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.
With almost perfect weather conditions the 25 protagonists relished the opportunity to fine tune their machines.
The first ever WSBK race to be held under floodlights has been won by Sylvain Guintoli.
The second time this year for Davide Giugliano as pole sitter.
Because of the weather, the race distance was reduced to 19 laps.
Pramac Racing announces that Yonny Hernandez can't participate for the Sepang test scheduled in February 4th to 7th.
Ducati is in fourth position in the manufacturers’ standings.
Third straight year in series' only U.S. appearance.
Sylvain Guintoli narrowed the gap to leader Tom Sykes to just twelve points.
The two Ducati Superbike men quickly got to work setting up their 1199 Panigale bikes.
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.