Nicky Hayden came out on top in Race Two at Sepang International Circuit to claim a spectacular maiden race win, in what was only his sixth FIM Superbike World Championship round as full-time rider in the series.
The fifth round of the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship drew to a close with Honda WorldSBK Team’s Nicky Hayden and Michael van der Mark in 8th and 9th places, respectively, at the end of race two in Italy.
Michael van der Mark claimed a seventh place finish in front of the MotorLand Aragon crowd, while Nicky Hayden had to retire on the fifteenth lap due to a technical problem in Race two of the third round of the FIM Superbike World Championship.
The Honda WorldSBK Team concluded the second round of the 2016 FIM Superbike World Championship at the Chang International Circuit in Thailand with Michael van der Mark and Nicky Hayden crossing the line at the end of race two in fourth and fifth places.
The Honda WorldSBK Team leaves Phillip Island on a high note as Michael van der Mark delighted the Australian crowd with a second place finish at Phillip Island in race two – his career best result so far in the series.