WSBK Round 9 - Silverstone, UK

Posted: 31 Jul 2011

Another win for Checa 
Carlos Checa has won the opening race of the UK round of the 2011 World Superbike Championship at Silverstone. After taking the lead on lap seven, the Spaniard appeared unbeatable – his victory restoring his overall points advantage.  
Irishman Eugene Laverty rode to a comfortable second place finish in race one, while Marco Melandri’s hard work was also rewarded with another third place finish. 

Another double for Checa
Carlos Checa has achieved his tenth World Superbike Championship victory of the 2011 season at Silverstone. The determined Spaniard took the lead on lap seven and maintained his position until the chequered flag. 

Eugene Laverty settled for another second place finish at the UK circuit, while Marco Melandri completed the race two podium in third position. 
Latest Racing News
  • World Superbikes - Round 1 Summary and Round 2 TV Schedule
    World Superbikes - Round 1 Summary and Round 2 TV Schedule
  • Jake Dixon Moto2 2019
    Jake Dixon makes his full Moto2 debut
  • MotoGP Schedule - Update inc Quest Free to View Highlights
    MotoGP Round One TV Schedule 2019
  • Graeme Irwin switches to tarmac in 2019
    Graeme Irwin switches to tarmac in 2019