BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK- Assen - Superpole

BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK- Assen - Superpole

16.04.2011: Weather conditions: Mostly cloudy. Temperature: Air: 16 17 C, Track: 16 19 C Number of riders participating: 21 from 12 teams

Weather conditions: Mostly cloudy.

Temperature: Air: 16 – 17 °C, Track: 16 – 19 °C

Number of riders participating: 21 from 12 teams

Fastest lap Qualifying Practices: Jonathan Rea (Castrol Honda) 1:36.035 min

Fastest lap Superpole 3: Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) 1:35.292 min



Today Team BMW Motorrad Motorsport put in a strong performance, but did not get the reward it deserved. Works riders, Troy Corser (AUS) and Leon Haslam (GBR), will start the third round of the 2011 FIM Superbike World Championship at Assen (NED) from the third row. Troy finished the Superpole Qualifying tenth, and Leon 12th.


Before that both riders demonstrated the potential of their BMW S 1000 RRs. They finished all practice and qualifying sessions in top positions, with Troy being fastest in the second free practice. But in the second Superpole session the team suffered unexpected tyre issues.

 

Troy Corser:

Fastest lap Qualifying Practices: 1:36.322 min (P4) / Fastest lap FP: 1:35.818 min (P1) / Fastest lap Superpole 2: 1:35.954 min (P10)


“On race tyres the bike feels good. We are able to run consistently good lap times and our race pace looks good for tomorrow. Superpole today was certainly disappointing, as we struggled to get the optimum performance from the qualifying tyres.


So tomorrow we will have to focus on getting a good start and try and push to run with the riders on the front row. Still I am confident enough in my starts to hopefully achieve that.”

 

Leon Haslam:

Fastest lap Qualifying Practices: 1:36.455 min (P6) / Fastest lap FP: 1:36.457 min (P6) / Fastest lap Superpole 2: 1:36.089 min (P12)


“Today was a tough day, as we have good race pace and our times on race tyres are good. We have worked on fine tuning our set-up for the race this weekend, and we are happy with the progress we made on that side. Sadly when we put on the qualifying tyres we suffered from some issues that prevented me from going any quicker.


It’s a shame to finish up in 12th because my times on race tyres were good enough to get me through to Superpole 3. The qualifying tyre just didn’t work for us today. It’s frustrating because this is the first time I have been off the front row. Still we now need to forget about this and concentrate on the tomorrow’s races.”


 

Rainer Bäumel (Head of Race Operations):


“Unfortunately in the second Superpole session we struggled with our qualifying tyres. Both riders were affected by this, so we only qualified for the third row. Tomorrow we will try to make the best we can out of it. We are quite confident because our long run performance with race tyres is still very good. I expect very close races - the same as we saw here last year. We have to try to be in the leading group, and then a lot will be possible.”


Benjamin Titz - Photo BMW

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/wsbm-assen-bmw-motorrad-motorsport-superpole-leo-haslam-troy-corser---89457.html

