Hannes puts in great effort despite crashing in Superpole 1
Hannes starts from P21 for tomorrows World Supersport race. In the free practises on Friday and Saturday morning he showed good pace and finished the sessions on 14th, 8th and 9th (in European Supersport ranking 2nd, 2nd and 1st).
In Superpole 1 today he crashed on the first fast lap of the session braking off the bikes clutch lever but that did not stop him from returning to the track and putting in 1:57,333 time which puts him on P21 for tomorrows race.
"The team and bike works great and I have good pace. The crash came from my own riding error on the white stripes on the track limit and that cost me the clutch lever. Tomorrow I have to ride aggressively on the first laps to get through the pack. I have to make the laps work and most importantly - stay on the bike.
The race's live coverage is on Eurosport 1 at 11.30 local time (12.30 in Estonia).
The race details can be found here: www.worldsbk.com