The rider from Barcelona won the first race and secures the Superbikes title, taking victory again in the second race. In Moto3, victories for Albert Arenas and Niccolò Bulega, who takes the lead for injured Arón Canet and Xavi Vierge wins in Moto2.
The rain forecasted for today did not appear at the Jerez Circuit during any of the races held, and not even the high wind could prevent the riders from giving a great show on track. In the first race of the day, Carmelo Morales won, securing the Superbikes title. Morales also won in the second race of the biggest displacement category.
In Moto3, Niccolò Bulega leaves Jerez as the new leader of the Championship, four points ahead of Arón Canet, who missed the two races held today due to an injury, in a day where Joan Mir crashed and saw her chances to get the title reduced. In Moto2, Xavi Vierge’s victory places him 21 points behind the leader Edgar Pons, who will fight to keep that margin in the two last races in Valencia.
The last and decisive round of the FIM CEV Repsol will take place in two weeks, next November 14 and 15 at the Comunitat Valenciana Circuit. Moto3 and Moto2 will have two races and Superbike one.
The FIM CEV Repsol in Jerez left the classification of the Moto3 Junior World Championship very close. Arón Canet’s absence in the two races held today due to an injury allowed his rivals to close on him, and the Italian rider Bulega was able to take the lead of the Championship thanks to the win and second place he got today. Albert Arenas had same combination of results and is now third overall, 25 points behind Bulega, with 50 still up for grabs. Joan Mir, who finished third in the first race and crashed in the second, fell from second to fourth, 28 points away from the lead.
In 15 days, the 50 points to be achieved in Valencia will decide the Junior World Champion in an exciting finale where up to 4 riders could get the title.
In the first laps of the intermediate category, Edgar Pons found hard to pass Japan’s Tetsuta Nagashima and they both fought for the lead of the race exchanging positions while Xavi Vierge observed from third place. Some laps later, Pons lose terrain and fell to third, while his rivals Vierge and Nagashima escaped on their own to fight for the final victory until the very last corner. The rider from Barcelona arrived first and the Japanese did his all to pass him, but he overdid it and Vierge recovered the lead passing through the inside and flying to his fourth victory of the year.
Edgar Pons, third today, keeps the overall lead, but Vierge got just 21 points away after his success today, while Alan Techer is third, 88 points behind and out of the fight for the title. Pons and Vierge will battle for the Moto2 European championship in the 2 races that will take place in 15 days at the Comunitat Valenciana Circuit.
The first Champion of the FIM CEV Repsol arrived for the biggest displacement category. Carmelo Morales secured his fifth title in the championship in the best way: by adding two wins to his tally at the two races held today in Jerez. The rider from Barcelona dominated the Superbike class, taking seven wins this season with one final race to go in Valencia in two weeks.
In that meeting, the rider from Venezuela Robertino Pietri, second overall with 128 points, and the rider from Valencia Adrián Bonastre, with 125, will fight for the runner-up spot in the Superbikes category.