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SBK, SS600: Sofuoglu takes pole at Misano

The Turk will start first for the third time this season, ahead of Cluzel and Caricasulo.

SBK: SS600: Sofuoglu takes pole at Misano

Once again, Kenan Sofuoglu wanted to demonstrate his supremacy, setting the fastest lap in Superpole, with a 1’39”672, thanks also his very fast Kawasaki ZX-6R, equipped with a new engine put in yesterday afternoon.

Behind the five-time champ is one of his closest rivals, Frenchman Julies Cluzel with the Honda CBR of team CIA Landlord, constantly in the top positions, as is Federico Caricasulo, third today with the Yamaha R6 of Mirko Giansanti's team.

Frenchman Lucas Mahias, team-mate to "Carica”, closed in fourth place, followed by another Italian, Christian Gamarino on the Honda CBR.

Luke Stapleford rode his Triumph, British like him, into sixth place on the timesheets, followed by South African Morais with the R6 2016 and American Jacobsen with the MV F3 G75.

Brits Kyle Smith and Gino Rea came home eleventh and twelfth respectively, followed by Bassani and Australian West. Wild card Davide Stirpe, the only rider for the ATK#25 team is on row five, thirteenth today.

Translated by Heather Watson

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