2012 Supersport World Championship season

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2012 Supersport World Championship season
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The 2012 Supersport World Championship season was the fourteenth season of the Supersport World Championship. It began on 26 February at Phillip Island and ended on 7 October in Magny-Cours after 13 rounds.

Kenan Sofuoğlu won his third championship after having returned from Moto2.

Race calendar and results[edit]

The provisional race schedule was publicly announced by the FIM on 24 September 2011 with thirteen confirmed rounds and two other rounds pending confirmation.[1] Russia will appear for the first time in the calendar with a round at the brand-new Moscow Raceway.[2] The calendar was updated in October 2011 with the confirmation of the Imola round, for a total of thirteen rounds,[3] supporting the Superbike World Championship at every meeting except Miller Motorsports Park.

Round Country Circuit Date Pole Position Fastest Lap Winning Rider Winning Team Report
1 Australia Australia Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit 26 February Australia Broc Parkes France Fabien Foret Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki DeltaFin Lorenzini Report
2 Italy Italy Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari 1 April United Kingdom Sam Lowes Australia Broc Parkes France Fabien Foret Kawasaki Intermoto Step Report
3 Netherlands Netherlands TT Circuit Assen 22 April United Kingdom Sam Lowes Italy Lorenzo Lanzi Italy Lorenzo Lanzi PRORACE Report
4 Italy Italy Autodromo Nazionale Monza 6 May United Kingdom Sam Lowes United Kingdom Sam Lowes France Jules Cluzel PTR Honda Report
5 United Kingdom United Kingdom Donington Park 13 May France Jules Cluzel United Kingdom Sam Lowes United Kingdom Sam Lowes Bogdanka PTR Honda Report
6 San Marino San Marino Misano World Circuit 10 June United Kingdom Sam Lowes France Fabien Foret Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki DeltaFin Lorenzini Report
7 Spain Spain Motorland Aragón 1 July France Jules Cluzel South Africa Sheridan Morais United Kingdom Sam Lowes Bogdanka PTR Honda Report
8 Czech Republic Czech Republic Masaryk Circuit 22 July Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu Australia Broc Parkes France Fabien Foret Kawasaki Intermoto Step Report
9 United Kingdom United Kingdom Silverstone Circuit 5 August France Jules Cluzel France Jules Cluzel France Jules Cluzel PTR Honda Report
10 Russia Russia Moscow Raceway 26 August France Jules Cluzel France Jules Cluzel Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki Lorenzini Report
11 Germany Germany Nürburgring 9 September France Jules Cluzel United Kingdom Sam Lowes Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki Lorenzini Report
12 Portugal Portugal Autódromo Internacional do Algarve 23 September Australia Broc Parkes France Jules Cluzel France Jules Cluzel PTR Honda Report
13 France France Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours 7 October Australia Broc Parkes Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu France Jules Cluzel PTR Honda Report

Season standings[edit]

Riders' standings[edit]

