Petrucci makes it four successive poles in STK1000
Date published : 30 Jul 2011 - 17:18:20
Some terrific form in qualifying saw Danilo Petrucci take his fourth Superstock 1000 pole position in a row for the Barni Racing Ducati Team. The youngster from central Italy will head an all-Italian front row, with FIM Cup points leader Davide Giugliano (Althea Racing Ducati), Niccolò Canepa (Lazio MotorSport Ducati) and Lorenzo Zanetti (BMW Motorrad Italia Superstock team) taking the next three slots.Brno winner Sylvain Barrier (BMW Motorrad Italia Superstock team) heads up row 2, with Argentina's Leandro Denis Marcado putting together a good run to sixth for the Pedercini Kawasaki team. The second row was completed by Lorenzo Baroni (Althea Racing Ducati) and Eddi La Marra (Lorini Honda) in seventh and eighth. Britain's Danny Buchan (Goeleven Kawasaki) was the first home-bred rider on the grid in 15th place.