WSBK: Davies secures perfect Aragon weekend

Aruba.it Ducati rider Chaz Davies made it a perfect weekend on Sunday as he claimed victory in Race Two of the World Superbike Championship at Motorland Aragon in Spain.

The Welshman secured his second win in as many days after his commanding victory on Saturday with a fine repeat performance finishing six seconds clear of the field.

Davies tore through the top order once again in the opening exchanges and snatched the lead from Tom Sykes in one swift motion into the final corner of the second lap with the 29-year-old never looking back.

The Kawasaki duo of Sykes and reigning champion Jonathan Rea were then left in Davies’ wake to battle it out for second and third.

With nine laps to go Rea finally made his move into the last turn as his team-mate ran wide allowing the Northern Irishman to move through at ease.

Sykes responded though following his mistake and hauled himself onto the back wheel of his team-mate and the pressure finally told at turn one with four laps to go as the usual metronomic Rea missed his braking point and ran off track to hand Sykes a second-placed finish.

Rea ended third with a handy 16 points to hold the championship lead ahead of Davies who leapfrogged Sykes into second place just 26 points back.

Xavi Fores and Jordi Torres claimed lonely fourth and fifth placed positions while Davide Giugliano beat Michael van der Mark into sixth.

Full Race Two results at Motorland Aragon, Spain:

1. Chaz Davies – Aruba.it Racing Ducati 1199R (18 laps)
2. Tom Sykes – Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 6.471s
3. Jonathan Rea – Kawasaki Racing ZX-10R 9.161s
4. Xavi Fores – Barni Ducati 1199R 11.436s
5. Jordi Torres – Althea BMW S1000RR 15.969s
6. Davide Giugliano – Aruba.it Racing Ducati 1199R 18.278s
7. Michael van der Mark – Honda Racing CBR1000RR 20.931s
8. Alex de Angelis – IodaRacing Aprilia RSV4 24.790s
9. Alex Lowes – PATA Crescent Yamaha R1 25.246s
10. Sylvain Guintoli – PATA Crescent Yamaha R1   25.548s
11. Lorenzo Savadori – IodaRacing Aprilia RSV4 27.675s
12. Roman Ramos – GO Eleven Kawasaki ZX-10R 29.364s
13. Josh Brookes – Milwaukee BMW S1000RR 31.749s
14. Karel Abraham – Milwaukee BMW S1000RR 34.314s
15. Markus Reiterberger – Althea BMW S1000RR 34.333s
16. Leon Camier – MV Agusta RC F4 RR 34.777s
17. Matteo Baiocco – VFT Ducati 1199R 41.449s
18. Matthieu Lussiana – Team ASPI BMW S1000RR 76.542s
19. Dominic Schmitter – Grillini Kawasaki ZX-10R 82.960s
20. Peter Sebesteyen – Team Toth Yamaha R1 85.830s
21. Saeed al Sulaiti – Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R 88.363s
22. Imre Toth – Team Toth Yamaha R1 1 lap

Not classified:

Nicky Hayden – Honda Racing CBR1000RR, 15 laps completed
Josh Hook – Grillini Kawasaki ZX-10R, 12 laps completed
Sylvain Barrier – Pedercini Kawasaki ZX-10R, 1 laps completed

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