Despite that the track in Assen to the beginning of the second race dried up, she continued to bring surprises. The largest of which was the mistake Carlos Cheka, who bet on rain tires, so that he was forced to call in the box to replace thus losing any chance to compete for points.
The second surprise was prepared for the path of Jonathan Rea host (Honda World Superbike Team), which won not only his first race, but also brings first podium team Honda in 2017.
Sylvain Guintoli (Team Effenbert Liberty Racing Ducati) won the first race , after the fall of his team-mate Jakub Smyrzha, moved into second place. The battle for third place wins Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing) and as Guintoli, Rea and Giuliano, takes his first podium this year.
After three stages of first place in the overall standings took Max Biaggi, followed with a lag of one point is Carlos Checa, located on the third place. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team), trailing the leader by 13 points.