Billy McConnell takes five-point series lead in STK1000
Ben Currie goes 2-1 in Supersport
Images by David Yeomans
Supersport Race 1
Jack Kennedy has taken another victory in the Dickies British Supersport class, beating Championship rival Currie by 0.252s. It was Kennedy’s team mate Brad Jones who grabbed the holeshot, however Kennedy had taken the lead by the end of the opening lap with Currie in close contention.
With the duo pulling away from the rest of the field, Currie was unable to find a way past the Integro Yamaha rider, eventually securing second at the flag. Jones had a lonely race in third, finishing ahead of Tom Oliver in fourth and Jamie Perrin in fifth.
It was disaster for James Rispoli, who sits third place in the Championship, as he was forced to retire with a technical problem. Kennedy’s victory means he now enjoys a 41 point lead over Currie.
British Supersport Championship, Cadwell Park
Jack Kennedy (Integro Yamaha)
Ben Currie (Gearlink Kawasaki) +0.252s
Bradley Jones (Integro Yamaha) +11.084s
Tom Oliver (SGR Racing Yamaha) +15.412s
Jamie Perrin (Slidecodor/Go Racing Developments Yamaha) +18.210s
James Westmoreland (Gearlink Kawasaki) +18.735s
Supersport Race 2
Ben Currie powered his Gearlink Kawasaki back to the top step of the podium with victory in the Dickies British Supersport Feature race at Cadwell. Scorching off the line, Currie led Brad Jones across the line with title rival Jack Kennedy in third.
With Kennedy moving through to second on lap two, it became a battle between the two Championship contenders. Maintaining positions until lap 13, Kennedy made his move into the lead but Currie fought straight back one lap later; holding on to claim his first victory on track since round one at Donington.
Josh Owens was able to secure third on track, claiming the GP2 victory whilst James Rispoli got the better of Jones to claim the final Supersport rostrum position. With Kennedy and Currie taking a win and a second place apiece at Cadwell, the duo remain separated by just 36 points.
British Supersport Championship, Cadwell Park
Ben Currie (Gearlink Kawasaki)
Jack Kennedy (Integro Yamaha) +0.101s
Josh Owens (RS Racing Kalex GP2) +1.005s
James Rispoli (Everquip Racing Yamaha) +6.413s
Bradley Jones (Integro Yamaha) +6.694s
Tom Oliver (SGR Racing Yamaha) +8.537s
British Supersport Championship Standings
Jack Kennedy (Integro Yamaha) 330
Ben Currie (Gearlink Kawasaki) 294
James Rispoli (Everquip Racing Yamaha) 178
James Westmoreland (Gearlink Kawasaki) 165
Ross Twyman (EHA Racing Yamaha) 143
Bradley Jones (Integro Yamaha) 137
Pirelli National Superstock 1000
Lee Jackson took FS-3 Racing Kawasaki’s maiden win in the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 class in a dramatic race at Cadwell. It was an action-packed 12 lap encounter with Jackson, Keith Farmer, Billy McConnell and Josh Elliott running in close contention during the opening half of the race.
Maintaining positions until lap nine, a mistake from McConnell in the lead saw Jackson and Farmer move through however disaster would strike a few laps later when Farmer would then dramatically crash out the lead.
Coming down to the final lap, Jackson was able to fend off McConnell to claim his first win of the season with Elliott completing the podium in third. McConnell now leads the series by five points ahead of Farmer with Joe Collier a further three points behind in third.
Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Race
Billy McCONNELL +0.413
Josh ELLIOTT +3.916
Alex OLSEN +7.566
Joe COLLIER +10.665
Matt TRUELOVE +13.434
Tom WARD +16.496
Claudio CORTI +16.986
George STANLEY +20.485
Leon JEACOCK +20.690
Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Standings
Billy McCONNELL 191
Keith FARMER 186
Joe COLLIER 183
Lee JACKSON 129
Josh ELLIOTT 122
Alex OLSEN 97.5
Andy REID 79
Alastair SEELEY 69
Chrissy ROUSE 68
Michael RUTTER 48
Pirelli National Superstock 600
Ryan Vickers has continued his imperious form in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 class with a dominant win in a dramatic Cadwell Park race.
With two red flags halting proceedings, the race eventually came down to a five lap sprint and it was Vickers who launched off the line to grab the holeshot.
Controlling the race from the front, the Mototechniks Yamaha rider was able to take victory by 0.814s ahead of Aaron Clarke and Milo Ward.
Pirelli National Superstock 600 Race
Aaron CLARKE +0.814
Milo WARD +1.641
Joe SHELDON-SHAW +2.430
Ben LUXTON +5.811
TJ TOMS +6.816
Grant NEWSTEAD +9.594
Caolán IRWIN +11.773
Mark PIPER +11.871
Louis VALLELEY +12.440
Pirelli National Superstock 600 Standings
Ryan VICKERS 175
Joe SHELDON-SHAW 113
Aaron CLARKE 109
Milo WARD 92
Kevin KEYES 90
Aaron CLIFFORD 78
Grant NEWSTEAD 76
Caolán IRWIN 62
Cameron LEE 53
Ben LUXTON 49
Ducati Performance TriOptions Cup
Levi Day ended Rob Guiver’s two round winning streak with victory in the opening Ducati Performance TriOptions Cup race at Cadwell Park.
In an action-packed race, Day, Lewis Rollo and Rob Guiver were able to build a small gap over the rest of the field, trading places throughout the 12 lap race.
Rollo was able to fend off a late challenge from Guiver to secure second whilst Sean Neary put a string of fast laps in at the end to finish fourth.
Rob Guiver extended his lead at the top of the Ducati Performance TriOptions Cup, in a last lap thriller at Cadwell Park in Race 2.
Lewis Rollo launched off the line to lead into the first corner, however Guiver made his first move into the lead on lap three to pull a bit of a gap, before a string of lap record breaking laps from Rollo saw him close back up and take the lead on lap ten.
Fighting straight back, the duo traded places until the final lap when Guiver was able to take the win ahead of Rollo with race one winner Levi Day finishing third.
Ducati Performance TriOptions Cup Race 1
Lewis ROLLO +0.220
Rob GUIVER +0.393
Sean NEARY +0.931
Josh WAINWRIGHT +7.561
Phil ATKINSON +17.900
Sam MIDDLEMAS +18.509
David SHOUBRIDGE +20.619
Joe MORPHETT +27.418
Mark CHEETHAM +29.633
Ducati Performance TriOptions Cup Race 2
Rob GUIVER Ducati
Lewis ROLLO +0.199
Levi DAY +2.289
Sean NEARY +3.547
Josh WAINWRIGHT +8.103
Phil ATKINSON +6.378
David SHOUBRIDGE +16.662
Sam MIDDLEMAS +18.361
Mark CHEETHAM +34.022
Dijon COMPTON +39.493
Ducati Performance TriOptions Cup Standings
Rob GUIVER 227
Lewis ROLLO 172
Sean NEARY 170
Josh WAINWRIGHT 139
Phil ATKINSON 137
Levi DAY 121
Mark CHEETHAM 105
Sam MIDDLEMAS 93
Joe MORPHETT 92
Taryn SKINNER 54
Help Performance British Motostar Championship
Jake Archer has extended his Help Performance British Motostar Championship lead after his eighth victory of the season in a shortened feature race at Cadwell Park.
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