Toni Elias1983-03-26 (age 36)
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The fifth running of the Superprestigio Dirt Track event was won by American JD Beach on Saturday evening, as MotoGP stars Johann Zarco and Xavier Simeon both failed to make the final.
The first ever WSBK race to be held under floodlights has been won by Sylvain Guintoli.
Because of the weather, the race distance was reduced to 19 laps.
Italian manufacturer moves MotoGP plans one year ahead of schedule
Changeable weather played a big role in the 8th WSBK round’s race day at Portimao’s Autodromo Internacional do Algarve.
An enthralling 20 lap race 1 saw Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) emerge victorious at a cloudy and overcast Portimão to claim his 7th win of the season and the 21st of his WSBK career.
Tom Sykes elevated himself to 2nd despite running off track in the final few moments of the session.
It was the 20th career individual race win and the third double in the season for Tom Sykes.
This is the 19th individual WSBK race win, the first one at Misano, for Tom Sykes.
Today’s pole position is the 21st of Sykes’ WSBK career.