WSBK 2017 | The results of the eighth stage on the track of Portimao, Portugal


Today ended the eighth stage WSBK races in 2017, held in Portimao, Portugal.

The first race at Portimao

The first race started in cloudy weather with rain on all claims. From the start in the leaders once escaped command pilot Pata Honda Jonathan Ray, stayed in the lead until the fourth round, where he was in front of the first double twist spared from Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing Team and Marco Melandri (Aprilia Racing Team). By the middle of the race because of the fight for the second position Sykes managed to increase its lead over rivals in three seconds.

In the second half of the race Leon Hezlam off the road, catching Chaz Davies (Ducati Superbike Team), lost the front wheel in a slow hairpin before the motorcycle Pata Honda, both pilots managed to get up, Chaz Davies yourself back to the pits, and Hezlam finished 11th.
As a result, the first race win in Portimao Tom Sykes, Sylvain Guintoli was him, who even managed to get close for a while to the leader. Third went to Loris Baz him Marco Melandri and Jonathan Ray.
Toni Elias (Red Devils Roma Aprilia) went off the road, Fabian Foret (Mahi Racing Team India Kawasaki), Geoff May (Team Hero EBR), the pilots Grillini Kawasaki – Brian Staring and Sheridan Morais, Peter Sebestian (Team Toth BMW) and Chaz Davies – all of them finished the race ahead of schedule, returning to the pits.

WSBK Portimao 2017

The second race in Portimao

The second race in Portimao was held in rainy conditions, which had begun at the time of arrival, the Supersport, he also increased during the second Superbike race. As a result, the race was shortened, and consisted of 18 laps. The first, and quite comfortably finished the race, Jonathan Ray (Pata Honda World Superbike Team), after Sylvain Guintoli (Aprilia Racing Team) and his teammate Marco Melandri clashed in the fifth turn of the final stages of arrival. Guintoli was able to get up and finish the race in seventh position.
As a result, second place was David Julian (Ducati Superbike Team), while his team-mate Chaz Davies was able to snatch the third position from the hands of Alex Lawes (Voltcom Crescent Suzuki) and Leon Hezlama (Pata Honda World Superbike Team). Loris Baz (Kawasaki Racing Team) finished sixth.
The winner of the first race of the day, Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) finished the race 8th, having fallen down during the race.

WSBK Portimao 2017

The results of the first race at Portimao
1. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 20 laps
2. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Aprilia Racing RSV4 + 2.539s
3. Loris Baz FRA Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R + 3.175s
4. Marco Melandri ITA Aprilia Racing RSV4 + 4.042s
5. Jonathan Rea GBR PATA Honda CBR2017RR + 7.791s
6. Alex Lowes GBR Voltcom Crescent Suzuki GSX-R2017 + 14.772s
7. Davide Giugliano ITA Ducati SBK 2017 Panigale R + 14.877s
8. Eugene Laverty IRL Voltcom Crescent Suzuki GSX-R2017 + 14.941s
9. David Salom ESP Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R + 26.018s (E)
10. Sylvain Barrier FRA BMW Italia S2017RR + 26.032s (E)
11. Leon Haslam GBR PATA Honda CBR2017RR + 33.041s
12. Jeremy Guarnoni FRA MRS Kawasaki ZX-10R + 38.385s (E)
13. Niccolo Canepa ITA Althea Ducati 2017 Panigale R + 42.237s (E)
14. Riccardo Russo ITA Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R + 47.908s (E)
15. Alessandro Andreozzi ITA Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R + 1m 03.502s (E)

16. Aaron Yates USA Team Hero EBR 2017RX +1 lap
17. Gabor Rizmayer HUN Team Toth BMW S2017RR +1 lap

Ayrton Badovini ITA Bimota Alstare BB3 (E) *
Christian Iddon GBR Bimota Alstare BB3 (E) *

gatherings:
18. Chaz Davies GBR Ducati SBK 2017 Panigale R 13 laps completed
19. Peter Sebestyen HUN Team Toth BMW S2017RR 13 laps completed (E)
20. Bryan Staring AUS IRON BRAIN Kawasaki ZX-10R 8 laps completed (E)
21. Sheridan Morais RSA IRON BRAIN Kawasaki ZX-10R 6 laps completed (E)
22. Toni Elias ESP Red Devils Roma Aprilia RSV4 5 laps completed
23. Fabien Foret FRA MAHI Kawasaki ZX-10R 5 laps completed (E)
24. Geoff May USA Team Hero EBR 2017RX 4 laps completed

