WSBK: Bautista wins red flagged Sprint Race in Thailand

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    Alvaro Bautista kept his winning run going in the Thailand sprint race, which was cut short by a red flag following an incident between Leon Camier and Thitipong Warokorn.

    The factory Ducati rider had another strong race on the V4R, trading passes with Kawasaki’s Jonathan Rea on the opening lap of the sprint race before gradually pulling clear until a red flag on lap six prematurely ended the race early.

    The red flag was caused by an incident involving Moriwaki-Althea Honda’s Camier and Kawasaki Thailand’s Warokorn at the Turn 3 hairpin. The Thai wildcard rider was taken to the medical centre immediately while Camier was shown walking away unaided from the incident.

    With results taken from the last completed sector point, effectively the halfway through lap six, Bautista won by 1.6s from Rea with Alex Lowes repeating the race one podium on the Pata Yamaha.
     

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