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Snetterton BSB: Lowes takes race one win

Alex Lowes has taken his second MCE British Superbike victory of the season, during race one at Snetterton.

The Samsung Honda rider, who began the race from pole, had dropped to third when an early safety car was called to clear up a technical failure for Tommy Bridewell.

After the restart, Lowes made short work of title leader Shane Byrne (Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki) and then Josh Brookes, eventually winning by 1.984s from the Tyco Suzuki rider.

James Ellison (Milwaukee Yamaha), Ryuichi Kiyonari (Samsung Honda) and James Westmoreland (Buildbase BMW) completed the top six.

Lowes is now one point behind Brookes for second in the standings heading into race two.



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Alex Lowes Samsung Honda - Ian Hopgood Photography
Stuart Easton, PBM Kawasaki, BSB [Credit: British Superbike]
Tommy Bridewell, Tyco BMW, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Shane Byrne (GBR) PBM Kawasaki, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Shane Byrne (GBR) PBM Kawasaki, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Michael Laverty, Tyco BMW, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Josh Brookes (AUS), Milwaukee Yamaha, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
James Ellison (GBR), JG Speedfit Kawasaki, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Dan Linfoot (GBR), Honda Racing, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Christian Iddon, Bennetts Suzuki, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Chris Walker, Be Wiser Kawasaki, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Chris Walker, Be Wiser Kawasaki, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Josh Brookes (AUS), Milwaukee Yamaha, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Broc Parkes (AUS), Milwaukee Yamaha, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Billy McConnell, Smith Racing BMW, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Taylor Mackenzie, Team WD-40 Kawasaki, BSB[Credit: ihopgoodphotography.net]
Ryuichi Kiyonari, Buildbase BMW, BSB [Credit: ihphotography.net]
Peter Hickman (GBR), RAF Reserves BMW, BSB, [Credit: Ian Hopgood]

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