Stats Update: Superbike Giants of Chimay

Stats Update: Superbike Giants of Chimay

Following last July’s Open Trophy meeting, no less than 27 racers have now lapped below 1 minute 40 seconds at Belgium’s most famous active, roads course, Circuit De Chimay.

2016 IRRC Superbike Champion, Vincent Lonbois continues to carry the distinction as outright speediest of modern times.

Lonbois best time, was set during the opening IRRC Superbike encounter in 2018, lapping at 1:36.836 seconds.

Runner-up from the above-mentioned race, the UK’s first IRRC series Champion Danny Webb is only 0.027 of a second slower than Belgian roads great Lonbois at Chimay, having registered on his circuit debut an ultra-impressive lap time of 1 minute 36.863 seconds.

Finalising the ten quickest racers from recent years at Circuit De Chimay, are as follows:

Sebastien Le Grelle (1.36.957), IRRC wins record-holder Didier Grams (1.37.787), David Datzer (1.38.069), current IRRC SBK Champion Lukas Maurer (1.38.102).

Milwaukee BMW’s Davey Todd (1.38.254), Swedish ace Markus Karlsson (1.38.262), 2022 Macau Grand Prix winner Erno Kostamo (1.38.302) and Nigel Walraven (1.38.422).

Those not showcased yet, who have also eclipsed the coveted 1:40 seconds barrier, read as follows: List compiled by top Czech road racing statistician Jan Vavra.

(PB lap time located near racer’s name)

11th – Marek Cerveny –1.38.668
12th – Johan Fredriks – 1.38.799
13th – Joey Den Besten – 1.38.826
14th – Yan Ancia – 1.39.074
15th – Marc Fissette – 1.39.080
16th – Eddy Ferre – 1.39.299
17th – Amalric Blanc – 1.39.385
18th – Timothy Baken –1.39.386
19th – Sander Claessen – 1.39.438
20th – Patrick Hoff – 1.39.440

21st – Jonathan Goetschy – 1.39.575
22nd – Gabriel Pons – 1.39.636
23rd – Virgil-Amber Bloemhard – 1.39.668
24th – Patrick Quintens – 1.39.682
25th – Laurent Hoffmann – 1.39.782
26th – Tim Van Oojien –1.39.980
27th – Thijs Peeters – 1.39.986

Photo credit: Robby Repsol

Words by Stevie Rial, Jan Vavra

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