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Aug 25, 2001

Nicky Hayden Sets New Record, Takes Pole In Pikes Peak Superbike Qualifying

Nicky Hayden broke Mat Mladin's Pikes Peak International Raceway motorcycle track record (54.009, set in 1999) and took pole position for tomorrow's AMA Superbike National by turning a lap at 53.776 in the closing minutes of final qualifying Saturday afternoon. Top times follow:<BR><BR>1. Nicky Hayden, Honda, 53.776<BR>2. Mat Mladin, Suzuki, 53.873<BR>3. Eric Bostrom, Kawasaki, 53.979<BR>4. Doug Chandler, Kawasaki, 54.149<BR>5. Kurtis Roberts, Honda, 54.194<BR>6. Steve Rapp, Ducati, 54.199<BR>7. Aaron Yates, Suzuki, 54.315<BR>8. Jamie Hacking, Suzuki, 54.575<BR>9. Larry Pegram, Ducati, 54.719<BR>10. Miguel Duhamel, Honda, 54.725<BR>11. Tommy Hayden, Yamaha, 54.839<BR>12. Pascal Picotte, Harley-Davidson, 54.852<BR>13. Andreas Meklau, Ducati, 55.052<BR>14. Mike Smith, Harley-Davidson, 55.530<BR>15. Jordan Szoke, Harley-Davidson, 56.294<BR>16. Mauro Cereda, Suzuki, 56.968*<BR>17. Andy Deatherage, Suzuki, 57.334<BR>18. Mike Sullivan, Honda, 57.428<BR>19. Tony Lupo, Suzuki, 57.628*<BR>20. Alan Schmidt, Suzuki, 57.653*<BR>21. Chris Ulrich, Suzuki, 57.664*<BR>22. Dean Mizdal, Suzuki, 57.808<BR>23. Vince Haskovec, Suzuki, 57.842*<BR>24. Rich Alexander, Suzuki, 57.912*<BR>25. Ben Spies, Suzuki, 58.061*<BR>26. Ricky Orlando, Suzuki, 58.079*<BR>27. John Dugan, Suzuki, 58.208*<BR>28. Greg Fryer, Yamaha, 58.377<BR>29. Tony Meiring, Suzuki, 58.487*<BR>30. Jason Swan, Suzuki, 58.706*<BR>31. Eric Haugo, Suzuki, 58.955*<BR>32. Scot Jensen, Suzuki, 59.694*<BR><BR>* = rider on 750cc Supersport bike<BR>