2019 WSBK

Round Seven – Misano – Sunday Report

After scoring victory in the Sunday morning Superpole Race Alvaro Bautista took the holeshot into Turn 1 for Sunday afternoon’s Race Two ahead of a Kawasaki triumvirate of Leon Haslam, Jonathan Rea and Toprak Razgatlioglu.

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Leon Haslam from Jonathan Rea and Toprak Razgatlioglu

Bautista then crashed out of the lead, losing the front at turn four on the second lap. That left Leon Haslam in the lead ahead of team-mate Rea, whilst Razgatlioglu was third ahead of Marco Melandri (GRT Yamaha WorldSBK) and Alex Lowes (Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Team). Bautista re-joined at the back of the field.

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Toprak Razgatlioglu from Haslam and Rea

With 18 laps to go Razgatlioglu who put a move on Rea at Turn 4, before leading at Turn 1 a lap later, ahead of Leon Haslam. At Turn 14 on the same lap, Rea lunged ahead of Haslam, as the BSB Champ started struggling to maintain pace.

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Jonathan Rea, Leon Haslam

Haslam then suffered a collision with Marco Melandri as the Italian tried an audacious pass into Turn 2. Both stayed upright but it allowed Razgatlioglu and Rea to break away.

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Jonathan Rea and Toprak Razgatlioglu

With 12 laps left to go, the race was far from decided, with two separate battles: Razgatlioglu defended at the front from Jonathan Rea, whilst Leon Haslam held on to third ahead of Marco Melandri, as Alex Lowes began to claw time back on the battling duo ahead of him.

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Jonathan Rea and Marco Melandri

Three laps to go and it was another disaster for the GRT Yamaha squad, as Marco Melandri crashed at Turn 8, after his team-mate Cortese has already crashed out earlier.

A lap later Rea made a mistake at Turn 10, momentarily letting Razgatlioglu to sneak away.

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Toprak Razgatlioglu

The final four laps was when Jonathan Rea made his move out front, taking the lead at Turn 1. It was a heart-in-mouth moment for Razgatlioglu at Turn 4 however, as he came within millimetres of hitting the rear of Rea, with his rear wheel in the air.

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Toprak Razgatlioglu and Jonathan Rea

The fight was far from done, as the 22-year-old Turkish rider stayed glued to the rear end of Rea as the final lap beckoned, setting up a head-to-head between the young challenger and the four-time WorldSBK Champion.

Razgatlioglu put a move on Rea but then ran wide, with Rea slicing back ahead and the gloves were really off but the Northern Irishman had the race-craft to keep the young Turk at bay and went on to take his 75th WorldSBK win and the mantle as highest point-scorer of all time.

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Kawasaki 1-2-3

Third place went to Leon Haslam, ahead of Lowes and Michael Ruben Rinaldi.

Sixth went to Tom Sykes ahead of Chaz Davies, whilst Michele Pirro (BARNI Racing Team), Lorenzo Zanetti (Team Goeleven) and Jordi Torres (Team Pedercini Racing) completed the top ten, in a frantic, feisty end to Race 2.

The championship gap is down to 16-points between Bautista and Rea at the top, whilst Toprak Razgatlioglu moved into the top Independent slot in the championship, with the best ride of his WorldSBK career.

Jonathan Rea

“Winning two races at Misano was good for us, especially the two important races. Unfortunately in the Superpole Race today I made a big mistake in turn ten, when I lost the front. But I restarted to finish fifth which was all important for the weekend. Race Two today was a tough one because the temperature was hot. I was very unsure of the pace. I felt like it was slow but I did not want to push any faster. I saw Alvaro go down very early in the race and the conditions out there were very tough, especially for the front tyre. The rear was just not digging in and going forward, it was just spinning so much – but we won, which was the main thing. It was a super-nice day for Kawasaki because we put three bikes on the Race Two podium. Team Suzuka! Donington next and we will go to every track with an open mentality.”

