Brookes tops standings after double race win

Milwaukee Yamaha's Josh Brookes delivered an impressive second victory at Cadwell Park edging out his MCE British Superbike Championship title rivals to extend his points advantage in the overall standings and move ahead of Shane 'Shakey' Byrne in the Podium Points tally. The battle to be inside the top six has also intensified with just three races at Oulton Park now remaining before the Showdown.

Brookes impressed at Cadwell Park.

Credit: britishsuperbike.com

Brookes takes another double at Thruxton

Josh Brookes took his second Thruxton double in as many years to the delight of his Milwaukee Yamaha team, while two new riders visited the BSB podium in the form of James Westmoreland and Luke Mossey.

Following a scintillating qualifying session it was Brookes on pole for race one ahead of John Hopkins who showed an impressive return to form this weekend on the Ducati, with youngster Mossey in third.

Standings after round 6, Brands Hatch

  • 1 Shane Byrne PBM Kawasaki 221
  • 2 Josh Brookes Milwaukee Yamaha 216
  • 3 James Ellison JG Speedfit Kawasaki 147
  • 4 Stuart Easton PBM Kawasaki 139
  • 5 Jason O'Halloran Honda Racing 103
  • 6 Tommy Bridewell Tyco BMW 99
  • 7 Michael Laverty Tyco BMW 98
  • 8 Richard Cooper Anvil Hire TAG Racing Ka... 76
  • 9 Dan Linfoot Honda Racing 62
  • 10 Billy McConnell Smiths Racing BMW 53