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.
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…
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…
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….
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.
Staring the clear victor!
Glenn Allerton claimed second place with a big benefit over Josh Waters who rounded out the race one podium.
Bryan Staring additionally moved into second place within the championship standings with that victory.
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.
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.
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
|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
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|