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Misano WSBK Race Two Podium

Leon Haslam

“The third place in the sprint race today was just a matter of staying on and bridging the gap to Tom Sykes, and I managed to pass him on the last lap. This afternoon I was struggling from lap one and did not have much front feeling, but I think everybody was in the same position. When Johnny and Toprak came past I felt I could have pushed to go with them but I had already risked too much so I had to run my own race. Alex was then behind me and I did not want to give up the podium, so I fought a little bit at the end. We have made some good steps from the Jerez test but there are little things we are still finding out.”

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Leon Haslam

Toprak Razgatlioglu

“For me, Race Two was my best race. In the short race I did not like the feel because yesterday I had a big crash and we tried the second bike. I did not have a good feeling in the race because the rear was sliding too much. I knew Race Two was important because I started from fourth position and I needed to stay with the front group. In the race I followed Johnny and Leon after Bautista crashed and I felt the bike was good, especially under had braking. I pushed in all laps and made a gap but I saw Johnny was coming. In the last lap I tried to get to the front again but it was not easy. After my crash yesterday this podium was for my crew who did a good job, and we tried a small set-up change that worked. Imola, Jerez and here, on the podium.”

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Toprak Razgatlioglu chasing Haslam

Álvaro Bautista

“I’m happy but at the same time very angry with myself about the results of today’s two races. It went well in the morning’s Superpole Race because we were on really top form. After a good start I immediately took the lead, and set the pace right down to the chequered flag. In Race 2 it was very hot and the track didn’t have as much grip. On lap 2, I didn’t do anything strange at Turn 4, but just lost the front and crashed. Pity because our potential was obviously to fight for the win. Maybe the error came about because I was too confident after the win in the Superpole Race, but in any case we must have a good look at the data because I’ve made two similar mistakes in the last two races, and that’s not good. We have to understand why so as not to repeat the same mistakes and lose more points.”

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Álvaro Bautista took victory in the earlier Superpole race

Chaz Davies

“It has been a difficult Sunday for me. I lost the front in the Superpole Race in Turn 14, and as a result didn’t get the chance to start in the top 9 for Race 2. Then we made some changes for Race 2, but they didn’t give us the step we needed. It was a critical racetrack today because grip was low, but it was the same for everyone. I just felt like I’ve got no adaptability with the bike, even though I tried to change my style during the race. It’s a bit frustrating to finish races like that, because I know we can do better than that. We just need to learn from the information and work hard in the areas that are letting us down at the moment.”

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Chaz Davies

Tom Sykes

“It was a little bit unfortunate. I honestly feel that we had three podiums in reach. We were third in the sprint race until the last lap and had a issue which allowed Leon Haslam to come close and then unfortunately we retired. That didnt help the cause as this meant that I started the last big race from the fourth row which cost me some time in the first few laps. The whole BMW Motorrad WorldSBK Team did a great job. I feel if we had started from the front row we could have gone away, kept our rhythm and I definitely feel that this would have allowed another podium position. So a little bit of a shame but on the plus side we’ve had a podium, we finished second this weekend with the all-new BMW S 1000 RR, we are showing its potential. Even in this last race we had very good consistency. We will build on this.”

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Tom Sykes

Markus Reiterberger

“Today was better than yesterday, although my start was not so good in the Superpole race and a mistake cost me valuable time. The result was that I had to settle for 14th on the grid in race two. However, I made a good start and was able to hold on to 12th and later 11th place for the whole race. I did my best, did not make any mistakes, and brought the BMW S 1000 RR home safe and sound. The track conditions were more difficult today. It was very hot and I have never known there be so little grip. It was tough for everyone, but we coped well. We have taken a small step forward, which gives us more confidence. We will continue to work hard to improve. So a big thank you to the whole team.”

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Markus Reiterberger

Alex Lowes

“The weekend has been a pretty good one overall, marred only by the mistake yesterday when I was trying to win Race 1. I got caught out by new standing water, which was a bit unexpected at that point in the race, but I’ll learn from it. This morning was good, and I was expecting to be stronger this afternoon, but we struggled a bit with acceleration as the temperature rose and grip went down. We’d made some changes to the bike compared to Friday, but the worsening track condition made it difficult to assess whether these were an improvement or not. It was tough for everyone in the race today. I tried to pass Haslam a few times, but I didn’t feel comfortable on the front and couldn’t make the passes stick, so I had to settle for fourth in the end. Now it’s off to Donington, my home track, after a two-day test in Suzuka – I’m looking forward to it!”

