After the weekend on American soil, Sykes is still the World Superbike Championship leader with a 23 point advantage over Laverty
The first race at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was shorten by 14 laps with two major crashes: Danny Eslick and Roger Hayden.
Sylvain Guintoli earned the World Superbike series Tissot-Superpole at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca event in California, USA
Friday qualifying at Mazda Race Laguna Seca for the World Superbike riders prepares the teams for the run for the pole tomorrow.
Laverty and Sofuoglu winners of the Turkish round.
The CDI held a hearing in the case at the FIM headquarters in Mies (Switzerland) on 16 July 2013.
Sylvain Guintoli leads the way in Qualifying 1 at the series new venue.
Turkey-bound for World Superbike Round 11
In the World Supersport race, Lowes has scored probably the most important win of the season so far.
The second day of the World Superbike Championship round at Silverstone was an emotional one as the riders paid tribute to Andrea Antonelli before Eugene Laverty earned his first-ever Tissot-Superpole.
Great expectations are placed upon home riders, who are eager to battle for the top positions in front of their local fans on this weekend.
The FIM Superbike World Championship is back in action for the 9th round at Silverstone along with the World Supersport riders. It will be their first outing since the tragic death of Andrea Antonelli.
Marco Melandri's third win in the season means a big step up in the points for the Italian, who is now 32 points away from new Championship leader Sylvain Guintoli.
The 23 year old, Davide Giugliano, from Rome managed to time in 1'34.676 lap-time to secure first place ahead of Chaz Davies.
Tom Sykes enters the round in Russia as the first Kawasaki rider, after 19 years, to lead the World Superbike standings.
The Hudderfield-born rider has led every single lap of Race 2 to cross the line as the winner for the 10th time in his WSBK career.
Davide Giugliano did all he could to stay with the winner, eventually finishing a lonely second.
In the World Supersport qualifying, it was again Sam Lowes but Kenan Sofuoglu did put up a fight.