Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) claimed Pole Position today at Jerez.
With almost perfect weather conditions the 25 protagonists relished the opportunity to fine tune their machines.
Tom Sykes is looking to return to his previous winning form.
The second time this year for Davide Giugliano as pole sitter.
Because of the weather, the race distance was reduced to 19 laps.
Sylvain Guintoli narrowed the gap to leader Tom Sykes to just twelve points.
Another weekend, another fatality in the racing world.
The first ever WSBK race to be held under floodlights has been won by Sylvain Guintoli.
The Briton on lap record pace on the opening day of WorldSBK action
The 2015 eni FIM World Superbike Championship officially began with a series of events that also celebrated 25 years of WorldSBK competition at the iconic Phillip Island GP Circuit.
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 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.
Sam Lowes wins his last Supersport race in Jerez, Spain,
Sylvain Guintoli earned the World Superbike series Tissot-Superpole at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca event in California, USA