on the entrance it was nonetheless Montella and Caricasulo battling exhausting and letting all of it hang around.

Yari Montella, Carcisaulo – Picture RbMotoLens

With six laps to run Caricasulo placed on an aggressive transfer up the within of Montella into flip one then two laps later Montella returned the favour with an virtually equivalent transfer. As they began the final lap Caricasulo held a small benefit, however ran somewhat broad at Southern Loop which allowed Montella to brush beneath him and take the lead. Then Caricasulo went down on the entry to show 4!

Yari Montella claimed a hard fought victory - Image RbMotoLens
Yari Montella claimed a tough fought victory – Picture RbMotoLens

That left 22-year-old Yari Montella to assert an excellent exhausting fought victory for Puccetti Kawasaki after what was a way more thrilling encounter than what the outcomes sheet may recommend.

2022 Phillip Island WorldSSP Race One Results
2022 Phillip Island WorldSSP Race One Outcomes
1. Montella
2. Bulega +2.706
3. Oncu +5.889

Nicolo Bulega claimed second place, virtually three-seconds additional again whereas Can Oncu rounded out the rostrum.  Caricasulo remounted to salvage seventh place.

Oli Bayliss - Image RbMotoLens
Oli Bayliss – Picture RbMotoLens

Oli Bayliss had a race lengthy battle with Peter Sebestyen over twelfth place and the younger Aussie bought the higher of the Hungarian for that place.

WorldSSP Race One Outcomes

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole Pace
1 Y Montella Kawasaki ZX-6R 32m02.504 276,2
2 N. Bulega Ducati Panigale V2 +2.706 276,9
3 C. Oncu Kawasaki ZX-6R +5.889 274,1
4 L. Baldassarri Yamaha YZF R6 +7.223 274,1
5 D. Aegerter Yamaha YZF R6 +12.212 273,4
6 R. De Rosa Ducati Panigale V2 +15.183 272,0
7 F Caricasulo Ducati Panigale V2 +21.181 279,1
8 T Sales space-Amos Kawasaki ZX-6R +25.366 269,3
9 S. Jespersen Yamaha YZF R6 +31.285 272,7
10 A. Huertas Kawasaki ZX-6R +33.492 271,4
11 G. Van Straalen Yamaha YZF R6 +1m05.418 268,0
12 O. Bayliss Ducati Panigale V2 +1m05.839 268,0
13 P. Sebestyen Yamaha YZF R6 +1m05.995 268,7
14 S. Manzi Triumph Road Triple RS +1m20.668 270,0
15 L. Bernardi Ducati Panigale V2 +1m22.217 270,0
16 A. Verdoia Yamaha YZF R6 +1’m30.060 266,7
17 L. Taccini Yamaha YZF R6 +1m34.243 266,7
Not Labeled
RET J.  Cluzel Yamaha YZF R6 1 Lap 265,4
RET M. Brenner Yamaha YZF R6 10 Laps 257,8
RET O. Vostatek Yamaha YZF R6 12 Laps 262,1
RET M. Schroetter MV Agusta F3 800 RR 13 Laps 272,0
RET U. Orradre Yamaha YZF R6 15 Laps 265,4
RET H. Soomer / / /
RET N. Tuuli MV Agusta F3 800 RR / /


WorldSSP Championship Factors

Pos Rider Factors
 1  Dominique Aegerter  473
 2  Lorenzo Baldassarri  372
 3  Can Oncu  264
 4  Nicolo Bulega  229
 5  Stefano Manzi  209
 6  Federico Caricasulo  202
 7  Yari Montella  160
 8  Niki Tuuli  152
 9  Raffaele De Rosa  137
 10  Jules Cluzel  127
 11  Glenn Van Straalen  116
 12  Adrian Huertas  116
 13  Hannes Soomer  94
 14  Bahattin Sofuoglu  72
 15  Andy Verdoia  59
 16  Oliver Bayliss  57
 17  Valentin Debise  43
 18  Simon Jespersen  38
 19  Peter Sebestyen  37
 20  Kyle Smith  35
 21  Leonardo Taccini  35
 22  Marcel Brenner  32
 23  Thomas Sales space-Amos  29
 24  Mattia Casadei  25
 25  Isaac Vinales  22
 26  Patrick Hobelsberger  21
 27  Ondrej Vostatek  20
 28  Steven Odendaal  16
 29  Unai Orradre  9
 30  Tom Edwards  7
 31  Luca Ottaviani  5
 32  Bradley Smith  2
 33  Maximilian Kofler  2
 34  Luca Bernardi  1
 35  Nicholas Spinelli  1
 36  Benjamin Currie  1



Phillip Island WSBK/ASBK Spherical Schedule

Sunday November 20
0850 Pillion Rides 20 min
0920 ASBK SS300 Race Three 8 laps
0950 ASBK SBK Race Two 12 laps
1030 WorldSBK Heat Up 15 min
1055 WorldSSP Heat Up 15 min
1130 ASBK SS Race Three 10 laps
1205 Pit Stroll / ASBK SS Trophy Presentation 30 min
1300 WorldSBK Superpole Race 10 laps
1340 ASBK SBK Race Three 12 laps
1430 WorldSSP Race Two 18 laps
1505 Security Automotive Laps / ASBK SS & SBK Displays 25 min
1600 WorldSBK Race Two 22 laps


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