WSB championship standings after Silverstone

Poor weekend for Biaggi means Melandri claws back sight of title lead

Posted: 6 August 2012
by Visordown News

MARCO Melandri has clawed back Max Biaggi's championship lead after scoring a seventh and an eighth at Silverstone, where Biaggi DNF'd in race one and finished 11th in race two.

Melandri is now just 10.5 points away from Biaggi who leads the championship with 274 points. Tom Sykes holds onto third spot but is under pressure from Checa and Rea who are in fourth and fifth.

World Superbike Championship Standings after Silverstone

1. Max Biaggi Aprilia Racing 274 points
2. Marco Melandri BMW Motorrad 263.5
3. Tom Sykes Kawasaki Racing 222.5
4. Carlos Checa Althea Ducati 220.5
5. Jonathan Rea Honda WSBK 203.5
6. Leon Haslam BMW Motorrad 170
7. Eugene Laverty Aprilia Racing 160.5
8. Sylvain Guintoli PATA Ducati 122.5
9. Michel Fabrizio BMW Italia GoldBet 108.5
10. Davide Giugliano Althea Ducati 106
11. Chaz Davies ParkinGO MTC Aprilia 99.5
12. Jakub Smrz Liberty Effenbert Ducati 92.5
13. Loris Baz Kawasaki Racing 78
14. Ayrton Badovini BMW Italia GoldBet 73
15. Maxime Berger Effenbert Liberty Ducati 67
16. Leon Camier FIXI Crescent Suzuki 65.5
17. Hiroshi Aoyama Honda WSBK 41.5
18. Lorenzo Zanetti PATA Ducati 34
19. Niccolo Canepa Red Devils Roma Ducati 33.5
20. Joan Lascorz Kawasaki Racing 17
21. John Hopkins Crescent Fixi Suzuki 17
22. David Salom Pedercini Kawasaki 10
23. Leandro Mercado Pedercini Kawasaki 9
24. Peter Hickman FIXI Crescent Suzuki 7
25. Matteo Baiocco Barni Ducati 7
26. Bryan Staring Pedercini Kawasaki 6
27. Alex Polita Red Devils Roma Ducati 4
28. Norino Brignola Grillini Progea BMW 3
29. Mark Aitchison Grillini Progea BMW 3
30. Josh Brookes FIXI Crescent Suzuki 1

2012 World Superbike Championship manufacturer standings

1. BMW 316 points
2. Aprilia 302.5
3. Ducati 300
4. Kawasaki 253.5
5. Honda 209
6. Suzuki 75.5



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