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2014 World Superbike Saturday Photos From Laguna Seca
images by tim huntington

Tom Sykes set a new outright lap record for Superbikes on his way to pole position today.

Davide Giugliano hard on the brakes with his foot off the footrest and his back wheel in the air as he approaches the corkscrew. Business as usual, he was doing this pretty much every lap during practice.

Marco Melandri pilots his Aprilia through turn 6.

Pata Honda riders Jonathan Rea (left) and Leon Haslam relax in pit lane ahead of Superpole.

Loris Baz's team have a handy template to check the alignment of the controls on his bike as they quickly get it straight again after a minor spill during Superpole 1 allowing him to get back out in Superpole 2.

The footrest and rear brake on the Aprilia.

Eugene Laverty enters the top of the corkscrew on his Suzuki.

Tom Sykes explains his route down the corkscrew on his pole winning lap to Sylvain Guintoli, who will start second after having his own impressive time eclipsed by Sykes.

A wounded section of air fence is quickly replaced with a healthy one before the FIM track inspection

Chaz Davies earned a front row start during Superpole.

The Ducati team watch the timing monitors during Superpole.

Niccolo Canepa is the top placed EVO bike and will start 12th on the grid on Sunday.

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