Finally! For the first time in the history of World Superbike series was held on Russian soil. I would like to thank the organizers of the festival given by the Russian fans and to note the high quality of racing. We hope that such events will become a tradition and world series will increasingly take place at Moscow highway Moscow Raceway .
Russian stage set of all pilots in the same position as the track is new and none of them had a chance to try it before, so watch the race was particularly interesting.
Carlos Checa (Althea Racing Ducati) won the pole position at the start of the race in turn had lost contact with the bike and took off into the gravel. Tom Sykes took the lead from the start to the finish and not leave anyone a chance, winning his second race of the season. Teammate Carlos Checks David Dzhuliono (Althea Racing Ducati) as its award-winning Portner Wear of rear tires, finished the race in the gravel trap.
Marco Melandri of BMWMotorrad Motorsport team finished second, helped him to many of his competitors' mistakes. Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing) coming in third place was forced to miss Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing), which overall is in the first place.
Chaz Davies (ParkinGO MTCRacing Aprilia), Jonathan Ray (Honda World Superbike Team) and Sylvain Guintoli (Pata Racing Team Ducati), were unable to finish due to departure. Leon Haslam (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) after the fall could come back in the race and finished sixth.
PS We congratulate our compatriot Vladimir Leonov and his team Motorsport Yakhnich with his second podium. Good luck to you guys !!!