2023 MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship
Spherical Two – Mandalika, Indonesia
WorldSBK Race Two
The observe temperature had risen to 53-degrees when time for race two got here round at Mandalika on Sunday afternoon. Many of the entrance runner had chosen the Pirelli SC2 entrance and SC0 rear.
Bautista needed to begin from tenth on the grid after happening within the Superpole race however was as much as eighth place by flip one. Up entrance it was Superpole race victor Toprak Razgatlioglu main his Pata Yamaha team-mate Andrea Locatelli and being chased exhausting by Jonathan Rea, Axel Bassani, Alex Lowes, Xavi Vierge and Michael Rinaldi in seventh.
Bautista ran vast into flip two on the second lap however misplaced just one place. Andrea Locatelli took the lead a couple of turns later and as soon as that door was opened Locatelli was adopted by means of by Rea, Lowes and Rinaldi all handed Razgatlioglu to shuffled the Turk again to fifth place. Bassani really clipped Razgatlioglu on his manner by means of and that was what had allowed the opposite riders to additionally slip by means of.
Bassani then took the lead after slipping up the within of Locatelli on change of route which despatched the Yamaha man vast and slip all the best way right down to seventh by the point he was again up to the mark on the racing line.
Michael Rinaldi was making progress, passing Lowes for fourth place, then up the within of Rea to take second place and make it a Ducati 1-2 up entrance. A lap later Rinaldi then took the lead from Bassani.
With 16 laps to run second positioned Axel Bassani was ordered by stewards to drop one place for irresponsible using. Bassani appeared over his shoulder then opened the door to permit Lowes by means of however Toprak Razgatlioglu additionally slipped by means of and stood the Ducati man up as he did so.
Toprak Razgatlioglu then took second place from Alex Lowes however by lap 15 Michael Rinaldi had a two-second lead. Alex Lowes took evasive motion to not run into the again of Toprak which noticed the KRT man lose plenty of place.
Jonathan Rea then slipped up the within of Bassani and ran him so vast that he himself additionally ran vast which allowed Xavi Vierge by means of on not solely Bassani, but in addition practically himself.
Bautista had been steadily working his manner ahead and with 15 laps to run the defending champ was as much as sixth place.
Danilo Petrucci slotted his Ducati up the within of Michael van der Mark and pushed him vast to take ninth place from the BMW man who was then pushed additional again by Iker Lecuona.
Xavi Vierge then bought the higher of Jonathan Rea for third place.
Michael van der Mark had an enormous high-side out of eleventh place which additionally took down Peter Oettl.
Alvaro Bautista then stole fourth place from Jonathan Rea with an inside transfer and latched onto the again of Xavi Vierge.
Scott Redding was working eighth however then misplaced the rear and low-sided whereas making an attempt to take seventh place from Locatelli.
The purple flag then got here out to interrupt proceedings with 14 laps nonetheless to run. The motion had been unrelenting over that previous few laps so I’m not shocked that officers cried ‘sufficient’.
Michael Rinaldi was main Toprak Razgatlioglu by 2.4-seconds when the race was halted. Xavi Vierge was third, Alvaro Bautista fourth and Jonathan Rea fifth. Remy Gardner was working eleventh.
WorldSBK Race Two Half One Outcomes
|1||M. Rinaldi||Ducati Panigale V4R||10m56.263||292.7|
|2||T. Razgatlioglu||Yamaha YZF R1||+2.425||291.9|
|3||X. Vierge||Honda CBR1000 RR-R||+1 Lap||289.5|
|4||A. Bautista||Ducati Panigale V4R||+1 Lap||288.8|
|5||J. Rea||Kawasaki ZX-10RR||+1 Lap||288.8|
|6||A. Bassani||Ducati Panigale V4R||+1 Lap||294.3|
|7||A. Locatelli||Yamaha YZF R1||+1 Lap||291.1|
|8||D. Petrucci||Ducati Panigale V4R||+1 Lap||288.8|
|9||I. Lecuona||Honda CBR1000 RR-R||+1 Lap||289.5|
|10||D. Aegerter||Yamaha YZF R1||+1 Lap||285.7|
|11||R. Gardner||Yamaha YZF R1||+1 Lap||288.8|
|12||A. Lowes||Kawasaki ZX-10RR||+1 Lap||290.3|
|13||G. Gerloff||BMW M1000 RR||+1 Lap||291.1|
|14||S. Redding||BMW M1000 RR||+1 Lap||287.2|
|15||L. Baldassarri||Yamaha YZF R1||+1 Lap||284.2|
|16||H. Syahrin||Honda CBR1000 RR-R||+1 Lap||285.7|
|NC||T. Sykes||Kawasaki ZX-10RR||/||284,2|
|RET||M. Van Der Mark||BMW M1000 RR||/||289,5|
|RET||P. Oettl||Ducati Panigale V4R||/||285,7|
|RET||O. Konig||Kawasaki ZX-10RR||/||/|
WorldSBK Race Two Half Two
The observe temperature had risen additional to 55-degrees forward of the 14-lap re-start. Andrea Locatelli, Axel Bassani, Xavi Vierge, Michael Rinaldi and Scott Redding selected the SCX-A rear whereas the rest of the highest ten began on the SC0 rear. The one riders within the prime ten not to decide on the SC2 entrance had been Alvaro Bautista and Michael Rinaldi, the Aruba Ducati pairing choosing the SC1 entrance.
