British Superbike: Outcomes From Race Two And Race Three At Snetterton – Roadracing World Journal

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Editorial Notice: American Julian Correa, using his Microlise Cresswell Racing Honda, completed 14th in British Expertise Cup Race Two Sunday at Snetterton.

 

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Extra, from a press launch issued by MotorSport Imaginative and prescient Racing:

Ray relentless with first Bennetts BSB treble victory as Title Fighters determined at Snetterton

 

Bradley Ray (28). Photograph courtesy Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Workforce.

 

Bradley Ray was relentless in pursuit of victory within the Bennetts British Superbike Championship spherical at Snetterton because the Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Yamaha rider claimed his first hat trick of race wins to steer the standings by 13 factors forward of the Showdown.

Ray had secured the victory in yesterday’s eBay Dash Race and carried his momentum into right now’s motion.

The Kent contender had been embroiled in a struggle for the race two victory with defending champion Tarran Mackenzie and the pair fought to the end.

Mackenzie had the lead on the ultimate lap, however Ray was decided and a decisive noticed him cross on the brakes into Brundle for the final time. The Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Yamaha rider then held off any counterattack to take the chequered flag 0.267s forward of the McAMS Yamaha.

Tommy Bridewell had moved into third place throughout the early levels of the race and the Oxford Merchandise Racing Ducati rider bounced again from yesterday’s disappointment to return to the rostrum.

The second race of the weekend confirmed the Showdown Title Fighter line up with first time appearances confirmed for Lee Jackson and Kyle Ryde, together with Rory Skinner who already had his place safe earlier than Snetterton.

Ray continued his imperious kind on the Norfolk circuit with a victory in race three.The Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Yamaha rider gained by a lowered margin of 0.739s following a two-second lengthy lap equal time penalty.

Mackenzie had taken the lead on the opening lap from Ray, however the double winner fought again to make a transfer on his McAMS Yamaha rival at Williams.

Ray maintained his place on the entrance of the sphere till lap 5 when Mackenzie emerged forward with a transfer at Wilson when Ray ran deep into the nook.

Mackenzie then held the lead from Ray and Glenn Irwin earlier than a BMW Security Automobile intervention on lap 10 when Storm Stacey suffered a technical failure and the observe situations had been subsequently assessed.

When the race resumed the main three riders, Ray, Mackenzie and Glenn Irwin didn’t keep behind the BMW Security Automobile on the level of the restart and had been all later issued a two-second lengthy lap equal time penalty. Mackenzie additionally acquired two penalty factors on his judicial report.

Mackenzie misplaced the lead when Ray made a transfer into Brundle after the restart, and a lap later the defending champion acquired eased again one other place as Glenn Irwin made a cross to maneuver into second.

Mackenzie fought again with a transfer at Agostini to regain second place, however Ray had damaged the chasing pair to cross the road forward. The time penalty meant that Peter Hickman was elevated from fourth into second place forward of Mackenzie, with Glenn Irwin ending in fourth place.

Ray heads into the opening spherical of the Showdown at Oulton Park later this month (9/10/11 September) with the marginal edge over Jason O’Halloran as he bids for a return to the rostrum in Cheshire.

Reigning champion Mackenzie begins the ultimate stage of his title defence within the Showdown from third within the standings – the very same deficit he overcame from the beginning of the essential last three rounds final 12 months to safe the crown.

Glenn Irwin holds fourth place for Honda Racing UK simply two factors forward of Showdown debutant Lee Jackson for the Cheshire Mouldings FS-3 Kawasaki staff.

Kyle Ryde begins his first Title Fighter look only a single level adrift of his Kawasaki rival forward of him in sixth within the standings, with a four-point benefit over Rory Skinner. Tommy Bridewell is only a single level down to finish the highest eight title contenders.

Bennetts British Superbike Championship, Snetterton, Race 2:

  1. Bradley Ray (Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Yamaha)
  2. Tarran Mackenzie (McAMS Yamaha) +0.267s
  3. Tommy Bridewell (Oxford Merchandise Racing Ducati) +7.201s
  4. Glenn Irwin (Honda Racing UK) +7.896s
  5. Peter Hickman (FHO Racing BMW) +9.450s
  6. Kyle Ryde (Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Yamaha) +11.526s
  7. Danny Buchan (SYNETIQ BMW) +12.037s
  8. Lee Jackson (Cheshire Mouldings FS-3 Kawasaki) +12.945s
  9. Jason O’Halloran (McAMS Yamaha) +13.622s
  10. Tom Sykes (MCE Ducati) +16.974s

Bennetts British Superbike Championship, Snetterton, Race 3 outcome:

  1. Bradley Ray (Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Yamaha)
  2. Peter Hickman (FHO Racing BMW) +0.739s
  3. Tarran Mackenzie (McAMS Yamaha) +1.548s
  4. Glenn Irwin (Honda Racing UK) +1.945s
  5. Jason O’Halloran (McAMS Yamaha) +2.422s
  6. Leon Haslam (VisionTrack Kawasaki) +4.063s
  7. Tommy Bridewell (Oxford Merchandise Racing Ducati) +4.189s
  8. Kyle Ryde (Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Yamaha) +5.379s
  9. Andrew Irwin (SYNETIQ BMW) +6.590s
  10. Lee Jackson (Cheshire Mouldings FS-3 Kawasaki) +6.656s

Bennetts British Superbike Championship standings forward of the Showdown:

  1. Bradley Ray (Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Yamaha) 1061
  2. Jason O’Halloran (McAMS Yamaha) 1048
  3. Tarran Mackenzie (McAMS Yamaha) 1031
  4. Glenn Irwin (Honda Racing UK) 1016
  5. Lee Jackson (Cheshire Mouldings FS-3 Kawasaki) 1014
  6. Kyle Ryde (Wealthy Vitality OMG Racing Yamaha) 1013
  7. Rory Skinner (Cheshire Mouldings FS-3 Racing Kawasaki) 1009
  8. Tommy Bridewell (Oxford Merchandise Racing Ducati) 1008

For extra data on the Bennetts British Superbike Championship go to www.britishsuperbike.com

Bradley Ray

Wealthy OMG Racing Yamaha

Treble winner and championship chief

“I’m over the moon to have scored my first treble win – I’ve achieved a double however by no means three, in order that feels actually good.

“I knew I needed to put the hammer down after I did get in entrance and that’s what I did. This was the proper solution to head into the Showdown. The bike was working unbelievable and feeling actually good. I used to be using on a wave of confidence and I’m tremendous completely happy.

“I’m speechless actually and I’m trying ahead to heading into the Showdown now with just a little little bit of a factors benefit.”

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