As Sykes quickly pulled away the combat of the Aprilia riders handiest brought about them to fall even farther in the back of the lead. Guintoli, hoping to cut the damage in the series standings, made a daring pass on Laverty via a high-speed kink to remove over 2nd on lap five of the 23-lap race.
On lap 19 Ayrton Badovini crashed out the group Ducati Alstare desktop.
Like in race one it became Melandri who changed into the simple mover in the 2d half of the race on the manufacturing unit BMW. First he moved previous Giugliano on lap 17 after which set his points of interest on Laverty, who had fallen off the tempo of Guintoli. On lap 18 Melandri dove underneath Laverty to seize third. Giugliano tried to follow, but the door turned into slammed through Laverty.
Then, together with his tires most likely shot from his second half challenging pressure, Melandri could not retort on the remaining lap when Laverty went returned by. as an alternative he ran the BMW off the tune in a desperation move effort and never simplest lost out on a podium, but dropped to fifth, behind Giugliano, who with fourth matched his top of the line conclude of the season.
Guintoli turned into extra convinced along with his second race and now looks ahead to tracks he thinks will favor him.
“I’m more chuffed with that one,” noted the collection chief. “Race one i was a bit frustrated as a result of Tom became so shut. The tempo at mid-race it appeared like I might have executed a little bit enhanced. during this race I rode improved, but Tom became simply in fact fast. With the bigger temperature we couldn’t truly utilize the tire firstly of the race. The tire performance changed into very consistent, but I felt I lost a little little bit of grip. Tom was on yet another planet in that race so getting 2d changed into definitely the optimum I could do. I’m satisfied with this and we’ll circulation on to some tracks where we’ve more space, which may still be a bit more suitable for us.”
Davies took sixth, just about catching his BMW teammate after Melandri’s closing lap runoff. second Kawasaki rider Loris Baz become a lonely seventh. Ducati Alstare’s Niccolò Canepa simply held off Fixi Crescent Suzuki rider Jules Cluzel and pink Devils Aprilia’s Michel Fabrizio for eighth.
The series now strikes to Portimao, Portugal on June 9.
Donington – FIM Superbike World Championship – Race 21. Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing team Kawasaki ZX-10R 34’06.9212. Sylvain Guintoli Aprilia Racing team Aprilia RSV4 factory 34’14.9563. Eugene Laverty Aprilia Racing group Aprilia RSV4 manufacturing facility 34’17.6594. Davide Giugliano Althea Racing Aprilia RSV4 manufacturing facility 34’19.1785. Marco Melandri BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK BMW S1000 RR 34’22.8976. Chaz Davies BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK BMW S1000 RR 34’23.3967. Loris Baz Kawasaki Racing group Kawasaki ZX-10R 34’34.4458. Niccolò Canepa group Ducati Alstare Ducati 1199 Panigale R 34’37.1079. Jules Cluzel Fixi Crescent Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R1000 34’37.42210. Michel Fabrizio purple Devils Roma Aprilia RSV4 manufacturing unit 34’37.80611. Jonathan Rea Pata Honda World Superbike Honda CBR1000RR 34’38.45012. Max Neukirchner MR-Racing Ducati 1199 Panigale R 34’fifty three.70313. Leon Camier Fixi Crescent Suzuki Suzuki GSX-R1000 35’01.43014. Federico Sandi team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 35’12.71015. Alexander Lundh team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 35’27.35216. Vittorio Iannuzzo Grillini Dentalmatic SBK BMW S1000 RR 35’27.640RT. Ayrton Badovini team Ducati Alstare Ducati 1199 Panigale R 27’21.324