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WSBK Championhip standings - Silverstone

Haslam nibbles away at Biaggi's overall lead, while Crutchlow jumps five positions with his double Silverstone success.
After possibly the biggest shake-up in the order since the World Superbike season got into its stride, the top ten takes on a very different look as the teams and riders leave Silverstone.

Undoubtedly the big mover is Cal Crutchlow, whose relentless double victory on home soil goes a long way to putting the woes that have hampered his season to date firmly behind him.

Capitalising on what is a tight chasing pack, Crutchlow went into the weekend tenth overall – and as only the fifth highest placed British rider – to end it in fifth place as a whole. Notably, it moves him ahead of team-mate James Toseland and within fair distance of fourth place man Carlos Checa.

Up ahead, Leon Haslam trimmed eight points off Max Biaggi's lead, but he will need to do more than that over the final few races if he is to have any chance of overhauling the Aprilia rider.

If Crutchlow was the day's biggest winner, then experienced competitors Noriyuki Haga and Troy Corser certainly lost out, dropping from fifth and seventh to seventh and tenth respectively. A blow for Corser, who was steadily rising up the standings before his Brno withdrawal, he is now led by Leon Camier and Michel Fabrizio, while Sylvain Guintoli is just four points away from demoting him out of the top ten altogether.

Meanwhile, in the manufacturer standings, while Honda was the only team to rival Yamaha's points' haul this weekend, Yamaha have edged back ahead in the battle for fourth overall, while Ducati's third place doesn't look so insurmountable now.

2010 World Superbike Championship rider standings (Previous round standings position in brackets)

1. (1) Max Biaggi Aprilia Alitalia 373 points
2. (2) Leon Haslam Suzuki Alstare 313
3. (3) Jonathan Rea Ten Kate Honda 243
4. (4) Carlos Checa Althea Ducati 204
5. (10) Cal Crutchlow Yamaha Sterilgarda 188
6. (6) James Toseland Yamaha Sterilgarda 179
7. (5) Noriyuki Haga Ducati Xerox 177
8. (9) Leon Camier Aprilia Alitalia 164
9. (8) Michel Fabrizio Ducati Xerox 160
10. (7) Troy Corser BMW Motorrad 155
11. (11) Sylvain Guintoli Suzuki Alstare 151
12. (12) Shane Byrne Althea Ducati 123
13. (14) Jakub Smrz PATA B&G Ducati/Aprilia 71
14. (13) Ruben Xaus BMW Motorrad 69
15. (15) Luca Scassa Supersonic Ducati 53
16. (16) Tom Sykes Kawasaki SRT 50
17. (17) Lorenzo Lanzi DFX Ducati 46
18. (18) Max Neukirchner Ten Kate Honda 40
19. (19) Chris Vermeulen Kawasaki SRT 10
20. (20) Broc Parkes Echo CRS Honda 9
21. (21) Roger Lee Hayden Pedercini Kawasaki 7
22. (25) Joshua Brookes Echo CRS/HM Plant Honda 6
23. (22) Sheridan Morais EmTek Aprilia 3
24. (23) Matteo Baiocco Pedercini Kawasaki 3
25. (24) Andrew Pitt Reitwagen BMW 3

2010 World Superbike Championship manufacturer standings (Previous round standings position in brackets)

1. (1) Aprilia 385 points
2. (2) Suzuki 334
3. (3) Ducati 297
4. (5) Yamaha 256
5. (4) Honda 254
6. (6) BMW 174
7. (7) Kawasaki 57



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