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IRRC Chimay: Blistering Yves Bian Seals Supersport Pole

Pierre Yves Bian set a blistering pace in IRRC Supersport qualifying at Chimay, to seal pole position for tomorrows 10 lap races.

The talented Frenchman’s lap time of 1 minute 42.811 seconds, was over a second quicker than nearest challenger and title rival, Performance Racing Achterhoek’s Joey Den Besten.

Photo by Karl Heinz Kalkhake

Next up on the time sheets was Thomas Walther, whilst fourth fastest Laurent Hoffman also showed good form, in outpacing Kamil Holan and the in form Christian Schmitz who’s due to soon make his Ulster GP debut.

Switzerland’s Arnaud Seydoux dipped under the 1 minute 47 mark to finish seventh quickest, as Max Gaube, Markus Witte and Kai Zentner completed the top ten in qualifying.

IRRC Chimay: Supersport Combined Qualifying Results:

1 Pierre Yves Bian 1.42.811
2 Joey Den Besten 1.43.849
3 Thomas Walther 1.44.279
4 Laurent Hoffman 1.45.305
5 Kamil Holan 1.46.113
6 Christian Schmitz 1.46.190
7 Arnaud Seydoux 1.46.712
8 Max Gaube 1.47.545
9 Markus Witte 1.47.660
10 Kai Zentner 1.47.946
11 Martin Riedl 1.48.109
12 Anders Blaha 1.48.189
13 Eric Harmegnies 1.48.341
14 Sebastien Frotscher 1.48.889
15 Fabrice Faivre 1.49.481
16 Sammy Ahonen 1.49.488
17 Mike Ceuppens 1.49.755
18 Stefan Wauter 1.49.833
19 Daniel Schmidt 1.51.620
20 Stefan Hofer 1.51.686

Words by Stevie Rial