It was a near perfect weekend for Smith as he took a dominant pole position by 0.883 seconds over Blackmon, with fellow Quarterley Racing/On Track Development rider Draik Beauchamp qualifying in third place
Having taken his first pole position of the season, Sykes was out-muscled by Chaz Davies and Jonathan Rea on the opening laps, and forced to
. Coming off a 1-1 sweep at the opening round, Smith carried his momentum into the weekend as he claimed pole position for the second-consecutive round. His teammate, Blackmon, qualified close behind in 2nd after missing the opening round due to
It may have been somewhat disappointing for Sykes, but a weekend with a pole position and two one-two finishes meant that it was an almost perfect weekend for Kawasaki.
"It has been an incredible
The new bike also started from pole position in both races.
"It's an honor to accept this Suzuki GSX-R1000 from Suzuki," Schwantz said. "For them to
He also earned one pole position – at Road America.
Pole position in the opening round of the series at Circuit of The Americas last week went to Roger Hayden, for the
"It was frustrating to have to restart, but from pole position I was less stressed for it."
"I'm looking forward to the next round at Aragon, because the last time
It'll be difficult to win because Marco is very strong and starts from pole position but I'm looking forward to it!"
Having finished second for the third time this season Chaz Davies is 15
1960, finishing his second F1 race at the British Grand Prix in an incredible runner-up spot, then qualifying on pole position in just his third race! The next two years were spent in uncompetitive cars, but Surtees moved to the Ferrari
He won his second race ever in F1 (British Grand Prix), and would start from the pole position for his third race ever (Portuguese Grand Prix).
In 1963, Surtees joined the Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One, and the