Bayliss pulls away
Troy Bayliss extended his lead in the World Superbike Championship thanks to two podium finishes at Italy’s Misano circuit. The Australian Ducati rider was third in both races despite tyre problems. Germany’s Max Neukirchner and Spain’s Ruben Xaus split the wins. Neukirchner’s win pushed him to second in the points, 49 behind Bayliss.