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Apr 29, 2002

Updated Post: Jason Pridmore And Mark Edwards Give QB Phase One World Endurance Race Win At Imola

<BR>Copyright 2002, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.<BR><BR>By David Swarts<BR><BR>QB Phase One's Jason Pridmore and teammate Mark Edwards won the 200-mile World Endurance race at Imola Sunday on a Suzuki GSX-R1000. QB Phase One's Pridmore trailed Zongshen 2 early in the contest, but when Zongshen pitted with suspected transmission problems, Pridmore moved QB Phase One into the lead. QB Phase One would never relinquish the lead again.<BR><BR>Mike Ciccotto and Michael Barnes finished second on the Herman Verboven 5 Suzuki GSX-R750 with Zongshen 9's Bruno Bonhuil and Igor Jerman placing third on another Suzuki.<BR><BR>RESULTS:<BR><BR>1. QB Phase One (Jason Pridmore/Mike Edwards), Suzuki GSX-R1000, 66 laps, 201.9 miles, 2:21:42.046<BR><BR>2. Herman Verboven Racing 5 (Michael Barnes/ Mike Ciccotto), Suzuki GSX-R750, 66 laps, 201.9 miles, 2:22:04.482, +22.436<BR><BR>3. Zongshen 9 (Igor Jerman/Bruno Bonhuil), Suzuki GSX-R1000, 66 laps, 201.9 miles, 2:22:17.768, +35.722<BR><BR>4. Zongshen 2 (Warwick Nowland/Giovanni Bussei), Suzuki GSX-R1000, 66 laps, 201.9 miles, 2:22:40.431, +58.385<BR><BR>5. Bolliger Team (Marcel Kellenberger/Roman Stamm), Kawasaki ZX-9R, 65 laps, 198.9 miles, 2:21:57.966, + 1 lap<BR><BR>6. Dap Unisson Motomax (Stephane Gallis/J.-Francois Cortinovis), Suzuki GSX-R1000, 65 laps, 198.9 miles, 2:22:28.332, + 1 lap<BR><BR>7. Team 22 Police Nationale (Bertrand Sebileau/Jehan d'Orgeix), Kawasaki ZX-9R, 65 laps, 198.9 miles, 2:22:50.969, + 1 lap<BR><BR>8. GMT 94 (S. Scarnato/William Costes), Suzuki GSX-R1000, 65 laps, 198.9 miles, 2:22:57.488, + 1 lap<BR><BR>9. Endurance Moto 38 (Bernard Cuzin/Christian Hacquin), Yamaha YZF-R1, 65 laps, 198.9 miles, 2:22:58.662, + 1 lap<BR><BR>10. QB Phase One Junior (James Hutchins/David Morillon/Olivier Ulmann), Suzuki GSX-R1000, 65 laps, 198.9 miles, 2:23:33.660, + 1 lap<BR><BR>20. Herman Verboven Racing 6 (Andrew Deatherage/John Jacobi), Suzuki GSX-R750, 62 laps, 189.7 miles, 2:21:47.669, + 4 laps<BR><BR>Track Length: 3.06 miles<BR>Time of race start: 12:05 p.m.<BR>Time of race end: 2:30 p.m.<BR>Fastest lap of the race: Zongshen 2 (Bussei), lap 48, 1:54.268, lap average speed 96.5 mph<BR>Number of teams to start race: 51<BR>Number of teams to retire from race: 10<BR>Number of teams to finish: 41<BR>