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Alex Lowes chasing Marco Melandri and Leon Haslam

Sandro Cortese

“First of all, I’m very sorry for the team and my crew, as they did a fantastic job this weekend and it’s a shame we leave here with just one point after today, because a lot more was possible, including a first WorldSBK podium finish. The positive thing is that we made a big step since Jerez and I was able to run with the front group, which was our goal for this weekend. In the end I had two crashes where I lost the front and both times I didn’t feel I was on the limit but, once again, I learned a lot this weekend. A big shame and a big disappointment because everyone gave their all this weekend. But that’s racing; you have ups and you have downs. Now I am looking forward to working hard to be ready for Donington.”

Marco Melandri

“Actually, it was a good weekend for me, even if I missed the result in Race 2 today. In the sprint race the bike felt much better for me; we knew it was going to be hard to finish top nine from 19th on the grid but, in the end, I had a little bit of luck and finished sixth. In Race 2 I got a good start, but I wasn’t going to accept to finish fourth, so I was pushing hard to pass Haslam, which wasn’t easy. Unfortunately, I made a small mistake and went down. I’m sorry for the team and for Yamaha because they’ve been working so hard and they never gave up, even after difficult days. That makes me more motivated than ever for the next round in Donington, a track that will suit the Yamaha well.”

Loris Baz

“Overall, it’s been a good weekend, with the fourth place yesterday putting a smile on people’s faces in the team. The sprint race was tough today, as I was expecting a good feeling after the warm-up, but in the race the feeling was gone and I felt close to crashing on the front in every corner. We made a change for Race 2, but that just moved the problem from the front to the rear and I was spinning up everywhere. It’s the first time I’ve ever had more grip on the last lap than the first! I finished 12th, picked up some points and continued the learning process. At the moment, the most important thing for us is to finish every race, collect the data and increase our understanding of the bike and the tyres. Now we head to Donington, where we will try to make another step.”

Ryuichi Kiyonari

“This Misano round has been tough for me because I could not improve my feeling with the bike, especially with the front, and the fluctuating conditions over the weekend did not help the situation. Having said that, it is me who has to adapt to this kind of tricky conditions and for this reason I wish to apologize for the team for a less than satisfactory weekend”.

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Ryuichi Kiyonari

Yuki Takahashi

“We made quite a good start in the Superpole race and the decision to use the Pirelli soft tyre was a good one, as it worked well during the race and we were able to lap consistently enough until the end. We also changed something in terms of set-up, looking for more grip, and I think we saw a little improvement. We continued in that direction also for Race 2, adjusting the bike’s settings a bit, and I was happy with my feeling on the bike. We know it is not enough yet of course, but we worked very hard and I hope this work will be useful for the future. I also wish to say sorry to the team for the race 2 crash, as I made a mistake in braking, and I thank everyone for their support and hard work this weekend.”

