Defending Champion Katsuyuki Nakasuga rode his Yamaha Factory Racing Team YZF-R1 to victory in JSB1000 (a.k.a. Japanese Superbike) Race One Saturday at the Suzuka Circuit, in Japan.
Nakasuga won the 14-lap race by 1.9 seconds over his teammate Yuki Okamoto.
Teppei Nagoe finished third, 4.4 seconds behind Nakasuga, on his SDG Honda Racing CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP.
The race had 44 entries and ran in dry conditions.