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Jul 13, 2002

Haga Fastest In World Superbike SuperPole Warm-up, Bayliss Crashes And Goes To The Medical Center

Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>Playstation 2 Aprilia's Noriyuki Haga was the fastest rider in the 60-minute SuperPole warm-up period with a 1:25.234, his fastest lap time of the weekend. Meanwhile, the practice session was stopped with about 10 minutes remaining. Early reports indicate that World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss crashed and was taken to the track medical center for evaluation. No more details were available at post time.<BR><BR>World Superbike SuperPole Warm-up Times (Note: American wild card riders were only permitted to ride in the final 30 minutes of the 60-minute session.):<BR><BR>1. Noriyuki Haga, Aprilia RSV1000, 1:25.234<BR>2. Neil Hodgson, Ducati 998F01, 1:25.260<BR>3. Ben Bostrom, Ducati 998F02, 1:25.567<BR>4. Colin Edwards, Honda RC51, 1:25.570<BR>5. Ruben Xaus, Ducati 998F02, 1:25.698<BR>6. Troy Bayliss, Ducati 998F02, 1:25.812<BR>7. Eric Bostrom, Kawasaki ZX-7RR, 1:25.977<BR>8. Aaron Yates, Suzuki GSX-R750, 1:26.376<BR>9. Nicky Hayden, Honda RC51, 1:26.417<BR>10. Mat Mladin, Suzuki GSX-R750, 1:26.452<BR>11. Pierfrancesco Chili, Ducati 998RS, 1:26.513<BR>12. James Toseland, Ducati 998F01, 1:26.600<BR>13. Doug Chandler, Ducati 998RS, 1:26.709<BR>14. Chris Walker, Kawasaki ZX-7RR, 1:26.814<BR>15. Gregorio Lavilla, Suzuki GSX-R750, 1:27.016<BR>16. Lucio Pedercini, Ducati 998RS, 1:27.301<BR>17. Marco Borciani, Ducati 998RS, 1:27.719<BR>18. Steve Martin, Ducati 998RS, 1:27.845<BR>19. Broc Parkes, Ducati 998RS, 1:28.115<BR>20. Peter Goddard, Benelli Tornado 900, 1:28.266