BMW Motorrad added another circuit to the list of tracks it was victorious at in the Superbike World Championship. Factory rider Marco Melandri celebrated victory in the first race at Portimão. In race two, Marco struggled with rear tyre wear issues and finished 12th. His team-mate Chaz Davies finished a difficult first race in sixth place and became 5th in the second run. After six rounds of the 2013 season, Marco is fourth in the riders championship with 156 points, directly followed by Chaz who is fifth with 133 points. In the Manufacturers´ classification, BMW climbed back up to second place with 211 points.
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