16.04.2011 / MaP

More News

Successful First Qualifying for Yamaha ParkinGO Team at Assen
16.04.2011
WORLD SUPERSPORT NETHERLANDS - ROUND 3     Assen  Qualifying 1  - 15/04/2011Yamaha World Supersport riders; Luca Scassa and Chaz Davies, successfully completed a series of fast laps in free practice and Qualifying sessions on the historic Assen TT race track this afternoon. Following the team’s One Two victory in the last round o more >>
Melandri and Laverty get down to business on the Dutch track
16.04.2011
WORLD SUPERBIKE NETHERLANDS - ROUND 3     Assen  Qualifying 1  - 15/04/2011Yamaha World Superbike riders Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty experienced the historic Assen TT race track on their YZF-R1’s for the first time in this morning’s free practice session. Sunshine and a dry track proved ideal conditions to try the mac more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - Assen - Qualifying Practice 1
15.04.2011
Weather conditions: Mostly cloudy.Temperature: Air: 16 – 20 °C, Track: 18 – 21 °CNumber of riders participating: 21 from 12 teamsFastest lap Free Practice: Jakub Smrz (Effenbert-Liberty Racing) 1:37.159 minFastest lap Qualifying Practice 1: Jakub Smrz (Effenbert-Liberty Racing) 1:36.058 min  more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - Assen - Preview
11.04.2011
The Netherlands – Assen. 15 – 17 April 201103 of 13 race weekends The BMW Motorrad Motorsport team is preparing for the third race weekend of the 2011 FIM Superbike World Championship, which will be held from 15th to 17th April at the iconic “TT Circuit” in Assen (NDL). Assen is the capital of the Dutch prov more >>
Outstanding One Two Race Win for Yamaha ParkinGO Team
28.03.2011
Luca Scassa and Chaz Davies provided an impressive performance to deliver the first one two race win of the 2011 World Supersport Championship for the Yamaha ParkinGO Team. Scassa delivered his second victory of the season on his 2009 more >>
Spectacular First Race Victory for Marco Melandri at Donington Park
28.03.2011
WORLD SUPERBIKE UNITED KINGDOM - ROUND 2 Donington Park    Spectacular First Race Victory for Marco Melandri Yamaha World Superbike rider Marco Melandri provided an extraordinary performance today in Donington Park delivering hi more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - Donington - Rennen
27.03.2011
Wetter: Bewölkt, aber trocken.Temperatur: Luft: 7 – 10 °C, Strecke: 6 – 16 °CTeilnehmende Fahrer: 19 von 12 Teams   Schnellste Runde Rennen 1: Noriyuki Haga (PATA Racing Team Aprilia) 1:2 more >>
BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike Team Donington Park race
27.03.2011
The BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike team have scored ten points overall from the second round of the Superbike World Championship 2011. more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - Donington - Qualifying Practice 1
25.03.2011
Weather conditions: Sunny with some scattered clouds.Temperature: Air: 15 – 20 °C, Track: 19 – 22 °CNumber of riders participating: 20 from 12 teamsFastest lap Free Practice: Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) 1:29.978 minFastest lap Qualifying Practice 1: Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) 1:28.794 min  more >>
BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike Team - WSBK - Donington Park - Day 1
25.03.2011
Change in direction of results for the BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike team during the first day of the second round of the Superbike World Championship, with the race taking place on Sunday at the English circuit of Doningto more >>
BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike Team - WSBK - Donington Park - Preview
23.03.2011
Next Sunday at Donington Park, the BMW Motorrad Italy Superbike team will face the second round of the Superbike World Championship 2011.Unfortunately, James Toseland cannot line up for the team. He more >>
BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike Team - Test - Motorland Aragon
20.03.2011
  The BMW Motorrad Italy Superbike team carried out two days of testing  at the Circuit Motorland Aragon (Spain) on the 17th and 18th March to continue the development of the S 1000 RR with which it is competing in the World Championship.   The more >>
Superbike Phillip Island races results and standings
27.02.2011
  PHILLIP ISLAND RACE ONE RESULTS1. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1098R 34mins 16.503s 2. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 +4.365s 3. Leon Haslam GBR BMW Motorrad S1000RR +10.719s 4. Eugene Laverty I more >>
Melandri impresses with Maiden World Superbike Podium at Phillip Island
27.02.2011
