Defending Champion Josh Hayes from Monster Energy Graves Yamaha riding on Yamaha R1 was the fastest in both Free Practice 1 and Qualifying Practice 1.his FP 1 and QF 1 fastest lap times were 1:36.773 and 1:36.032 respectively.Josh Hayes is also on top of standings for 2012 season.He did a total of 23 laps in which he did 10 laps with lap times less than second place rider Danny Esllick whose best lap time is 1:36.976.
In second place was Danny Eslick from Team Hero Riding on EBR 1190 RS with his fastest lap time of 1:36.976.The time difference between him and Josh Hayes was 0.944 seconds.In Segment 1 he was losing 0.118 seconds and in segment 2 he was behind by 0.270 seconds in segment 3 he was behind by 0.555 seconds and in segment 4 he was behind by 0.001 seconds.He finished in 6 th place during Free practice 1.
In third place was Geoff May from Team Amsoil Hero riding on EBR 1190 RS with his fastest lap time of 1:36.983 with time difference of 0.951 seconds.He finished in 7 th place during FP 1.
Blake Young from Yoshimura Racing team riding on Suzuku GSX-R1000 who is the runner up and closest competitor for Josh Hayes in 2012 finished in 4 th place during QF 1 with his fastest lap time of 1:36.985 with a time difference of 0.953 seconds.He finished in 3 rd place during FP 1.
Ben Bostrom from Jordan Suzuki finished in 5 th place with time difference of 1.161 seconds.He finished in 4 th place during FP 1.
With the difference ebtween the fastest rider and the second fastest rider being too high and the difference with very small difference between 2 nd,3 rd,4 th position the competition was intense.
Blake Young from Yoshimura Racing riding on his Suzki GSX-R1000 finished in first position in Triumph Big Kahuna Atlanta 2012 Race 1.He had a best lap time of 1:25.364.He also had during the race but recovered quickly.
In Second place was defending champion and Blake Young’s main competitor Josh Hayes from Monster Energy Graves Yamaha riding on his Yamaha R1 finished in second place his best lap time was 1:25.463 and the difference between him and Blake Young after all the laps were finished was 0.293 seconds.
In third place was Josh Herrin team mate of Josh Hayes with his fastest lap time of 1:25.868 and a time difference of 0.807 seconds.
Fourth place was Roger Hayden from National Guard Jordan Suzuki team riding on Suzuki GSX-R1000 with a time difference of 2.437 seconds.
Fifth place was Geoff May riding for Amsoil Hero EBR team on his EBR 1190RS with a time difference of 8.073 seconds.
Josh Hayes from Monster energy Graves Yamaha riding on Yamaha R1 has won the provisional pole at Triumph Big Kahuna Atlanta 2012.His fastest Lap time was 1:25.380.Josh Hayes had two minor crashes but despite that he was the fastest.
In second place was Josh Hayes main competitor Blake Young from Yoshimura Racing riding on Suzuki GSX-R1000 was behind him.His fastest lap time was 1:25.507 falling behind Josh Hayes by 0.127 seconds.
Geoff May from Amsoil Hero EBR team riding on EBR 1190RS was in third place with fastest lap time of 1:26.551 with a time difference of 1.171 seconds.
Josh Hayes team mate Josh Herrins was in fourth place with time difference of 1.192 seconds.
Chris Clark team mate of Blake Young was in fifth place 1.201 seconds time difference.
The only Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 bike present on the grid from Attack Performance with Steve Rapp as the rider was in ninth position with a time difference of 1.478 seconds.
The two BMW S1000RR bikes were in 10 th and 11 th positions.Foremost Insurane- Pegram Racing BMW bike with rider Larry Pegram was in 10 th place and Evan Steel Performance. com’s BMW bike in 11 th position.
The only KTM RC8R bike from KTM-HMC Racing team with rider Chris Fillmore was in 12 th position under BMW S1000RR bikes.
Josh Hayes from Monster Energy Graves Yamaha riding on Yamaha R1 was the fastest man on the track at Triumph Big Kahuna Atlanta during free practice session.
In Second place was Blake Young from Yoshimura Racing riding on Suzuki GSX-R1000 with a time difference of 0.956 seconds.
Blake Young and Josh Hayes were having tug of war competition in 2012 with Josh Hayes finishing in first place in Race 1 at Dayton International Speedway and was followed by Blake Young in second place.In race 2 Blake Young was i first position followed by Josh Hayes.These two riders had a tug of war competition during 2011 AMA season with 363 points Josh Hayes won 2011 AMA Superbike season followed by Blake Young with 358 points in second place.
David Anthony riding on Suzuki GSX-R1000 from Motul-Fly racing team was in third place with 1.401 seconds time difference.
Larry Pegram from Foremost Insurance sponsored Pegram Racing team riding on BMW S1000RR was in fourth place with time difference of 1.439 seconds.
Josh Herrin team mate of Josh Hayes riding Yamaha R1 finished in fifth place with time difference of 1.589 seconds.
Amsoil Hero EBR team rider Geoff May riding on EBR 1190RS bike was in sixth place with 1.660 seconds time difference.
The only KTM bike in Superbike championship ridden by Chris Fillmore for KTM-HMC Racing team finished in 14 th place with time difference of 2.852 seconds.