An enthralling 20 lap race 1 saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) emerge victorious at a cloudy and overcast Portimão to claim his 7th win of the season and the 21st of his WSBK career.
Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano now travel to the Portuguese ‘Autodromo Internacional do Algarve’ for round 8.
Another fun filled weekend of motorsports, what are you doing this weekend?
Former World Superbikes champion announces early retirement
The iconic Italian brand, which has a record of 37 Championship and 38 Manufacturers titles, will be officially involved at world level with the Yakhnich Motorsport Team.
This will be a two rider team running the new 2014 EBR 1190RX, represented by riders Geoff May and Aaron Yates.
After seven of fourteen scheduled rounds, Davies holds sixth position in the general standings, with 143 points, while Giugliano is seventh.
The Italian rider earned second place on the grid for tomorrow’s races, with his teammate Chaz Davies concluding sevent.
Changeable weather played a big role in the 8th WSBK round’s race day at Portimao’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve.
The Championship will officially kick-start on February 23rd
Godfather of the Desmosedici MotoGP bike steps down due to health reasons
This is the 19th individual WSBK race win, the first one at Misano, for Tom Sykes.
In the first race, Ayrton Badovini ended 12s in front of the nearest EVO class rider and in race two the margin between him and the next EVO rider was eight seconds.
Former World 250cc and World Superbike champ to take part in two day test
Chaz Davies and the Ducati Superbike Team powered the 1199 Panigale to a second place finish in both of the day’s hard-fought Superbike races.
This is the first time that the World Superbikes will race at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.
South Africa appears on the provisional calendar for the 2014 eni FIM World Superbike Championship.
Davide Giugliano and Chaz Davies completing the first two timed practice sessions of the weekend.
Ducati Superbike Team will be back on track this coming weekend for the fifth round of the 2014 Superbike World Championship, taking place at the historic British circuit of Donington Park.