Changeable weather played a big role in the 8th WSBK round’s race day at Portimao’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve.
Tom Sykes elevated himself to 2nd despite running off track in the final few moments of the session.
It was the 20th career individual race win and the third double in the season for Tom Sykes.
This is the 19th individual WSBK race win, the first one at Misano, for Tom Sykes.
Today’s pole position is the 21st of Sykes’ WSBK career.
World Superbike Champion Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) coming out victorious to take an impressive double in front of his home crowd.
The reigning Champion was within half a second of his own outright circuit record and he takes an advantage of almost a quarter of a second into tomorrow.
The 2013 WSBK runner up has climbed on the top step of the podium for the fifth time in his caree
Tom Sykes claim first pole position of the season aboard his Kawasaki Racing Team machine ahead of his team mate Loris Baz.
Sylvain Guintoli gained his 5th career's win at Phillip Island.
Laverty fights his way back to win after poor start.
The season starts this coming weekend in Australia.
The Championship will officially kick-start on February 23rd