WSBK 2017 / Portimão. The first arrival

The first race in the world superbike Partimau completed a magnificent victory of Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad GoldBet). His opponents in the fight for the podium began Sylvain Guitoli and Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team). Fight for a higher level among the leaders was not a joke, and under an hour is very tight. In one of the episodes Melandri narrowly avoided a collision with Tom Sykes, and he was forced to miss the British advance. But the track in the partimau and remarkable that a power of the motor there is not enough and here plays an important role professional pilot, and Marco with its rich performing experience, including in the royal class, it does not hold.

Leon Kame (FIXI Crescent Suzuki) finished 4th, followed by a line-old crossed the finish Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad GoldBet) and Michel Fabrizio (Red Devils Roma Aprilia). Eugene Laverty in the lead for half arrival was forced to retire on the 12th lap due to a problem with the engine.

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