Thailand Stage 2: Alvaro Bautista set the record and won the poleMarch 16, 2019
In superbike finally appeared a worthy opponent to Jonathan Ray. Spanish driver Alvaro Bauista won the 2nd stage qualification in Thailand and set a new lap record on the Buriram track.
Aruba.it Racing Ducati raced the pace to the limit and drove the fastest lap in 1 minute 31.912 seconds, surpassing the previous record by nine-tenths of a second! Ray accelerated just as much, but Bautista correctly lost everything (+0.429 seconds). Alex Lowes qualified for the last place in the first row.
Sandro Cortese, Leon Haslam and Sandro Cortese start from the second row. The remaining results can be seen in the lists.
Alvaro Bautista ESP Aruba.it Racing – Ducati 1m 31.912s 10 laps
Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing Team 1m 32.341s 8 laps
Alex Lowes GBR Pata Yamaha 1m 32.440s 8 laps
Sandro Cortese GER GRT Yamaha 1m 32.608s 8 laps
Leon Haslam GBR Kawasaki Racing Team 1m 32.688s 9 laps
Tom Sykes GBR BMW WorldSBK Team 1m 32.909s 6 laps
Marco Melandri ITA GRT Yamaha 1m 33.002s 10 laps
Eugene Laverty IRE Team Go Eleven Ducati 1m 33.037s 10 laps
Chaz Davies GBR Aruba.it Racing – Ducati 1m 33.196s 12 laps
Michael van der Mark NED Pata Yamaha 1m 33.243s 10 laps
Markus Reiterberger GER BMW WorldSBK Team 1m 33.257s 10 laps
Leon Camier GBR Moriwaki Althea Honda Team 1m 33.269s 10 laps
Toprak Razgatlioglu TUR Kawasaki Puccetti Racing 1m 33.466s 8 laps
Leandro Mercado ARG Orelac Racing VerdNatura Kawasaki 1m 33.529s 9 laps
Jordi Torres ESP Team Pedercini Racing Kawasaki 1m 33.535s 11 laps
Michael Ruben Rinaldi ITA Barni Racing Team Ducati 1m 33.651s 8 laps
Ryuichi Kiyonari JPN Moriwaki Althea Honda Team 1m 33.758s 13 laps
Thitipong Warokorn THA Kawasaki Thailand Racing Team 1m 33.817s 10 laps
Alessandro Delbianco ITA Althea Mie Racing Team Honda 1m 35.596s 7 laps
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