Foret leads WSS after Aragon race win
Davies makes it two out of two at Aragon
A Sunday to remember for Chaz Davies, who repeated first race success and got a double race win at Aragon. The BMW Motorrad GoldBet SBK Team rider was unstoppable under MotorLand Aragon heat and crossed the finish line with a big margin over Sylvain Guintoli, still Championship leader after race 2.
Foret wins unpredictable WSS Aragon race
Mahi Racing Team India gets its 2nd win of the season today at Aragon, this time courtesy of Fabien Foret, who crossed the line on his own in first place, following the gear shift problem on Sam Lowes' Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha that forced the Brit to a frustrating retirement on the last lap. Thanks to his 16th race win of the career, the 2002 WSS Champion becomes the new leader in the standings.
Chaz Davies wins Race 1 at Aragon
The MotorLand Aragon circuit proves again to be a special place for Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad GoldBet), World Superbike Race 1 winner. It was a perfect race for the Welsh rider - who got his maiden podium in the series last year on this very track - out on his own after two potential winners were forced back to the pits.
Sylvain Barrier dominates STK1000 Aragon race
Sylvain Barrier concludes the first battle of his FIM Superstock 1000 Cup Title defence campaign in the best way by winning the 12-lap race at Alcaniz MotorLand Aragon. The BMW Motorrad GoldBet rider, after he got the lead from Niccolò Canepa (Barni Racing Ducati) on lap 3 at Turn 16, down the long straight, rode comfortably and kept a pace quick enough not to let the former WSBK rider close the gap.
Lewis 1st EJC race winner of 2013
The opening round of the Pata European Junior Cup, powered by Honda was, as expected, a close and exciting race. With a leading group of eleven riders locked together throughout, nobody could predict the final outcome.
Sofuoglu clinches the top spot on the grid at Aragon
Three-time and current World Superport Champion Kenan Sofuoglu put himself in the best possible situation for tomorrow's race at the end of Qualifying 2. The Mahi Racing Team India rider set a competitive 2'01.450 in the final minutes of the session to edge Sam Lowes (Yakhnich Motorsport Yamaha) out of pole position. The young Brit, already not 100% fit, had a crash with 35 minutes to go at Turn 15 but was able to get back on track later on in the session.
Tom Sykes wins at Aragon his 12th career Superpole
World Superbike Round 2 Tissot-Superpole was performed today at MotorLand Aragon under blue skies. After missing the top spot of the grid Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) went back to his usual Saturday level by scoring the 12th Superpole of his career and set a 1'56.339 new Best Lap for the Spanish track.
Arenas takes Pole Position for opening round of EJC
Spaniard Albert Arenas has taken the first pole position of the 2013 Pata European Junior Cup, powered by Honda season after a late charge that saw him displace long time provisional pole sitter Guillaume Raymond. Raymond (who was fastest yesterday), held on to second ahead of a much improved Michael Canducci. Kiwi Jake Lewis also improved late in the session to take 4th just a fraction ahead of Illan Fernandez and Javier Orellana who completed the top 6. Zac Levy will start tomorrow's race in 7th after initially heading the timesheet early in the session, while Peter Sebastyen and Ali Adriansvah Rusmiputro rounding out the top 9.
Eni still Title Sponsor and Official Supplier of Eni FIM Superbike World Champioship until 2014
Eni will be Title Sponsor and Official Supplier of Eni FIM Superbike World Championship for the two-year period 2013-2014. The announcement regarding the renewal was made today by both companies during the first European round of the season, that is taking place at MotorLand Aragon.
Duwelz on pole thanks to a new Best Lap
MTM Racing Team's Gauthier Duwelz will start this afternoon's European Superstock 600 race on pole position, thanks to an outstanding performance today in Qualifying 2. The young Belgian improved again MotorLand Aragon Best Lap with a stunning 2'04.837 lap-time, proving to be in perfect shape after yesterday's crash.
Tom Sykes gets up to speed to lead QP2
Kawasaki Racing Team's Tom Sykes set the best time in WSBK Qualifying 2 at MotorLand Aragon, proving to be ready for his assault on the Tissot-Superpole (that was won by him last year). The rider from Huddersfield did a quick breakthrough into 1'57 bracket and led most of the session up to the chequered flag, further improving at his last attempt to a final 1'57.785. The other top riders from QP1 had a harder time getting up to speed but most of them were able to better their lap-times in the end. Yesterday's leader Eugene Laverty (Aprilia Racing Team) managed to stay within 0.244 seconds from the top, ahead of Brits Jonathan Rea (Pata Honda World Superbike) and Chaz Davies (BMW Motorrad Goldbet).
Duwelz wins Aragon STK600 Race
Close racing was the main factor of STK600 first race of the year at Alcaniz MotorLand Aragon. Pole man Gauthier Duwelz (MTM Racing Yamaha) gets a hard-won victory after a breathtaking 10-lap race on the 5344 m Spanish venue. It's the maiden win for the 19 year old Belgian, who was able to take advantage of the tough four-way battle behind him, eventually making a small mistake towards the end of the race that allowed his rivals to close the gap down to 1 second.
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