Because of the weather, the race distance was reduced to 19 laps.
Sylvain Guintoli narrowed the gap to leader Tom Sykes to just twelve points.
Another weekend, another fatality in the racing world.
The two Ducati Superbike men quickly got to work setting up their 1199 Panigale bikes.
The first ever WSBK race to be held under floodlights has been won by Sylvain Guintoli.
Third straight year in series' only U.S. appearance.
Haslam and Lowes complete the podium, Torres ahead of Sykes in fourth.
The 24-year-old Englishman was the first rider to break the 1’35 barrier to record a 1’34.685s lap time.
Chaz Davies was able to set an extremely fast time at the end of the session – 1’35.748 – the quickest of the day.
Times improve at Motorland Aragon as WorldSBK riders get up to speed.
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.
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