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Great Eight For Sykes At Donington | SPORT | WSBK

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) doubled up at his home venue of Donington Park by winning his second race of the weekend, making it his eighth straight victory at the 4.023km.

Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team) had a go at passing him with a few laps to go but ran wide at Goddards Hairpin and Sykes headed off to win by over two seconds after 23 dry laps.

Rea was 2.4 seconds up on third place finisher Chaz Davies ( Racing – Ducati) and Lorenzo Savadori (IodaRacing Team Aprilia) was fourth as he kept much of his speed to finish only 6.423 seconds from a win.

Another strong home ride from Leon Camier (MV Agusta Reparto Corse) meant he held off the advances of Nicky Hayden (Honda World Superbike Team) by 0.6 seconds across the line. Hayden was up and down in the race but still the top Honda on a dry track again.

Davide Giugliano ( Racing – Ducati) dropped from near winner on Saturday to seventh on Sunday, after some early lap dramas.

Michael van der Mark (Honda World Superbike Team) had a strong run to eighth finally as he held off the charge put in by reigning BSB Champion Josh Brookes (Milwaukee BMW).

A top ten finish from Cameron Beaubier (Pata Yamaha Official WorldSBK Team) was a reward for a race in which he passed and was re-passed with tenth place.

Anthony West (Pedercini Racing Kawasaki) was 12th.

In the championship points Sykes moved into second place, with Rea leading on a total of 293, Sykes has 237 and Davies 231.