Monday, May 7

PANIGALE WINS AT MONZA


Lorenzo Savadori (Barni Racing Team Italia) gave the all-new Ducati 1199 Panigale its first major race win on a drying track at Monza on May 6, and took the lead in the title chase after round three of the Superstock 1000 FIM Cup.

With the previous championship leader Sylvain Barrier (BMW Motorrad Italia GoldBet) falling late in the race, the championship lead was taken over by Savadori, who has 53 points to Barrier's unchanged 50.

Christoffer Bergman (BWG Racing Kawasaki) was an impressive second, only 1.65 seconds behind, with Eddi La Marra (Barni Racing Team Italia) right behind him.  Fabio Massei (EAB Ten Kate Junior Team) was fourth in the 11-lap race with Marco Bussolotti (SK Energy Racing Team Ducati).

With is third place La Marra is now only five points from the leader Savadori and two behind Barrier.