The Superbike World Championship has a new champion: Tom Sykes. The British rider riding his Kawasaki scored his first world title in this category and its greatest success as a pilot, after falling last year to the doors, second. With the victory of Sykes, World Superbike speak English again, after the last three years could distribute titles are Italian and Spanish.
The title is playing this weekend in the last Grand Prix in Jerez de la Frontera . Yes, Sykes came with a good lead and was enough to be third in the first round to secure the title, regardless of what they did their main rivals, Eugene Laverty and Silvayn Guintolin. And that was precisely what he did, coming third after the first of the two races and champion.
Laverty, Aprilia rider had dominated all weekend, starting from pole position and winning the victory in the first and in the second set. But as we say, to Sykes had only to finish behind Laverty and Marco Melandri and secured the title. His first championship title after running, apart from in Superbike competitions in British Supersport and British Superbike. Read more »