Shakey wins record-breaking fourth title

Shane 'Shakey' Byrne has made history at Brands Hatch by winning a record-breaking fourth British Superbike title.

Byrne's victory in race two gave him the lead in the standings to decide the 2014 title. Rival Ryuichi Kiyonari made the tough decision to sit out of today's two races after breaking his collarbone yesterday.

  • Shane Byrne

Brands Hatch qualifying: Byrne takes pole

Shane Byrne has taken pole position for tomorrow's races at Brands Hatch, after title rival Josh Brookes crashed in the qualifying session this afternoon.

  • Shane Byrne (Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki) 1m:26.131s
  • Chris Walker (Lloyds British GBmoto Racing Kawasaki) +0.058s
  • James Ellison (Lloyds British GBmoto Racing Kawasaki) +0.254s
  • Jakub Smrz (Millsport Ducati) +0.373s
  • Tommy Bridewell (Milwaukee Yamaha) +0.550s
  • Ryuichi Kiyonari (Buildbase BMW) +0.597s
  • John Hopkins (Tyco Suzuki) +0.644s
  • Josh Brookes (Milwaukee Yamaha) +0.734s
  • Richard Cooper (Anvil Hire TAG Kawasaki) +0.750s
  • Dan Linfoot (Quattro Plant Kawasaki) +0.768s