Ducati rider Redding’s championship hopes took a blow on Saturday as he crashed out of the primary race of the weekend, giving Kawasaki rider Rea a 30-point lead within the standings.
But the reigning British Superbike champion struck again by passing poleman Rea on the opening tour of the 10-lap dash race with a daring inside transfer at Turn 15.
Rea briefly retook the lead on the second lap solely to lose it nearly instantly, and spent the remainder of the race within the wheeltracks of Redding.
The hole between the pair was just below a second on the end, with Redding slicing Rea’s championship result in 27 factors forward of the second full-length race of the weekend.
Some 3.6s behind Ducati stablemate Redding, Saturday winner Michael Ruben Rinaldi loved a quiet run to the ultimate podium spot on the Go Eleven-run Panigale V4 R.
Fourth place was way more hotly contested as Honda man Alvaro Bautista was in a position to battle his well past Alex Lowes (Kawasaki) at Turn 1 on the eighth lap, after which maintain off a late cost by the second works Ducati of Chaz Davies to hold on to the place.
Lowes, nonetheless affected by sickness, needed to be content material with sixth forward of the perfect of the Yamaha riders, Toprak Razgatlioglu, who ran fourth early on solely to fade later.
Completing the points-scorers have been Leon Haslam (Honda) and Tom Sykes (BMW), with Yamaha man Michael van der Mark lacking out on a degree in tenth place.