In a near duplicate of yesterday’s finish, Race 2 saw Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) barely ahead of Ducati’s Chaz Davies at the checkered flag, allowing Rea to take a double win at Phillip Island (meaning he now has 40 WSB victories in his career).
Following the new grid shake-up for Race 2 (the Race 1 podium moves to the third row with Rea on the outside), Kawasaki’s Tom Sykes was unable to reach the front runners to repeat his podium finish in Race 1. You can read an explanation of the Race 2 grid positions here.
With Sykes languishing, a gaggle of Ducatis, together with Yamaha’s Alex Lowes, battled Rea at the front. Ultimately, Ducati’s Marco Melandri took the final podium position. Take a look at the full Race 2 results: Phillip Island Results – Race 2.
Rea leaves Phillip Island with a perfect 50 points to lead the championship after Round 1. For additional details and points, take a look at the official WSB site.
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