Reigning world champion Toprak Razgatlioglu wins the Superpole race and race 2, Dominique Aegerter is again to his WorldSSP habits and Victor Steeman wins in the 300.
FOCUS ON THE SUPERPOLE RACE
(asphalt: 29°C / air: 20°C)
In the Superpole race, the drivers selected a number of tire combos. Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK), Toprak Razgatlioglu (Pata Yamaha with Brixx WorldSBK) and Garrett Gerloff (GYTR GRT Yamaha WorldSBK Team), first, second and fifth respectively on the beginning grid, opted for the new solutions offered by Pirelli , specifically the SCX B0800 at the rear and the SC1 B0570 at the entrance. Scott Redding (BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team) and Álvaro Bautista (Aruba.It Racing – Ducati), in the meantime, most popular the commonplace SCX rear and SC1 A0674 entrance. In basic, nearly all riders used an SCX in the rear, with the exception of Honda riders Xavi Vierge, Iker Lecuona and Hafizh Syahrin, in addition to Eugene Laverty (BMW) and O Konig (Kawasaki) who used the QCS answer. The Yamaha rider, reigning world champion, received the race forward of the winner of race 1 (Bautista) and Jonathan Rea, third on the podium.
TIRES IN ACTION IN RACE 2
WorldSBK (asphalt: 39°C / air: 23°C)
As for the tires utilized in Race 2, the new rear answer introduced by Pirelli garnered much more desire: the SCX B0800 growth tire was chosen by a formidable 21 of the 24 drivers on the beginning grid. At the entrance, on the different hand, over a distance of 21 laps, the SC1 A0674 tire, already well-known to the pilots, received out over the new SC1 B0570. Race winner Toprak Razgatlioglu in the meantime determined to belief the commonplace SC1 for the entrance finish. Behind the Turkish rider, Michael Ruben Rinaldi (Aruba.It Racing – Ducati) completed in an essential second place, his third podium of the 12 months, forward of Axel Bassani (Motocorsa Racing) who, with this third place, proved as soon as once more extra that he was the better of the pilots of the non-public groups.
WorldSSP (asphalt: 34° C / air: 22° C)
In race 2, reigning world champion Dominique Aegerter (Ten Kate Racing Yamaha) returned to victory after the unlucky occasion at Most. The Swiss rider, who now has ten victories to his identify this 12 months, completed forward of native hero Jules Cluzel (GMT94 Yamaha) and Italian Nicolò Bulega (Aruba.it Racing WorldSSP Team), who took the podium for the eighth time this season. As far as tires go, nearly each rider used the SC1 in the entrance and the SCX in the rear. The solely ones to make use of the commonplace SC0 at the rear had been poleman Federico Caricasulo (Althea Racing) and Stefano Manzi (Dynavolt Triumph).
WorldSSP300 (asphalt: 37°C / air: 23°C)
The victory of the second WorldSSP300 race went to Victor Steeman (MTM Kawasaki) who took his third victory of the season forward of Alvaro Diaz (Arco Motor University Team) in second place and Dirk Geiger (Fusport-RT Motorsports by SKM-Kawasaki), third.
Giorgio Barbier, Motorcycle Competition Director: “We can think about ourselves happy with the approach the tires behaved all through the weekend. The climate in Magny-Cours is all the time unpredictable and this 12 months was no exception, particularly on Fridays. Despite the lack of alternatives to check them earlier than the races as a consequence of the rain, the new solutions have been fairly common with the drivers since Saturday and immediately they’ve been chosen by the majority of the drivers on the grid. Specifically, Razgatlioglu used them in each the Superpole race and Race 2, successful a one-two. This is a crucial signal for us. This signifies that the riders belief Pirelli and the growth work we do and we thank them for it, by persevering with to supply them with more and more higher tires that enable them to decrease lap occasions 12 months after 12 months on the circuits the place we race. »