With lap times tumbling as tempertures went up and more rubber laid down at the Portimao track, it was reigning British Supersport champion Sam Lowes, who debuted with Parkalgar Honda World Supersport team in the Sunflower Trophy last October, who topped the chart in this afternoon’s session of WSS testing, edging out this morning’s fastest rider David Salom, Other Kawasaki rider Broc Parkes took third, while returning to the Hannspree Ten Kate’s fold after nine years Fabien Foret, was 4th.
Chaz Davies, took fifth on the ParkinGO Yamaha, with Gino Rea in 6th.
James Ellison of the new Bogdanka Honda team was 7th.
Luca Scassa, Florian Marino and Miguel Praia closed out the top ten.
Testing resumes tomorrow.
WSS Portimao Day 1 – 2nd session Results:1.
Sam Lowes (Parkalgar Honda) 1′45.
David Salom (Kawasaki Motocard.
Broc Parkes (Kawasaki Motocard.
Fabien Foret (Hannspree Ten Kate Honda) 1′46.
Chaz Davies (Yamaha ParkinGO Team) 1′46.
Gino Rea (Step Racing Team) 1′47.
James Ellison (Bogdanka PTR Honda) 1′47.
Luca Scassa (Yamaha ParkinGO Team) 1′47.
Florian Marino (Hannspree Ten Kate Honda) 1′47.
Miguel Praia (Parkalgar Honda) 1′47.
Alexander Lundh (Cresto Guide Racing Team) 1′48.
Vladimir Ivanov (Step Racing Team) 1′48.
Pawel Szkopek (Bogdanka PTR Honda) 1′49.
Marko Jerman (MD Team Jerman) 1′49.
Bastien Chesaux (MACH-Moto Academy Swiss) 1′49.
Roberto Tamburini (Bike Service R.
Luca Marconi (Bike Service R.
Valery Yurchenko (RivaMoto) 1′54.
Mitchell Pirotta (KUJA Racing Team) 1′54.
Oleg Pozdneev (RivaMoto) 1′55.
Eduard Blokhin (RivaMoto) 1′56.