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Chaz Davies has stormed to a dominant victory in race one at Jerez but it wasn't enough to stop Kawasaki wrapping up the manufacturers' world title as Tom Sykes eats into Jonathan Rea's riders' championship lead.

In a frantic start Rea looked initially to grab the holeshot from pole-sitter Sykes while Davies elbowed into third having started at the back of the second row from a tricky qualifying.

As the front three found their rhythm Davies reeled in Rea and Sykes to move into the lead in the opening stages, while further back Pata Yamaha's Alex Lowes tumbled out of fourth place.

Davies resisted early pressure from Sykes for the lead and eventually build a time gap at the front while Rea slipped off the tail of the front two.

As race pace told the Racing Ducati rider pulled away to increase his lead to four seconds with four laps remaining before easing off to take an eighth race win of the season.

Despite the factory Ducati team's delight, with Sykes in second and Rea in third it was enough for Kawasaki to secure the manufacturer's crown with three races to spare.

Sykes secured a comfortable second to reduce the championship deficit to 44 points as Rea had to remain content with the final step on the rostrum but his first podium at Jerez.

Further back Honda's Nicky Hayden held off a late race charge by team-mate Michael van der Mark to take fourth as the sole remaining Pata Yamaha of Sylvain Guintoli had a lonely race in sixth place.

Leon Camier recovered from a tricky start to his Jerez race weekend on the MV Agusta to take seventh place in front of the Althea BMW duo of Jordi Torres and Markus Reiterberger as Milwaukee BMW's Josh Brookes claimed a rare top ten finish.

Alex de Angelis took 11th for IodaRacing Aprilia ahead of Roman Ramos as Lorenzo Savadori, Anthony West and Peter Sebestyen completed the points-paying positions.


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