WSBK: Championship Heats up after Race 2 at Misano

06/11/2012 @ 7:30 am, by Jensen BeelerComments Off on WSBK: Championship Heats up after Race 2 at Misano

With Saturday’s Superpole qualifying mixing up the field for Sunday’s races, with three of the Top 5 contenders were relegated to the back of the starting grid, World Superbike’s stop at Misano proved to be a pivotal moment in the Championship.

Italian fans waited to see if Tom Sykes could finally capitalize on one of this many pole positions this year, though attention was also divided among Max Biagg, Carlos Checa, and Marco Melandri whom were outside the top eight spots at the start both races. Showing some truly phenonomenal racing, the results of Race 2 at Misano are sure to have a lasting effect on the 2012 points totals.

Race 2 Results from World Superbike at Misano, Italy:

1.Max BiaggiAprilia Racing TeamAprilia RSV4 Factory39’01.869
2.Jonathan ReaHonda World Superbike TeamHonda CBR1000RR39’07.2245.355
3.Leon HaslamBMW Motorrad MotorsportBMW S1000 RR39’07.6005.731
4.Marco MelandriBMW Motorrad MotorsportBMW S1000 RR39’08.8737.004
5.Ayrton BadoviniBMW Motorrad Italia GoldBetBMW S1000 RR39’09.7907.921
6.Michel FabrizioBMW Motorrad Italia GoldBetBMW S1000 RR39’19.16017.291
7.Tom SykesKawasaki Racing TeamKawasaki ZX-10R39’19.22017.351
8.Loris BazKawasaki Racing TeamKawasaki ZX-10R39’19.49917.630
9.Jakub SmrzLiberty Racing Team EffenbertDucati 1098R39’20.08018.211
10.Matteo BaioccoBarni Racing Team ItaliaDucati 1098R39’30.00028.131
11.Maxime BergerTeam Effenbert Liberty RacingDucati 1098R39’30.27628.407
12.Hiroshi AoyamaHonda World Superbike TeamHonda CBR1000RR39’39.92938.060
13.Niccoló CanepaRed Devils RomaDucati 1098R39’50.87249.003
14.John HopkinsFIXI Crescent SuzukiSuzuki GSX-R100039’53.75051.881
15Leon CamierFIXI Crescent SuzukiSuzuki GSX-R100039’57.37155.502
16Leandro MercadoTeam PederciniKawasaki ZX-10R40’08.23066.361
17Federico SandiGrillini Progea Superbike TeamBMW S1000 RR40’31.78789.918
RETEugene LavertyAprilia Racing TeamAprilia RSV4 Factory
RETChaz DaviesParkinGO MTC RacingAprilia RSV4 Factory
RETDavid SalomTeam PederciniKawasaki ZX-10R
RETDavide GiuglianoAlthea RacingDucati 1098R
RETCarlos ChecaAlthea RacingDucati 1098R
RETLorenzo ZanettiPATA Racing TeamDucati 1098R
RETSylvain GuintoliTeam Effenbert Liberty RacingDucati 1098R

Source: WSBK; Photo: Kawasaki Racing

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