WSBK – Wild-card rider John Hopkins takes pole in Silverstone for Samsung Crescent team. Highest Alitalia Aprilia rider is Leon Camier and not Max Biaggi who had a disastrous qualifying. Biaggi will start from 11th on the grid. Current Championship leader Carlos Checa qualified 4th fastest but he generally does better in races.
WSS – David Salom starts at the front for Motocard.com Kawasaki. Chaz Davies who is leading the championship standings starts from 8th.