Danny Buchan says he considered packing his bags and leaving before the final race at Oulton Park after notching up his two career-best finishes in the MCE British Superbike championship.

The Be Wiser Kawasaki rookie has demonstrated strong pace throughout his maiden BSB season but a number of incidents have prevented the Essex-born rider from realising his full potential.

Entering round nine at Oulton Park the 2014 Superstock 1000 champion once again consistently challenged in the top five during Friday practice and converted it into a long overdue debut BSB rostrum in the opening race of the triple-header.

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Not to rest on his laurels Buchan was able to go one better to finish second after Tommy Bridewell crashed out in front of him and defending BSB champion Shane Byrne suffered a mechanical retirement two laps from the end.

An elated Buchan says he thought about putting his feet up in the final race at the Cheshire track as to not ruin his achievements but rode sensibly to grab fourth place to complete a memorable race weekend.

"After two podiums in one weekend I thought about packing my bags to leave on a high before race three!" Buchan said. "I'm over the moon with my results this weekend. Everyone has worked really hard to help me to achieve these results this weekend and it's been a tough year with some problems along the way.

"Race one wasn't quite a dream come true as I haven't stood on the top step but it was great to see the chequered flag. The pace was hot all race and I managed to settle into a rhythm early on and got away with James Ellison, Tommy Bridewell and Shane Byrne and as Tommy pulled out for whatever reason I kept pushing on and got that third place.

"It's a huge relief to have secured not one but two podiums, it's such a fantastic feeling and to see all the hard work from everyone has paid off is just brilliant."