Ryde and Irwin separated by 0.140s in penultimate session

Ryde and Irwin separated by 0.140s in penultimate session

07 April 2024

The penultimate session of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship R&G Official Test at Donington Park was topped by Kyle Ryde as he maintained his position at the top ahead of Glenn Irwin by 0.140s.

Irwin had led the times into the closing stages, but Ryde was back on top before the chequered flag with Ryan Vickers completing the top three as OMG GRILLA Yamaha Racing again had both riders inside the top three.

Andrew Irwin was fourth fastest as the leading Honda Racing UK with teammate Tommy Bridewell completing the top five.

Peter Hickman was sixth as he moved ahead of Danny Kent on the McAMS Racing Yamaha and Jason O'Halloran completing the top eight. Christian Iddon and Max Cook rounded out the top ten ahead of the final session.

Bennetts British Superbike Championship, R&G Official Test, Donington Park, session 5:

  1. Kyle Ryde (OMG GRILLA Yamaha Racing) 1m:28.033s
  2. Glenn Irwin (Hager PBM Ducati) +0.140s
  3. Ryan Vickers (OMG GRILLA Yamaha Racing) +0.323s
  4. Andrew Irwin (Honda Racing UK) +0.434s
  5. Tommy Bridewell (Honda Racing UK) +0.628s
  6. Peter Hickman (FHO Racing BMW Motorrad Team) +0.631s
  7. Danny Kent (McAMS Racing Yamaha) +0.631s
  8. Jason O'Halloran (Completely Motorbikes Kawasaki) +0.632s
  9. Christian Iddon (Oxford Products Racing Ducati) +0.931s
  10. Max Cook (Completely Motorbikes Kawasaki) +1.049s

For the full session result please click here