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.
The FIM Superbike World Championship looks for more close battles this weekend in the 10th round of the season at the iconic circuit in Germany
Another Tissot-Superpole to "Watch-man" Tom Sykes! Sam Lowes on Supersport pole position on the Netherlands TT Circuit.
The Hudderfield-born rider has led every single lap of Race 2 to cross the line as the winner for the 10th time in his WSBK career.
In the World Supersport qualifying, it was again Sam Lowes but Kenan Sofuoglu did put up a fight.
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.
Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) and Leon Camier (FIXI Crescent Suzuki) have been air-lifted local hospital
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.
Davide Giugliano did all he could to stay with the winner, eventually finishing a lonely second.
The Championship leader managed to make the difference in the final section of the track.
Donington Park hosted the first ever World Superbike Round on April 3rd 1988.