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2011 Worold Superbike - Nurburgring Photo Gallery

See photos from Round 10 of the 2011 World Superbike Series at the Nurburgring circuit in Germany.

Parkalgar Honda's Sam Lowes was the only Supersport rider able to post a lap under the two-minute mark on Friday.
Carlos Checa was second-fastest on Friday and currently leads the WSB Championship by 62 points.
Eugene Laverty - Nurburgring Friday Qualifying 2011
Marco Melandri - Nurburgring Friday Qualifying 2011
Tom Sykes scored his first-ever World Superbike victory and gave Kawasaki its first win since 2006.
Carlos Checa won the first race of the day in Germany but struggled with wet conditions in the second contest.
Max Biaggi: "I think it must be a Guinness world record to break a foot so badly without crashing! I tried everything I could to get onto the track today, but it was impossible to race under these conditions. The pain was just too severe. I am very disappointed. This is the first race that I've missed in 19 years of my career."
Leon Camier: "It was truly dangerous to run Race 2. There were puddles everywhere, visibility was terribly reduced and the situation got worse lap after lap. Other riders also had trouble in the turn where I slid. There was a virtual river running across the asphalt. It's a shame, I think they could have stopped the race earlier given the track conditions, but there's no use complaining about it now."
During Race 2 rain became a major issue and eventually shortened the contest to just 13 laps.
Tom Sykes: "In Race 2, conditions were diabolical and it was a battle to stay upright but I kept things smooth and just kept my concentration. In the end it was the right decision to stop the race and I'm delighted to take my first World Superbike Championship victory and to reward the team for all their hard work."
2011 World Superbike Nurburgring Race 1 podium (from left to right): Marco Melandri, Carlos Checa and Noriyuki Haga.
Leon Camier - 2011 Nurburgring World Superbike Race 2
Yamaha's Marco Melandri moved up to second in the championship after earning top-six finishes in both races at Nurburgring.