Spain's Carlos Checa (R) rides ahead of Ireland's Eugene Laverty (L) during race 2 of the World Superbike Championship round nine at the Silverstone circuit on July 31, 2011. Checa won the race ahead ... more 
Spain's Carlos Checa (R) rides ahead of Ireland's Eugene Laverty (L) during race 2 of the World Superbike Championship round nine at the Silverstone circuit on July 31, 2011. Checa won the race ahead of Ireland's Eugene Laverty in and Italy's Marco Melandri. AFP PHOTO/ GLYN KIRK (Photo credit should read GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images) less 
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