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2010 World Superbike - Phillip Island Photo Gallery
Carlos Checa was the quickest during qualifying at Phillip Island.
See photos from Round 1 of the 2010 World Superbike Series at the Phillip Island circuit in Australia.
Ducati Xerox's Michel Fabrizio was .007 seconds shy of Checa's blistering pace.
Max Biaggi - 2010 World Superbike Phillip Island
Leon Haslam was third-quickest at Phillip Island during qualifying.
Cal Crutchlow put the Yamaha Sterilgarda R-1 on 10th during qualifying.
Max Neukirchner and the HANNspree Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR struggled with grip issues during qualifying.
HANNspree Ten Kate's Jonthan Rea cited a bumpy ride for his seventh-place spot on the timesheets.
Yamaha Sterilgarda's James Toseland suffered a big crash in the second-to-last corner at Phillip Island.
Leon Haslam scored his first career Superpole at Phillip Island.
Leon Haslam - Alstare Suzuki - Phillip Island 2010
Phillip Island 2010 Superpole podium.
Alstare Suzuki's Slyvain Guntoli nabbed fifth on the grid at Phillip Island.
Kawasaki's Tom Sykes was looking for the best tire for the Phillip Island circuit.
Noriyuki Haga prepares for Superpole on the Ducati Xerox machine.
Leon Haslam is working hard for his new Alstare Suzuki Team. The 26-year-old nabbed the Superpole for the Sunday races.
Alstare Suzuki's Leon Haslam claimed his first pole position in World Superbike at Phillip Island.
Max Neukirchner returns to racing in 2010 for HANNspree Ten Kate and qualifies in 17th.
Sylvain Guintoli was a surprise qualifier for the fifth-position on his Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000.
Michel Fabrizio will start from the number two slot on Sunday.
Speedster Jonathan Rea couldn't keep the tires on his HANNspree Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR firmly planted. The Irishman starts from the second row for Sunday.
Althea Racing's Shane Byrne was still suffering back pains from his crash during qualifying. He ended the Superpole session with the 17th spot on the grid.
Carlos Checa remains a front runner on the Althea Racing Ducati. He qualified for fourth.
Phillip Island Race 1 podium saw Haslam earn his first career victory ahead of the factory Ducatis.
Haslam leads the factory Ducati at Phillip Island - 2010.
Leon Haslam running up at the front - Phillip Island 2010
The Yamaha Sterilgarda duo of James Toseland and Cal Crutchlow tries to hold off Leon Camier on the Aprilia.
Leon Haslam nabbed the podium win for Race 1.
Cal Crutchlow tucks in and tries to keep Checa behind.
The Ducati Xerox duo of Michael Fabrizio (84) and Noriyuki Haga (41) at Philip Island.
Sylvain Guintoli (50) was able to hold off Carlos Checa (7) in Race 1.
HANNspree Ten Kate's Max Neukirchner (76) had his hands full with Tom Sykes (66)on the Kawasaki.
Jonathan Rea (65) maintained his hold on fourth in Race 1 despite pressure from Max Biaggi (3).
HANNspree Ten Kate's Jonathan Rea (65) keeps Max Biaggi (3) occupied.
Leon Haslam leads the Ducati duo around the Phillip Island circuit.
Leon Haslam was the man to catch during Race 1. The Alstare Suzuki rider claimed the victory.
Leon Haslam smokes the tire in celebration of his first win.
Noriyuki Haga takes third and fifth at Phillip Island.
James Toseland's Yamaha Sterilgarda R-1 bodyguard.
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