World Supersport's second twenty lap race around Navarra would be missing front-runner Manuel Gonzalez as he was not ruled fit to race after yesterday's crash.
Simon Jespersen took the lead into turn one, ahead of Steven Odendaal and Dominique Aegerter. Jules Cluzel got a good start but was jostled back to sixth place by turn three. Odendaal slipped in to the lead, with Jespersen squirrelling in an attempt to hold on to the front spot. Marcel Brenner and Luca Bernardi forced their way past Aegerter, with Bernardi ending the fight in third place. Brenner and Bernardi swapped back and forth a few times.
As Steven Odendaal sets the fastest lap, Marcel Brenner kept third place behind Simon Jespersen but Dominique Aegerter started his ascent, passing Brenner then Bernardi as he closed in on Jespersen who was a second off the lead. Aegerter's charge rewarded him with a fastest lap. Behind him, Brenner and Bernardi swapped places a few more times to gift Aegerter with a gap.
Lap five, and four crashes in with Can Oncu and Randy Krummenacher coming under investigation, Steven Odendaal held a second and a half of a lead over Simon Jespersen and Dominique Aegerter, but midway through the lap, Dominique Aegerter took second place off Jespersen and set another fastest lap. Aegerter started slicing two or three tenths off the gap to the lead each sector. Closing on Steven Odendaal, Dominique Aegerter set yet another fastest lap to get to within a second of the lead on lap seven of twenty.
At the start of lap eight, Dominique Aegerter closed up to Steven Odendaal, starting the lap in his wake and with another fastest lap, with Simon Jespersen over two seconds behind, fending off Luca Bernardi and Federico Caricasulo. Bernardi took third place off Jespersen as Caricasulo, carrying more pace than the two bikes in front of him, closed up.
Luca Bernardi and Federico Caricasulo made quick work of Simon Jespersen as Dominique Aegerter and Steven Odendaal swapped places a couple of times as Aegerter tried tricky passes that wouldn't hold.
At half race distance, Odendaal and Aegerter led by over two seconds, with Bernardi a second clear of Caricasulo who was joined by Philipp Oettl and Jules Cluzel, with Niki Tuuli taking seventh off Jespersen.
Dominique Aegerter looked like he was comfortable watching Steven Odendaal as they matched lap times with nine laps to go. Luca Bernardi was settled in third, matching the lap times of the men two seconds ahead of him. Can Oncu waved to his team as he headed to turn one, dragging plastics on the floor that exploded into pieces as they gripped the floor. He pulled off the track and retired.
Dominique Aegerter made his move on lap fourteen, outside Steven Odendaal into turn four, catching the leader unawares and stealing the lead before planning his escape.
Aegerter's pass paid off as the red flags came out to end the race past two-thirds race distance to award full points. Borja Gomez crashed into turn one at high speed to bring out the red flag.
Dominique Aegerter won the race ahead of Steven Odendaal, with Luca Bernardi third over a second ahead of Federico Caricasulo who held off Jules Cluzel to finish fourth.
Dominique Aegerter increases his lead over Steven Odendaal to forty seven points, enough for him to skip a race in his campaign to try to win the MotoE championship at the same time as World Supersport. Luca Bernardi's third place put him within six points of Philipp Oettl's third place in the championship.
|1||77||D. AEGERTER||Yamaha YZF R6|
|2||4||S. ODENDAAL||Yamaha YZF R6||0.294|
|3||29||L. BERNARDI||Yamaha YZF R6||2.264|
|4||94||F. CARICASULO||Yamaha YZF R6||3.700|
|5||16||J. CLUZEL||Yamaha YZF R6||3.965|
|6||5||P. OETTL||Kawasaki ZX-6R||1.659|
|7||66||N. TUULI||MV Agusta F3 675||5.855|
|8||9||S. JESPERSEN||Yamaha YZF R6||5.969|
|9||3||R. DE ROSA||Kawasaki ZX-6R||6.536|
|10||25||M. BRENNER||Yamaha YZF R6||7.384|
|11||96||D. SANCHIS MARTINEZ||Yamaha YZF R6||10.087|
|12||71||C. BERGMAN||Yamaha YZF R6||10.674|
|13||22||F. FULIGNI||Yamaha YZF R6||11.571|
|14||31||D. VALLE||Yamaha YZF R6||14.809|
|16||95||V. TAKALA||Yamaha YZF R6||17.424|
|17||56||P. SEBESTYEN||Yamaha YZF R6||3.661|
|18||24||L. TACCINI||Kawasaki ZX-6R||1 Sector|
|19||34||K. MANFREDI||Yamaha YZF R6||1 Sector|
|20||84||M. FABRIZIO||Kawasaki ZX-6R||1.807|
|21||2||L. MONTELLA||Yamaha YZF R6||1 Sector|
|22||6||M. HERRERA||Yamaha YZF R6||1 Lap|
|NC||21||R. KRUMMENACHER||Yamaha YZF R6||1'41.857|
|RET||72||B. GOMEZ||Yamaha YZF R6||1'42.112|
|RET||61||C. ONCU||Kawasaki ZX-6R||1'42.181|
|RET||55||G. HENDRA PRATAMA||Yamaha YZF R6||1'42.235|
|RET||78||H. OKUBO||Kawasaki ZX-6R||1'46.799|
|RET||69||E. MONTERO HUERTA||Yamaha YZF R6||1'43.722|