Yamaha World Superbike Team rider Marco Melandri ended his podium drought this afternoon, stepping up to take third position in the second World Superbike race, his first podium since 2009. The World Superbike rookie started w more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - Phillip Island - Races
27.02.2011
Phillip Island – Australia Races.  Sunday, 27 February 2011.  Weather conditions: Rain in the morning, overcast in the afternoon.Temperature: Air: 17 – 21 °C, Track: 19 – 35 °C more >>
BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike Team - WSBK - Phillip Island - Race
27.02.2011
First World Championship points for the BMW Motorrad Superbike Team Italy in the first race of the 2011 World Championship. On the Australian circuit, James Toseland and Ayrton Badovini have won a total of four points that will more >>
BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team - WSBK - Phillip Island - Superpole
27.02.2011
Weather conditions: Sunny, with a few clouds in the afternoonTemperature: air 22-25 ° C, track 36-49 ° CSuperpole: Carlos Checa (Ducati Racing Althea) 1'30 "882  more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - Phillip Island - Superpole
26.02.2011
Phillip Island – Qualifikationstraining 2 & Superpole. Samstag, 26. Februar 2011.  Wetter: Sonnig, einige Wolken am Nachmittag.Temperatur: Luft: 22 – 25 °C, Strecke: 36 – 49 °CTeilnehmende Fahrer: 22 von 13 TeamsSchnellste Runde Qualifikationstrainings: Ca more >>
Superbike Phillip Island Supole and qualifying results
26.02.2011
2011 World Superbike AustraliaPhillip Island 26/02/2011        Circuit Length: 4445Weather: SunnyLap Record: 1'32.402 (Troy Bayliss, 1/1/2006)Fastest Lap Ever: 1'30.882 (Carlos Checa, 2/27/2011)Last Years Winner: Carlos Checa1    Carlos Checa &nb more >>
Superpole Success Sees Second Row Start for Laverty and Melandri at Phillip Island
26.02.2011
WORLD SUPERBIKE AUSTRALIA - ROUND 1      Phillip IslandWorld Superbike  Qualifying 2    Yamaha World Superbike Team riders Eugene Laverty and Marco Melandri experienced their first ever Superpole shoot-out this afternoon at the Phillip Island International circuit in Australia. The adrenalin fuelled sho more >>
Strong Start for Laverty in First Phillip Island Qualifying
25.02.2011
New Yamaha World Superbike Team rider Eugene Laverty made an impressive debut today for his first ever World Superbike Championship race weekend. Having spent the morning’s free practice session making further adjustments to his set up, the 24yr old rider from Northern Ireland sent a clear message in the afternoon’s qualifying, the first of two over the weekend, using his 2011 R1 to more >>
Yamaha World Superbike Team Prepare for Round One at Phillip Island
24.02.2011
WORLD SUPERBIKE AUSTRALIA - ROUND 1 Phillip IslandWith all winter testing now completed the Yamaha World Superbike Team is all set to challenge for the opening round of the 2011 season at Philli more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport: Leon Haslam - BIke Number 91
24.02.2011
Leon Haslam has petrol in his blood – in every sense of the word: He is the son of multiple motorcycle world champion Ron ‘Rocket’ Haslam. “Since the age of six weeks I travelled the world from race track to race track. Therefo more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport : Troy Corser Bike Number 11
24.02.2011
Troy Corser has been an important factor in the success of the BMW Motorrad Motorsport ever since it was launched. He adds exactly what a young team needs in the Superbike World Championship: experience and the necessary speed. No active rider in the more >>
Former Champions on the BMW S 1000 RR
24.02.2011
Australian Troy Corser is now in his third season with BMW Motorrad Motorsport.The experience and skills set of the double Superbike World Champions make him a vital component more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - A young team has matured
24.02.2011
   In 2011 Team BMW Motorrad Motorsport starts its third season in the Superbike World Championship. Its 2009 debut year saw 17 top ten finishes; 2010 brought with it a maiden pole position and the first podium finish. Therefore the goal for 2011 is clear: The team le more >>
BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team
22.02.2011
Test Infront. February 21st-22nd, 2011. The BMW Motorrad Italy team head to the track in Australia with the Superbike and test in Spain with Superstock The BMW Motorrad Superbik more >>
Yamaha and Monster Energy extend World Superbike relationship into 2011
20.02.2011
Following a successful 2010 season where Monster Energy became the ‘Official Energy Drink Supplier’ for the Yamaha World Superbike Team, the relationship has been extended for the new season. The 2011 team sees new rider pairing Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty both sporting strong Monster Energy branding on their helmets and as the team’s r more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - Wintertestfahrten - Phillip Island
