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Release Date: Monday 11 July 2011

1-2 for SHARK on the WSS podium and SBK debut for Alex Lowes

The seventh round of the World Superbike Championship continued from a sunny Brno this weekend with podiums and points for SHARK’s supported riders.


 


Gino Rea took his first World Supersport win this season making full advantage of his front-row start, Rea led the field for ten laps before the race was red flagged. The results counted back to lap 15 saw Rea awarded the win by 0.448 seconds ahead of fellow SHARK-rider Fabien Foret. Sam Lowes was in contention for a strong podium finish, but he experienced loss of rear tyre traction and had a hard fight to finish in sixth place, where he lies in the overall championship.

Release Date: Monday 4 July 2011

SHARK-riders on podiums and in the points at Mugello and Snetterton

SHARK-riders scored three podium finishes during a hot and sunny Italian GP at Mugello, in both in the Moto2 and 125cc classes. Stefan Bradl continued his successful Moto2 campaign scoring a second place finish, and leads the championship by 52 points. Fellow SHARK-supported Aleix Espargaro came home in the top ten in ninth position. Continuing SHARKs racing success in the 125cc class, Johann Zarco finished on the podium in second place with Efren Vazquez missing out on a podium finish, in fourth. The MotoGP teams will now have a week off before heading to the ninth round of the championship at the Sachsenring in Germany on 22-23 July.
Release Date: Monday 27 June 2011

Farquhar's fantastic five and Lowes takes Mallory Park Race of the Year

Ryan Farquhar dominated the Bush Road Races on Saturday, winning all the five races he started. The SHARK-rider, still recovering from the injuries he sustained at the Isle of Man TT, was on top-form around his home circuit taking victories in the Open, Grand Final, Supersport, Supertwins and the 450cc event – Farquhar also set four new lap records.

Release Date: Monday 20 June 2011

Successful weekend for SHARK-riders in Aragon and Scotland

Sam Lowes scored his personal best finish so far this weekend in the World Supersport Championship at Motorland, Aragon. Starting from third on the grid the SHARK-supported rider got to within 0.564 seconds of race victory. The result at the weekend is Lowes third WSS podium and has moved him into sixth place in the overall standings. Fellow SHARK-man Fabien Foret finished in seventh place after some set-up issues held him back, and Gino Rea finished just ahead in sixth position.
Release Date: Monday 13 June 2011

Podiums for SHARK-riders in World Supersport and MotoGP

Fabien Foret and Sam Lowes scored a SHARK 2-3 on the podium in the World Supersport class at Misano. Foret got a bad start off the second row and by the end of the first lap had dropped to 11th place. Moving his way back up through the pack, Foret managed to finish an impressive second place just 1.933 seconds behind the eventual race winner.