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MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship

Highlights from the US Round of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.
PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEVE PHIPPS • JULY 19, 2019 • PHOTOGRAPHS ON THIS PAGE ARE COPYRIGHT © FAMAMOCA LLC 2019 AND MAY NOT BE REPUBLISHED WITHOUT LICENSE

Part 2: 12 from 8. The Corkscrew.

Turns 8 and 8A are the famous Corkscrew at Laguna Seca: 8 is a mostly flat left-hander that feeds directly into 8A, a steep downhill right-hander. From the entrance of 8 to the exit of 8A, the track runs 450 linear feet. In that length, the Corkscrew drops 59 feet.

Sunday's Race 2 winner, Chaz Davies. Ducati Panigale V4 R, ARUBA.IT Racing - Ducati. In Turn 8A, as seen from 8, standing just inside the corner. @chazdavies7 @aruba.it_racing

Loris Baz, Yamaha YZF R1, Ten Kate Racing - Yamaha. Running Turn 8, the top of the Corkscrew. @lorisbaz @tenkateracingsbk

Alex Lowes, Yamaha YZF R1, Pata Yamaha WorldSBK Team. In the transition from 8 to 8A. @alexlowes22 @patayamahawsbk

Around the apex of 8A.

About the same spot, seen from the side.

The lip of the transition, where 8 starts to fall into 8A.

Leon Haslam, Kawasaki ZX-10RR, Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK. In the transition from 8 to 8A. @realleonhaslam @krt_worldsbk

The exit of 8A.

Jordi Torres, Kawasaki ZX-10RR, Team Pedercini Racing. In 8A. @jorditorres81 @teampederciniracing

Saturday's Race 1 winner: Jonathan Rea. Kawasaki ZX-10RR, Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK. In 8A. @jonathan_rea @krt_worldsbk

About the same spot.

Leandro Mercado, Kawasaki ZX-10RR, Orelac Racing VerdNatura. In 8A. @tatimercado36 @orelacracing

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