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Yuki Takahashi

Misano WSBK Race Results

Pos RiderBikeGap
1J.   ReaKawasaki ZX-10RR0.000
2T.   RazgatliogluKawasaki ZX-10RR0.381
3L.   HaslamKawasaki ZX-10RR5.880
4A.  LowesYamaha YZF R16.203
5M. RinaldiDucati Panigale V4 R7.147
6T.   SykesBMW S1000 RR7.682
7C.  DaviesDucati Panigale V4 R10.916
8M. PirroDucati Panigale V4 R14.268
9L.   ZanettiDucati Panigale V4 R20.043
10J.   TorresKawasaki ZX-10RR22.127
11M. ReiterbergerBMW S1000 RR27.107
12L.   BazYamaha YZF R127.475
13S.  CavalieriDucati Panigale V4 R36.333
14A.  BautistaDucati Panigale V4 R37.033
15S.  CorteseYamaha YZF R147.697
16M. MelandriYamaha YZF R150.834
17R.  KiyonariHonda CBR1000RR105.352
Not Classified
RETL.   MercadoKawasaki ZX-10RR3 Laps
RETY.   TakahashiHonda CBR1000RR4 Laps
RETA.  DelbiancoHonda CBR1000RR12 Laps
1A.  BAUTISTADucati Panigale V4 R0.000
2A.  LOWESYamaha YZF R17.261
3L.   HASLAMKawasaki ZX-10RR9.154
4T.   RAZGATLIOGLUKawasaki ZX-10RR9.405
5J.   REAKawasaki ZX-10RR12.835
6M. MELANDRIYamaha YZF R113.056
7M. RINALDIDucati Panigale V4 R13.688
8M. PIRRODucati Panigale V4 R15.104
9L.   MERCADOKawasaki ZX-10RR17.310
10L.   ZANETTIDucati Panigale V4 R18.742
11J.   TORRESKawasaki ZX-10RR19.674
12L.   BAZYamaha YZF R119.941
14Y.   TAKAHASHIHonda CBR1000RR25.652
15R.  KIYONARIHonda CBR1000RR36.196
16D.  SCHMITTERYamaha YZF R139.260
17C.  DAVIESDucati Panigale V4 R45.423
Not Classified
RETS.  CAVALIERIDucati Panigale V4 R/
1 Alvaro Bautista 330
2 Jonathan Rea 314
3 Michael Van Der Mark 188
4 Alex Lowes 164
5 Leon Haslam 153
6 Toprak Razgatlioglu 121
7 Marco Melandri 116
8 Chaz Davies 114
9 Tom Sykes 110
10 Sandro Cortese 93
11 Michael Ruben Rinaldi 77
12 Jordi Torres 75
13 Markus Reiterberger 56
14 Eugene Laverty 32
15 Loris Baz 28
16 Leon Camier 26
17 Leandro Mercado 26
18 Lorenzo Zanetti 21
19 Ryuichi Kiyonari 14
20 Thomas Bridewell 12
21 Yuki Takahashi 11
22 Michele Pirro 10
23 Alessandro Delbianco 10
24 Samuele Cavalieri 6
25 Hector Barbera 3

World Supersport

The Pata Riviera di Rimini Round played host to the seventh WorldSSP race of 2019, a frantic 20-lap encounter which saw the WorldSSP championship pendulum continue to swing and add drama to the title race. Randy Krummenacher (BARDAHL Evan Bros. WorldSSP Team) took the win ahead teammate Federico Caricasulo, after a thrilling final lap.

Starting from pole position, it was Lucas Mahias who took the lead into Turn 1, whilst Jules Cluzel (GMT94 YAMAHA) surged through but almost tagged his fellow countryman, allowing Federico Caricasulo and Randy Krummenacher to take advantage. With the race settling into a pattern, Mahias had the advantage ahead of the BARDAHL Evan Bros. WorldSSP Team riders, with Jules Cluzel and Raffaele De Rosa (MV AGUSTA Reparto Corse) in fourth and fifth respectively.

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World Supersport – Misano 2019

Caricasulo and Krummenacher battled at the start of the second lap, with the Swiss rider forcing his way into second at Turn 4. A lap later, the pair were ahead of Lucas Mahias, as the familiar sight of the Swiss and the Italian out front, with Cluzel leading the charge to Mahias for the final podium place.

The lead order changed numerous times over the next few laps, with Isaac Viñales (Kallio Racing) in the leading group until a crash at Turn 1 on Lap 4, whilst Raffaele De Rosa crashed a lap later at Turn 6. Caricasulo took the lead at Turn 10, with Krummenacher second and Mahias holding off Cluzel and Hikari Okubo (Kawasaki Puccetti Racing).

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World Supersport – Misano 2019

Krummenacher took the lead back at Turn 1 at the start of Lap 9, leading for five laps whilst the battle simmered down, and everyone held their own stations, evaluating their strengths and weaknesses. It was a mistake on Lap 14 that allowed his teammate Caricasulo back ahead at Turn 10, with the Italian taking the lead provoking the cheers of the home crowd. Two laps later though, Krummenacher took the lead back, moving Caricasulo out wide at Turn 4.

