WSBK / Results of the Portuguese stage in Partimao

In the first race on stage Partimao race frankly has not worked, not worked it in the first place for one of the championship leader Marco Melandri (BMW Motorrad Motorsport), who fell badly, after the fall, he was hospitalized and is already at the start of the second race did not come out. teammates Melandri, Hazlitt (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) was forced to go off the track due to technical reasons.
Restart the race and a short distance of 16 laps allowed Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) won the first race. A second crossed the finish line, Carlos Checa, who sat on Sykes tail until the end of the race. Cheques are not enough engine power and Sykes direct easily went from Ducati. Third in this race became Sylvain Guintoli of PATA Racing Ducati. Max Biaggi failed to reach the podium and finished fourth.

The second race was dictated aprilivskih pilots. Taking a good start Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) burst into the lead and already up to the finish nobody gave its advantage, taking a well-deserved first place. Competition Laverty could make except that Jonathan Ray (Honda World Superbike Team), which did not seem enough for one lap for overtaking. Max Biaggi (Aprilia Racing Team) finished third, against the backdrop of the fall of Marco, it has further strengthened its position in the championship.
The leader of the first race Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) due to a problem with the engine was forced to stop in the pits, ending the race prematurely. Carlos Checa made a mistake, fell into the depths of piloton resulting in finished seventh.

In the overall standings of the championship Max Biaggi 347 points, Tom Sykes at 316.5 Sykes, Marco Melandri 308.5, in fourth place with 278.5 points.

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