Wed. Nov 14th, 2018

CORTESE BECOMES WORLDSSP CHAMPION

CORTESE BECOMES WORLDSSP CHAMPION

Lucas Mahias (GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team) has won the final race of the FIM Supersport World Championship season in extraordinary circumstances, overtaking title contenders Sandro Cortese (Kallio Racing) and Jules Cluzel (NRT) three laps from the chequered flag. The Kallio Racing rider finished second and becomes the 2018 World Supersport Champion, after his main rival crashed out dramatically in the final lap.

#QatarWorldSBK WorldSSP at Losail International Circuit – Race
1. Lucas Mahias (GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team)
2. Sandro Cortese (Kallio Racing) +2.000
3. Federico Caricasulo (GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team) +3.137

WorldSSP Championship Standings after Round 12
1. Sandro Cortese (GER) Yamaha (208 points)
2. Lucas Mahias (GRT Yamaha Official WorldSSP Team)  (185 points)
3. Jules Cluzel (FRA) Yamaha (183 points)

Sources:

FIM

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