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2008 Losail Superbike World Championship round

The 2008 Losail Superbike World Championship round was the opening round of the 2008 Superbike World Championship season. It took place on the weekend of February 21–23, 2008 at the 5.38 km Losail International Circuit in Qatar.

Qatar   2008 Qatar Superbike World Championship round
Round details
Round 1 of 14 rounds in the
2008 Superbike World Championship.
and
Round 1 of 13 rounds in the
2008 Supersport World Championship.
Losail.svg
DateFebruary 23, 2008
LocationLosail Circuit
CoursePermanent racing facility
5.380 km (3.343 mi)
Superbike World Championship
Pole position
Australia Troy Corser
1'58.053
Fastest lap race 1 Fastest lap race 2
Japan Noriyuki Haga Spain Fonsi Nieto
1'59.217 1'59.156
Supersport World Championship
Pole position
France Fabien Foret
2'01.928
Fastest lap
France Fabien Foret
2'02.626

Superbike race 1 classificationEdit

Pos No Rider Bike Laps Time Grid Points
1 21   Troy Bayliss Ducati 1098 F08 18 36:11.468 7 25
2 3   Max Biaggi Ducati 1098 RS 08 18 +0.396 3 20
3 11   Troy Corser Yamaha YZF-R1 18 +1.878 1 16
4 111   Rubén Xaus Ducati 1098 RS 08 18 +4.487 2 13
5 76   Max Neukirchner Suzuki GSX-R1000 18 +7.505 4 11
6 7   Carlos Checa Honda CBR1000RR 18 +9.639 9 10
7 10   Fonsi Nieto Suzuki GSX-R1000 18 +9.725 11 9
8 34   Yukio Kagayama Suzuki GSX-R1000 18 +19.537 8 8
9 84   Michel Fabrizio Ducati 1098 F08 18 +23.156 10 7
10 96   Jakub Smrž Ducati 1098 RS 08 18 +24.429 12 6
11 44   Roberto Rolfo Honda CBR1000RR 18 +27.595 15 5
12 54   Kenan Sofuoğlu Honda CBR1000RR 18 +27.979 14 4
13 36   Gregorio Lavilla Honda CBR1000RR 18 +28.237 13 3
14 41   Noriyuki Haga Yamaha YZF-R1 18 +30.205 6 2
15 55   Régis Laconi Kawasaki ZX-10R 18 +31.882 25 1
16 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Ducati 1098 RS 08 18 +32.067 5
17 31   Karl Muggeridge Honda CBR1000RR 18 +40.745 18
18 86   Ayrton Badovini Kawasaki ZX-10R 18 +41.280 16
19 13   Vittorio Iannuzzo Kawasaki ZX-10R 18 +41.333 21
20 194   Sébastien Gimbert Yamaha YZF-R1 18 +41.743 17
21 38   Shinichi Nakatomi Yamaha YZF-R1 18 +43.183 26
22 23   Ryuichi Kiyonari Honda CBR1000RR 18 +43.569 20
23 94   David Checa Yamaha YZF-R1 18 +43.892 19
24 83   Russell Holland Honda CBR1000RR 18 +50.380 22
25 88   Shuhei Aoyama Honda CBR1000RR 18 +1:12.884 27
Ret 22   Luca Morelli Honda CBR1000RR 12 Retirement 24
Ret 77   Loic Napoleone Yamaha YZF-R1 12 Retirement 28
Ret 100   Makoto Tamada Kawasaki ZX-10R 5 Retirement 23

