The opening round of the WSB championship was held in Phillip Island, Australia yesterday. The first race of the year saw Eugene Laverty (Suzuki) take the win ahead of Marco Melandri (Aprilia) in second and Sylvain Guintoli (also of Aprilia) in third place.
Race 2 was won by Guintoli, who was followed home by the Kawasaki teammates Loriz Baz in second and Tom Sykes in third.
After one round, Guintoli has the points lead in the championship. For additional details, results and points visit the official WSB site.