A bold last a part of the race allowed Eugene Laverty Aprilia Racing group to get the enhanced of team mate Sylvain Guintoli and Marco Melandri BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK crew to consume race 2 at Phillip Island. because of this successful effort within the first circular, Laverty is now the eni FIM Superbike World Championship chief, tied up in aspects with Race 1 winner Guintoli.
The 26 year old from Toomebridge, Northern eire, began his remaining charge on the lead on lap 20 by using overtaking Melandri at turn four and setting a fantastic 1’31.168 new lap listing. Laverty then bought past Guintoli on the straight and held onto 1st place up to the chequered flag.
Melandri turned into a part of the fight for high-three positions but could not counter assault his former crew pal’s circulate on lap 20. After tainted luck in Race 1, the Ravenna-born rider ended up the first circular on a positive word. Michel Fabrizio crimson Devils Roma Aprilia, after a protracted seize up with the entrance runners, made a small mistake and ran large right through the remaining lap, in a determined try to overtake intimate Italian Melandri for third place.
Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing group, far from the most effective health circumstance, complete fifth ahead of Davide Giugliano Althea Racing Aprilia, Jules Cluzel FIXI Crescent Suzuki and Jonathan Rea Pata Honda World Superbike.
Following riders Leon Camier FIXI Crescent Suzuki and Leon Haslam Pata Honda World Superbike misplaced lots of floor on lap 1 after operating out vast at MG corner, following a collision between Welshman Chaz Davies BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK team and Loris Baz Kawasaki Racing group. Davies become capable of get the bike upright and to make it to the pits for a tyre change, but turned into later penalised with a journey-through by means of Race course for not watching the 2013 pit-cease regulation.
Carlos Checa team Ducati Alstare did not select half to Race 2 to undergo some medical exams at Melbourne, following the scandalous-searching crash of the outdated race.
within the pouring rain it became Melandri who became certainly fastest. just after exiting the pits he handed Davies for the lead and commenced to pull away. He took the checkered flag, pumping his fist in pleasure. Davies got here domestic second and Badovini passing Rea with two laps to go to secure that momentous podium for Ducati. Rea and Fabrizio rounded out the accurate five.