OULTON: LAVILLA WINS RACE ONE

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Gregorio Lavilla extended his championship lead in the first Bennetts British Superbike race by taking the lead from Shane Byrne in the final stages of the race. Haslam had taken the lead from the start and had pulled out an advantage by lap eight but was reeled in by Lavilla and the flying Rizla Suzukis of Shane Byrne and James Haydon. Lavilla took the lead on lap nine, taking the advantage … [Read more...]

HASLAM TAKES BRITISH SUPERBIKE POLE POSITION AT THRUXTON

From a press release issued by Rizla Suzuki: James Haydon will start from fifth place and Shane ’Shakey’ Byrne right behind him at the top of the third row in ninth for the double-header Bank Holiday Monday third round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Thruxton in Hampshire. Sunshine and warm weather helped the Rizla Suzuki racers to push their GSX-R1000s to the limit … [Read more...]

BYRNE FASTEST IN OULTON PARK BSB TEST

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Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne topped the timesheets at the official Bennetts British Superbike test at Oulton Park in Cheshire on Friday. The circuit was damp for the first of the three sessions and after a wet pre-season test programme, Rizla Suzuki GSX-R1000-mounted Byrne decided to stay in the garage. He went out in the next two dry sessions and was easily the fastest rider on the … [Read more...]