2nd at Phillip Island race by 0.009 of a second
February 27th, 2011
It was a great race, I was only really in the race at the start, unfortunately on lap 2 my brake reservoir was loose and dangling in the wind, I tried to tuck it in and I lost 2 seconds and I was back to 7th for 2 laps, it was still there the whole race but I just pushed and I wasn’t sure what to expect but at the end I had a lot of grip, I felt good and I’d just like to thank the team for giving me this opportunity and I’m really happy with the first race of the season. Every time we get on the bike we’re making steps and when its that close at the end you know it’s a good race.   Read more...
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Front row for the first race at Phillip Island
February 26th, 2011
The main goal was the front row and we reached that. I could have improved maybe but I caught up to a slower rider and all around the last part he slowed me up. So my best lap was not really my ideal lap. We have a good starting position for the race tomorrow, and that is the main thing. I feel pretty confident with our race set-up so we’ll see what we can do in the race. It is pretty clear what we want to do with the tyre situation already. It is good to be home racing, flying the flag for Australia in Supersport.
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Successful Phillip Island Test for Broc
February 23rd, 2011
 
 
Broc ended the two day test at Phillip Island in 2nd place overall only 0.014 seconds from equalling the fastest time of the tests in Australia. The tests concluded in good weather and with more of the same conditions predicted this weekend for the first race of the 2011 season.
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“I am happy to have had another couple of days to test because in Almeria it was a bit cold, and it rained in Portugal. So here we did a lot of kilometres on used tyres today to get to a good race set-up. We found some positive directions and the bike felt really good, so we stuck in a new tyre and went for a fast lap. I am not sure if the grip this afternoon was as high as this morning but maybe at the end, when I did my lap, it was OK. I am ready for the weekend and we ...   Read more...
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