BSB: It’s Party In The Park Time As The Bennetts British Superbikes Head To Cadwell Park For Round Six.
For Round Six The Bennetts British Superbikes Are At The Exhilarating Circuit of Cadwell Park.
We are now at the half-way mark of the Bennetts British Superbike Season, podium credits are vital at this stage of the season. We had a new 2021 season race winner at Donington park, what thrills will the Lincolnshire circuit have instore for us this weekend?
McAMS Yamaha yet again had a victorious round at Donington Park, Jason O’Halloran was victorious in race one, Tarran Mackenzie stormed to victory in race two. Jason is now leading the championship with 277 points and a healthy 45 podium credits. Tarran has moved-up into second place in the standings on 223 points and 20 valuable podium credits.
VisionTrack Ducati’s Christian Iddon had a round five to forget, he was involved in an incident with BMW rider Andrew Irwin in race two, resulting in Christian ending up in the gravel at Redgate and out of the race, in race three he crashed out at Craner Curves. Iddon is now in third place in the standings with 203 points and 23 podium points. Reigning champion Josh Brookes reverted back to his long-standing race number of 25 for round five, he had a best place finish of fourth in race three, Josh is in 12th place in the standings with 77 points. I’m sure we are all looking forward to seeing Josh flying over the famous mountain at Cadwell Park.
SYNETIQ BMW’s Danny Buchan is in fourth place in the standings on 165 points and 14 podium credits, Danny had a heavy crash during race two at Donington Park and suffered a concussion so was unable to take part in race two and he won’t be taking part in round six, he will be back in racing action at Snetterton. Andrew Irwin had a more promising round five, in race three he made his first podium appearance finishing in third place. Andrew is in 13th place in the standings on 67 points.
Round Five saw Oxford Products Racing Ducati’s Tommy Bridewell take his fifth BSB career win, taking the race victory in race three, Tommy is in fifth place in the standings on 157 points and 13 podium credits.
FHO Racing BMW’s Peter Hickman had a best place finish of fourth at Donington Park, Peter is definitely edging ever closer to his first 2021 season win, he is in sixth place in the standings on 130 points and 2 podium credits. Team-mate Xavi Forés is in 18th place and Brian McCormack is in 27th place. Hickman is also one to look out for as he glides over the Mountain at Cadwell park.
Honda Racing’s Glenn Irwin is in seventh place in the standings on 121 points, with seven podium credits. Glenn had two second place finishes at Donington Park, it seems the Northern Irish rider has got his season going in the right direction as we hit the half-way mark. Team-mates Ryo Mizuno and Takumi Takahashi are in 22nd and 25th place in the standings respectively.
RICH Energy OMG Racing BMW’s Brad Ray got his first podium finish for the 2021 season, finishing in second place in race two at Donington Park, Brad is in eighth place in the standings, taking the final showdown spot for now. Kyle Ryde had a best place finish of sixth at Donington Park, he is currently in 15th place in the standings.
FS-3 Racings duo Rory Skinner and Lee Jackson are in ninth and tenth place respectively in the standings, Rory has six podium credits in the bank.
RAF & Reserve Kawasaki’s Ryan Vickers was in the mix at the sharp end in all the races at Donington Park, the youngster was leading the pack in race three until he crashed out. Ryan got a best place finish of sixth for the round, he is in 11th place in the standings.
Buildbase Suzuki’s Gino Rea is in 14th place in the standings, team-mate Danny Kent is in 16th place, Danny lost the front at Coppice during race two at Donington Park and was unable to take part in race three, as a result of the crash Danny suffered a dislocated and fractured hip, which will leave him out of racing action for the moment, we wish him a speedy recovery.
Team LKQ Euro Car Parts Kawasaki’s Storm Stacey had a best place finish of sixth in the third race at Donington Park, this result is sure to be a confidence boost for the young Shropshire rider who is currently in 19th place in the standings.
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