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Kiyo holds off Lavilla at Oulton.

Ryuichi Kiyonari held off the constant attentions of Gregorio Lavilla to take victory in the Bennetts British Superbike championship at Oulton Park.

Kiyonari took the win whilst his HM Plant Honda team-mate Michael Rutter floundered down the order to finish in tenth place after a poor start. Lavilla on his Airwaves Ducati hadn't been the fastest off the line but he was soon battling for the podium spots and led the race for a handful of laps before Kiyonari retook the lead.

John Reynolds took a happy third place after battling well and showing good pace. He displaced a fast starting Glen Richards for the position, the Hawk Kawasaki rider losing pace as the race wore on, he also lost fourth position on the final lap to Leon Haslam.

Top ten
1. Ryuichi Kiyonari
2. Gregorio Lavilla
3. John Reynolds
4. Leon Haslam
5. Glen Richards
6. James Haydon
7. Tommy Hill
8. Karl Harris
9. Gary Mason
10. Michael Rutter


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Pic: Tim Keeton/Raymonds Press Agency. 10.9.05.British Superbike Championship. Oulton Park, Cheshire.Qualifying.Ryuichi Kiyonari, HM Plant Honda.
Pic: Tim Keeton/Raymonds Press Agency. 10.9.05.British Superbike Championship. Oulton Park, Cheshire.Qualifying.Aerial view Leon Haslam & Gregorio Lavilla, GSE Airwaves Ducati.
Ryuichi Kiyonari - Buildbase BMW
Patric Muff - Bathams BMW
Michael Rutter - Bathams BMW
Josh Brookes - Milwaukee Yamaha
Ryuichi Kiyonari - Buildbase BMW
Jenny Tinmouth - Two Wheel Racing Honda
Christophe Ponsson - Bimota Alstare Junior
Chris Walker - Lloyds British GBmoto Kawasaki
Shane Byrne - Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki
Shane Byrne - Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki
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 [pic credit: Ian Hopgood]
Stuart Easton - Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki [pic credit: Ian Hopgood]

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