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2009 World Superbike - Nurburgring Photo Gallery

See photos of the 2009 World Superbike round in Nurburgring in the 2009 World Superbike Nurburgring photo gallery.

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Irishman Jonathan Rea celebrates his win of Race 2.
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Ben Spies turns qualifying laps at the wet Nurburgring in Germany - Nurburgring 2009
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Spies recently inked a two-year extension with Yamaha, with plans to race 2011 in MotoGP - Nurburgring 2009
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Spies' title hopes are looking mighty good now, with 12 wins in his pocket and an 18-point lead over Haga.
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Ben Spies - Nurburgring 2009
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Ducati's Michel Fabrizio - Nurburgring 2009
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Haga managed to keep Spies in sight in Race 1 but then Race 2 saw a 20-point loss after his DNF and his rival's second-place finish.
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Ben Spies elbowed his way into the points lead with a win in Race 1 and a very solid second-place result in Race 2 at Nurburgring.
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Noriyuki Haga (41) is trailing Spies in the points race by only 18 points.
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Carlos Checa finished a solid third place in Nurburgring.
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After a disappointing weekend, Michel Fabrizio (84) is looking forward to Imola.
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Michel Fabrizio (84) said of his Ducati, 'it seemed as I was missing acceleration coming out of the corners'.
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Noriyuki Haga (41) awaiting the start of Race 1.
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Pocket Rocket Leon Haslam finished in fifth and sixth on his Honda CBR1000RR.
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This is the second year in World Superbike, Spanish rider, Carlos Checa's (7).
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Noriyuki Haga spent Race 1 fighting off Spies before Spies finally passed mid-race to the win.
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After struggling in both races, Yukio Kagayama's (71) best finish was 10th place.
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2007 World Superbike Champion, Jonathan Rea (65) proved to be hard to shake as he finished fourth and first during Nurbringring.
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Chalking up his 12th win of the season on Ben Spies (19) closing the gap between himself and rival Noriyuki Haga.
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Ben Spies (19) and Jonathan Rea (65) battled it out before Rea put an end to it and took home the win on Race 2.
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Mr. Superpole, Troy Corser (11) finished second in WSB in 2008.
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'The bike is easier to ride, more comfortable, more consistent and I'm having fun riding it!' commented BMW rider Troy Corser (11)
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Australian Troy Corser (11) 'Before the day began, I thought I'd be about the top six or so and I think our results were very good when you consider that there are eight or so factory bikes out there and they've all got more experience than us.'
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During Imola, Ducati will experient with live streaming video from Haga's paddock area.