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 race at Jerez mark the final round of the BMW Motorrad factory in the Superbike World Championship.
BMW Motorrad Goldbet STK Team celebrating factory rider, Sylvain Barrier (FRA) winning the FIM Superstock 1000 Cup for the second year in succession.
Having taken third and eighth respectively in the dry session on Friday, Chaz Davies and Marco Melandri secured their place in Superpole.
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.
The squad and factory riders Marco Melandri and Chaz Davies return to Europe as the next races are already scheduled for this coming weekend.
After the weekend on American soil, Sykes is still the World Superbike Championship leader with a 23 point advantage over Laverty
Chaz Davies claimed second in first race of the US round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship. His team-mate Marco Melandri missed the podium narrowly, finishing fourth.
The first race at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca was shorten by 14 laps with two major crashes: Danny Eslick and Roger Hayden.
Sylvain Guintoli earned the World Superbike series Tissot-Superpole at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca event in California, USA
Marco Melandri (ITA) set a new best lap at the famous Californian racetrack and secured provisional pole-position with his BMW S 1000 RR
Friday qualifying at Mazda Race Laguna Seca for the World Superbike riders prepares the teams for the run for the pole tomorrow.
After a long break the famous “Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca” near Monterey hosts the 12th round of the 2013 FIM Superbike World Championship.
In the Manufacturers’ classification, BMW is currently third with 354 points.
Laverty and Sofuoglu winners of the Turkish round.
Marco Melandri and Chaz Davies will start tomorrow’s first ever Superbike races on Turkish soil from seventh and eighth on the third row respectively.
Chaz Davies finished seventh on the provisional third row.
Sylvain Guintoli leads the way in Qualifying 1 at the series new venue.