Leon Haslam had little to celebrate on his home territory at Silverstone, falling heavily in race two as rain began to fall in an incident that brought out the red flags.

The Pata Honda World Superbike rider had finished seventh in the first race after starting from 12th position on the grid but had been running as high as third in the damp conditions before slipping back.

Haslam broke his left leg in a fall at Assen earlier in the season but precautionary X-rays revealed the British rider had sustained no further damage following his fall on Sunday.

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"It's been a frustrating weekend really and we've had issues right the way through until warm-up this morning," said the 30-year-old, who was victorious in the legendary Suzuka 8-Hour race in Japan last month.

"We made a big step forward for that and I had pretty good pace in race one, but starting from back in 12th place was quite hard work.

"I managed to get up to a position to fight for the podium but made a few mistakes late on and missed out on that.

"I got a terrible start to race two and got stuck behind [Davide] Giugliano but started to make my way through and into the top 10," Haslam added.

"Unfortunately, the rain came and I got caught out with a big high-side."

Haslam will have an operation this week to have screws removed from his left leg and will then have a month to rest up before the next round of the series in Germany.

"My leg's pretty sore and I've got an operation to take some screws out this week. A month off will be good for the leg though, and in Germany I know I'll be a lot fitter," he said.

"At least we know the bike's working in in-between conditions, with Johnny's race one win, but we're also still making good progress day-by-day in full dry conditions."