Shane Byrne continues to set the pace as British Superbikes switched to Snetterton for the second day of pre-season testing.

Following on from his lap record-breaking pace at Donington Park, Byrne was similarly impressive on the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki around the Norfolk circuit, topping two of the day's three sessions to go almost four tenths up on the opposition overall.

With Milwaukee Yamaha riders Josh Brookes and Tommy Bridewell absent from the timesheets, Jakub Smrz led the competition in second place, the Czech rider confirming his impressive pace at Donington Park on the sole Ducati 1199 Panigale R in the field.

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Similarly eye-catching was Chris Walker on the GBmoto Kawasaki in third position, while Ryuichi Kiyonari gave further evidence of his developing affinity with the Buildbase BMW S1000RR by going fourth best.

John Hopkins rounded out the top five on the Tyco Suzuki, ahead of Quattro Plant Kawasaki man Dan Linfoot and RAF Reserves Honda rider Simon Andrews, the series returnee having topped the first damp session off the day.

Elsewhere, Patric Muff and James Westmoreland were eighth and ninth best on their respective BMWs, while defending champions Honda Racing were present in tenth with Julien Da Costa, the Frenchman preparing for his handful of wild-card events in 2014.

Meanwhile, Quattro Plant Kawasaki's Howie Mainwaring will skip the second day of testing at Snetterton tomorrow [9th April] after fracturing his collarbone in an accident during the final session.