Turkey-bound for World Superbike Round 11
FIM Superbike World Championship makes its debut in Turkey.
Chaz Davies won the second of Sunday’s races and teammate Marco Melandri (ITA) finished second and third.
In the World Supersport race, Lowes has scored probably the most important win of the season so far.
Marco Melandri qualified second on the grid with his BMW S 1000 RR in Superpole qualifying, his team-mate Chaz Davies finished seventh.
Ducati rider Ayrton Badovini earned his first series Tissot-Superpole award in the FIM World Superbike Championship on the Nurburgring.
Factory rider and local hero Chaz Davies (GBR) fought for the victory in race two but had to retire for a technical issue, Marco Melandri (ITA) crossed the line in ninth.
Loris Baz wins second race over fellow Frenchman Jules Cluzel at the Silverstone circuit with red flag on final lap due to heavy rain.
Rea wins Race 1, Laverty and Camier on the podium. In the World Supersport race, Sofuoglu wins over Lowes after thrilling finale.
Neither rider for the BMW team fared well during qualifying for the World Superbike event at Silverstone.
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.
Marco Melandri finished eighth with his BMW S 1000 RR in today’s first qualifying practice while Chaz Davies was 12th.
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.
BMW Motorrad Motorsport announced last week that it will withdraw from the FIM Superbike World Championship at end of season.
BMW Motorrad team will terminate its commitment in the FIM Superbike World Championship
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.
Chaz Davies finished second and team-mate Marco Melandri finished fifth.
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.
On their BMW S 1000 RRs, Melandri and Davies have successful first qualifying in Russia.
The Championship leader managed to make the difference in the final section of the track.
BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team is heading to the East of Europe where the second half of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship starts in Russia.