Barcelona WorldSBK Testing results

By March 15, 2024 March 28th, 2024 WorldSBK

Barcelona WorldSBK Testing results

WorldSBK By March 15, 2024 March 28th, 2024

Barcelona Testing Results from Day 1 

Ducati’s Dominance

Bulega leads Ducati’s charge with a blistering lap time of 1’40.304s, while teammate Alvaro Bautista secures third place with an astounding 103 laps under his belt. Sam Lowes shines as the top Independent Ducati rider despite a mid-session crash.

Razgatlioglu Heads BMW’s Efforts

Toprak Razgatlioglu represents BMW with a commendable second place despite a minor morning crash. Meanwhile, teammate Michael van der Mark and test rider Bradley Smith face challenges with their own incidents.

Rea Bounces Back

Jonathan Rea showcases resilience with a solid fifth place, marking a strong return after his crash in Australia. Yamaha demonstrates promising performance on Day 1 of testing.

Lowes Leads Kawasaki Charge

Alex Lowes leads Kawasaki’s efforts despite a setback with a late-session crash. Teammate Axel Bassani follows suit, aiming to improve Kawasaki’s performance at the Barcelona circuit.

Honda Faces Technical Hurdles

Honda encounters technical issues as both Iker Lecuona and Xavi Vierge experience disruptions to their testing program. The team perseveres through challenges as they prepare for the upcoming rounds.

Gardner’s Determination Shines at Barcelona Test

Australian rider Remy Gardner showcased his progression and speed, securing an impressive sixth place on the timing sheets.

As the second-fastest Yamaha rider on the track, Gardner’s efforts signal a promising start to the season for the GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team.

Top Ten Standings after day one.

  1. Nicolo Bulega (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) 1’40.304s
  2. Toprak Razgatlioglu (ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team) +0.464s
  3. Alvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) +0.725s
  4. Sam Lowes (ELF Marc VDS Racing Team) +0.752s
  5. Jonathan Rea (Pata Prometeon Yamaha) +1.351s
  6. Remy Gardner (GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team) +1.367s
  7. Danilo Petrucci (Barni Spark Racing Team) +1.380s
  8. Michael Ruben Rinaldi (Team Motocorsa Racing) +1.388s
  9. Garrett Gerloff (Bonovo Action BMW) +1.433s
  10. Alex Lowes (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) +1.498s

Bulega Sets the Pace

Nicolo Bulega dominates Day 1 of the Supported Test at Barcelona, leading Ducati’s charge with an impressive 0.454s gap over competitors.

Written by: George Papas
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