Marco Melandri finished first qualifying practice sixth on the provisional second row on his BMW S 1000 RR and his team-mate Chaz Davies (GBR) was 11th.
After six rounds of the 2013 season, Marco is fourth in the riders championship with 156 points, directly followed by Chaz who is fifth with 133 points.
In the World Supersport qualifying, it was again Sam Lowes but Kenan Sofuoglu did put up a fight.
Marco Melandri (ITA) and Chaz Davies (GBR) have claimed a total of seven podium finishes on their BMW S 1000 RRs, including three victories.
From Donington, the BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team heads directly to Spain, where it will conduct two days of testing at “Motorland Aragón” this week.
The perfect Sunday for UK fans was completed by Sam Lowes’ World Supesport win.
Rain, wind and cold did not make for first day on track at Donington Park. For the World Supersport riders, Sam Lowes waited until the very last minutes to enter the track and top the timesheets.
Donington Park hosted the first ever World Superbike Round on April 3rd 1988.
Factory rider Marco Melandri rode his BMW S 1000 RR to victory in race one on the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza circuit.
Sam Lowes rode his Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha to his second World Supersport win in 2013.
Following Melandri in 2nd place a revived Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) and Sylvain Guintoli, who set an incredible top-speed of 333,6 km/h. Kev Coghlan set the pace for the Supersport classification.
In the Riders' classification, Chaz Davies, Laverty and Sykes are on equal points behind leader Sylvain Guintoli (FRA), all having 83 points and Marco Melandri sits in eighth with 51 points.
Marco Melandri (ITA) finished the Superpole qualifying session in seventh place and His team-mate Chaz Davies (GBR) start the race tomorrow from 13th place on the grid.
In the free practice at noon, also under wet conditions, Marco and Chaz were third and fourth respectively.
BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team rider Davies had two victory celebrations at MotorLand Aragon circuit in Spain. He scored his his maiden Superbike World Championship win in race 1 and then landed the top spot in the second race!
Marco Melandri (ITA) was struggling with the front end of his bike and had to settle for eighth place on the third row of the grid.
Leon Camier (FIXI Crescent Suzuki), had a high-side at Turn 10 early in the session and was transferred first to the Medical Centre, where he was diagnosed with a left knee dislocation
World Superbike hits Europe for Round 2 at Aragon circuit in Spain
The Victorian Government announced the GP Circuit will host the FIM Superbike World Championship for a further three years. High-level competition entertained the 61.500 spectators over the 3 days.
Marco Melandri was classified fifth in Superpole qualifying at Phillip Island.
It was a close battle for the provisional pole in the opening round of the World Superbike at Phillip Island.
Carlos Checa and Team Ducati Alstare on top as official test ends after mixed weather played a game in Australia today.
Yamaha Official World Superbike Team