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Staring clinches opening Superbike win and strikes into P2 on factors

ASBK 2022
Spherical Six – Phillip Island

Alpinestars Superbike Race One

The rain had stayed away for an thrilling qualifying session on Saturday morning however sadly rain had arrived previous to the beginning of the opening Alpinestars Superbike bout of the weekend.

Josh Waters on pole position - Image RbMotoLens
Josh Waters on pole place – Picture RbMotoLens

That qualifying session had witnessed a incredible new lap document for pole place by Josh Waters, and a breakthrough for Daniel Falzon partly because of a brand new traction management desk put collectively by his brother in a single day that helped Daniel to what was by far his greatest ever lap of Phillip Island. The look on his face informed the story…

Think Daniel might be saying where did I pull that out from.... Image RbMotoLens
Assume Daniel is perhaps saying the place did I pull that out from…. Picture RbMotoLens

Defending champion Wayne Maxwell rounded out the entrance row forward of Bryan Staring and championship chief Mike Jones.

Anthony West was one other rider to have made a breakthrough this weekend. After some extraordinarily difficult instances with MotoGO Yamaha it appeared he now had a motorcycle beneath him that would present a few of his potential.

Troy Herfoss headed the third row alongside Cru Halliday and Glenn Allerton whereas Arthur Sissis would begin from tenth and Superbike debutante Senna Agius eleventh.

They fashioned up on the grid on a moist however drying observe. Sketchy situations the place a advantageous line between aggression and preservation wanted to be trod, pole-sitter Josh Waters has much less on the road than many on the grid which are competing for championship glory. We’re getting right down to the enterprise finish of the season and this weekend goes to be pivotal…

They’re away…

Daniel Falzon acquired an excellent run off the road, the Yamaha hooking up and the South Australian main into flip one however popping out the opposite facet in entrance of him was Wayne Maxwell… Maxwell although then went down on the exit of Southern Loop, the rear coming round on the Enhance Cellular Ducati… Speak about pivotal….

Alpinestars Superbike Race One - Image RbMotoLens
Alpinestars Superbike Race One – Picture RbMotoLens

Troy Herfoss then shot by to the lead in entrance of Bryan Staring and Josh Waters. Glenn Allerton fourth late on the opening lap, Anthony West fifth whereas Daniel Falzon had been shuffled again to sixth forward of Jed Metcher and Arthur Sissis.

Alpinestars Superbike Race One – Picture RbMotoLens

Glenn Allerton was trying aggressive… That main quartet have been virtually four-wide heading into flip one to start out lap three, Herfoss main from Allerton, Waters and Staring whereas Anthony West tried to catch onto the again of that group. Mike Jones was approach down in thirteenth place at this juncture.

Matt Walters also crashed on the opening lap - Image RbMotoLens
Matt Walters additionally crashed on the opening lap – Picture RbMotoLens

Bryan Staring was taking a large entry into flip 12 and in these damp situations that appeared to work in his favour, massive time. Staring had almost taken the lead final time down the chute however this time he did precisely that, slingshotting onto the straight from that broad line and blasting into the lead by virtually half-a-second!

With Maxwell out of the race, if Bryan Staring may carry house 25-points he would transfer previous Maxwell on the championship factors desk, and with that after all the bragging rights as lead Ducati…

Bryan Staring leading Josh Waters, Glenn Allerton, Arthur Sissis and Troy Herfoss - Image RbMotoLens
Bryan Staring main Josh Waters, Glenn Allerton, Arthur Sissis and Troy Herfoss – Picture RbMotoLens

Glenn Allerton regarded decided to forestall that from taking place although because the BMW rider chased Staring onerous. The hole between the 2 as they approached half-race distance was beginning to scale back. However Waters then doubled down with a brand new quickest lap of the race to push his well past Allerton.

The grip had regarded to have gone away from Herfoss’ Penrite Honda and he began to lose positions. Arthur Sissis shifting as much as that fourth place with simply over 5 laps to run.  Sissies was 1.8-seconds behind the race chief, may he do it…?

Up entrance Bryan Staring continued to guide from Waters and Allerton. That was till Allerton slotted up the within of Waters for second place with simply over 4 laps remaining. Sissis was now just a few bike lengths behind that trio…

The leaders then started to encounter lapped traffic - Image RbMotoLens
The leaders then began to come across lapped visitors – Picture RbMotoLens

With three laps to run they began to barter lapped visitors and Staring had elevated his benefit over Allerton and Waters. Staring seeking to actually have a bonus in the way in which he negotiated flip 12 that then paid bigger dividends down the primary straight.

With a lap and a half to run Staring now had over a second over Allerton, and by the final lap board that had blown out to virtually 1.5-seconds… Allerton second, Waters third. Sissis had appeared to expire of tyre and couldn’t work his approach any additional ahead. Jed Metcher had moved as much as fifth whereas Senna Agius was exhibiting a cool head to maintain his tyres collectively to be in sixth place as they began the ultimate lap.

Bryan Staring the winner – Picture RbMotoLens

Staring the clear victor!

Bryan Staring the winner – Picture RbMotoLens

Glenn Allerton claimed second place with a big benefit over Josh Waters who rounded out the race one podium.

Glenn Allerton with staff proprietor Shane Kinderis, this pair have had loads of ups and downs collectively however this outcome can have them on a excessive – Picture RbMotoLens

Bryan Staring additionally moved into second place within the championship standings with that victory.

