Sykes on pole in Aragon
British rider smashes lap record in Spain
By William Esler. Last Updated: 30/06/12 4:59pm
Tom Sykes: On pole in Aragon
Tom Sykes clinched his sixth pole of the season ahead of the World Superbike races at Motorland Aragon, breaking the lap record in the process.
The British rider lapped the 5.3km Spanish track in 1 minute 56.552 seconds, over a second faster than the best time set in 2011.
Aprilia Racing riders Max Biaggi and Eugene Laverty and BMW's Leon Haslam completed the front row for Sunday's two 20-lap races
Biaggi leads the standings on 210.5 points, ahead of Jonathon Rea on 175 and Sykes on 164.5.