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CANEPA TAKES VICTORY IN DRAMATIC FASHION. Italian Nicola Canepa (Ducati) won the third round of the Superstocck 600 European Championship by the smallest of margins in a race that took place in two parts. The race was red-flagged after seven...

CANEPA TAKES VICTORY IN DRAMATIC FASHION.

Italian Nicola Canepa (Ducati) won the third round of the Superstocck 600 European Championship by the smallest of margins in a race that took place in two parts. The race was red-flagged after seven laps due to an accident and an oil spillage. Canepa had crossed the line in first place, ahead of Xavier Simeon (Suzuki) and Davide Giugliano (Kawasaki). In the second part, it was Simeon who crossed the line first, after breaking the lap record on the last lap, but when the times from the two races were aggregated, Canepa was the winner by just forty-eight thousands of a second! Third overall was Giugliano, with Domenico Colucci (Ducati) fourth, ahead of Andrea Antonelli (Honda) and Renato Costantini (Honda) sixth.

XAVI SIMEON - 2nd

What a way to lose a race! I tried so hard in the second part and rode as hard as I could. I couldn't believe it when I saw that I hadn't won! In the first race, I took it a bit steadily in the early stages and was well-placed when the race was red-flagged. We changed a tyre for the second part and then charged for victory. On the last lap, I really opened the gas and went for it, so I was a bit disappointed not to win, but at least my lead in the championship is a healthy one. I'll be going to the next round, at Misano, determined to extend my lead and put the pressure on my rivals.

-alstare

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Series World Superbike
Drivers Andrea Antonelli , Xavier Simeon , Davide Giugliano