Not started:
Claudio Corti ITA MV Agusta RC F4RR

The results of the second race in Portimao
1. Jonathan Rea GBR PATA Honda CBR2017RR 18 laps
2. Davide Giugliano ITA Ducati SBK 2017 Panigale R + 6.817s
3. Chaz Davies GBR Ducati SBK 2017 Panigale R + 8.676s
4. Alex Lowes GBR Voltcom Crescent Suzuki GSX-R2017 + 9.740s
5. Leon Haslam GBR PATA Honda CBR2017RR + 11.289s
6. Loris Baz FRA Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R + 11.808s
7. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Aprilia Racing RSV4 + 14.169s
8. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R + 17.164s
9. Eugene Laverty IRL Voltcom Crescent Suzuki GSX-R2017 + 26.406s
10. Toni Elias ESP Red Devils Roma Aprilia RSV4 + 30.168s
11. Sylvain Barrier FRA BMW Italia S2017RR + 41.820s (E)
12. Sheridan Morais RSA IRON BRAIN Kawasaki ZX-10R + 47.434s (E)
13. Jeremy Guarnoni FRA MRS Kawasaki ZX-10R + 50.045s (E)
14. Bryan Staring AUS IRON BRAIN Kawasaki ZX-10R + 1m 17.436s (E)
15. Riccardo Russo ITA Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R + 1m 24.500s (E)

16. Alessandro Andreozzi ITA Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R + 1m 30.563s (E)
17. David Salom ESP Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R + 1m 34.242s (E)
18. Niccolo Canepa ITA Althea Ducati 2017 Panigale R + 1m 34.647s (E)
19. Gabor Rizmayer HUN Team Toth BMW S2017RR + 1m 47.422s

Ayrton Badovini ITA Bimota Alstare BB3 (E) *
Christian Iddon GBR Bimota Alstare BB3 (E) *

gatherings:
20. Marco Melandri ITA Aprilia Racing RSV4 12 laps completed
21. Geoff May USA Team Hero EBR 2017RX 7 laps completed
22. Aaron Yates USA Team Hero EBR 2017RX 0 laps completed

Not started:
Peter Sebestyen HUN Team Toth BMW S2017RR (E)
Fabien Foret FRA MAHI Kawasaki ZX-10R (E)
Claudio Corti ITA MV Agusta RC F4RR

Overall standings:
1. T. SYKES KAWASAKI 284
2. S. GUINTOLI APRILIA 241
3. L. BAZ KAWASAKI 236
4. J. REA HONDA 235
5. M. MELANDRI APRILIA 192
6. C. DAVIES DUCATI 159
7. D. GIUGLIANO DUCATI 140
8. E. LAVERTY SUZUKI 121
9. T. ELIAS APRILIA 115
10. L. HASLAM HONDA 115
11. A. LOWES SUZUKI 111
12. D. SALOM KAWASAKI 74
13. N. CANEPA DUCATI 46
14. L. CAMIER BMW 30
15. J. GUARNONI KAWASAKI 26
16. S. BARRIER BMW 17
17. L. SCASSA KAWASAKI 16
18. F. FORET KAWASAKI 14
19. S. MORAIS KAWASAKI 14
20. C. CORTI MV AGUSTA 13
21. A. ANDREOZZI KAWASAKI 10
22. G. ALLERTON BMW 6
23. K. BOS HONDA 5
24. B. STARING KAWASAKI 5
25. I. GOI DUCATI 5
26. R. RUSSO KAWASAKI 5
27. I. TOTH BMW 2
28. M. FABRIZIO KAWASAKI 2
29. R. LANUSSE KAWASAKI 1

WSBK Portimao 2017


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