In Sprint 2 at Magny-Cours, Alvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) secured victory to bound away France with a 57-point profit over Toprak Razgatlioglu (Pata Yamaha Prometeon WorldSBK).
Bautista started Sprint 2 sturdy, instant taking the lead. Nonetheless, Rea and Razgatlioglu were suggested to enlighten him. Rea made a switch at Flip 5 but couldn’t overtake Bautista, and whereas the Ducati rider step by step increased his lead, the trail turned into as soon as interrupted on Lap 5. The pink flag turned into as soon as waved following an incident involving Dominique Aegerter (GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team) and Scott Redding (ROKiT BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team), with Aegerter declared unfit for racing as a result of a suspected concussion. The restart saw Bautista retain his lead, whereas Razgatlioglu ultimately secured 2nd station after a stressful battle with Rea. Bautista maintained his lead till the finish, winning by a six-2nd margin.
Andrea Locatelli (Pata Yamaha Prometeon WorldSBK) fought his technique to fourth station in his 100th trail, with Garrett Gerloff (Bonovo Action BMW) taking fifth forward of Axel Bassani (Motocorsa Racing). Among the many French riders, Loris Baz (Bonovo Action BMW) finished in 12th station, whereas Lucas Mahias (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing) confronted technical disorders and can merely restful no longer restart the trail.
WorldSBK Sprint 2 Results
1. Alvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati)
2. Toprak Razgatlioglu (Pata Yamaha Prometeon WorldSBK) +5.893s
3. Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) +6.779s
4. Andrea Locatelli (Pata Yamaha Prometeon WorldSBK) +10.978s
5. Garrett Gerloff (Bonovo Action BMW) +11.482s
6. Axel Bassani (Motocorsa Racing) +15.258s
WorldSBK Championship standings
1. Alvaro Bautista (Aruba.it Racing – Ducati) 467 points
2. Toprak Razgatlioglu (Pata Yamaha Prometeon WorldSBK) 410 points
3. Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) 290 points
WorldSBK Tissot Superpole Sprint Results
1. Toprak Razgatlioglu | Pata Yamaha
2. Alvaro Bautista | Ducati | +0.970s
3. Jonathan Rea | Kawasaki | +2.503s
P1 | Alvaro Bautista | Aruba.it Racing – Ducati
“For definite, I’m so chuffed to finish the weekend appreciate this, especially as a result of I turned into as soon as in heart-broken health on Friday and I turned into as soon as recovering during the weekend. The day before at the present time I felt better but at the present time I felt almost 100%. In Sprint 2, with these situations, it turned into as soon as distinguished but it absolutely turned into as soon as corresponding to the day prior to this’s so I already knew the feeling with the bike. I tried to originate a respectable begin, and I had ultimate feeling and tempo. And after 5 laps, the trail turned into as soon as stopped and it turned into as soon as distinguished as a result of in that moment I turned into as soon as riding genuinely effectively. I tried to live focused in the box. The 2nd begin, I felt effectively too and I would possibly well push from the beginning as effectively. At the finish, I turned into as soon as on my own but I kept pushing as a result of I enjoyed riding appreciate this. I’m chuffed overall with the weekend.”
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