Manuel Gonzalez claimed a maiden WorldSSP victory after bettering championship leader Dominique Aegerter. 

WorldSSP Magny-Cours, France - Race Results (2)
1Manuel GonzalezSPAYamaha Parkingo Racing12 Laps
2Dominique AegerterSWITen Kate Racing Yamaha+0.155s
3Can OncuTURKawasaki Puccetti Racing+1.438s
4Philipp OettlGERKawasaki Puccetti Racing+1.633s
5Niki TuuliFINMV Agusta Corsa Clienti+1.964s
6Steven OdendaalSAEvan Bros Yamaha+2.900s
7Federico CaricasuloSPABiblion Yamaha Motoxracing+3.243s
8Andy VerdoiaFRAGMT94 Yamaha+6.303s
9Raffaele De RosaITAOrelac Racing Kawasaki+6.626s
10Peter SebestyenHUNEvan Bros Yamaha+6.893s
11Kevin ManfrediITAAltogo Yamaha Racing+8.458s
12Stephane FrossardSWIJura Vitesse Moto Team Yamaha+10.967s
13Christoffer BergmanSWEWoicik Racing yamaha+12.899s
14Randy KrummenacherSWIEAB Racing Yamaha+13.021s
15Federico FuligniITAVFT Racing Yamaha+14.199s
16Marcel BrennerSUIVFT Racing Yamaha+15.252s
17Hannes SoomerESTKallio Racing Yamaha+17.200s
18David Sanchis MartinezSPAWRP Wepol Yamaha Racing+17.801s
19Maria HerreraSPABiblion Yamaha Motoxracing+20.769s
20Galang Hendra PratamaINDTen Kate Racing Yamaha+28.167s
21Luigi MontellaITAChiodo Racing Yamaha+28.421s
22Dani ValleSPAYamaha MS Racing+28.962s
23Leonardo TacciniITAOrelac Racing Kawasaki+39.827s
24Unai OrradreSPAYamaha MS Racing+46.769s
25Eduardo Montero HuertaSPADK Motorsport Yamaha+49.721s
26Vertti TakalaFINKallio Racing YamahaDNF
27Luca BernardiSMRCM Racing YamahaDNF
28Jules CluzelFRAGMT94 YamahaDNF

The lead changed hands several times between the Yamaha duo, before Gonzalez’s race winning overtake came with two laps to go.

Keeping close tabs on both men was Can Oncu in third, which was one of the few times this season where he’s been able to lead team-mate Philipp Oettl in a race situation. 

After an intense battle between the two which included multiple positions swaps, Oncu got the better of the German with a move at the final chicane. 

In close proximity with the Kawasaki pair was Niki Tuuli, however, the Finn was not unable to make a play for the podium and instead finished fifth. 

Home favourite Jules Cluzel and pole sitter for race one Luca Bernardi both retired on the opening lap.