After his DNF at Laguna Seca
followed by the long summer break, Jonathan Rea
arrived at the Lausitzring
prepared to fight to maintain the gap he’d created in the overall points standings to his main rival and teammate Tom Sykes
, who had gradually chipped away at the gap with his victory in the United States.
was able to strategically add to his points chase on Rea
, while local hero Markus Reiterberger
and 2014 WorldSBK
Champion Sylvain Guintoli
returned to action in Germany after injuries saw them sit out the last few rounds, and ambitions were high for Reiterberger
who sought to impress in front of his home crowd.
Kenan Sofuloglu Controlled the weekend in typical fashion while the anticipation was high ahead of the STK1000
race to see how the battle would resume between Championship rivals Raffaele De Rosa
and Leandro Mercado
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