04.02.2011
Wintertestfahrten – Phillip Island. 02. und 03. Februar 2011. Nach dem Test vergangene Woche in Eastern Creek (AUS) sind das Team BMW Motorrad Motorsport und die beiden Werksfahrer Troy Corser (AUS) und Leon Haslam (GBR) nach Phillip Island (AUS) gereist. Dort hat das Team seine Vorbereitung auf die FIM Superbike-Weltmeisterschaft 2011 mit zwe more >>
Successful start in Portimao for Melandri and Laverty
29.01.2011
Yamaha World Superbike Team riders Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty today wrapped up the first World Superbike test of the 2011 season. Run over three days at the Portimao circuit in Portugal, Melandri and Laverty experienced mixed and challenging weather conditions as they put their 2011 YZF-R1 race bike through its paces. Very limited dry track time made it impossible for the tea more >>
Official Yamaha YZF-R6 back on the grid with the Yamaha ParkinGO Team
24.01.2011
World Supersport    The 2011 World Supersport Championship will witness the welcome return of the championship winning Yamaha YZF-R6 to the grid with the Yamaha ParkinGO Team. In 2009 the Yamaha YZF-R6 was the track weapon of choice, dominating the World Supersport Championship in the hands of 2011 rookie MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow. more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - New Team Structure
17.12.2010
Team management reshuffle at BMW Motorrad Motorsport for Superbike World Championship. BMW Motorrad Motorsport is preparing the ground for future success in the Superbike World Championship. Two months after the appointment of Bernhard Gobmeier as BMW Motorrad more >>
Marco Melandri shines on the mud at MX event
17.11.2010
New Yamaha World Superbike Team rider Marco Melandri showed his prowess on a motocross track last weekend as he took a YZ450F, supplied by the factory Yamaha Monster Energy Motocross Team, to second and first positions in two cold and muddy races for charity at the Faenza circuit. The 28 year old finished as the overall winner and was competing against othe more >>
Melandri and Laverty complete successful Valencia Superbike Test
12.11.2010
Yamaha World Superbike 2011 team-mates Marco Melandri and Eugene Laverty took to the track together for the first time today, taking part in a one day test at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia. Despite strong winds both riders enjoyed a sunny dry track, enabling them to put both the 2010 and new 2011 racebike through its paces. The test was the first track outing for new Team Manager Andrea more >>
Yamaha World Superbike Team Manager Announcement
03.11.2010
After several years as team manager for the Yamaha Motor Italia Supersport Team and then manager for the World Superbike Team from 2005 to 2010, Massimo Meregalli will now move across to join the Yamaha Factory MotoGP Team in 2011 in a management role. Joining the WSB team for 2010 to replace him will be current Moto2 team manager and fellow Italian Andrea Dosoli. Massimo Meregalli& more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - Magny-Cours - Rennen
03.10.2010
Wetter: Sonnig am Morgen, bewölkt und windig am Nachmittag.Temperatur: Luft: 21 – 26 °C, Strecke: 21 – 36 °CTeilnehmende Fahrer: 21 von 13 TeamsSchnellste Runde Rennen 1: Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda Racing) 1:38.781 minSchnellste Runde Rennen 2: Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda Racing) 1:38.879 min more >>
Crutchlow takes double victory and claims Silverstone for Yamaha
02.08.2010
  Yamaha Sterilgarda World Superbike YZF-R1 rider Cal Crutchlow made it two in a row today at Silverstone, delivering the double win at his home race. The British rider ended a flawless weekend´s riding with a masterful display of race craft. A good start from pole position in race one saw him quickly into second behind Johnny Rea. Crutchlow then played the waiting game, comfortably more >>
BMW Motorrad Motorsport - WSBK - Silverstone - Rennen
02.08.2010
Wetter: bewölkt.Temperatur: Luft: 19 – 24 °C, Strecke: 22 – 27 °CTeilnehmende Fahrer: 24 von 14 TeamsSchnellste Runde Rennen 1: Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda Team) 2:05.259 minSchnellste Runde Rennen 2:  Cal Crutchlow (Yamaha Sterilgarda Team) 2:05.421 min Die Erwartungen de more >>
Ayrton Badovini and BMW S 1000 RR celebrate early title victory in FIM Superstock 1000 Cup.
01.08.2010
 BMW Motorrad - Superstock 1000 Cup - Title Victory BadoviniAyrton Badovini (ITA) and Team BMW Motorrad Italia STK today wrote motor sports history. For the first time in the history of the FIM Superstock more >>

Kategorien

2001-2022 automobilsport.com full copyright