AMA Supersport Qualifying Results: Thornton Takes First Pole Position of Seasonama racing, ama supersport, daytona, daytona international speedway, miles thornton

Miles_ThorntonA cold morning limited the lap times set by the AMA Supersport riders this morning at the Daytona International Speedway. Miles Thornton’s Thursday lap time of remained the fastest, earning Thornton the first pole position of the 2011 Supersport season.

Thornton was the only rider to dip below the 1’55 mark, setting a 1’54.888 lap time during the first qualifying session.

Hayden Gillim, Stefano Mesa, Tomas Puerta, and David Gaviria also scored their best lap times during the first qualifying session on Thursday, earning the first five spots on the grid for The Daytona 200 tomorrow. .

Dustin Dominguez and James Rispoli were two riders who were able to improve their lap times from the opening session. Dominguez was the quickest rider on Friday, earning him a 6th place starting position tomorrow. Rispoli also put in a quick lap on Friday, finishing 2nd for the day and 7th overall.

The last three riders to finish inside the top 10 are Benny Solis, Eric Stump, and Emerson Conor.

AMA Supersport – Daytona – Combined Qualifying Results

  1. Miles Thornton
  2. Hayden Gillim
  3. Stefano Mesa
  4. Tomas Puerta
  5. David Gaviria
  6. Dustin Dominguez
  7. James Rispoli
  8. Benny Solis
  9. Eric Stump
  10. Emerson Conor

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