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IRRC Horice: Grams, Kostamo Top Superbike Qualifying Time Sheets

In the glistening sunshine at Horice it was G&G Motorsport’s Didier Grams who reigned supreme, following today’s IRRC Superbike qualifying sessions.

The only rider to nudge under the 2 minutes 15 seconds mark, Grams lap time of 2 minutes 14.901 seconds set during the first qualifying session gave him an advantage at the helm of the overall time sheets, of just over seven tenths of a second.

Photo by Robby Repsol

Tenaciously chipping away with his pace, Q2 pace setter Erno Kostamo (2.15.646) finished an excellent second quickest, just in front of IRRC Superbike series leader Danny Webb (2.16.166).

Wepol Racing by Penz 13.com team mates Marek Cerveny (2.16.583) and Jamie Coward (2.18.309) slotted into fourth, sixth on the time sheets.

Sandwiched in between them was event wildcard Petr Biciste (2.17.977), whilst fellow countryman Ales Nechvatal (2.18.945) also quietly impressed in finishing eighth quickest.

Rounding out the ten fastest overall Superbike qualifiers were the improving David Datzer (2.19.587), and Motor Dzear Team’s Tomas Borovka (2.19.907).

IRRC Horice – Superbike qualifying results are as follows:

1 Didier Grams 2.14.901
2 Erno Kostamo 2.15.646
3 Danny Webb 2.16.166
4 Marek Cerveny 2.16.583
5 Petr Biciste 2.17.977
6 Jamie Coward 2.18.309
7 Jonathan Goetschy 2.18.930
8 Ales Nechvatal 2.18.945
9 David Datzer 2.19.587
10 Tomas Borovka 2.19.907
11 Nadieh Schoots 2.20.824
12 Timo Schonhals 2.21.076
13 Josef Luksik 2.21.505
14 Nico Muller 2.21.953
15 Juha Kallio 2.22.114
16 Jiri Petrla 2.22.490
17 Andreas Gangl 2.23.460
18 Hanno Brandenburger 2.23.980
19 Eddy Maniguet 2.24.277
20 Mario Grunwald 2.24.690

Words by Stevie Rial

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