2022 World Superbike Autodrom Most, Czech Republic - Superpole results

2022 World Superbike Autodrom Most, Czech Republic – Superpole results

Jonathan Rea breaks the world record for the most Superbike lap to claim a commanding pole position, his third of the 2022 season.

2022 World Superbike Autodrom Most, Czech Republic – Superpole results
Pos Rider Nat Crew Time
1 Jonathan Rea UK Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK 1:30.947s
2 Toprak Razgatlioglu YOU PATA Yamaha with Brixx WorldSBK +0.330s
3 Michael Rinaldi ITA Aruba.It Racing Ducati +0.559s
4 Alvaro Bautista SPA Aruba.It Racing Ducati +0.620s
5 Alex Lowe UK Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK +0.675s
6 Garrett Gerloff UNITED STATES GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team +0.680s
seven Scott Redding UK BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team +0.737s
8 Andrea Locatelli ITA PATA Yamaha with Brixx WorldSBK +0.771s
9 Axel Bassani ITA Ducati Motocross +1.104s
ten Lucas Mahias FR Puccetti-Kawasaki +1.325s
11 Loris Baz FR Bonovo Stock BMW +1.335s
1 2 Iker Lecuona SPA HRC WorldSBK Team +1.412s
13 Xavier Virgo SPA HRC WorldSBK Team +1.420s
14 Luca Bernardi SM Barni Spark Ducati Team +1.449s
15th Kohta Nozane JPN GRT Yamaha +1.508s
16 Philippe Oettl ALL Go Eleven Ducati +1.554s
17 Roberto Tamburini ITA Motoxracing Yamaha WorldSBK Team +2.097s
18 Christophe Ponsson FR Gil Motor Sport Yamaha +2.319s
19 Olivier Konig CZE Orelac Racing Kawasaki +2.339s
20 Eugene Laverty IRL Bonovo Stock BMW +2.350s
21 Peter Hickman UK BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team +2.426s
22 Hafizh Syahrin MY MIE Honda Racing +2.509s
23 Leandro Mercado AR MIE Honda Racing +2.534s
24 Ryan Vickers UK Kawasaki Pedercini +3.102s
25 Michael Presk CZE Rohac & Fetja Motoracing +4.189s

The fastest in FP3, Bautista started his first lap of Superpole with a surprisingly large group of riders chasing him.

Despite having more than ten runners behind him, Bautista remained pissed off as he began to pull away. A time of 1:32.608s saw Bautista momentarily go fastest, however, Toprak Razgatlioglu exploded to the top of the standings with a 1:31.578s.

Satisfied with his first lap, Razgatlioglu immediately returned to the pit lane as Jonathan Rea, who moved up to second with his first lap and Bautista continued.

Out of step with the rest of the WorldSBK grid, Scott Redding started his first flying lap with just over seven minutes to play. The BMW driver was third quickest, however, the driver with the pace was Bautista as the Spaniard took provisional pole by +0.011s.

After suffering a moment in sector two at the start of his second run, Rea then regrouped in order to set a new all-time lap record.

Razgatlioglu set a time of 1:31.277s, and although this was a new lap record at the time, Rea blitzed that time by over three tenths.

As the top three in the championship looked set to complete the front row, Michael Ruben Rinaldi shocked his team-mate by jumping to third place in the dying seconds.

Most Superbike world records

Fastest Lap Ever – Toprak Razgatlioglu TUR Pata Yamaha 1:31.506s (2022)

2021 Race Winners

Race 1 – Toprak Razgatlioglu TUR Pata Yamaha

Superpole Race – Toprak Razgatlioglu TUR Yamaha

Race 2 – Scott Redding GBR Aruba.it Ducati

Alvaro Bautista was the man to beat in the tough conditions after the Ducati rider passed FP3 by more than eight tenths over Axel Bassani.

After finishing fastest in FP1, Jonathan Rea could only manage fifth place in Friday’s combined times after failing to improve during the afternoon. Instead, it was reigning world champion Toprak Razgatlioglu who took the spoils with a brilliant new lap record set on racing tyres.

There were impressive performances from Scott Redding and Michael Rinaldi, with the duo finishing second and third, while series leader Alvaro Bautista was fourth fastest.

On Friday, BSB rider Ryan Vickers made his World Superbike debut for Pedercini Kawasaki, as did Michal Prasek for Rohac & Fetja Motoracing BMW. Making his second consecutive World Superbike start through injury, Peter Hickman was also in action for the BMW Motorrad WorldSBK factory team, replacing Michael Van Der Mark.

Fresh off a new one-year deal with BMW, Van Der Mark, who missed all but his home race at Assen, will return after the summer break at Magny-Cours.

Schedule for most World Superbike weekends (UK time)


09h30-10h15 Free Practice 1

2:00 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Free Practice 2


08:00-08:30 Free Practice 3

10.10am-10.25am Superpole

1:00 p.m. Race 1


08:00-08:15 Warm-up

10:00 a.m. Superpole race

1:00 p.m. Race 2

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