Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) won the long-awaited first victory of the season in 2017 and after a flawless race the second race, where he was ahead of his nearest prisledovatelya Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike) at 4,809 seconds. The owner Tasso and championship leader Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) completed the fall of the first race, left without points. In the second race the Spaniard reobilitirovalsya finishing third ahead of the impressive Michel Fabrizio (Suzuki Alstare). Joan Laskorz (Kawasaki Racing Team) finished in the top five, beating Eugene Laverty (Yamaha World Superbike) and Noriyuki Haga (Pata Aprilia).
In the championship, Checa now has 261 points, 218 from Biaggi and Melandri 195.