Jake Gagne got his weekend off to a fast start by recording the quickest Superbike lap in the opening session on Friday morning at NJMP.

Fresh N’ Lean Progressive Yamaha Racing’s Jake Gagne got things started with the fastest lap of the opening session for the ninth round of the MotoAmerica Medallia Superbike Championship at New Jersey Motorsports Park on Friday morning.

Gagne lapped at 1:20.845 on his 14th lap to post the fastest time, but he’s just .094 of a second faster than Tytlers Cycle Racing’s PJ Jacobsen. Jacobsen’s teammate Hector Barbera was third fastest with Gagne’s teammate Cameron Petersen and Warhorse HSBK Racing Ducati NYC’s Danilo Petrucci rounding out the top five.

The lap record at New Jersey Motorsports Park is held by Cameron Beaubier with the five-time MotoAmerica Superbike Champion lapping at a clip of 1:190.806 during Superpole in 2020.