The Italian rider earned second place on the grid for tomorrow’s races, with his teammate Chaz Davies concluding sevent.
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.
The Championship will officially kick-start on February 23rd
Changeable weather played a big role in the 8th WSBK round’s race day at Portimao’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve.
Chaz Davies and Davide Giugliano now travel to the Portuguese ‘Autodromo Internacional do Algarve’ for round 8.
After seven of fourteen scheduled rounds, Davies holds sixth position in the general standings, with 143 points, while Giugliano is seventh.
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This is the 19th individual WSBK race win, the first one at Misano, for Tom Sykes.
This is the first time that the World Superbikes will race at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.
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.
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.
Davide Giugliano and Chaz Davies completing the first two timed practice sessions of the weekend.
Sylvain Guintoli gained his 5th career's win at Phillip Island.
Today’s pole position is the 21st of Sykes’ WSBK career.
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.
The 2013 WSBK runner up has climbed on the top step of the podium for the fifth time in his caree
Buddh International Circuit was to host the FIM World Superbike and World Supersport in November.