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Sofuoğlu Untouchable on Friday at Jerez

Sofuoğlu Untouchable on Friday at Jerez

Biblion Motoxracing Yamaha WorldSSP300 Supported Team’s Bahattin Sofuoğlu continued where he left off last weekend, setting the fastest time in both of Friday’s FIM Supersport 300 World Championship Free Practice sessions at the Circuito de Jerez.

Following on from his first victory of the season at Barcelona, Sofuoğlu got his Jerez weekend off to a fine start, topping Free Practice 1 by 0.554s after a superb final sector time late in the session.

In FP2, the bLU cRU youngster was once again the class of the field, with both of his best laps good enough for the fastest time in the session. The Turkish rider’s 1'52.629 from FP1 was still the quickest of the day, which was less than half-a-second down on the all-time best WorldSSP300 lap at the Spanish venue.

Elsewhere, bLU cRU affiliated rider Ton Kawakami, fresh from his first-ever podium in the championship, was ninth on combined times after his FP2 effort.

For Friday’s combined times, click here.