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.
The first ever WSBK race to be held under floodlights has been won by Sylvain Guintoli.
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.
Tom Sykes is looking to return to his previous winning form.
Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) claimed Pole Position today at Jerez.
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.