WorldSBK Teruel SP Race Results: Confidence boosting with for Redding

Ducati's Scott Redding regains some initiative by defeating Jonathan Rea in a fast and furious sprint in the Superpole Race at Motorland Aragon

Scott Redding, Jonathan Rea

Scott Redding fought back with a confidence boosting win in the WorldSBK Superpole Race at Teruel (Motorland Aragon) after coming out on top of a fierce battle with Jonathan Rea.

Bidding the reclaim some ground after a crash in race one dropped him 30 points off the Kawasaki man, Redding came out fighting in the short 10 lap sprint to mug Rea with an aggressive pass on the opening revolution.

Proceeding to defend hard from Rea’s rebuttals, Redding held on to complete his fourth win of the season, in so doing becoming the first person other than the defending champion to win a Superpole Race in 2020. The gap between the pair now sits at 27 points.

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Race one winner Michael Ruben Rinaldi couldn’t quite stay with the leaders this time but notched up only his second career podium with a run to third, ahead of Alvaro Bautista, who notched up another promising result for Honda after fending off the attentions of a charging Chaz Davies in fifth.

Alex Lowes and Toprak Razgatlioglu fought over fourth early in the race before fading back down to sixth and seventh respectively, with Leon Haslam and Tom Sykes clinging onto eighth and ninth to ensure they maintain a spot on the third row for the second race.

WorldSBK Teruel Aragon - Superpole Race Results

2020 Teruel WorldSBK, Motorland Aragon - Superpole Race Results
1Scott Racing DucatiDucati Panigale V4 R10 Laps
2Jonathan ReaGBRKawasaki Racing TeamKawasaki ZX-10RR+0.970
3Michael Ruben RinaldiITATeam GOELEVENDucati Panigale V4 R+3.685
4Alvaro BautistaESPTeam HRCHonda CBR1000RR-R+4.833
5Chaz Racing DucatiDucati Panigale V4 R+5.097
6Alex LowesGBRKawasaki Racing TeamKawasaki ZX-10RR+5.725
7Toprak RazgatliogluTURPata Yamaha WorldSBKYamaha YZF-R1+7.822
8Leon HaslamGBRTeam HRCHonda CBR1000RR-R+7.866
9Tom SykesGBRBMW Motorrad WorldSBKBMW S1000RR+8.210
10Michael van der MarkNEDPata Yamaha WorldSBKYamaha YZF-R1+8.587
11Loris BazFRATen Kate RacingYamaha YZF-R1+9.942
12Federico CaricasuloITAGRT Junior WorldSBKYamaha YZF-R1+10.363
13Garrett GerloffUSAGRT Junior WorldSBKYamaha YZF-R1+11.926
14Eugene LavertyIRLBMW Motorrad WorldSBKBMW S1000RR+16.157
15Maximilian ScheibCHIOrelac Racing VerdnaturaKawasaki ZX-10RR+16.237
16Xavi ForesESPKawasaki Puccetti RacingKawasaki ZX-10RR+16.529
17Marco MelandriITABarni RacingDucati Panigale V4 R+17.384
18Matteo FerrariITAMotocorsa RacingDucati Panigale V4 R+28.204
19Sylvain BarrierFRABrixx PerformanceDucati Panigale V4 R+30.917
20Roman RamosESPOutdo Kawasaki TPRKawasaki ZX-10RR+31.003
21Takumi TakahashiJPNMIE Racing AltheaHonda CBR1000RR-R+32.699