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WSB 2015 Laguna Seca race one results
Chaz Davies blitzes the field and wins by 1798s
DUCATI’S Chaz Davies has won the opening race of the day at Laguna Seca after a lights to flag display saw the British rider take the win by 1.798s.
The day started off with a wet warm-up as the riders took to the track for the first time with Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea fastest in the tricky conditions at hand.
As race one was scheduled, the sun shone and dried the track allowing for Davies to make the perfect start and gaining a 1.6s lead by the end of the fifth lap.
The Kawasaki pairing of Tom Sykes and Rea gave chase, but they were unable to match the pace of Davies. At the flag, 2nd and 3rd went to Sykes and Rea respectively after they both pushed each other to the limit.
Davide Giugiano finished a lonely 4th for the Aruba.it Racing team after regrouping from a poor start. The Italian started from the front row ahead of Jordi Torres who finished fifth.
Alex Lowes claimed 6th after Leon Haslam slid out of contention, whilst the reigning champion Sylvain Guintoli put the Pata Honda 7th ahead of his team mate and reigning World Supersport champion Michael van der Mark.
Leandro Mercado impressed to 9th aboard the Barni Racing Ducati, the Argentine rider recovering from a huge crash earlier in the weekend.
10th place went to Leon Camier with Randy de Puniet and Roman Ramos completing the top 12.
Race one results:
1. Chaz Davies GBR Aruba.it Racing Ducati
2. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing +1.798
3. Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing +2.107
4. Davide Giugliano ITA Aruba.it Racing Ducati +15.954
5. Jordi Torres ESP Red Devils Roma Aprilia +19.661
6. Alex Lowes GBR Voltcom Crescent Suzuki +24.431
7. Sylvain Guintoli FRA PATA Honda World Superbike +26.971
8. Michael van der Mark NED PATA Honda World Superbike +35.428
9. Leandro Mercado ARG Barni Ducati +41.261
10. Leon Camier GBR MV Agusta +44.583
11. Randy de Puniet FRA Voltcom Crescent Suzuki +52.748
12. Roman Ramos ESP GO Eleven Kawasaki +54.906
13. Leon Haslam GBR Red Devils Roma Aprilia +1:18.150
14. Christophe Ponsson FRA Pedercini Kawasaki +1:20.220
15. Gianluca Vizziello ITA Grillini Kawasaki ZX-10R +1 lap
16. Imre Toth HUN Team Toth BMW +1 lap
17. David Salom ESP Pedercini Kawasaki +1 lap
DNF. Santiago Barragan ESP Grillini Kawasaki
DNF. Gabor Rizmayer HUN Team Toth BMW
DNF. Ayrton Badovini ITA BMW Italia
DNF. Matteo Baiocco ITA Althea Ducati
DNF. Niccolò Canepa ITA Althea Ducati
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