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.
Tom Sykes took the double on the team’s home round, in front of the 24,255 spectators attending the event, whilst Loris Baz ended up twice second.
The season starts this coming weekend in Australia.
Sylvain Barrier (BMW Motorrad Italia Superbike Team) and Michel Fabrizio (Iron Brain Kawasaki SBK) both crashed.
Sam Lowes wins his last Supersport race in Jerez, Spain,
The Championship leader got a perfect start out of pole and steadily pulled away, to place a considerable gap between himself and the chasing duo of Eugene Laverty and Sylvain Guintoli.
The French round for the World Superbike series saw the points leader secure his 8th Superpole of the season.
Guintoli edges Sykes after first qualifying session.
Tight fight for the FIM World Superbike riders in France this weekend. Sam Lowes can wrap-up the World Supersport as he holds a 49-point advantage.
After the weekend on American soil, Sykes is still the World Superbike Championship leader with a 23 point advantage over Laverty
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.
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.
Ducati rider Ayrton Badovini earned his first series Tissot-Superpole award in the FIM World Superbike Championship on the Nurburgring.
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.
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.
Another weekend, another fatality in the racing world.