In the final three laps, the gloves were off and Krummenacher had the advantage from his teammate, whilst 2017 WorldSSP Champion Mahias latched onto the back of the battling Yamaha duo. Behind them, a big gap back to Cluzel and Okubo, with the Frenchman starting to drop the Japanese rider. Completing the top six was wildcard Lorenzo Gabellini (GOMMA Racing), putting in an exceptional ride.

On the final lap, it was a lunge at Turn 1 from Federico Caricasulo that nearly took himself and his teammate out. The Italian barged ahead at Turn 8, pushing his teammate out wide but there was still more to come with half-a-lap to go. A desperate move from Krummenacher at Turn 14 pushed his way through, with Caricasulo cutting back to try and get the drive on the exit of the corner. The two touched on the run to Turn 15, before Krummenacher blocked the inside line at Turn 16, doing enough to secure the win! Mahias charged late on but it was Caricasulo who took second ahead of the Frenchman who completed the podium – his first of the year.

Fourth position went to Jules Cluzel ahead of Hikari Okubo – making it two Puccetti Racing Kawasakis inside the top five. Gabellini took sixth, ahead of Hannes Soomer (MPM WILSport Racedays) who took his joint-best result of his career. Wildcard Kevin Manfredi (Team Rosso e Nero) was eighth, whilst Thomas Gradinger (Kallio Racing) and Massimo Roccoli (Team Rosso Corsa) completed the top ten.

The championship lead is now 22 points for Krummenacher, as he takes the advantage with five races to go in 2019.

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World Supersport – Misano 2019

WSSP600 Race Results

PosNo. RiderBikeGap
1R.  KrummenacherYamaha YZF R60.000
2F.   CaricasuloYamaha YZF R60.084
3L.   MahiasKawasaki ZX-6R0.161
4J.   CluzelYamaha YZF R62.373
5H.  OkuboKawasaki ZX-6R6.642
6L.   GabelliniYamaha YZF R612.098
7H.  SoomerHonda CBR600RR14.898
8K.  ManfrediYamaha YZF R619.885
9T.   GradingerYamaha YZF R619.933
10M. RoccoliYamaha YZF R620.064
11F.   FuligniMV Agusta F3 67523.246
12L.   OttavianiYamaha YZF R623.426
13L.   CressonYamaha YZF R625.402
14J.   DaniloHonda CBR600RR26.429
15M. CasadeiYamaha YZF R628.026
16P.   SebestyenHonda CBR600RR28.549
17F.   FuligniYamaha YZF R631.291
18R.  HartogKawasaki ZX-6R31.420
19K.  SmithKawasaki ZX-6R32.355
20G.  Van StraalenKawasaki ZX-6R45.322
21C.  StangeHonda CBR600RR51.597
22N.  CaleroKawasaki ZX-6R55.993
23R.  RolfoKawasaki ZX-6R56.207
24P.   HobelsbergerYamaha YZF R6100.194
25M. CanducciYamaha YZF R6114.398
26A.  GyorfiYamaha YZF R6114.499
27I.    VinalesYamaha YZF R6117.907
Not Classified
RETA.  BadoviniKawasaki ZX-6R6 Laps
RETG.  SconzaHonda CBR600RR6 Laps
RETR.  De RosaMV Agusta F3 67513 Laps
RETJ.   Van SikkelerusHonda CBR600RR15 Laps
RETC.  PerolariYamaha YZF R617 Laps
1Randy Krummenacher160
2Federico Caricasulo138
3Jules Cluzel107
4Hikari Okubo70
5Lucas Mahias66
6Thomas Gradinger60
7Raffaele De Rosa58
8Isaac Vinales45
9Corentin Perolari41
10Peter Sebestyen33
11Loris Cresson29
12Hannes Soomer27
13Jules Danilo27
14Hector Barbera22
15Ayrton Badovini20
16Federico Fuligni11
17Lorenzo Gabellini10
18Kyle Smith10
19Glenn Van Straalen9
20Kevin Manfredi8
21Massimo Roccoli6
22Jaimie Van Sikkelerus6
23Tom Toparis5
24Rob Hartog5
25Maria Herrera5
26Luca Ottaviani4
27Mattia Casadei1

