Huertas fastest ahead of Manzi in WorldSSP FP; red flag brings premature end to session

The FIM Supersport World Championship is back in full flow and resumes action live from Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli”. Spaniard Adrian Huertas ( Racing WorldSSP Team) continued his remarkable start to the season by finishing fastest on Friday morning, setting a best time of 1’37.228s. It was also a session that saw a premature end, with a red flag bringing an end to proceedings on Friday morning.

Title rivals Stefano Manzi (Pata Yamaha Ten Kate Racing) and Yari Montella (Barni Spark Racing Team) continue to make themselves at home in the top five, finishing FP in P2 and P3 respectively. Frenchman Valentin Debise (Evan Bros WorldSSP Yamaha Team) and Spaniard Jorge Navarro (Orelac Racing Verdnatura) rounded out the top five.

The top ten was rounded out by Simone Corsi (Renzi Corse), Bahattin Sofuoglu (MV Agusta Reparto Corse), Lucas Mahias (GMT94 Yamaha), Championship contender Marcel Schroetter (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) and finally, Glenn Van Straalen (Pata Yamaha Ten Kate Racing). As mentioned, the session was brought to a slightly premature end following a massive on-track collision between Niccolo Antonelli (Ecosantagata Althea Racing Team) and Schroetter.

For a list of the full FP results, see here:

1. Adrian Huertas ( Racing WorldSSP Team) 1’37.228s

2. Stefano Manzi (Pata Yamaha Ten Kate Racing) +0.363s

3. Yari Montella (Barni Spark Racing Team) +0.598s

4. Valentin Debise (Evan Bros. WorldSSP Yamaha Team) +0.870s

5. Jorge Navarro (Orelac Racing VerdNatura) +1.052s

6. Simone Corsi (Renzi Corse) +1.059s

Make sure to watch WorldSSP Superpole at 16:00 Local Time (UTC+2) using the WorldSBK VideoPass!


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