Latest news on Misano
Ducati’s Alvaro Bautista says he is “very angry” with himself after crashing out of two World Superbike feature races in as many rounds, which he branded “not acceptable”.
Jonathan Rea took a crucial win in the final World Superbike race at Misano after championship leader Alvaro Bautista crashed from the lead.
Jonathan Rea survived two red flags to win the opening World Superbike race at a wet Misano circuit as Alex Lowes crashed from the lead.
Yamaha World Superbike rider Michael van der Mark will miss the remainder of the Misano weekend following his heavy FP2 crash, which has left him with multiple injuries.
Michael van der Mark topped Friday World Superbike practice at Misano, but suffered a massive high-side crash at the end of FP2, which brought out the red flag.
Marco Melandri has been given a six-place grid penalty for the opening World Superbike race at Misano for making contact with Chaz Davies in the final Jerez race.
Ducati MotoGP test rider Michele Pirro will make his first World Superbike appearance for four years later this month at Misano.