BMW Motorrad Goldbet STK Team celebrating factory rider, Sylvain Barrier (FRA) winning the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup for the second year in succession.
Michele Pirro was sixth to cross the line in race one, before unfortunately suffering a crash in race two.
The Championship leader got a perfect start out of pole and steadily pulled away, to place a considerable gap between himself and the chasing duo of Eugene Laverty and Sylvain Guintoli.
Ayrton Badovini qualified sixth while Michele Pirro, suffering a crash in the final stages, will start from tenth position in tomorrow’s races.
The French round for the World Superbike series saw the points leader secure his 8th Superpole of the season.
Guintoli edges Sykes after first qualifying session.