Pos Rider Bike AUS
Australia
ITA
Italy
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
EUR
United Kingdom
SMR
San Marino
SPA
Spain
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RUS
Russia
GER
Germany
POR
Portugal
FRA
France
Pts
1 Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu Kawasaki 1 DSQ 2 3 2 1 5 2 5 1 1 2 4 231
2 France Jules Cluzel Honda 4 Ret 6 1 3 2 Ret 5 1 2 2 1 1 210
3 United Kingdom Sam Lowes Honda 5 2 Ret 2 1 18 1 4 2 12 13 5 2 172
4 France Fabien Foret Kawasaki 2 1 Ret 12 10 8 2 1 6 6 3 3 5 171
5 Australia Broc Parkes Honda 3 20 4 Ret 4 5 4 3 3 5 4 4 27 135
6 South Africa Sheridan Morais Kawasaki 6 10 15 Ret 6 6 3 7 7 4 Ret 6 14 96
7 Italy Alex Baldolini Triumph 8 11 5 6 12 3 Ret Ret 8 11 5 8 6 96
8 South Africa Ronan Quarmby Honda 7 3 Ret Ret 7 Ret 6 6 4 13 9 9 26 84
9 Italy Vittorio Iannuzzo Triumph 9 5 Ret 9 Ret 9 7 9 13 Ret 7 Ret 19 60
10 Italy Andrea Antonelli Honda 16 8 7 8 22 60
Yamaha 10 Ret Ret 9 7 14 13 8
11 Russia Vladimir Leonov Yamaha Ret 6 3 Ret DNS Ret 10 18 3 DSQ 12 17 52
12 Italy Roberto Tamburini Honda Ret 4 9 16 11 4 15 Ret 12 9 Ret Ret 25 50
13 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi Honda 15 9 12 10 8 6 15 9 44
14 Australia Jed Metcher Yamaha 11 15 Ret 11 13 7 8 Ret Ret Ret 15 14 10 40
15 Italy Massimo Roccoli Yamaha Ret 9 Ret 7 14 Ret 10 11 15 30
Honda Ret
16 South Africa Mathew Scholtz Honda 14 DSQ Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 11 10 Ret 10 7 28
17 Italy Lorenzo Lanzi Honda 1 25
18 United Kingdom Dan Linfoot Kawasaki Ret 16 Ret 7 3 25
19 France Romain Lanusse Kawasaki 19 13 11 Ret 19 Ret 11 11 14 Ret 11 19 28 25
20 Hungary Imre Tóth Honda 18 Ret 16 4 Ret 13 Ret 19 17 24 20 20 13 19
21 Italy Stefano Cruciani Kawasaki 5 Ret 8 19
22 Hungary Balázs Németh Honda 21 7 Ret Ret Ret 12 Ret 17 Ret 20 17 21 12 17
23 Italy Luca Marconi Yamaha 13 14 14 13 20 16 12 15 Ret 15 Ret Ret 16
24 Italy Raffaele De Rosa Honda 10 Ret 11 13 16 15 15
25 United States Josh Day Kawasaki 12 12 Ret 18 Ret 17 10 Ret Ret Ret DNS 14
26 France Florian Marino Kawasaki 13 19 14 12 16 11 14
27 Australia Glen Richards Triumph 5 11
28 France Valentin Debise Honda Ret 23 8 Ret Ret 14 Ret 18 18 Ret 10
29 Austria David Linortner Yamaha 21 8 8
30 Netherlands Twan van Poppel Yamaha 8 8
31 Australia Billy McConnell Triumph 9 7
32 Netherlands Stuart Voskamp Suzuki 10 6
33 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek Honda 10 18 6
