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Chaz Davies has become the first World Superbike rider to secure six consecutive race wins since Troy Bayliss in 2006 but it wasn't enough to take the runner-up spot in the championship from Tom Sykes as champion Jonathan Rea allowed his Kawasaki team-mate to pass him on the final lap.

In a restarted race after Saeed al Sulaiti's Pedercini Kawasaki engine blew up and dropped oil in turn one, Davies repeated his feat from race one by breaking ahead at the front and despite a late charge from Rea he stayed clear to claim a sixth straight victory to cap an emphatic end to 2016.

Unfortunately for the Racing Ducati rider Rea conceded second place to Kawasaki team-mate Sykes to which gave him enough points to hold on to the runner-up spot in the riders' championship.

Credit to the already-crowned champion, Rea produced lap record pace over the final third of the sprint race to close to within a couple of tenths of a second of Davies but ultimately accepted he couldn't catch Davies for the win so dropped behind Sykes to give Kawasaki its first one-two in the riders' championship.

With the two factory Kawasaki riders completing the podium, Sylvain Guintoli rounded out a strong end to the season with Pata Yamaha with fourth place ahead of British Superbike runner-up Leon Haslam on the Pedercini Kawasaki.

Jordi Torres ended his campaign as top BMW for Althea BMW in sixth ahead of Nicky Hayden, who worked his way up from last place having started with a five-second time penalty in the pit lane for exceeding his permitted number of engines per season, to finish seventh.

Xavi Fores faded late on for Barni Ducati to settle for eighth but ahead of European Superstock 1000 Cup winner Raffaele De Rosa as Alex Lowes completed the top ten.

Michael van der Mark ended his campaign with Ten Kate Honda with an 11th place finish ahead of Lorenzo Savadori and Leon Camier as Roman Ramos and Markus Reiterberger completed the points-paying places.

In the initial race start, Rea held the holeshot from Davies while as the pack bunched up Lowes tangled with Savadori to send both riders off track but able to continue.

At the end of lap one with Rea and Davies tussling for the lead, the reigning World Superbike champion ran off track at turn one battling the Ducati to drop to 13th place and enabling the Welsh rider to escape up the road.

As Sykes got the better of Guintoli for second place Davies rapidly built a time gap of over two seconds until the red flag as al Sulaiti's engine blew up on the home straight and dropped oil at turn one.

After a 20-minute clean-up of the track the race was shortened to 10 laps ahead of the restart.

In the sprint race Davies repeated his start from the initial race and despite a late race charge he held on for an 11th win of the campaign for Racing Ducati but it was Sykes who would take the runner-up spot in the championship with Rea allowing him to pass on the last lap.



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