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Checa crop small.jpgCARLOS Checa has taken the win in the second World Superbike Championship race at Phillip Island.

But it was Max Biaggi who stole the show by finishing second after working his way back through the pack from dead last after a running off the track in the first lap.

And Brit Tom Sykes took a hard-fought third after seeing-off Jonathan Rea's Honda over the line.

WSB: King Carlos back on top

By Burning Rubber on Apr 17, 11 03:47 PM

checa2 - 300px.jpgCARLOS Checa was back to his best as he took the win in the second World Superbike Championship race at Assen.

The championship leader extended his points tally after beating reigning champ Max Biaggi across the line at the end of the 22-lap race.

Third man home was Race One winner Jonathan Rea, closely follwed by Biaggi's Alitalia team-mate Leon Camier.

CARLOS Checa took a clean sweep at Phillip Island after cruising to victory in Race Two.

The Spaniard gave a masterclass demonstration of racing after taking his second easy win of the day following a dominant weekend.

Max Biaggi once again finished second, while Marco Melandri took his first visit to the World Superbike podium with a very close third.

CARLOS Checa made it look easy as he dominated the official IMS World Superbike Championship test at Phillip Island - while Brit Jonathan Rea ended the day in hospital.

Checa picked up where he left off on Monday by storming straight back to the top of the timesheets during day two, posting a new record lap of 1.30:578mins.

His impressive lap was half a second quicker than next best finisher Sylvain Guintoli.

Castrol Honda returns to WSB

By Burning Rubber on Jan 18, 11 11:34 AM

Castrol Honda team shot

THE iconic Castrol Honda name will be back in the World Superbike Championship this season after the global lubricants brand announced title sponsorship of the Honda team's effort.

Jonathan Rea and Ruben Xaus will pilot CBR 1000RR Fireblades run by the famous Ten Kate Racing outfit in a two-pronged attack on the hard-fought series.

And for Superbike fans it will a hark back to the good old days as the team today unveiled its 2011 take on the famous white, red and green livery which took the team to three world titles - with John Kocinski in 1997 and again in 2000 and 2002 with Texas Tornado Colin Edwards.

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