Leon Camier and Ryuichi Kiyonari have completed their second and final day of testing at Phillip Island, thus concluding their pre-season preparation ahead of the upcoming 2019 World Superbike Championship. On Friday the Moriwaki Althea Honda Team’s riders will be back out on the same track for the first free practice sessions of the opening round.
Leon and Ryuichi rounded out the two-day session in 13th and 15th place respectively, having significantly closed the gap to the leaders with respect to yesterday. During today’s sessions, both had better feeling with their bikes and, although they have not yet reached the positions they are looking for, both are confident that they will be able to keep improving step by step.
The beautiful Phillip Island circuit on the Bass Straight, off the coast of Victoria in Australia, is one of the most iconic and exciting venues in world motorsport. WorldSBK™ first raced at Phillip Island in 1990, just after the first MotoGP™ visit in 1989. Phillip Island Circuit Back Beach Road,… read more.
|Pole Record||1'29.413 (178,97 Km/h) J. Rea (Kawasaki ZX-10RR, 2019)|
|Race Record||1'30.848 (176,14 Km/h) M. Melandri (Ducati Panigale R, 2018)|
|All Time Record||1'29.413 (178,97 Km/h) J. Rea (Kawasaki ZX-10RR, 2019)|
|2019 Race 1 Winner||Alvaro Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4 R)|
|2019 Superpole Race Winner||Alvaro Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4 R)|
|2019 Race 2 Winner||Alvaro Bautista (Ducati Panigale V4 R)|