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Leader Bayliss claims double win

Troy Bayliss
Bayliss will next be in action at Brands Hatch in August

Ducati's Troy Bayliss increased his chances of a third World Superbikes title with a double win in the Czech Republic on Sunday.

The championship leader won the opening race at Brno in a time of 40 minutes, 22.724 seconds, 1.468 seconds ahead of fellow Australian Troy Corser.

His winning margin in the second race was narrower, just 0.928 seconds faster than Michel Fabrizio in second place.

The win takes him to 309 points, 79 ahead of nearest rival Max Neukirchner.

The next round of the championship takes place in Britain, at Brands Hatch on 3 August.


Czech Grand Prix race 1 result:

1 T Bayliss (Aus) Ducati 40 minutes, 22.724secs
2 T Corser (Aus) Yamaha @ 1.468 seconds
3 M Fabrizio (Ita) Ducati @ 3.272
4 M Biaggi (Ita) Ducati @ 3.475
5 R Kiyonari (Jpn) Honda @ 3.791
6 N Haga (Jpn) Yamaha @ 9.120
7 M Neukirchner (Ger) Suzuki @ 9.358
8 C Checa (Spn) Honda @ 11.787
9 Y Kagayama (Jpn) Suzuki @ 17.228
10 K Sofuoglu (Tur) Honda @ 17.705

Race 2 result:

1 T Bayliss (Aus) Ducati 40 minutes, 16.436 secs
2 M Fabrizio (Ita) Ducati @ 0.928 seconds
3 M Biaggi (Ita) Ducati @ 1.259
4 T Corser (Aus) Yamaha @ 1.785
5 M Neukirchner (Ger) Suzuki @ 3.942
6 R Kiyonari (Jpn) Honda @ 7.910
7 N Haga (Jpn) Yamaha @ 11.297
8 F Nieto (Spn) Suzuki @ 11.375
9 Y Kagayama (Jpn) Suzuki @ 13.103
10 K Sufuoglu (Tur) Honda @ 18.978

World championship standings (after 9 of 14 rounds):

1 T Bayliss (Aus) Ducati 309 points
2 M Neukirchner (Ger) Suzuki 230
3 T Corser (Aus) Yamaha 218
4 C Checa (Spn) Honda 215
5 N Haga (Jpn) Yamaha 210
6 F Nieto (Spn) Suzuki 161
7 R Xaus (Spn) Ducati 148
8 M Fabrizio (Ita) Ducati 147
9 M Biaggi (Ita) Ducati 146
10 R Kiyonari (Jpn) Honda 115




see also
Bayliss storms to late Czech pole
19 Jul 08 |  Motorbikes
Neukirchner & Xaus win at Misano
29 Jun 08 |  Motorbikes
Haga seals double Nurburgring win
15 Jun 08 |  Motorbikes
Checa closes gap with double win
02 Jun 08 |  Motorbikes
Double win stretches Bayliss lead
27 Apr 08 |  Motorbikes
Unstoppable Bayliss on Assen pole
26 Apr 08 |  Motorbikes
Bayliss increases Superbikes lead
06 Apr 08 |  Motorbikes
Bayliss takes Aussie double win
02 Mar 08 |  Motorbikes
Bayliss impresses in Qatar opener
23 Feb 08 |  Motorbikes


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