Elsewhere, Shane Byrne continued to keep his points ticking over in 11th, while Karl Muggeridge
scores his first of the season in 12th for Celani Suzuki.
Following his disappointing fall early on Neukirchner did a fine recovery job, catching and passing the final point scorers Ruben Xaus
and Ryuichi Kiyonari
to finish 13th.
His team-mate Yukio Kagayama, however, was one of a few riders to crash out and stay out, the Japanese rider joined on the sidelines by Tommy Hill, Carlos Checa
and Shinya Nakano.