WSB Portimao: Race 1 results - Biaggi forces Haslam to accept second

By MCN -

World Superbikes

 28 March 2010 13:57

Leon Haslam was forced into second place by a triumphant Max Biaggi in the first race at Portimao today. Only 0.2 of a second was between the racers as they crossed the line after a fierce battle that lasted the entire race.

Jonathan Rea was a comfortable third with Leon Camier, Shane Byrne and James Toseland taking fifth, sixth and seventh place respectively.

1 Biaggi M. (ITA) Aprilia RSV4 1000 F. 37'59.283 (159,562 kph)
2 Haslam L. (GBR) Suzuki GSX-R1000 0.200
3 Rea J. (GBR) Honda CBR1000RR 6.901
4 Checa C. (ESP) Ducati 1098R 7.457
5 Camier L. (GBR) Aprilia RSV4 1000 F. 7.564
6 Byrne S. (GBR) Ducati 1098R 11.420
7 Toseland J. (GBR) Yamaha YZF R1 18.391
8 Haga N. (JPN) Ducati 1098R 18.536
9 Corser T. (AUS) BMW S1000 RR 24.514
10 Xaus R. (ESP) BMW S1000 RR 32.427
11 Fabrizio M. (ITA) Ducati 1098R 35.045
12 Lanzi L. (ITA) Ducati 1098R 36.816
13 Guintoli S. (FRA) Suzuki GSX-R1000 36.841
14 Crutchlow C. (GBR) Yamaha YZF R1 44.678
15 Sykes T. (GBR) Kawasaki ZX 10R 44.942
16 Iannuzzo V. (ITA) Honda CBR1000RR 59.135
17 Morais S. (RSA) Honda CBR1000RR 59.852
18 Hayden R. (USA) Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'00.097
19 Baiocco M. (ITA) Kawasaki ZX 10R 1'10.151
20 Scassa L. (ITA) Ducati 1098R
RET Pitt A. (AUS) BMW S1000 RR
RET Smrz J. (CZE) Ducati 1098R
RET Tamada M. (JPN) BMW S1000 RR
RET Neukirchner M. (GER) Honda CBR1000RR