Aprilia pair join Ducati winner on the podium as Rea and Sykes complete top 5.
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Riders take a tour around the Alcazar before meeting the fans.
Ahead of tomorrow’s opening day of on-track action at the Pirelli Spanish Round of the 2015 eni FIM Superbike World Championship, a selection of riders were invited to visit the historical Alcazar of Jerez, an 12th century Moorish fortress located in the city of Jerez de la Frontera, before attending an autograph session at the neighbouring Plaza del Arenal.
Plenty of World Superbike history has been made in Spain
More will come this weekend – and it could include a title-crowning moment. The first WorldSBK event to be staged in Spain came back in the third year of the series, 1990, when Jerez hosted a round in March. It proved a precursor of what was to come, as France’s Raymond Roche did the double en route to that year’s world title. During the season he only lost the overall lead once, after Hockenheim.
“Jerez is a circuit that requires high levels of stability and feel from the front of the bike”
Movistar Yamaha MotoGP’s Jorge Lorenzo was in peerless form throughout the Spanish Grand Prix race weekend, culminating in a masterful race victory ahead of Repsol Honda Team’s Marc Marquez and Yamaha stablemate Valentino Rossi who finished in second and third place respectively.
“Over the winter, we have made a good step forward and this car is definitely an improvement over the 2014 one” – Kimi Raikkonen
On the fourth and final day of testing in Jerez de la Frontera Marcus Ericsson was driving the Sauber C34.