YAMAHA RACING TEAM ASEAN DOMINATES WITH PARKES AND ITO AT THE HELM

AMAHA Racing Team ASEAN’s domination of the ASB1000 pre-season test continued as the 2-day session closed with Broc Parkes and Yuki Ito at the top of the overall timesheets with 2’06.075s and 2’06.767s respectively.

Parkes was the only rider to achieve his personal best as early as the third practice while Yuki Ito showed steady improvements over the two days to reach second overall in the fifth and final session.

Thailand’s bid for the inaugural ASB1000 title is led by Thitipong Warokorn, representing KAWASAKI Thailand Racing Team. Thitipong clocked 2’06.879s in third.

Top performing Malaysian, Azlan Shah Kamaruzaman managed to take his brand new BMW to fourth with 2’06.950s. Meanwhile Zaqhwan Zaidi, the sole Honda on the ASB1000 grid was clocked as fifth fastest.

Indonesian rider Ahmad Yudhistira gave good account for himself with a solid midfield performance. Despite the handicap of racing in a privateer team, Yudhistiracompleted the pre-season test in sixth fastest with 2’07.480s.