Suzuki’s Mat Mladin out-duelled Kawasaki’s Eric Bostrom today at Mid-Ohio in the first Superbike final of the weekend double-header. Bostrom got the hole shot and lead for several laps while Mladin tried to get around teammate Jamie Hacking.
Once around Hacking, Mladin made fairly quick work of Bostrom and pulled away to a comfortable victory, with Bostrom finishing second and Honda’s Nicky Hayden third. Tomorrow is Race Two of the double-header.
Final Results – Race One (Top 10)
1. Mat Mladin #1 Suzuki 2. Eric Bostrom #32 Kawasaki 3. Nicky Hayden #69 Honda 4. Jamie Hacking #92 Suzuki 5. Kurtis Roberts #80 Honda 6. Miguel Duhamel #17 Honda 7. Doug Chandler #10 Kawasaki 8. Steve Rapp #82 Ducati 9. Tommy Hayden #22 Yamaha 10. Andreas Maklau #103 Ducati