Kennaugh takes Evo series lead

Hudson Kennaugh and Steve Brogan head into the final four rounds of the British Superbike Evo reckoning just two points apart.
Hudson Kennaugh has moved back into the lead of the British Superbike Championship Evo standings despite enduring a troublesome weekend at Brands Hatch.

Kennaugh, who began the season riding the MAR Kawasaki before a sudden switch to the Splitlath Aprilia from Knockhill, is yet to win on the RSV-4 as yet, but a second and fifth place finish was enough to see him edge back ahead of Brogan at Brands Hatch after the Jentin rider failed to finish two of the three races.

On a run of form prior to that having won three consecutive races on the BMW S1000RR, Brogan is now two points adrift of the South African with four events remaining.

Further back, it looks increasingly likely that the inaugural Evo title will be won by either Kennaugh or Brogan, the pair now 54 and 52 points up on third place Gary Johnson respectively.

The AIM Suzuki rider has hit form of late, with seven podiums in eight attempts, although he has only topped his class once this season.

Elsewhere, Aaron Zanotti is 16 points adrift of Johnson in fourth, while Pauli Pekkanen moves up to fifth in the standings on the back of his first Evo win at Brands Hatch.

Tagged as: BMW , Aprilia , superbikes , Kennaugh , EVO , Britain , Brogan

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Sweeble - Unregistered

August 12, 2010 9:22 AM

I heard nothing but bile about Hudson on these forums, but I met him and his team at Thruxton and they seemed really good blokes. He was generous with his time and very funny. Either way, he certainly knows how to ride a bike and needs to be in BSB proper next year in a team with good solid management.

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