The first ever WSBK race to be held under floodlights has been won by Sylvain Guintoli.
The second time this year for Davide Giugliano as pole sitter.
Ducati is in fourth position in the manufacturers’ standings.
Third straight year in series' only U.S. appearance.
Sylvain Guintoli narrowed the gap to leader Tom Sykes to just twelve points.
Because of the weather, the race distance was reduced to 19 laps.
The two Ducati Superbike men quickly got to work setting up their 1199 Panigale bikes.
Tom Sykes is looking to return to his previous winning form.
Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) claimed Pole Position today at Jerez.
Changeable weather played a big role in the 8th WSBK round’s race day at Portimao’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve.
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.