Having played the consistency card in Qatar, Noriyuki Haga showed in Valencia exactly how difficult he will be to beat on the Ducati Xerox this season with a resounding double victory.

With Spies notching up his second non-finish of the season following an accident in race one, the pendulum of momentum has very much swung back in favour of Haga.

Set against the backdrop of one of Spain's most beautiful coastline cities and posing a big challenge for many riders, the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia certainly witnessed its fair share of thrills - and spills!

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