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Chaz Davies has laid down a new marker to his World Superbike championship rivals by destroying the field to take his second win of the weekend at Aragon, finishing comfortably ahead of Tom Sykes in second and Jonathan Rea in third.

The Aruba.it Racing Ducati rider repeated his Saturday race feat in emphatic style by slicing into the lead past Sykes at the end of lap two and never looked troubled to win by a mammoth margin of 6.471 seconds.

Sykes and Rea effectively ran a race of their own for second and third place with each rider making mistakes but it was the Yorkshireman who claimed the runner-up spot ahead of his Kawasaki team-mate.

Xavi Fores once again impressed with a relatively lonely race to record a second consecutive fourth place ahead of fellow countryman Jordi Torres who completed the top five finishers.

After a small mistake in the middle of the race Davide Giugliano struggled to fight back to finish sixth place ahead of Honda Racing's Michael van der Mark who achieved redemption after crashing from race one, but his team-mate Nicky Hayden endured a frustrating race after retiring with a technical issue.

Alex de Angelis impressed again on the Aprilia to take eighth ahead of another disappointing race for the Pata Cresent Yamaha duo of Alex Lowes and Sylvain Guintoli who rounded out the top ten.

In a similar story to race one at Aragon Sykes grabbed the holeshot with a perfect drive off the line, followed by Rea which shuffled the front row-starting Yamaha duo of Guintoli and Lowes into the charging pack.

Davies sliced his way into third by the second corner and made light work of passing Rea by sliding underneath him at the second flip-flop section. Eager to hit the front the Welsh rider reeled in Sykes and at the final corner on lap two forced the Kawasaki rider to sit up as he planted the Aruba.it Racing Ducati on the inside line and got the best drive on the home straight to make the move stick.

The Ducati rider, who claimed his first win on the Panigale R at the same circuit 12 months ago, quickly bolted off out front with a race pace neither of the Kawasaki riders could live with.

Further back Giugliano appeared to miss a gear and slipped from fourth to eighth while Lowes also dropped through the pack after a trip off-track.

With the Kawasaki Racing Team riders matching one another for race pace it came down an honest battle for second place between Rea and Sykes.

The defending World Superbike champion enjoyed a slipstream boost down the long back straight and moving alongside his team-mate Sykes out-braked himself at the final turn which allowed Rea to escape into second.

Sykes never allowed his team-mate to evade his grasp and with four laps remaining Rea made his own mistake by locking his rear wheel braking for turn one to run wide allowing Sykes to retake the place.

Further back Lorenzo Savadori claimed some more points for IodaRacing Aprilia with 11th as Roman Ramos, Josh Brookes, Karel Abraham and Markus Reiterberger completed the points-paying positions.

Davies' 11th WSBK victory notched up his third career double winning weekend, after achieving the feat at Laguna Seca last year and at Aragon in 2013 on BMW machinery, and leaps up to second on the riders' championship to slash Rea's advantage to 26 points.

 

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