Ryuichi Kiyonari says he is in control of his Buildbase BMW's weaknesses and is desperate to have a strong race weekend at round three of the MCE British Superbike championship.

The three-time BSB champion has had an indifferent start to his 2015 campaign after looking strong favourite at the season opener. Kiyonari set fastest practice times but struggled in the races at Donington Park and ended the first round with just two championship points to his name.

Hunting for an improvement at Brands Hatch, the Buildbase BMW rider once again challenged at the sharp end of the grid but was pushed out by Josh Brookes and Shane Byrne as James Ellison claimed a double victory. Kiyonari left the Kent circuit with two fourth place finishes.

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Immediately after Brands Hatch Kiyonari complained about a lack of front end stability in the corners with his BMW S1000RR but moving on to Oulton Park for round three, Kiyonari feels he's found a solution to the early-season issues.

"I've won many times at Oulton Park, it is one of my favourite tracks," Kiyonari said. "I will try my best for some good results. I wasn't happy with the results at Brands but one thing was that we understood our weak points and we can use that to try and improve for Oulton. I'm ready and the machine is ready, we need to have a good weekend."

Kiyonari ended last week's mid-season test at Oulton Park sixth on the timesheet, 0.8s behind pacesetter Josh Brookes, and has strong form around the Cheshire track.

After suffering a double DNF when Oulton Park acted as round two in 2014 Kiyonari had a point to prove when BSB returned for round seven and he claimed two victories and a fourth place in the triple-header which set up his title assault against Byrne.

Oulton Park is set to host round three of the 2015 BSB championship this bank holiday weekend, scheduled for the 2-4 May.