2014 World Superbike Race Photos From Laguna Seca
images by tim huntington

Tom Sykes leads during lap 1 in the morning race. By the end of lap 1, Melandri was leading and lead every lap of the race.

Haslam and Giugliano battle through turn 5

The Pata Honda boys bookend Elias and Lowes

Melandri is hounded by team mate Guintoli

Perfect weather for racing as Melandri blasts down the 'straight' between turns 4 and 5.

Tom Sykes finished third.

Melandri celebrates his win on the cool down lap.

And then continues to celebrate on the podium.

Sykes leads the field early in the afternoon race too.

This time, however, he maintained the lead.

The works Aprilias never lost sight of the green machine.

Melandri leads the restart of the race after the first red flag, however this section of the race was almost immediately red flagged too.

Melandri leads the second restart too, though this time his lead would be short lived as he crashed in turn 11, gifting the lead to Sykes.

After a spill, Giugliano picks his bike up out of the bottom of the corkscrew, so avoiding a third red flag.

Sykes was on cloud 9 after winning the shortened second race.

Once again, celebrations continued on to the podium


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