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2009 World Superbike - Magny Cours Photo Gallery
Troy Corser and his BMW, finished Friday's qualifying round in sixth at Magny-Cours.
Check out the latest World Superbike Magny Cours photos in the 2009 Magny Cours photo gallery.
Australian Troy Corser's best 2009 position was at Brno in Race 2 in fifth.
Joan Lascorz, duly took his longed-for victory, and it was Kawasaki’s first race win of the 2009 season.
The top five riders who made the finish were all covered by less than one second after ten laps in the Superstock 600 class.
In 2008, Xerox Ducati's Michel Fabrizio finished DNF-14 at Magny-Cours.
In 2008, Nitro Nori, Xerox Ducati, captured 1-2 at Magny-Cours round.
Sheridan Morais will stand-in for Makoto Tamada who suffered a concussion during a crash at Imola.
American Yamaha rider Ben Spies has finished 1-1 three times in 2009.
Yamaha's Tom Sykes currently sits in eigth place in the points standings.
BMW's Ruben Xaus came in 19th during Friday's qualifying.
Hannspree Ten Kate Honda's Carlos Checa (7)finished superpole in 12th place.
Troy Corser, aboard his BMW, posted a lpa time of 1'39.114 at Magny-Cours which was the eighth fastest time.
Michel Fabrizio (84) missed second by only 0.005 during superpole.
Xerox Ducati's Nitro Nori will be looking to maintain his 3 point lead over Ben Spies.
Leon Haslam. Stiggy Racing Honda, qualified for sixth on the grid.
Ryuichi Kiyonari ran off into the gravel trap with his Ten Kate Honda during free practice.
Alstare Suzuki's Karl Muggeridge is looking for a top-ten finish in 2009.
Ben Spies wins pole position at Magny-Cours.
Jonathan Rea recorded the second fastest lap during superpole.
Ben Spies posts the fastest lap during qualifying to take Superpole position.
Yamaha's Tom Sykes had a minor accident with Max Biaggi during free practice on Friday.
Troy Corser, BMW, finished in the top-ten at Magny-Cours.
Troy Corser on his BMW S1000RR leads Kagayama and Checa.
Xerox Ducati's Michel Fabrizio currently sits in third on the points board.
Yamaha's Ben Spies earned his 13th win of 2009 at Magny-Cours.
Noriyuki Haga (41) and The Emperor Max Biaggi (3) at Magny-Cours.
Noriyuki Haga awaits the start of the race.
Standing atop of the podium for Race 2, Noriyuki Haga earned his position.
Nitro Nori takes the checkers in Race 2 at Magny-Cours.
In Race 1, Spies and Haga battled it out in the final lap for the win.
Ben Spies takes the win and the points lead in Race 1.
Ben Spies topped the podium in Race 1 ahead of rival Noriyuki Haga.
Spies racing to the corners in front of Max Biaggi and Noriyuki Haga.
BMW Ruben Xaus leads Kawasaki's Broc Parkes.
Ruben Xaus (111) finished 11th - 12th at Magny Cours.
Ben Spies took away a new best lap of 1’37.709 in winning Superpole, and he also joined Doug Polen, his fellow American, on a season best record of ten poles in a single year.
Kawasaki's Broc Parkes said, 'It was a tough weekend from start to finish and I'm really disappointed where we've ended up. I pushed to the limit but no matter what we tried it didn't seem to click into place here at Magny Cours.'
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