Jonathan Rea wins WorldSBK race two at Estoril as Scott Redding crashes from second place.

WorldSBK Estoril, Portugal - Race Results (2)
PosRiderNatTeamTime
1Jonathan ReaGBRKawasaki Racing Team21 Laps
2Chaz DaviesGBRGoEleven Ducati+2.787
3Toprak RazgatliogluTURPATA Yamaha+9.484
4Alex LowesGBRKawasaki Racing Team+12.401
5Andrea LocatelliITAPATA Yamaha+14.011
6Michael Van Der MarkNEDMotorrad BMW WorldSBK Team+15.189
7Alvaro BautistaSPATeam HRC+15.899
8Tom SykesGBRMotorrad BMW WorldSBK Team+21.628
9Eugene LavertyIRLRC Squadra Corse BMW+23.257
10Tito RabatSPABarni Ducati+25.344
11Axel BassaniITAMotocorsa Ducati+26.525
12Leon HaslamGBRTeam HRC+28.277
13Kohta NozaneJPNGRT Yamaha+29.878
14Scott ReddingGBRAruba.It Ducati+38.162
15Lucas MahiasFRAKawasaki Puccetti+38.911
16Isaac VinalesSPAOrelac Racing Kawasaki+39.128
17Christophe PonssonFRAGil Yamaha+1'03.983
18Loris CressonBELPedercini Kawasaki+1'07.458
19Samuele CavalieriITAPedercini KawasakiDNF
20Jonas FolgerGERBenovo BMWDNF
21Garrett GerloffUSAGRT YamahaDNF
22Michael RinaldiITAAruba.It DucatiDNF

Rea got the better of his main championship rival after claiming the lead on lap 17.

Redding ran wide at turn four which allowed Rea through, before crashing out one corner later when trying to repass the six-time world champion. The Ducati rider took a tighter line on the approach to turn five and lost the front. 

Chaz Davies came home second for GoEleven Ducati after starting ninth, while Toprak Razgatlioglu was third for Yamaha. 

It was a disappointing end to the weekend for Razgatlioglu as he lost any opportunity of victory after jumping the start. 

The 24 year-old took the double penalty on back-to-back laps and was relegated to sixth, before reclaiming two positions thanks to passes on team-mate Andrea Locatelli and Alex Lowes. 

There was drama early on as Razgatlioglu made a move on Michael Rinaldi for second, however, the Italian was taken out as Garrett Gerloff out-braked himself and collided with the Ducati man. 

Jonathan Rea claimed victory in the WorldSBK Superpole race earlier today which was his first at Estoril ahead of Toprak Razgatlioglu and Scott Redding. 

2021 WorldSBK Aragon Race Stats: 

Race One Winner: Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing Team

Superpole Race Winner: Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki Racing Team

Race Two Winner: Scott Redding GBR Aruba.it Ducati

2020 WorldSBK Estoril Stats:  

Toprak Razgatlıoglu TUR Pata Yamaha 2 Victories, Chaz Davies GBR GoEleven Ducati 1 Victory

Lap Record: Jonathan Rea GBR Kawasaki 1m 35.876s

 

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