The 75,000 spectators in attendance watched a spectacular Race 2. Biaggi re-opened a race that already seemed to be over during the initial laps, duelling it out with his rivals up to the very last metre. In the end it was Ben Spies on his Yamaha who took home the victory with a 0:213 lead over the Roman driver. Fabrizio finished in third place again, stopping the clock just 0:675 behind Spies.
The start was a carbon copy of Race 1, with Corser taking off like a missile, but by the end of the first lap, Spies, Fabrizio and Biaggi had broken away.
Today witnessed Race 1 of the UK round of the SBK under a grey sky that loomed over the Donington Park circuit. However, in the end threat of rain was just that, only a threat and the crowds of English fans were able to watch an incredible race without getting soaked.Max Biaggi started off well and was right behind the poleman Spies at the first curve, followed by Haga in third place. The three drivers had that something extra over their adversaries and they broke away from the pack, maintaining a pace that was just under the record set at the Bayliss track in 2007.
The unpredictable British weather conditions made the SBK Superpole round at Donington even more exciting and uncertain. After the first two sessions took place on a dry track, a few drops of rain began to fall just as the
The weather was the real star at the second day of the SBK round being held in San Marino. The rain that started on the first morning continues to fall at the Misano World Circuit, forcing the drivers to make their qualifying runs on a wet track. It rained intermittently during the afternoon, but fortunately, the track was drin time for the warm-ups and the Superpole race. Jakub Smrz, on the Guandalini team’s Ducati, managed to interrupt Spies’ monopoly, and took home the Superpole victory with a time of 1:35:435, setting a new record at the circuit in Romagna.