The French round could be the chance of claiming the 2017 World Superbike title. From 29th of September to Sunday 1st October 2017, the Championship will take place at the Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours, where the Team Yamaha of SBK and SSP are sponsored by BMC.
Tom Sykes (Kawasaki) at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli conquered race 1 of the 7th round of the Superbike World Championship, by taking advantage of three big crashes ahead of him. In the final stages of the last lap Chaz Davies (Ducati) crashed out of the lead and was hit by Rea, with Rea able to pick up his bike to finish third, behind winner Sykes and second placed Lowes. Before that incident, Marco Melandri (Ducati) also crashed out when fighting for a podium finish and he would ultimately finish 15th.
Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) won both races in Qatar and confirmed his world champions leadership.
The 2017 Championship arrives in the Netherlands for the fourth round of the season. Riders competing in the production derived World Championship will be racing on the demanding TT Circuit Assen from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 April.
The Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli will host the 7th round of the Superbike World Championship, where the Team Yamaha of WSBK and WSSP are sponsored by BMC.
Jonathan Rea is thrilled to continue his domination of the 2017 World Superbike Championship; the Kawasaki rider beats twice his teammate Tom Sykes at Assen.
Federico Caricasulo (Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team, sponsored by BMC) felt down when he was 1st, clipped by his teammate Lucas Mahias and the race was stopped three laps before the end.
Federico Caricasulo takes his second World Supersport race victory by firing back Jules Cluzel as Lucas Mahias finished fifth to move closer to the riders’ championship title.
Niki Tuuli (Yamaha- Kallio) won the race of Magny-Cours by 0.875s from second placed Federico Caricasulo (Yamaha-GRT). The podium was completed by American rider PJ Jacobsen (MV Agusta).