Bryan Staring with mechanic Dan Stauffer - Image RbMotoLens
Bryan Staring with mechanic Dan Stauffer – Picture RbMotoLens

Arthur Sissis fourth forward of Jed Metcher, who was an extra 13-seconds behind the South Australian.

Senna Agius sixth forward of Broc Pearson and early race chief Troy Herfoss.

Troy Herfoss led early on however then the grip went away from him – Picture RbMotoLens

Daniel Falzon’s promise did not materialise within the tough situations, he crossed the road in ninth place, simply forward of Mike Jones, Cru Halliday and Anthony West.

Whereas the frustration of tenth place is not going to be simple to swallow for Jones, he can take consolation in the truth that his 29-point lead over Wayne Maxwell is now a bigger 39-point lead within the championship.

Superbike Race One Podium - Image RbMotoLens
Superbike Race One Podium – Picture RbMotoLens

With that victory Bryan Staring moved into second place within the championship by a single level over Wayne Maxwell.

Glenn Allerton’s second place moved him nearer to fourth positioned Troy Herfoss on the factors desk.

The fourth place for Arthur Sissis noticed him transfer previous Cru Halliday into sixth place within the championship standings.

The second Australian Superbike race will happen at 0950 on Sunday morning earlier than the third and last bout at 1340.

Alpinestars Superbike Race One Outcomes

Pos Rider Bike Time/Hole Velocity
1 Bryan STARING Ducati V4R 21m11.790 290
2 Glenn ALLERTON BMW M RR +1.740 295
3 Josh WATERS Ducati V4R +3.806 295
4 Arthur SISSIS Yamaha YZF-R1 +6.505 297
5 Jed METCHER Yamaha YZF-R1 +19.133 286
6 Senna AGIUS Honda CBR RR +20.126 296
7 Broc PEARSON  Ducati V4R +20.573 292
8 Troy HERFOSS Honda CBR RR +23.583 292
9 Daniel FALZON Yamaha YZF-R1 +27.289 294
10 Mike JONES Yamaha YZF-R1 +33.254 293
11 Cru HALLIDAY Yamaha YZF-R1 +34.178 297
12 Anthony WEST Yamaha YZF-R1 +40.241 283
13 Ted COLLIN Yamaha YZF-R1 +40.247 285
14 Beau BEATON Ducati V4R +48.195 292
15 Ben BURKE Kawasaki ZX10R +1m10.848 285
16 Travis WYMAN Yamaha YZF-R1 +1m34.729 269
17 Max STAUFFER Yamaha YZF-R1 +1m35.762 292
18 Sloan FROST BMW M RR +1m41.465 280
19 Paris HARDWICK Kawasaki ZX10R +1m41.850 280
20 Brendan McINTYRE Suzuki GSXR +1 Lap 255
21 Trent BINAISSE Suzuki GSXR +1 Lap 264
22 Michael EDWARDS Yamaha YZF-R1 +1 Lap 268
23 Matt WALTERS Kawasaki ZX10R +1 Lap 284
DNF Alastair HOOGENBOEZEM Yamaha YZF-R1 +10 Laps 248
DNF Wayne MAXWELL Ducati V4R +11 Laps 221


Alpinestars Superbike Championship Factors

Pos Rider Bike Pole R1 Whole
1 Mike JONES Yamaha 11 253
2 Bryan STARING Ducati 25 214
3 Wayne MAXWELL Ducati 213
4 Troy HERFOSS Honda 13 183
5 Glenn ALLERTON BMW 20 180
6 Arthur SISSIS Yamaha 17 173
7 Cru HALLIDAY Yamaha 10 171
8 Josh WATERS BMW 1 18 155
9 Anthony WEST Yamaha 9 126
10 Daniel FALZON Yamaha 12 123
11 Max STAUFFER Yamaha 4 80
12 Broc PEARSON Yamaha 14 79
13 Jed METCHER Yamaha 16 78
14 Lachlan EPIS BMW 66
15 Michael EDWARDS Yamaha 59
16 Mark CHIODO Yamaha 58
17 Aiden WAGNER Yamaha 47
18 Beau BEATON Ducati 7 34
19 Matt WALTERS Kawasaki 32
20 Ben STRONACH Yamaha 25
21 Nathan SPITERI BMW 22
22 Chandler COOPER Honda 21
23 Sloan FROST BMW 3 20
24 Paul LALLY Yamaha 20
25 Senna AGIUS Honda 15 15
26 Benjamin LOWE Ducati 11
27 Luke MACDONALD Kawasaki 10
28 Ted COLLINS Yamaha 8 8
29 Luke JHONSTON Yamaha 7
30 Ben BURKE Kawasaki 6 6
31 Travis WYMAN Yamaha 5 5
32 Corey FORDE Honda 3
33 Paris HARDWICK Kawasaki 2 2
34 Brendan McINTYRE Suzuki 1 1

Reside Broadcast Info

On Sunday, each SBS and Stan Sport will air a highlights bundle from 1300-1500 that can present the opening two Australian Superbike and Supersport races in replay, earlier than then airing the ultimate Superbike encounter of the weekend dwell.  We consider that the Supersport 300 class is not going to get TV air-time.

Phillip Island WSBK/ASBK Spherical Schedule

Saturday November 19
1050 WorldSBK FP3 30 min
1140 ASBK SBK Race One 12 laps
1225 WorldSSP Superpole 20 min
1310 WorldSBK Superpole 15 min
1340 Pit Stroll / Pillion Rides 30 min
1430 WorldSSP Race One 18 laps
1515 Security Automotive Laps 20 min
1600 WorldSBK Race One 22 laps
1720 ASBK SS Race Two 10 laps


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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