34 Switzerland Thomas Caiani Honda 23 DNQ 12 24 25 4
35 United States P. J. Jacobsen Honda 13 3
36 Italy Fabio Menghi Yamaha 15 Ret Ret 21 24 Ret 14 21 22 17 Ret Ret 21 3
37 Italy Dino Lombardi Yamaha 20 Ret Ret 22 23 14 17 18 20 22 2
Honda 18 Ret DNS
38 United Kingdom Kieran Clarke Honda 14 17 2
39 United Kingdom Luke Mossey Triumph 15 1
40 United Kingdom Martin Jessopp Honda 17 17 Ret 15 16 19 DNS 23 21 19 19 22 18 1
Italy Cristiano Erbacci Yamaha 16 Ret 16 0
Portugal Miguel Praia Honda 16 17 22 0
Italy Roberto Anastasia Honda 20 Ret Ret 16 0
Sweden Alexander Lundh Honda 16 0
Italy Mirko Giansanti Kawasaki 17 0
Russia Oleg Pozdneev Yamaha DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 22 18 25 DNQ 0
Italy Ilario Dionisi Honda Ret 18 0
Austria Yves Polzer Yamaha 22 19 Ret 25 Ret 21 Ret Ret 28 24 Ret 29 0
Russia Eduard Blokhin Yamaha 21 DNQ 26 26 Ret 19 24 23 Ret Ret Ret Ret 0
Italy Giovanni Altomonte Honda 19 0
Italy Alessandro Andreozzi Honda 20 0
Austria Stefan Kerschbaumer Yamaha 20 0
Switzerland Roman Stamm Suzuki 20 0
Russia Maxime Averkin Kawasaki 21 0
Netherlands Leon Bovee Yamaha 21 0
Italy Andrea Agnelli Kawasaki 22 0
Italy Federico D'Annunzio Honda 22 0
Italy Danilo Marrancone Honda Ret 25 23 24 Ret 0
France Axel Maurin Kawasaki 25 23 0
Germany Luca Hansen Honda 23 0
Russia Sergey Vlasov Yamaha 23 0
Australia Mitchell Carr Honda 24 0
Switzerland Robin Mulhauser Yamaha 26 0
Russia Sergei Krapukhin Yamaha 27 0
Poland Paweł Szkopek Honda Ret DNS Ret Ret 0
Czech Republic Ondřej Ježek Honda Ret 0
Czech Republic David Látr Honda Ret 0
Poland Marek Szkopek Honda Ret 0
Italy Alessandro Torcolacci Honda Ret 0
United States Kenny Noyes Suzuki Ret 0
Poland Andrzej Chmielewski Honda Ret 0
Poland Adrian Pasek Honda Ret 0
Netherlands Michael van der Mark Honda DNS 0
Pos Rider Bike AUS
Australia
ITA
Italy
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
EUR
United Kingdom
SMR
San Marino
SPA
Spain
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RUS
Russia
GER
Germany
POR
Portugal
FRA
France
Pts
Colour Result
Gold Winner
Silver 2nd place
Bronze 3rd place
Green Points finish
Blue Non-points finish
Non-classified finish (NC)
Purple Did not finish (Ret)
Red Did not qualify (DNQ)
Did not pre-qualify (DNPQ)
Black Disqualified (DSQ)
White Did not start (DNS)
Withdrew (WD)
Race cancelled (C)
Blank Did not participate
Excluded (EX)

