Championship leader Tommy Hill says he doesn't want to leave anything to chance in the two rounds before the much anticipated 2012 British Superbike 'Title Showdown' as he vows to continue pushing for wins.
The reigning champion, together with Shane Byrne and Josh Brookes, has already booked his place in the Showdown with races at Cadwell Park and Donington Park to complete before the three-round shootout gets underway.
Even so, Hill insists it is still his intention to extract the maximum from his Swan Yamaha in an effort to score as many podium credits as possible before the points are equalised, starting this weekend at Cadwell Park.
“It feels like a long break but we are ready to get back out, we had a positive test at Cadwell Park last week and we wanted to come away knowing we were ready for this event and I think we achieved that,” he said.
“The weekend for me is about getting the maximum number of podium credits. Last year we had a good race there, I had a double but it could have been the triple as I was having a good race with Michael (Laverty) before it was cut short for rain.
“I am aiming for the double win and want to raise the bar again. Brands Hatch was good for us with two podiums, but the same riders were finishing ahead so we will be giving it everything as I don't want to get to the end of the season and miss out on the title by one or two points because we didn't continue pushing for wins before the Showdown.”
Hill currently leads the way in terms of podium credits with 26 points to be added to his equalised tally as it stands, while Byrne and Brookes have accumulated 23 and 17 credits respectively.