WSBK: Biaggi Wins Season Finale

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After clinching the World Superbike title last weekend at Imola, Max Biaggi put the icing on the cake  at Magny-Cours today by assuring Aprilia the manufacturers’ championship with a fourth place finish in race 1 and then claiming his tenth win of the year in the season finale. Pole-sitter Cal Crutchlow of the Yamaha Sterigarda team cruised to victory in the day’s first race ahead of Alstare Suzuki’s Leon Haslam (now officially signed with the BMW team alongside Troy Corser for next season), while Spaniard Carlos Checa took the final podium spot for the Althea Ducati team.

Crutchlow attempted a repeat performance in race two, but Biaggi edged him out by 0.087 seconds for top spot in the last race of 2010. Michel Fabrizio came third, giving the now defunct factory Ducati team its final podium finish in an illustrious 22-year World Superbike run.

WSBK Magny-Cours Results – Race 1

1. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 38mins 15.586s

2. Leon Haslam GBR Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 +3.779s 

3. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1198 +4.261s 

4. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 +4.416s 

5. Jakub Smrz CZE PATA B&G Racing Aprilia RSV-4 +7.476s 

6. Michel Fabrizio ITA Ducati Xerox 1198 +11.866s 

7. Noriyuki Haga JPN Ducati Xerox 1198 +16.390s 

8. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R +21.669s 

9. Shane Byrne GBR Althea Ducati 1198 +22.065s 

10. Luca Scassa ITA Supersonic Ducati 1198 +22.281s 

11. Lorenzo Lanzi ITA DFX Ducati 1198 +26.748s 

12. Jonathan Rea GBR Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR +35.608s 

13. Max Neukirchner GER Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR +39.929s 

14. Ian Lowry GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R +54.836s 

15. Matteo Baiocco ITA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R +1min 07.191s 

16. Fabrizio Lai ITA Echo-CRS Honda CBR1000RR +1min 14.632s

Sylvain Guintoli FRA Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 Disqualified

DNF

17. Roger Lee Hayden USA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 20 laps completed 

18. Troy Corser AUS BMW Motorrad S1000RR 6 laps completed

19. James Toseland GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 3 laps completed

20. Ruben Xaus ESP BMW Motorrad S1000RR 2 laps completed

 

WSBK Magny-Cours Results – Race 2

1. Max Biaggi ITA Aprilia Alitalia Racing RSV-4 38mins 11.343s 

2. Cal Crutchlow GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 +0.087s

3. Michel Fabrizio ITA Ducati Xerox 1198 +3.715s 

4. Sylvain Guintoli FRA Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 +4.004s

5. Noriyuki Haga JPN Ducati Xerox 1198 +15.471s 

6. Jakub Smrz CZE PATA B&G Racing Aprilia RSV-4 +18.378s 

7. Luca Scassa ITA Supersonic Ducati 1198 +21.180s 

8. Shane Byrne GBR Althea Ducati 1198 +23.055s 

9. Carlos Checa ESP Althea Ducati 1198 +25.657s 

10. Leon Haslam GBR Alstare Suzuki GSX-R1000 +27.781s 

11. Tom Sykes GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R +28.206s 

12. Max Neukirchner GER Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR +44.634s 

13. Ian Lowry GBR Kawasaki SRT ZX-10R +1min 16.181s 

14. Matteo Baiocco ITA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R +1min 07.191s 

DNF

15. Lorenzo Lanzi ITA DFX Ducati 1198 17 laps completed

16. Roger Lee Hayden USA Team Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 9 laps completed

17. James Toseland GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda YZF R1 4 laps completed

18. Troy Corser AUS BMW Motorrad S1000RR 4 laps completed

19. Fabrizio Lai ITA Echo-CRS Honda CBR1000RR 4 laps completed

DNS

Jonathan Rea GBR Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR 

Ruben Xaus ESP BMW Motorrad S1000RR

 

Final 2010 WSBK Riders’ Championship Standings

1 Max Biaggi Aprilia Racing 451

2 Leon Haslam Suzuki Alstare 376

3 Jonathan Rea Ten Kate Honda 297

4 Carlos Checa Althea Ducati 292

5 Cal Crutchlow Yamaha Sterilgarda 284

6 Noriyuki Haga Ducati Xerox 258

7 Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki Alstare 197

8 Michel Fabrizio Ducati Xerox 195

9 James Toseland Yamaha Sterilgarda 187

10 Shane Byrne Althea Ducati 169

11 Troy Corser BMW 165

12 Leon Camier Aprilia Racing 164

13 Jakub Smrz B&G Ducati/Aprilia 110

14 Tom Sykes Kawasaki SRT 106

15 Ruben Xaus BMW 96

16 Lorenzo Lanzi DFX Ducati 88

17 Luca Scassa Supersonic Ducati 85

18 Max Neukirchner Ten Kate Honda 54

19 Chris Vermeulen Kawasaki SRT 10

= Roger Lee Hayden Pedercini Kawasaki 10

21 Ian Lowry Kawasaki SRT 9

= Matteo Baiocco Pedercini Kawasaki 9

= Broc Parkes Echo CRS Honda 9

24 Joshua Brookes Echo CRS Honda 6

25 Andrew Pitt Reitwagen BMW 3

= Sheridan Morais EmTek Aprilia 3

= Federico Sandi Gabrielli Aprilia 3

28 Fabrizio Lai Echo CRS Honda 2

FINAL 2010 WSBK MANUFACTURERS’ CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS

1 Aprilia 471

2 Ducati 424

3 Suzuki 412

4 Yamaha 362

5 Honda 313

6 BMW 201

7 Kawasaki 113

 

 

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