Bold – Pole
Italics – Fastest Lap

Manufacturers' standings[edit]

Pos Manufacturer AUS
Australia
ITA
Italy
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
EUR
United Kingdom
SMR
San Marino
SPA
Spain
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RUS
Russia
GER
Germany
POR
Portugal
FRA
France
Pts
1 Japan Honda 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 2 2 1 1 287
2 Japan Kawasaki 1 1 2 3 2 1 2 1 5 1 1 2 3 273
3 United Kingdom Triumph 8 5 5 6 5 3 7 9 8 11 5 8 6 125
4 Japan Yamaha 11 6 3 7 13 7 8 10 9 3 8 11 8 110
5 Japan Suzuki 10 Ret 20 6
Pos Manufacturer AUS
Australia
ITA
Italy
NED
Netherlands
ITA
Italy
EUR
United Kingdom
SMR
San Marino
SPA
Spain
CZE
Czech Republic
GBR
United Kingdom
RUS
Russia
GER
Germany
POR
Portugal
FRA
France
Pts

Entry list[edit]

2012 Entry List
Team Constructor Motorcycle No. Rider Rounds
DTC Racing Team Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 2 Netherlands Leon Bovee[5] 11
RivaMoto Junior Team
RivaMoto
Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 3 Australia Jed Metcher[4] All
24 Russia Eduard Blokhin[6] 2–13
70 Switzerland Robin Mulhauser[7] 10
73 Russia Oleg Pozdneev[6] 2–9
MSD R-N Racing Team India Kawasaki Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 4 United Kingdom Dan Linfoot[8] 9–13
93 France Florian Marino[9] 8–13
Bogdanka Honda PTR Honda Honda CBR600RR 5 Sweden Alexander Lundh[8] 9
7 Poland Adrian Pasek[10] 12
9 United States P. J. Jacobsen[11] 3
19 Poland Paweł Szkopek[12] 1–2, 7–8
74 United Kingdom Kieran Clarke[13] 4–5
91 Poland Marek Szkopek[14] 6
117 Portugal Miguel Praia[5] 11, 13
137 Poland Andrzej Chmielewski[7] 10
Puccetti Racing Kawasaki Italia Kawasaki Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 6 Italy Mirko Giansanti[13] 4
12 Italy Stefano Cruciani[13] 4, 6, 8
66 Italy Andrea Agnelli[9] 8
Team Lorini Honda Honda CBR600RR 8 Italy Andrea Antonelli[4] 1–5
13 Italy Dino Lombardi[5] 11–13
22 Italy Roberto Tamburini[4] All
35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa[13] 4–5
35 Italy Raffaele De Rosa[15] 6–9
41 Italy Federico D'Annunzio[7] 10
Bike Service – WTR TEN 10[16]
Bike Service R.T.
Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 8 Italy Andrea Antonelli[15] 6–13
21 Italy Alessandro Andreozzi[15] 6
55 Italy Massimo Roccoli[4] 1–5
81 Italy Cristiano Erbacci[17] 2, 4
Racing Team Tóth Honda Honda CBR600RR 10 Hungary Imre Tóth[4] All
38 Hungary Balázs Németh[4] All
Bogdanka PTR Honda Honda Honda CBR600RR 11 United Kingdom Sam Lowes[12] All
20 South Africa Mathew Scholtz[12] All
Team PATA by Martini Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 13 Italy Dino Lombardi[18] 1–10
55 Italy Massimo Roccoli[5] 11–13
PRORACE Honda Honda CBR600RR 14 Hungary Gábor Talmácsi[15] 6–13
52 Czech Republic Lukáš Pešek[4] 1–2
57 Italy Lorenzo Lanzi[11] 3
157 Italy Ilario Dionisi[13] 4–5
SMS Racing Honda Honda CBR600RR 15 Germany Luca Hansen[5] 11
18 Czech Republic David Látr[17] 2
53 France Valentin Debise[11] 3–10, 12–13
69 Czech Republic Ondřej Ježek[4] 1
PTR Honda Honda Honda CBR600RR 16 France Jules Cluzel[12] All
34 South Africa Ronan Quarmby[12] All
Kuja Racing Honda Honda CBR600RR 17 Italy Roberto Anastasia[13] 4–5
17 Italy Roberto Anastasia[15] 6–7
27 Switzerland Thomas Caiani[19] 1–5
44 Italy Alessandro Torcolacci[14] 6
55 Italy Massimo Roccoli[9] 8
88 Italy Giovanni Altomonte[13] 4
125 Italy Danilo Marrancone[8] 9–13
Ten Kate Racing Products Honda Honda CBR600RR 23 Australia Broc Parkes[4] All
60 Netherlands Michael van der Mark[7] 10
117 Portugal Miguel Praia[10] 12
Power Team by Suriano Triumph Triumph Daytona 675 25 Italy Alex Baldolini[20] All
31 Italy Vittorio Iannuzzo[21] All
TRG Motorsport Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 26 Netherlands Twan van Poppel[11] 3
Smiths Gloucester Triumph Triumph Daytona 675 30 Australia Billy McConnell[22] 5
45 Australia Glen Richards[22] 5
112 United Kingdom Luke Mossey[22] 5
Kawasaki DeltaFin Lorenzini[23]
Kawasaki Lorenzini
Kawasaki Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 32 South Africa Sheridan Morais[23] All
54 Turkey Kenan Sofuoğlu[24] All
Team MRC Austria Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 33 Austria Yves Polzer[4] 1–8, 10–13
Benjan Racing Honda Honda CBR600RR 36 Australia Mitchell Carr[25] 13
Gerin-Skm Racing Team Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 37 Austria David Linortner[22] 5, 11
Riders PTR Honda Honda Honda CBR600RR 40 United Kingdom Martin Jessopp[12] All
WKbikes Hampshire Motorcycles Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R600 49 United States Kenny Noyes[8] 9
DMC Racing Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 50 Russia Sergei Krapukhin[7] 10
Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 55 Italy Massimo Roccoli[15] 6
65 Russia Vladimir Leonov[4] 1–5, 7–13
78 Russia Sergey Vlasov[10] 12
VFT Racing Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 61 Italy Fabio Menghi[4] All
81 Italy Cristiano Erbacci[25] 13
87 Italy Luca Marconi[26] 1–12
Team Go Eleven Kawasaki Kawasaki Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 64 United States Josh Day[27] 1–11
94 France Axel Maurin[10] 12–13
Team Suzuki Mayer Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R600 76 Switzerland Roman Stamm[25] 13
Konvi Racing Team Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R600 77 Netherlands Stuart Voskamp[11] 3
HELL Racing Team Kawasaki Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 79 Russia Maxim Averkin[7] 10
Kerschbaumer Team Yamaha Yamaha YZF-R6 89 Austria Stefan Kerschbaumer[9] 8
Kawasaki Intermoto Step Kawasaki Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 98 France Romain Lanusse[4] All
99 France Fabien Foret[4] All
Key
Regular Rider
Wildcard Rider
Replacement Rider

References[edit]

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