WSBK: Biaggi Can’t Shut Door on Haslam

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Max Biaggi took the pole position at the Nurburgring in Germany this weekend, but wasn’t able to completely shut the door on his closest rival Leon Haslam and lock up the championship. Neither rider made it to the podium in a crash filled, restarted race 1 that saw Irishman Jonathan Rea cruise to his fourth victory of the season ahead of Carlos Checa and Cal Crutchlow, but Haslam did make it to the third step of  rostrum in race two, finishing  8.060 seconds adrift of winner Noriyuki Haga  and 4.909 seconds behind Rae (the top points collector of the day). But though Biaggi  only managed fourth and fifth place finishes respectively in the races,  the veteran Italian still carries a 58 point advantage over Haslam with only 100 points up for grabs in the final two rounds this year. 

The the next WSBK race takes place Sept. 26 at Imola, Italy.

 

2010 WSBK Nurburgring – Race 1 results 

1. Jonathan Rea GBR Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR

2. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1198 +1.126s

3. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 +10.006s

4. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 +10.716s

5. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R +17.391s

6. Leon Haslam GBR Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 +19.301s

7. Ruben Xaus ESP BMW Motorrad S1000RR +19.613s

8. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 +19.880s

9. Shane Byrne GBR Althea Ducati 1198 +21.176s

10. Luca Scassa ITA Supersonic Ducati 1198 +29.752s

11. Lorenzo Lanzi ITA DFX Ducati 1198 +30.156s

12. Ian Lowry GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R +53.622s

13. Roger Lee Hayden USA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R +58.820s

14. Matteo Baiocco ITA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R +1min 25.906s

DNF

15. Fabrizio Lai ITA Echo-CRS Honda CBR1000RR 19 laps completed

16. Michel Fabrizio ITA Ducati Xerox 1198 12 laps completed

17. Noriyuki Haga JPN Ducati Xerox 1198 8 laps completed

18. Jakub Smrz CZE PATA B&G Racing Aprilia RSV-4 6 laps completed

19. Troy Corser AUS BMW Motorrad S1000RR 6 laps completed

20. Max Neukirchner GER Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 6 laps completed

21. James Toseland GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 1 lap completed

DNS

Leon Camier GBR Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 

 

2010 WSBK Nurburgring – Race 2 results 

1. Noriyuki Haga JPN Ducati Xerox 1198

2. Jonathan Rea GBR Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR+3.061s

3. Leon Haslam GBR Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 +8.060s

4. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 +8.457s

5. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 +9.392s

6. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 +9.556s

7. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R +16.819s

8. James Toseland GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 +20.564s

9. Ruben Xaus ESP BMW Motorrad S1000RR +21.040s

10. Shane Byrne GBR Althea Ducati 1198 +21.168s

11. Jakub Smrz CZE PATA B&G Racing Aprilia RSV-4 +21.734s

12. Troy Corser AUS BMW Motorrad S1000RR +22.746s

13. Lorenzo Lanzi ITA DFX Ducati 1198 +24.526s

14. Luca Scassa ITA Supersonic Ducati 1198 +28.218s

15. Max Neukirchner GER Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR +38.406s

16. Roger Lee Hayden USA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R +1min 08.039s

17. Matteo Baiocco ITA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R +1min 21.294s

18. Fabrizio Lai ITA Echo-CRS Honda CBR1000RR +1min 21.362s

19. Michel Fabrizio ITA Ducati Xerox 1198 +1min 38.427s

DNF

20. Ian Lowry GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R 11 laps completed

21. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1198 9 laps completed

DNS

Leon Camier GBR Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 

 

 

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