Sport in Short: Motor Cycling

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WORLD SUPERBIKE CHAMPIONSHIP Ninth round (Tokyo, 93.4km, 25 laps) Race 1: 1 D Polen (US) Ducati 39min 11.247sec; 2 K Magee (Aus) Yamaha 39:13.707; 3 F Pirovano (It) Yamaha 39:14.541. Fastest lap: Pirovano 1:33.232 (144.317kph). Race 2: 1 Polen 39:07.205; 2 Magee 39:08.392; 3 Pirovano 39:25.833. Fastest lap: Magee 1:32.938 (144.774kph). Overall standings: 1 Polen 267pts; 2 Roche 241; 3 Phillis 223.

KING OF DONINGTON MEETING: Motor Cycle News Superbike challenge: Race 1 (15 laps, 29.36 miles): 1 J Reynolds (Kawasaki) 18min 25.81sec (95.58mph); 2 R Dunlop (JPS Norton) 18:29.55; 3 R McElnea (Yamaha) 18:30.22. Fastest lap: Reynolds 1:12.20 (97.59). Race 2 (15 laps): 1 Reynolds 18:21.08 (95.99); 2 Dunlop 18:26.06 (95.55); 3 T Rymer (JPS Norton) 18:27.10 (95.46). Fastest lap: Reynolds 1:12.09 (97.74). Overall standings: 1 Reynolds 252pts; 2 McElnea 165; 3 Dunlop 137. International pro super bikes, race 1 (15 laps 29.36 miles) 1 R Stringer (GB) Yamaha 18min 42.08sec (94.19mph); 2 E Weibel (Ger) Ducati 18:42.16; 3 S Crafar (NZ) Honda 18:42.70. Fastest lap: Weibel 1:13.43. Race 2 (15 laps): 1 E Gschwender (Ger) Kawasaki 18:35.33 (94.76); 2 J Moodie (GB) Kawasaki 18:35.70; 3 U Mark (Ger) Yamaha 18:42.0. Fastest lap: Weibel 1:12.82. MRPC National Championships: Supersports 400 (10 laps, 19.57 miles): 1 M Edwards (Honda) 13:26.08 (87.41); 2 M Farmer (Yamaha) 13:26.27; 3 S Emmett (Yamaha) 13:26.32. Fastest lap: Farmer 1:19.12. 125cc (10 laps): 1 C Palmer (Honda) 14:14.44 (82.46); 2 M Lofthouse (Honda) 14:16.0; 3 F Mendes (Honda) 14:22.13. Fastest lap: K Mawdsley (Honda) 1:20.97. Open sidecars (10 laps): 1 B Brindley and S Whiteside (Yamaha) 13:34.12 (86.55); 2 R Fisher and T Crone (LCR) 13:34.71; 3 G Shand and J Hennigan (Shand) 13:41.21. Fastest lap: Brindley and Whiteside 1:17.82. 250cc (12 laps, 23.48 miles) 1 J McWilliams (Yamaha) 15:04.91 (93.44); 2 P Brown (Yamaha) 15:05.27; 3 N Bosworth (Yamaha) 15:05.49. Fastest lap: McWilliams 1:14.21.

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