by Abel Aguado. Translated by Ali Salem
Chaz Davies has achieved this Saturday a great victory in the first part of the USA’s round that is disputed this weekend on the Laguna Seca circuit.
The Ducati pilot has been above in an exciting race against the world leader Jonathan Rea and the second, Tom Sykes, that have accompanied him on the podium.
The first part of this round started with an equalised output, where the Kawasaki and Davies went ahead; behind, in no man’s land, Marco Melandri stayed, who finished in fourth position. This dinamic remained during most part of the race, until in lap 12, Chaz Davies could advance Sykes, who was dominating the race until that moment. In that moment, Rea saw an opportunity to overtake his team companion, and that’s what he did.
From that moment, Davies and Rea went forward, letting behind Sykes who couldn’t endure the timing, making the last laps very exciting, making that the champion of the world couldn’t take the timing of the Ducati’s driver.
Davies takes the race, Rea the second place and increases till four points more his difference in the championship, while the last on the podium was Tom Sykes.
The Spanish drivers did it extraordinary, Xavi Forés was the best of the rest of the world, since he ended in and excellent fifth place, with only having ahead “the fantastic four”, showing that the valencian driver is ready for an official bike, and that he can do big things in this championship.
For its part, Jordi Torres ended in a great seventh position, showing the great pilotage that he has in his hands; while Roman Ramos ended in a good twelfth place, after starting the fifteenth.
Thanks to the grid new system, Xavi Forés will start in second place and Jordi Torres will do it in fourth place.
After the dispute of the fourteenth race of the world championship, the provisional of the championship is like this way:
For this sunday, remains the second race of the American round, that will start at 14:00 (local time)/ 23:00 (Spanish time).