World Supersport 300

A thrilling WorldSSP300 race saw numerous accidents and the usual fairing-bashing action across the 13-lap encounter. In the end however, it was a fourth career win for Ana Carrasco (Kawasaki Provec WorldSSP300), who held her nerve in a titanic six-rider scrap to move back into title contention.

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World Supersport 300 – Misano 2019 – Ana Carrasco

On lap one of the WorldSSP300 race, it was carnage throughout as crashes were littered all the way around the Misano World Circuit “Marco Simoncelli” in a chaotic sequence of events. Turn 5 claimed Nick Kalinin (Nutec – RT Motorsports by SKM – Kawasaki), which then brought down Filippo Rovelli (Kawasaki ParkinGO Team), Jacopo Facco (Semakin Di Depan Biblion Motoxracing), Tom Bramich (Carl Cox-RT Motorsports by SKM-Kawasaki) and Daniel Blin (Terra e Moto).

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World Supersport 300 – Misano 2019 – Ana Carrasco

Further round the lap at Turn 13, it was Hugo De Cancellis (Team Trasimeno Yamaha), Robert Schotman (Kawasaki MOTOPORT) and Jan-Ole Jahnig (Freudenberg KTM Junior Team) who all crashed. Then at Turn 14, Koen Meuffels (Freudenberg KTM WorldSSP Team) and Bruno Ieraci (Kawasaki GP Project) who fell.

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World Supersport 300 – Misano 2019 – Ana Carrasco

Meanwhile, from the riders who were still upright, Ana Carrasco (Kawasaki Provec WorldSSP300) was the race leader, with the likes of Manuel Gonzalez (Kawasaki ParkinGO Team), Galang Hendra Pratama (Semakin Di Depan Biblion Motoxracing), Andy Verdoïa (BCD Yamaha MS Racing) and Victor Steeman (Freudenberg KTM Junior Team) all in the mix. Emanuele Vocino (GRADARACorse) was in sixth and closing up.

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World Supersport 300 – Misano 2019 – Scott Deroue

It was a far from ideal race for Scott Deroue on the sole-surviving Kawasaki MOTOPORT machine, as the Dutchman was fighting through into seventh, where he rode a lonesome race, not being part of any large groups.

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World Supersport 300 – Misano 2019 – Gonzalez leads Carrasco

It was a frantic final few laps as the race lead swapped and changed, eventually seeing Ana Carrasco fight her way back to the lead and pull out an advantage throughout the last lap. Gonzalez and Hendra Pratama got ahead of Steeman into Turn 8 as they began to chase down the reigning WorldSSP300 Champion. However, Hendra Pratama got a strong slipstream down the back straight and through Turn 12, he took second place. Vocino tried to get ahead of Steeman at Turn 14 but the Dutch rider fought back.

Into the final corner, Carrasco had enough in hand to take the win, but Gonzalez bashed his way through ahead of Hendra Pratama, forcing him off the circuit and therefore costing the Indonesian a podium, as Andy Verdoïa came through for third.

Steeman was fifth behind Hendra Pratama, whilst Vocino was a hearty sixth. Scott Deroue could only manage seventh, ahead of 2018 WorldSSP300 Misano winner Manuel Bastianelli (Prodina IRCOS Kawasaki), Kevin Sabatucci (Team Trasimeno Yamaha) and Ferran Hernandez Moyano (BCD Yamaha MS Racing).

Tom Edwards finished the race in 24th position while Tom Bramich failed to convert a good qualifying performance after crashing out of the race early on in the encounter. Jack Hyde did not qualify for the race.

Carrasco now moves into joint-second in the championship with Scott Deroue, whilst Manuel Gonzalez continues as the championship leader.

