Halliday displays on MotoGP help races; seems to complete season on a excessive


Cru Halliday on the MotoGP Help Races

Yamaha Racing Staff’s Cru Halliday confirmed nice kind on the latest MotoGP help races.

Halliday took pole place and missed out on victory within the opening bout by a nostril after being handed on the end line by Waters on the Increase Cellular V4 R.

Cru Halliday ahead of Waters - Image RbMotoLens
Cru Halliday forward of Waters within the opening MotoGP Help race – Picture RbMotoLens

Waters solely bought stronger from thereon in, but it surely was Halliday that ran him closest all weekend, ending with a trio of second place finishes for second total on the occasion forward of Bryan Staring, and his ASBK Championship main Yamaha team-mate Mike Jones.

Halliday and Staring traded places - Image RbMotoLens
Halliday and Staring traded locations in race two – Picture RbMotoLens

Halliday had additionally gone effectively on the Phillip Island ASBK season opener again in February, and thus can be going to the subsequent spherical of the Australian Superbike Championship, to be held at Phillip Island alongside the ultimate spherical of the FIM Superbike World Championship, with further confidence to complete the ultimate two rounds of the season on a excessive.

Superbike Race Three on the MotoGP – Halliday took second – Picture RbMotoLens

Each of the Queensland rounds of this years 2022 mi-bike Motorbike Insurance coverage Australian Superbike Championship stunted Halliday’s title cost, however he’s nonetheless presently fifth within the championship, and maybe might end as excessive as third outright if the ultimate two rounds go his approach.

We despatched Mark Bracks to get a number of phrases from Cru instantly after the MotoGP help races at Phillip Island.

Cru Halliday

It’s good, clearly I’m disenchanted we didn’t win, however coming into this weekend I believed I might win it. Nevertheless it’s good to see Josh land again on his toes. I do know he’s had a tough couple of years, as riders it will get fairly emotional and half the time you simply wish to give up. Nevertheless it’s good to see he’s caught with it and Ducati threw him a lifeline, and it simply reveals how good that bike is.

“Not taking something away from Josh, he’s an unbelievable rider and is nice at this circuit. However they should have that bike dialled unbelievable, he was on one other planet this weekend.

“With my group, we nonetheless rode unbelievable, I don’t suppose I made many errors, most likely one all weekend, working vast in flip 4 simply then, however I believe we simply have to make our bike a bit extra person pleasant.

“Kev’s working flat out, he’s bought it working good, we’re getting good outcomes, however just a bit advantageous tuning, rear grip right here and there.

“It’s exhausting to do, actually exhausting to do, with the digital package deal we’ve bought. Nevertheless it’s what we’ve bought, what we bought to make use of, and we’ve made a little bit of a step ahead, however they’re little tiny steps. We have to be making greater steps.

“It’ll come. Come ASBK we must be in combating kind and it’ll be attention-grabbing to see who brings the tempo then. I do know Wayne can be again racing then they usually say he’s the king of the island.

“I don’t know, it’s been a great weekend for us, however nonetheless disappointing for us, I wished that win. It’s what it’s.”

“The environment at MotoGP places you in a little bit of a distinct temper, and in addition it’s WorldSBK after we come again right here subsequent, the rubber is down and we normally run fairly quick.

“At MotoGP because the weekend went on we went quicker, it wasn’t as a result of everybody was getting extra laps, it was as a result of the wind was getting much less and fewer.

“The primary couple of days, Thursday and Friday they had been loopy windy and right now was really fairly good for Phillip Island. So can’t complain and pumped for the group.

Yamaha Racing Team - Image RbMotoLens
Yamaha Racing Staff – Picture RbMotoLens

Australian Superbike MotoGP Help Class Factors

Non Championship Occasion thus factors don’t rely in direction of ASBK Championship
Pos Rider Bike R1 R2 R3 Complete
1 Josh WATERS Ducati 25 25 25 75
2 Cru HALLIDAY Yamaha 20 20 20 60
3 Bryan STARING Ducati 17 18 18 53
4 Michael JONES Yamaha 18 17 17 52
5 Troy HERFOSS Honda 16 16 16 48
6 Jed METCHER Yamaha 15 15 15 45
7 Alastair HOOGENBOEZEM Yamaha 14 13 13 40
8 Peter BERRY Suzuki 13 12 12 37
9 Dennis BECH Ducati 12 11 11 34
10 Broc PEARSON Ducati 14 14 28
11 Tracey DAVIES Ducati 10 9 9 28
12 Gary TIDD Ducati 11 10 21
13 Cori BOURNE Suzuki 9 10 19
MotoGP Help Races – Phillip Island 2022 – Podium – Picture RbMotoLens

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2022 Alpinestars Superbike Championship Factors Standings

Pos Identify Complete
1 Mike JONES 242
2 Wayne MAXWELL 213
3 Bryan STARING 189
4 Troy HERFOSS 170
5 Cru HALLIDAY 161
6 Glenn ALLERTON 160
7 Arthur SISSIS 156
8 Josh WATERS 136
9 Anthony WEST 117
10 Daniel FALZON 111
11 Max STAUFFER 76
12 Lachlan EPIS 66
13 Broc PEARSON 65
14 Jed METCHER 62
15 Michael EDWARDS 59
16 Mark CHIODO 58
17 Aiden WAGNER 47
18 Matt WALTERS 32
19 Beau BEATON 27
20 Ben STRONACH 25
21 Nathan SPITERI 22
22 Chandler COOPER 21
23 Paul LALLY 20
24 Sloan FROST 17
25 Benjamin LOWE 11
26 Luke MACDONALD 10
27 Luke JHONSTON 7
28 Corey FORDE 3

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2022 ASBK Calendar

Spherical 1 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, VIC 25 – 27 February
SBK, SSPT, SS300, R3 Cup, OJC, SBK Masters
Spherical 2 Queensland Raceway, Ipswich QLD 18 – 20 March
SBK, SSPT, SS300, R3 Cup, OJC, Sidecars
Spherical 3 Wakefield Park Raceway, Goulburn NSW 22 – 24 April
SBK, SSPT, SS300, R3 Cup, OJC, Aussie Racing Vehicles
Spherical 4 Hidden Valley Raceway, Darwin NT 17 – 19 June
* With Supercars – SBK Solely
Spherical 5 Morgan Park Raceway, Warwick QLD 5 – 7 August
SBK, SSPT, SS300, R3 Cup, OJC
Spherical 6 Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, Cowes VIC 18 –  20 November 
Spherical 7 The Bend Motorsport Park, Tailem Bend SA 25 – 27 November
SBK, SSPT, SS300, R3 Cup, OJC
ASBK Evening of Champions Dinner – The Bend 27 November



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