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2016 Jerez World Superbike Race 1 Notes - A Sign of What Awaits for 2017

Chaz Davies continued his dominant run of form in WorldSBK by winning at Jerez. The Welshman waltzed to his fifth win in the last six races and once again showed just how strong he has become in 2016.

The package of Davies and the Ducati has consistently been to the fore this season and a constant thorn in the side of Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes. If not for a mid-season blip that saw him score just 46 points from a possible 150 Davies would be in firm title contention but that run of form ruled him out of proceedings.

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2016 Jerez World Superbike Race One Results: The Title Can't Be Won Today, But Will It Be Lost?

As the riders lined up to start the first race of the weekend, Jonathan Rea cannot win the title this race, but Kawasaki can tie up the manufacturers title. Most riders took the safer B-compound tyre and only Nicky Hayden and Alex Lowes took the softer A-compound.

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2016 Jerez World Supersport Superpole Results: Another Lap Record Buried

Gino Rea was declared unfit after his crash in yesterday's second session, hitting another rider's discarded bike, and Lorenzo Zanetti inexplicably switched to Rea's bike from the factory MV. Twenty two riders contested the opening session, chasing the two spots in the second session.

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2016 Jerez World Superbike FP2 Results: Sykes Takes Control

With the places for Superpole determined, Tom Sykes came out on top ahead of Chaz Davies and Alex Lowes. Everyone in the top ten improved on the earlier hour long session's results and there are no surprises on the list of names for Superpole qualifying. 

Jordi Torres was one of only two riders not to improve on his morning's time, leaving him in eleventh place alongside Lorenzo Savadori as the favourites to go through to the second session tomorrow. 

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