October 2, 2011
Carlos Checa (Ducati) gained his first WSB title earlier today with a double race win at Magny-Cours. Second in both races was Marco Melandri (Yamaha), who has signed to race a BMW in WSB next year. Completing the podium in Race 1 was Leon Haslam (BMW), while Eugene Laverty (Yamaha) finished third in Race 2. There is one round remaining in the series.
For additional details, results and points, visit the official WSB site.