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Second Knockhill race cancelled

A pile-up at the start of race two sparks a clean up operation, during which time the wind begins to create problems.
The second British Superbike Championship race at Knockhill has been cancelled after inclement weather forced organisers to curtail the day's action.

Race two did get underway just as rain began to fall on the warm-up lap, but a multi-bike pile-up triggered when Simon Andrews came off his Kawasaki through turn one would prompt a lengthy clean-up effort.

While the rain would subside, the wind began to pick up, prompting officials to call time of the day's activities in the interests of safety.

Nonetheless, the race will get to run in two weeks time at Snetterton with the same grid order.

It comes on a day when weather played havoc with the race schedule, with the first BSB race being delayed by 90 minutes following a torrential downpour just two laps in.

Michael Rutter, who won the first race, was due to start on pole position for race two.


Tagged as: weather , Rutter , Knockhill , cancel

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keech998 - Unregistered

July 04, 2010 7:12 PM

Jezza your a complete kn0b!!! Knockhill is one of the best circuits in Britain. Not as good as Brands or Silverstone, but its a unique track that the RIDERS love. Sure the weathers not always great, but that doesn't stop it offering some of the best and close racing during the season. If it had been hosting the championship last weekend, it would've been fine. Your a55hole comment, is typical of many people posting on Crash. You haven't a clue mate. Typical arm chair racer.

Geoff - Unregistered

July 04, 2010 7:56 PM

Get over yourself Keech. The term Jock is no more racist than the Australians calling us Poms. Knockhill is a ****hole. Fact. Just face it. But then so is Mallory Park, but I'm able to face that fact despite the fact it's in my country. And as for racers 'loving' Knockhill, have you ever asked the southern English guys how much they 'love' burning £££s in fuel driving up to that dump every year? No? Didn't think so.



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