The second race of the thirteenth stage in Portimao was not as dramatic as the first. Championship leader Carlos Checa finished the race in fourth place, making yourself the perfect gift for his thirty-ninth birthday became the first time in its nineteen-year career of the world champion motorcycle racer, having a brilliant season, showing consistent results, a lot of podiums, among which were the double victories.
Returning to the second race it should be noted the fighting spirit of Max Biaggi, who has moved from the seventeenth to seventh place. Eugene Laverty who failed to finish the race in the first race due to technical problems during the second finished second, behind team-mate Marco Mellandri. Jonathan Rea was third.
Places on the podium champion Carlos Checa won with a score of 505 points, with 395 Marco Melandri, Max Biaggi and Eugene Laverty scored 303 points shared third place.
PS In the Supersport class debuted our compatriot Vladimir Leonov, who plays for the team Yakhnich Motorsport. Qualify for the thirteenth place, he was able to make a number of overtaking in ninth place. We congratulate Vladimir successful debut, and wish him victory in the new season.