Magny-Cours WorldSSP Race One Results | Nicolo Bulega takes his tenth victory of the season

Nicolo Bulega extends his Championship lead in the World Supersport class as he thrashes the field at Magny-Cours.

Nicolo Bulega started from pole with home hero Valentin Debise and Raffaele de Rosa alongside him on the front row.

Bulega is WorldSBK bound and the race today showed exactly why. The World Supersport Champion elect grabbed the hole-shot and never looked back. The young Italian has been superior throughout the season as he claimed his tenth win of the season today at Magny-Cours.

Fellow Italian rider, Stefano Manzi, crossed the line in second place. After a difficult start to the weekend Manzi found some form throughout the weekend and solidified his second place in the WorldSSP Championship.

Valentin Debise crossed the line to claim a heroic home podium at Magny-Cours. This was the French riders first podium in his World Supersport career and he sent the home fans into a frenzy at Magny-Cours.

Speculation surrounds Adrian Huertas for where he will be riding next season. But the young Spaniard put that to the back of his mind for the opening race of the weekend as he finished fourth place on his Kawasaki.

Niki Tuuli finished as the top Triumph as he crossed the line to claim fifth place in the opening race. The Finnish rider has had a strong weekend and backed it up in the race.

The second best Ducati at Magny-Cours was Yari Montella who finished sixth. The Italian rider qualified in fifth place and had a good start to the race, but dropped back as the laps ticked down.

The top MV Agusta was Marcel Schroetter who had been fighting all weekend after losing some top speed after the MV Agusta's got limited after Most. The German rider finished in seventh place, a lot lower than he is used to in World Supersport.

Federico Caricasulo was the final Ducati rider inside the top ten as he dragged his Althea Racing machine to eighth place. Five seconds ahead of Turkish rider, Bahattin Sofuoglu, and the former Moto3 Champion, Lorenzo Dalla Porta.

2023 French WorldSSP | Magny-Cours | Race One Results | Rd. 9 of 12]
PosRiderNatTeamMotorcycleLap
1Nicolo BulegaITAAruba Racing WorldSSPDucati Panigale V2
2Stefano ManziITATen Kate RacingYamaha R6+0.587
3Valentin DebiseFRAGMT 94Yamaha R6+4.898
4Adrian HuertasESPMTM RacingKawasaki ZX-6R+7.701
5Niki TuuliFINDynavolt RacingTriumph STR 765 RS+9.969
6Yari MontellaITABarni Spark RacingDucati Panigale V2+12.013
7Marcel SchroetterGERMV Agusta Reparto CorseMV Agusta F3 800 RR+12.213
8Federico CaricasuloITAAlthea RacingDucati Panigale V2+20.286
9Bahattin SofuogluTURMV Agusta Reparto CorseMV Agusta F3 800 RR+24.206
10Lorenzo Dalla PortaITAEvan Bros WorldSSPYamaha R6+24.312
11Andy VerdoiaFRAYamaha Thailand RacingYamaha R6+24.771
12Johann GimbertFRAGMT 94Yamaha R6+35.869
13Tom Booth-AmosGBRMotozoo ME AIR RacingKawasaki ZX-6R+36.025
14Simon JespersenDENVFT RacingYamaha R6+36.215
15John McPheeGBRVince64 by PuccettiKawasaki ZX-6R+42.544
16Raffaele de RosaITAOrelac Racing VerdnaturaDucati Panigale V2+45.041
17Can OncuTURKawasaki Puccetti RacingKawasaki ZX-6R+49.455
18Yuta OkayaJPNProDina RacingKawasaki ZX-6R+52.446
19Adam NorrodinMALPetronas MIE RacingHonda CBR600RR+52.610
20Andreas KoflerAUTD34G RacingDucati Panigale V2+52.914
21Tom EdwardsAUSYARTYamaha R6+53.820
22Ondrej VostatekCZEDynavolt RacingTriumph STR 765 RS+56.482
23Anupab SarmoonTHAYamaha Thailand RacingYamaha R6+57.167
24Tarran MackenzieGBRPetronas MIE RacingHonda CBR600RR+57.352
25Federico FuligniITAOrelac Racing VerdnaturaDucati Panigale V2+1 Lap
26Max KoflerGERD34G RacingDucati Panigale V2+1 Lap
27Alvaro DiazESPArco YARTYamaha R6+1 Lap
28Luke PowerAUSMotozoo ME AIR RacingKawasaki ZX-6R+1 Lap
DNFJorge NavarroESPTen Kate RacingYamaha R6
DNFGlenn van StraalenNEDEAB RacingYamaha R6
DNFMatthieu GregorioFRAMoto AinYamaha R6

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