Portimao: Sunday: Rea quickest

Brit pack finish on a high as three-day test draws to a close

TEN KATE Honda man Jonathan Rea was quickest in the morning session, at the final day's official WSB test in Portimao, Portugal, earlier today.

The Irishman pipped Alstare Suzuki's Leon Haslam to the top slot by just 1/1000th second; Xerox Ducati man Noriyuki Haga posted the third quickest time of the morning session, beating team-mate and rival Michel Fabrizio by 2/100ths of a second.

Britain's James Toseland languished down in 14th place; the Sterilgarda Yamaha man was over 1.5 secs down on Rea's morning best.

Rea continued his dominance during Sunday afternoon, with fellow Brits leon Haslam and Shane Byrne following in second and third place. Cal Crutchlow kept up his strong weekend performance, finishing the day in fifth place. Crutchlow's team-mate, James Toseland, improved dramatically on his disappointing morning performance, ending the day in sixth position.

Portimao Sunday morning:

1. Jonathan Rea GBR HANNspree Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 1min 43.059s
2. Leon Haslam GBR Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 1min 43.060s
3. Noriyuki Haga JPN Ducati Xerox 1198 1min 43.657s
4. Michel Fabrizio ITA Ducati Xerox 1198 1min 43.675s
5. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Racing RSV-4 1min 43.785s
6. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha WSB YZF R1 1min 44.233s
7. Leon Camier GBR Aprilia Racing RSV-4 1min 44.331s
8. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 1min 44.414s
9. Shane Byrne GBR Althea Ducati 1098R 1min 44.527s
10. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1098R 1min 44.599s
11. Troy Corser AUS BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1min 44.608s
12. Max Neukirchner GER Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 1min 44.642s
13. Chris Vermeulen AUS Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R 1min 44.732s
14. James Toseland GBR Yamaha WSB YZF R1 1min 44.995s
15. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R 1min 45.234s
16. Broc Parkes AUS Echo-CRS Honda CBR1000RR 1min 45.342s
17. Ruben Xaus ESP BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1min 45.810s
18. Vittorio Iannuzzo ITA SCI Honda CBR1000RR 1min 46.396s
19. Roger Lee Hayden USA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1min 48.526s

Portimao Sunday Afternoon times:

1. Jonathan Rea GBR Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 1min 42.270s
2. Leon Haslam GBR Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 1min 42.557s
3. Shane Byrne GBR Althea Ducati 1098R 1min 42.877s
4. Michel Fabrizio ITA Ducati Xerox 1198 1min 43.137s
5. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha WSB YZF R1 1min 43.141s
6. James Toseland GBR Yamaha WSB YZF R1 1min 43.157s
7. Noriyuki Haga JPN Ducati Xerox 1198 1min 43.417s
8. Max Neukirchner GER Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 1min 43.471s
9. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 1min 43.508s
10. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Racing RSV-4 1min 43.515s
11. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1098R 1min 43.629s
12. Leon Camier GBR Aprilia Racing RSV-4 1min 43.749s
13. Troy Corser AUS BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1min 43.931s
14. Chris Vermeulen AUS Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R 1min 44.108s
15. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R 1min 44.437s
16. Ruben Xaus ESP BMW Motorrad S1000RR 1min 44.925s
17. Broc Parkes AUS Echo-CRS Honda CBR1000RR 1min 45.038s
18. Vittorio Iannuzzo ITA SCI Honda CBR1000RR 1min 45.348s
19. Roger Lee Hayden USA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 1min 46.990s

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