2011 WSBK Miller Race 2 Results: Winner Takes Commanding Victory From The Start

Results and summary of World Superbike race 2 at Miller Motorsports Park:

Carlos Checa has rounded off a perfect weekend at Miller Motorsports Park by taking an utterly commanding victory in race 2. With his victory, he has extended his championship lead to 61 points, and heads back to next week's meeting at Misano in charge of the WSBK title race.

2011 WSBK Miller Race 1 Results: Dominant Victory In Incident-Packed Race

Results and summary of Race 1 for the World Superbikes at Miller Motorsports Park:

Carlos Checa has taken victory in the first World Superbike race at Miller, and taken it very much in the manner expected after practice, by a very comfortable margin. On a largely dry track, the Althea Ducati rider took an early lead, controlled the race from the front, and went unchallenged for the win.

Marco Simoncelli To Face Race Direction At Barcelona For Pedrosa Crash

Marco Simoncelli has been called to face Race Direction at Barcelona, to answer questions about the incident between himself and Dani Pedrosa at the Le Mans Round of MotoGP. Below is the official press release, analysis to follow:

Statement from the MotoGP Race Direction  

The Race Direction will call Italian rider Marco Simoncelli during the Catalunya Grand Prix this week, to further discuss the incident during the MotoGP race at the French Grand Prix in Le Mans.

2011 WSBK Miller Sunday Roundup: In A Downpour, Racing Motorcycles Looks Like The Hard Work It Is

A drop or two of rain always adds an extra dimension to motorcycle racing, and Sunday at Miller saw more than a drop or two of rain. That rain had a pretty big impact on the order, with riders such as BMW's Leon Haslam, who had struggled in the dry, suddenly finding themselves near the very top in the morning downpour, then dropping back as the conditions improved a little.

2011 WSBK Miller Sunday Press Release Roundup

Press releases from the World Superbike teams after Sunday's rain-drenched qualifying at Miller:


Team Suzuki Press Office - May 29.

Team Alstare Suzuki's Michel Fabrizio was unable to master the tricky conditions in Superpole today at Miller Motorsports Park in Salt Lake City and will have to start tomorrow's 21-lap races from the fourth row of the grid.

2011 WSBK Miller Superpole Results - Updated

Results and summary of a semi-dry Superpole from Miller Motorsports Park:

Superpole 1

The track filled up immediately once it was opened, the riders heading out onto a wet but slowly drying track. The track was still treacherous, though, with Leon Camier being thrown off in a huge highside within the first couple of minutes. The Aprilia rider hurried back to the pits, and just made it out in time on his second bike.

2011 WSBK Miller FP2 Result: Camier Edges Corser As The Rain Stops

The second session of free practice started out wet, but conditions improved as the session progressed. The rain more or less stopped falling by the end, with riders improving their times rapidly. Leon Camier grabbed the top spot, finishing ahead of Troy Corser, the two men having alternated the lead for a good part of the session.

The weather is starting to lift, and conditions could be a little better for Superpole. 


2011 WSBK Miller QP2 Result: No Changes In Drenched Second Session

The second session of qualifying practice at Miller was run on a very wet track, leaving the order established during yesterday's dry qualifying session unchanged. But the wet weather did see a few different names near the top of the timesheet. Fastest man in the session was Aprilia's Leon Camier, who had been 2nd fastest in the dry. But in 2nd and 3rd came Effenbert Liberty's Jakub Smrz and BMW's Leon Haslam, both scoring better in the wet than in the dry. Fastest man in the dry, Carlos Checa, set the 4th fastest time of the session.

2011 WSBK Miller Saturday Press Release Roundup

Press releases from the World Superbike teams after the first day of practice at Miller Motorsports Park:

Checa rules on first day of American action

Miller Motorsports Park (USA), Saturday 28 May 2011 - Carlos Checa continued his brilliant first day form on the Althea Racing Ducati machine at Miller Motorsports Park, the points leader and fastest rider in the first free session this morning blasting his way to a time of 1 minute 48.260 seconds and provisional pole.

2011 WSBK Miller QP1 Result: Checa Dominates In Utah Again

Carlos Checa dominated the first session of qualifying for the World Superbikes at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah, leading the session from his first lap out of the pits and never relinquishing top spot. The Althea Ducati rider ended the day nearly eight tenths ahead of the man in 2nd place, Leon Camier, who was in turn a quarter of a second ahead of his Alitalia Aprilia teammate, Max Biaggi. 


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