Toprak Razgatlioglu bought an excellent run off the road however Michael Rinaldi nonetheless took the lead at flip one whereas Alvaro Bautista moved to 3rd forward of Xavi Vierge, Axel Bassani and Jonathan Rea. Bassani misplaced that fifth place to Rea on the opening lap.
Rinaldi instantly began constructing a strong lead out entrance whereas Razgatlioglu tried to maintain Bautista at bay. Bautista lastly made his well beyond the Turk with 11 laps to run.
The defending world champion then set about chasing down his team-mate. Whittling the hole right down to seven-tenths with seven laps to run however he then ran vast and misplaced one other second to his team-mate.
Jonathan Rea was working fifth behind Xavi Vierge however the Northern Irishman then crashed out at flip seven.
Bautista had been on the hunt for Rinaldi once more and with 4 laps to run he was all around the again of his team-mate, the Spaniard’s SC0 rear having extra life left in it than the softer SCX-A on the Italian’s Panigale V4 R. Bautista may afford to bide his time, realizing that he had the velocity up his sleeve to make his transfer at a protected alternative. He waited two laps earlier than pulling alongside after which transferring into the lead earlier than instantly pulling away.
On the final lap board Bautista led Rinaldi by six-tenths. Toprak Razgatlioglu was in third place forward of Xavi Vierge, Andrea Locatelli and Danilo Petrucci as Remy Gardner moved previous Axel Bassani to take seveth place.
The on that last lap Michael Rinaldi ran very vast whereas chasing Bautista and was shuffled right down to fourth place as Razgatlioglu and Vierge made their well beyond unchallenged.
Bautisa the victor, Razgatlioglu second and Vierge rounded out the rostrum forward of Rinaldi, Locatelli, Petrucci and Remy Gardner scored nine-points for his seventh place end.
Bautista leaves Indonesia with a 37-point lead over Razgatlioglu whose Pata Yamaha team-mate is an additional five-points behind.
Michael van der Mark was identified with a fracture of the bottom of the center phalanx of the fourth and fifth fingers on the left hand whereas Jonathan Rea has deep abrasions on his proper thigh.
The championship now has a six-week break earlier than reconvening at Assen on the weekend of April 23.
WorldSBK Race Two Outcomes
|1||A. Bautista||Ducati Panigale V4R||21m43.781||296.7|
|2||T. Razgatlioglu||Yamaha YZF R1||+1.218||290.3|
|3||X. Vierge||Honda CBR1000 RR-R||+3.050||293.5|
|4||M. Rinaldi||Ducati Panigale V4R||+4.068||293.5|
|5||A. Locatelli||Yamaha YZF R1||+4.848||289.5|
|6||D. Petrucci||Ducati Panigale V4R||+5.838||293.5|
|7||R. Gardner||Yamaha YZF R1||+6.339||290.3|
|8||A. Bassani||Ducati Panigale V4R||+6.796||292.7|
|9||I. Lecuona||Honda CBR1000 RR-R||+9.095||289.5|
|10||S. Redding||BMW M1000 RR||+9.659||291.9|
|11||G. Gerloff||BMW M1000 RR||+9.832||293.5|
|12||D. Aegerter||Yamaha YZF R1||+11.264||288.8|
|13||A. Lowes||Kawasaki ZX-10RR||+15.167||291.1|
|14||L. Baldassarri||Yamaha YZF R1||+15.663||285.0|
|15||H. Syahrin||Honda CBR1000 RR-R||+37.461||284.2|
|NC||T. Sykes||Kawasaki ZX-10RR||10 Laps||/|
|RET||J. Rea||Kawasaki ZX-10RR||6 Laps||290.3|
|RET||M. Van Der Mark||BMW M1000 RR||8 Laps||/|
|RET||P. Oettl||Ducati Panigale V4R||8 Laps||/|
|RET||O. Konig||Kawasaki ZX-10RR||/||/|
World Superbike Championship Factors
|5||Michael Ruben Rinaldi||47|
|15||Michael Van Der Mark||16|
2023 FIM Superbike World Championship Calendar
|24-26 Feb||Phillip Island||X||X|
|30 Jun-02 Jul||Donington Park||X||X|
|28-30 Jul||Autodrom Most||X||X||X|
|13-15 Oct||San Juan Villicum||X||X|