WSBK | Misano, Race-1: Rinaldi’s masterpiece, Rea 3rd – Moto

WSBK | Misano, Race-1: Rinaldi’s masterpiece, Rea 3rd – Moto
WSBK | Misano, Race-1: Rinaldi’s masterpiece, Rea 3rd – Moto

A solo, that of Michael Ruben Rinaldi. The rider from Rimini dominated Race-1 at Misano, beating Toprak Razgatlioglu and Jonathan Rea. The start of the Ducati rider was amazing, occupying the fourth box at the start but in two corners he managed to put the wheels in front of the six-time world champion of Kawasaki. Rea tried to keep up with Rinaldi, succeeding, but a mistake in curve-1 forced him into third place behind Razgatlioglu. The Northern Irishman was phenomenal not to fall in the episode: he had one knee on the ground and managed to keep the bike upright, paying “only” with an excursion to the track.

Fourth place for the other official Ducati, that of Scott Redding, never competing for top positions. Alex Lowes’ Kawasaki and Alvaro Bautista’s Honda follow. First of the independents and author of a lady race was Axel Bassani, already a protagonist in Superpole and finished in seventh place. The Venetian preceded the official BMW of Tom Sykes and a positive Andrea Locatelli, while Michael van der Mark closed the top-10. Good race also for Garrett Gerloff, 12th but started from the bottom. Retirement for Chaz Davies, who crashed at the Rio curve with ten laps to go. In drivers standings, Rea has 126 points, while Razgatlioglu and Redding are at 95 and 85 respectively.

WSBK | Misano, Race-1: order of arrival

Pos. The ball Team Time
1 Michael Ruben Rinaldi Aruba.it Racing – Ducati 33:23.457
2 Soil Razgatlioglu Pata Yamaha with BRIXX WorldSBK +3.657
3 Jonathan Rea Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK +5.104
4 Scott Redding Aruba.it Racing – Ducati +10.247
5 Alex Lowes Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK +13.474
6 Alvaro Bautista Team HRC +14.766
7 Axel Bassani Motocorsa Racing +15.587
8 Tom Sykes BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team +16.694
9 Andrea Locatelli Pata Yamaha with BRIXX WorldSBK +23.612
10 Michael van der Mark BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team +28.364
11 Lucas Mahias Kawasaki Puccetti Racing +28.699
12 Garrett Gerloff GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team +31.757
13 About Nozane GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team +35.395
14 Leon Haslam | Team HRC +35.603
15 Tito Rabat Barni Racing Team +38.211
16 Jonas Folger Bonovo MGM Racing +38.372
17 Isaac Viñales Orelac Racing VerdNatura +47.720
18 Christophe Ponsson Alstare Yamaha + 1:06.736
19 Samuele Cavalieri TPR Team Pedercini Racing + 1:11.668
20 Loris Cresson TPR Team Pedercini Racing + 1:14.491
Ride. Chaz Davies Team GO Eleven
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WSBK Misano Race1 Rinaldis masterpiece Rea #3rd Moto

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