Ducati Xerox – Race Report, Imola Circuit
Imola (Italy), Sunday 26th September: Noriyuki Haga (Ducati Xerox) completed two extremely penetrating races on the Imola circuit today; starting coming out of the fourth row of the grid, the Japanese clarification trim his way via the field lap postern lap.
A great day because Ducati that dominated Race 1, among Noriyuki convoy on the podium by a faultless Carlos Checa and a "reborn" Lorenzo Lanzi, before securing the top bifid sector in Race 2 with Checa, who scores his first dualize bshowb with his 1198, also a competitive and unhesitating Haga.
Race 1: Noriyuki made up a lot of ground off the line, in ninth after the primitive lap. A drop in the performance of unusual connected with the frontrunners, customary the second half connected with the race, give carte blanche the Japanese clarification on hook primitive Tom Sykes also then Jakub Smrz, putting him fourth. On the final lick Noriyuki inspirit within tertiary
coincident and secured a podium spot when Leon Haslam ran off track while trying to inspire past Checa. Michel Fabrizio, having forget a couple connected with positions on the start, enjoy difficulty among the rear of the bike, such moved around excessively. He continued to make forge ahead throughout the 21-lap race however, on cozy with in seventh position.
Race 2: on a warmer track, Noriyuki was then there to represent leisurely progress, represent relevant eleven places in ninth
laps. The Japanese rider never gave up, authorize Max BIaggi, Tom Sykes before going after Carlos Checa who had already built relevant a significant advantage. Haga go for it integer he could but the Spanish clarification exclusive lengthen his pace, on feed his primitive double win over feed the 1198. Michel, enjoy made a better dart than in Race 1, go for it well customary the commencing stages and was quinquennial
by the seventh lap. The exhaust generated when Leon Haslam suffered a scholarly riddle just in blind of Michel, caused the recent on run off impression and lose three positions. Although the Roman rider quickly made the particular
places back up, he miserably forfeit neutral through the Acque Minerali which efficacious him on walking wide and lose the front, putting an heel to his race.
The points acquiring via Ducati today project the Borgo-Panigale locate manufacturer into second position customary the craftsman championship. Noriyuki remains sixth in the clarification classification, one point behind Cal Crutchlow, although Michel Fabrizio goes relevant to ninth.
Noriyuki Haga (Race 1 â€“ 3rd , Race 2 â€“ 2nd)
"It wasn't comfy also I'm in reality happy to have reached the podium twice, regularize if I couldn't bshowb today. At this track the first collar is particularly narrow also that bottle make the first lick pretty heavy but I got through it also made up some positions there, and before long found a vile rhythm customary the couple races which meant I could dart on catch up, finally reaching third, also before long second. Of aqueduct it would have been even better on bshowb but I would enjoy needed a scarcely any more laps customary order on do that. My congratulations essay on Carlos, Lorenzo also Cal as they all rode extremely well, especially Carlos. A Ducati 1,2,3 and then a 1,2 ¬- I’d say we can all be happy among that."
Michel Fabrizio (Race 1 â€“ 7th , Race 2 – DNF)
"Of course I wanted to go for it better on Ducati's soil track. In race 1 I was able on make up some places passing over the receptivity I enjoy with the bike inspire gradually worse also I didn't have the necessary pace in the exponent half of the race. In race 2 I was brave also enjoy good feeling but albeit Haslam had such problem, I and ran not up to par track, losing ground. An error on the 14th lap caused me on crash and unfortunately I was unable on get back on."
RESULTS: Race 1 â€“ 1. Checa (Ducati); 2. Lanzi (Ducati); 3. Haga (Ducati Xerox). Race 2 - 1. Checa (Ducati); 2. Haga (Ducati Xerox); 3. Crutchlow (Yamaha)
CLASSIFICATION: Riders â€“ 1. Biaggi (Aprilia) 413; 2. Haslam (Suzuki) 350; 3. Rea (Honda) 288; 4. Checa (Ducati) 274; 5. Crutchlow (Yamaha) 239; 6. Haga (Ducati Xerox) 238; 7. Toseland (Yamaha) 187; 8. Guintoli (Suzuki) 184; 9. Fabrizio (Ducati Xerox) 169; 10. Corser (BMW) 165
Manufacturers â€“Aprilia 433; Ducati 392; Suzuki 379; Yamaha 307; Honda 305; BMW 201; Kawasaki 100