Stunning. Spectacular. Inspiring. The scenery at Miller is always great, even when the racing isn't.
She's done. Or how a Pirelli slick meets its end.
A race in a race: the World Superbike field rushes headlong towards Turn 1
It would not be Carlos Checa's day. The Spanish veteran lost a certain double to double ride-by-wire failure
R. Charlton and G.C. Hurst probably didn't mean much to the US crowd, but they meant plenty to L. Haslam
Max would not have to chase for long. Checa dropped out a little later, gifting Biaggi the win. Twice.
But those Aprilias were strong. Three podiums from two races is a decent track record at Miller.
The World Supersport race was pretty much a two man affair.
Eugene Laverty led early on the Parkalgar Honda
But he was soon outclassed by an unleashed Kenan Sofuoglu
Leon Haslam limited the damage in race 1, coming 2nd to Biaggi and dropping just 5 points. Race 2 was a different story
Biaggi may have been pleased, but the real story was Noriyuki Haga's revival. Xerox Ducati found the on switch in the US.
Carlos Checa, in happier days. The Spaniard was impressive, especially as he was giving away 16 km/h on top speed.