Misano, we start in the sign of Toprak Razgatlioglu

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The Superbike weekend in Misano opens in the sign of Toprak Razgatlioglu. The ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team bearer at the end of the first session of the Pirelli Round of Emilia-Romagna at the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” has more than half a second’s margin over his closest pursuer and is the only one to lap in 1’33”.

Razgatlioglu posts a 1’33.348 and closes the session 560 thousandths ahead of Alex Lowes (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK), fresh from his renewal with KRT. Impressive long run for Razgatlioglu who completes nine laps in 1’33” all faster than the times of his opponents. Nicolò Bulega (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) è 581 thousandths behind the leader but only 21 thousandths behind Lowes.

The session è was interrupted for ten minutes due to a major technical problem that occurred to the Yamaha R1 of Philipp Oettl (GMT94 Yamaha) between Turn 6 and Turn 7.

These are the top six at the end of WorldSBK FP1:

1. Toprak Razgatlioglu (ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team) 1’33.448

2. Alex Lowes (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) +0.560

3. Nicolò Bulega (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) +0.581

4. Axel Bassani (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) +0.797

5. Andrea Iannone (Team GoEleven) +0.872

6. Alvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) +0.875

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