Superbike race 2 classificationEdit

Pos No Rider Bike Laps Time Grid Points
1 10   Fonsi Nieto Suzuki GSX-R1000 18 36:12.963 11 25
2 111   Rubén Xaus Ducati 1098 RS 08 18 +0.301 2 20
3 3   Max Biaggi Ducati 1098 RS 08 18 +1.321 3 16
4 21   Troy Bayliss Ducati 1098 F08 18 +6.452 7 13
5 84   Michel Fabrizio Ducati 1098 F08 18 +7.627 10 11
6 57   Lorenzo Lanzi Ducati 1098 RS 08 18 +9.117 5 10
7 11   Troy Corser Yamaha YZF-R1 18 +10.806 1 9
8 76   Max Neukirchner Suzuki GSX-R1000 18 +11.661 4 8
9 96   Jakub Smrž Ducati 1098 RS 08 18 +13.269 12 7
10 54   Kenan Sofuoğlu Honda CBR1000RR 18 +14.563 14 6
11 7   Carlos Checa Honda CBR1000RR 18 +15.953 9 5
12 100   Makoto Tamada Kawasaki ZX-10R 18 +16.748 23 4
13 41   Noriyuki Haga Yamaha YZF-R1 18 +18.356 6 3
14 36   Gregorio Lavilla Honda CBR1000RR 18 +26.311 13 2
15 44   Roberto Rolfo Honda CBR1000RR 18 +26.560 15 1
16 55   Régis Laconi Kawasaki ZX-10R 18 +26.683 25
17 86   Ayrton Badovini Kawasaki ZX-10R 18 +26.821 16
18 194   Sébastien Gimbert Yamaha YZF-R1 18 +28.650 17
19 23   Ryuichi Kiyonari Honda CBR1000RR 18 +33.150 20
20 31   Karl Muggeridge Honda CBR1000RR 18 +36.656 18
21 83   Russell Holland Honda CBR1000RR 18 +42.633 22
22 88   Shuhei Aoyama Honda CBR1000RR 18 +55.352 27
Ret 13   Vittorio Iannuzzo Kawasaki ZX-10R 17 Accident 21
Ret 38   Shinichi Nakatomi Yamaha YZF-R1 11 Retirement 26
Ret 77   Loic Napoleone Yamaha YZF-R1 9 Accident 28
Ret 94   David Checa Yamaha YZF-R1 8 Retirement 19
Ret 22   Luca Morelli Honda CBR1000RR 4 Retirement 24
Ret 34   Yukio Kagayama Suzuki GSX-R1000 0 Accident 8

Supersport race classificationEdit

Pos No Rider Bike Laps Time Grid Points
1 23   Broc Parkes Yamaha YZF-R6 18 37:05.271 5 25
2 26   Joan Lascorz Honda CBR600RR 18 +0.048 6 20
3 18   Craig Jones Honda CBR600RR 18 +0.755 2 16
4 25   Josh Brookes Honda CBR600RR 18 +9.502 12 13
5 14   Matthieu Lagrive Honda CBR600RR 18 +11.962 3 11
6 77   Barry Veneman Suzuki GSX-R600 18 +17.428 13 10
7 127   Robbin Harms Honda CBR600RR 18 +17.660 22 9
8 44   David Salom Yamaha YZF-R6 18 +17.888 9 8
9 9   Chris Walker Kawasaki ZX-6R 18 +25.883 20 7
10 105   Gianluca Vizziello Honda CBR600RR 18 +32.236 16 6
11 38   Gregory Leblanc Honda CBR600RR 18 +32.573 17 5
12 47   Ivan Clementi Triumph 675 18 +35.117 8 4
13 17   Miguel Praia Honda CBR600RR 18 +36.390 18 3
14 31   Vesa Kallio Honda CBR600RR 18 +36.608 23 2
15 21   Katsuaki Fujiwara Kawasaki ZX-6R 18 +37.096 19 1
16 83   Didier van Keymeulen Suzuki GSX-R600 18 +38.526 27
17 37   William de Angelis Honda CBR600RR 18 +42.675 26
18 4   Lorenzo Alfonsi Kawasaki ZX-6R 18 +43.375 24
19 32   Mirko Giansanti Honda CBR600RR 18 +44.319 25
20 51   Santiago Barragan Honda CBR600RR 18 +45.924 30
21 57   Ilario Dionisi Triumph 675 18 +47.277 29
22 72   Attila Magda Honda CBR600RR 18 +1:24.963 34
23 199   Danilo dell'Omo Honda CBR600RR 18 +1:25.440 33
24 888   Josep Pedro Subirats Yamaha YZF-R6 17 +1 Lap 36
Ret 99   Fabien Foret Yamaha YZF-R6 17 Retirement 1
Ret 75   Luka Nedog Honda CBR600RR 15 Accident 32
Ret 24   Garry McCoy Triumph 675 7 Retirement 7
Ret 15   Gergő Talmácsi Honda CBR600RR 7 Retirement 35
Ret 8   Mark Aitchison Triumph 675 6 Accident 11
Ret 81   Graeme Gowland Honda CBR600RR 6 Retirement 15
Ret 121   Arnaud Vincent Kawasaki ZX-6R 5 Retirement 31
Ret 65   Jonathan Rea Honda CBR600RR 1 Retirement 4
Ret 88   Andrew Pitt Honda CBR600RR 1 Retirement 10
Ret 61   Andrea Antonelli Honda CBR600RR 0 Retirement 21
Ret 69   Gianluca Nannelli Honda CBR600RR 0 Retirement 14
Ret 55   Massimo Roccoli Yamaha YZF-R6 0 Retirement 28