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|10-04-2015, 11:50 AM||#1|
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WSB 2015 MagnyCours race one results
Race distance reduced to 19laps due to difficult conditions on track
NEWLY crowned World Superbike Champion Jonathan Rea took the win in race one at Magny-Cours with team-mate Tom Sykes over four seconds behind in second.
The opening World Superbike race of the day at a very wet Magny-Cours was won my Northern Ireland’s Rea after the race distance was reduced to 19 laps due to the deteriorating weather conditions.
Kawasaki Racing Team’s Sykes took the lead, but was soon overhauled by team-mate Rea as the Yorkshire man made a mistake at Turn 8 which left him finishing 4.6 seconds behind Rea at the chequered flag.
The podium was completed by PATA Honda’s Sylvain Guintoli who kept his consecutive run of podium finishes at his home circuit in tact.
Finishing fourth, after a tremendous battle was Michael van der Mark on the second PATA Honda whilst Leon Camier was forced to settle for fifth ahead of Leon Camier, Chaz Davies and Matteo Baiocco.
Voltcom Crescent Suzuki’s Alex Lowes completed the race to claim 8th despite crashing out of Superpole yesterday ahead of Leandro Mercado and Niccolo Canepa.
Leon Haslam, who started from pole, put in a strong performance at the beginning, but faded and with seven laps to go he decided to pit for intermediate tyres which finished him in 16th.
1. Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing
2. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki Racing +4.711
3. Sylvain Guintoli FRA PATA Honda World Superbike +14.683
4. Michael van der Mark NED PATA Honda World Superbike +22.772
5. Leon Camier GBR MV Agusta +30.136
6. Chaz Davies GBR Aruba.it Racing Ducati +31.528
7. Matteo Baiocco ITA Althea Ducati +32.129
8. Alex Lowes GBR Voltcom Crescent Suzuki +39.034
9. Leandro Mercado ARG Barni Ducati +61.396
10. Niccolò Canepa ITA Althea Ducati +67.845
11. Gianluca Vizziello ITA Grillini Kawasaki +69.622
12. Jordi Torres ESP Red Devils Roma Aprilia +76.782
13. Luca Scassa ITA Aruba.it Racing Ducati +79.531
14. Ayrton Badovini ITA BMW Italia +86.459
15. Roman Ramos ESP GO Eleven Kawasaki +90.260
16. Leon Haslam GBR Red Devils Roma Aprilia +1 lap
17. Gabor Rizmayer HUN Team Toth BMW +1 lap
18. Christophe Ponsson FRA Pedercini Kawasaki +1 lap
19. Alex Phillis AUS Grillini Kawasaki +1 lap
20. Imre Toth HUN Team Toth BMW +1 lap
21. Markus Reiterberger GER BMW +2 laps
DNF. Pawel Szkopek POL Yamaha
DNF. Randy de Puniet FRA Voltcom Crescent Suzuki
DNF. David Salom ESP Pedercini Kawasaki
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