BSB »

Brands Hatch BSB: Kiyonari continues mini-revival

'It was hard to push as hard as I would have liked. It is good to be on the podium but I wasn't happy with my pace' - Ryuichi Kiyonari
Ryuichi Kiyonari remains in firmly Showdown contention after continuing his mini-revival in the MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch.

The Japanese rider took third in race one behind Josh Brookes and team-mate Alex Lowes before finishing fifth in race two.

“The first race was quite tough, we had made some changes after warm up and it didn't feel as good,” Kiyonari said.

“It was hard to push as hard as I would have liked. It is good to be on the podium but I wasn't happy with my pace because I couldn't get closer to Josh and Alex at the end of the race.

“In race two we tried hard but I couldn't push as much as we would like. I now look forward to Suzuka and the 8-Hour race.”

Kiyonari is fifth overall in the championship standings, 10 points behind Milwaukee Yamaha's James Ellison and 10 ahead of Jon Kirkham on the Buildbase BMW.



Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Ryuichi Kiyonari, Samsung Honda
Ryuichi Kiyonari - Buildbase BMW
Patric Muff - Bathams BMW
Michael Rutter - Bathams BMW
Josh Brookes - Milwaukee Yamaha
Ryuichi Kiyonari - Buildbase BMW
Josh Brookes on the rostrum at Oulton Park
Milwaukee Yamaha`s Josh Brookes
Josh Brookes on the Milwaukee Yamaha
Ryuichi Kiyonari crosses the line to take victory at Oulton Park
Tommy Bridewell Milwaukee Yamaha - ihphotography.net
Ryuichi Kiyonari Buildbase BMW Motorrad - ihphotography.net
Ryuichi Kiyonari Buildbase BMW Motorrad - ihphotography.net
Ryuichi Kiyonari Buildbase BMW Motorrad - ihphotography.net
Josh Waters Tyco Suzuki - ihphotography.net
Josh Brookes Milwaukee Yamaha - ihphotograpyh.net
Jon Kirkham Halsall Biker Gear - ihphotography.net
Ian Hutchinson FFX Yamaha - ihphotography.net

Start the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.