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World Supersport 300 – Misano 2019 – Ana Carrasco – Gonzalez – Verdoia

Ana Carrasco

“I am very happy to have taken my first victory of the season. I think we have worked very well all weekend and this has allowed me to keep a very good pace in the race. I pushed hard from the beginning, but it was difficult because it was very hot and had little grip in some places. But I really wanted to win so I pushed as much as possible! I climbed many positions in the championship and I’m second overall now. Donington Park comes along now and I like the layout a lot. As always, thanks a lot to Kawasaki and Provec for giving me a super Ninja 400 to win on!”

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World Supersport 300 – Misano 2019 – Ana Carrasco

Manuel Gonzalez

“A good race for the championship. We knew we have to take podiums in all races to maintain enough points for the leading championship position but the race was very calm because the leading group was small. I tried to be second in the last lap but the KTM overtook me and then tried to push as much as possible to take Ana. But I have to be happy for a second place finish, as it is a good result for the championship. Thanks to all for the good work the team does through all the sessions. We have to continue like this.”

WSSP300 Race Results

1A.  CarrascoKawasaki Ninja 4000.000
2M. GonzalezKawasaki Ninja 4000.822
3A.  VerdoïaYamaha YZF-R30.965
4G.  Hendra PratamaYamaha YZF-R31.062
5V.  SteemanKTM RC 390 R1.587
6E.  VocinoYamaha YZF-R31.600
7S.  DeroueKawasaki Ninja 4009.730
8M. BastianelliKawasaki Ninja 40014.146
9K.  SabatucciYamaha YZF-R314.629
10F.   Hernandez MoyanYamaha YZF-R314.693
11E.  De La VegaYamaha YZF-R314.981
12D.  LoureiroKawasaki Ninja 40015.086
13S.  Di SoraKawasaki Ninja 40016.149
14B.  SanchezKawasaki Ninja 40016.230
15J.   BuisKawasaki Ninja 40016.758
16T.   KawakamiYamaha YZF-R316.824
17M. PerezKawasaki Ninja 40016.968
18M. KapplerKTM RC 390 R17.331
19 Y.   OkayaKawasaki Ninja 40017.877
20G.  MoraYamaha YZF-R318.020
21M. BertèYamaha YZF-R318.070
22O.  KönigKawasaki Ninja 40018.264
23M. GarciaKawasaki Ninja 40019.359
24T.   EdwardsKawasaki Ninja 40019.443
25J.   Perez GonzalezKawasaki Ninja 40031.042
26M. PedeneauYamaha YZF-R333.076
27H.  De CancellisYamaha YZF-R3119.561
Not Classified
RETB.  IeraciKawasaki Ninja 4009 Laps
RETF.   RovelliKawasaki Ninja 40012 Laps
RETK.  MeuffelsKTM RC 390 R/
RETR.  SchotmanKawasaki Ninja 400/
RETJ.   JahnigKTM RC 390 R/
RETT.   BramichKawasaki Ninja 400/
RETJ.   FaccoYamaha YZF-R3/
RETN.  KalininKawasaki Ninja 400/
RETD.  BlinYamaha YZF-R3/
1Manuel Gonzalez108
2Ana Carrasco65
3Scott Deroue65
4Marc Garcia50
5Jan-Ole Jahnig48
6Hugo De Cancellis47
7Andy Verdoïa45
8Victor Steeman42
9Galang Hendra Pratama36
10Omar Bonoli24
11Bruno Ieracii21
12Nick Kalinin15
13Manuel Bastianelli14
14Jeffrey Buis13
15Maximilian Kappler12
16Emanuele Vocino10
17Mika Perez10
18Robert Schotman9
19Tom Edwards8
20Enzo De La Vega8
21Kevin Sabatucci7
22Koen Meuffels7
23Mateo Pedeneau7
24Ferran Hernandez Moyano6
25Unai Orradre6
26Dorren Loureiro4
27Samuel Di Sora3
28Beatriz Neila3
29Filippo Rovelli3
30Borja Sanchez2
31Francisco Gomez2
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