The first arrival
Jonathan Ray (Pata Honda World Superbike) won the first race of the Superbike Championship at Silverstone, contributed to this British weather. The Northern Irishman returned to the highest step of the podium after more than a year of absence, as previous victory is dated 2017 year ( Donington Park then , the first race). Ray looked up from his pursuers group on the 7th lap when the rain at the circuit increased. Weather is not made small adjustments during the race, which has been reduced by one lap. After 17 laps, Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) in the fight, and the second managed to beat Leon Kame. It is noteworthy that this is the first podium this season Kame and he won it in the day of his 27th birthday.
Sylvain Giuntoli (Aprilia Racing Team), who became the 4th, increased its superiority to 12 points over the main rival for the title of Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), who finished the race 11th. Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) and Jules Kluzel (FIXI Crescent Suzuki), finished fifth and sixth respectively.
The second race
The second race at Silverstone ended early because of the rain intensified. According to the result of the race at the time of its stopping won Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team). Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) finished the race in third place, ahead of Jonathan Ray (Pata Honda World Superbike) and Leon Kame (FIXI Crescent Suzuki). Sixth place is left for Sylvain Guintoli (Apriila Racing Team). Finishing before Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) Frenchman managed to keep the lead in the championship to 13 points.