WSB Brno: Biaggi takes race two win

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Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) fought a close battle throughout race two at Brno with fellow countryman Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) before regaining the lead on the penultimate lap to take victory and deny Melandri a second win at the Czech circuit.

Championship leader Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) rode consistently to secure his second podium finish, taking third place and finishing ahead of Michel Fabrizio (Team Suzuki Alstare) and Eugene Laverty who took fourth and fifth respectively.

Ayrton Badovini again proved the pace of the satellite BMW Motorrad Italia bike, finishing in sixth ahead of Leon Haslam (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) in seventh.

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) finished in fifteenth, whilst Alex Lowes and Leon Camier both crashed out of race two.

1. Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 40’21.646
2. Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) Yamaha YZF R1 40’21.868
3. Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) Ducati 1098R 40’25.204
4. Michel Fabrizio (Team Suzuki Alstare) Suzuki GSX-R1000 40’29.509
5. Eugene Laverty (Yamaha World Superbike Team) Yamaha YZF R1 40’30.180
6. Ayrton Badovini (BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team) BMW S1000 RR 40’39.731
7. Leon Haslam (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) BMW S1000 RR 40’43.296
8. Joan Lascorz (Kawasaki Racing Team) Kawasaki ZX-10R 40’43.508
9. Sylvain Guintoli (Team Effenbert-Liberty Racing) Ducati 1098R 40’46.952
10. Noriyuki Haga (PATA Racing Team Aprilia) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 40’49.012
11. Roberto Rolfo (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 40’55.362
12. Mark Aitchison (Team Pedercini) Kawasaki ZX-10R 40’58.195
13. Lorenzo Lanzi (BMW Motorrad Italia SBK Team) BMW S1000 RR 40’59.114
14. Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team Superbike) Kawasaki ZX-10R 41’08.524
15. Viktor Kispataki (Prop-tech ltd.) Honda CBR1000RR 41’59.720
RT. Maxime Berger (Supersonic Racing Team) Ducati 1098R 31’26.638
RT. Leon Camier (Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team) Aprilia RSV4 Factory 29’16.539
RT. Jakub Smrz (Team Effenbert-Liberty Racing) Ducati 1098R 24’30.276
RT. Matteo Baiocco (Barni Racing Team) Ducati 1098R 18’39.419
RT. Alex Lowes (Castrol Honda) Honda CBR1000RR 10’19.922
NS. Chris Vermeulen (Kawasaki Racing Team) Kawasaki ZX-10R 2’00.058


World Superbike Championship standings

1. Carlos Checa (Althea Racing) – 293 points
2. Max Biaggi (Aprilia Alitalia) – 263 points
3. Marco Melandri (Yamaha World Superbike Team) – 240 points
4. Eugene Laverty (Yamaha World Superbike Team) – 168 points
5. Leon Haslam (BMW Motorrad Motorsport) – 137 points
6. Leon Camier (Aprilia Alitalia) – 134 points
7. Michel Fabrizio (Team Suzuki Alstare) – 134 points
8. Ayrton Badovini (BMW Motorrad Italia) – 106 points
9. Noriyuki Haga (PATA Racing Team Aprilia) – 99 points
10. Jonathan Rea (Castrol Honda) – 94 points

Tom Cambio

By Tom Cambio