BSB: Brands -- The Final Showdown

Discussion in 'Racing' started by yooperbikemike, Oct 19, 2013.

  1. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    Qualifying

    Wet conditions. Byrne leads Lowes by 1 point going into the 3-race meeting.

    1 Josh Brookes Tyco Suzuki
    2 Shane Byrne Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki
    3 Alex Lowes Samsung Honda
    4 Josh Waters Halsall Racing Kawasaki
    5 Karl Harris PR Racing Kawasaki
    6 Lee Costello Halsall Racing Kawasaki
    7 Dan Linfoot Lloyds British GBmoto Honda
    8 James Westmoreland Buildbase BMW
    9 PJ Jacobsen Tyco Suzuki
    10 Matteo Baiocco Rapido Sport Racing Ducat
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  2. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    Race 1

    1st - BROOKES
    2nd - LOWES
    3rd - BYRNE

    Ding-dong battle for P2 between Lowes and Byrne on a wet track. Lowes took command w/2 laps to go and made up a lot of ground on Brookes, but couldn't get close enough to challenge for the win. Lowes now leads the title standings.
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  3. yooperbikemike

    yooperbikemike high, wide and handsome

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    Byrne came from P22 on wet track to overtake Lowes. Lowes came back after a few laps and the pair then had a battle for P2 'til the last lap when Byrne ran wide at Druids and Lowes held on for the championship. Josh Brookes dominated the weekend with three wins.
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  4. Mark.F

    Mark.F Been here awhile

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    Once again the series goes down to the last lap of the season.
    It must stress all those involved but as a spectator I can't ask for more than that! :D
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  5. Thumpermeister

    Thumpermeister roost maker

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    Looks like Brookes has found some form again!
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  6. 5th-Elefant

    5th-Elefant Long timer

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    The last two races were incredible. BSB is the best racing there is.
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  7. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    You betcha!

    Now if WSBK were to copy their rules.............:clap
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  8. 5th-Elefant

    5th-Elefant Long timer

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    You'd think the technical rules would be perfect for wsb. Lack of traction control hasn't caused any issues at all.
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  9. Mark.F

    Mark.F Been here awhile

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    As a spectacle I think BSB is as good if not better than any race series out there.
    I don't know how much this is down to the rule changes from the other year,& the showdown over the last few rounds but it certainly works.Look how it went right down to the wire AGAIN this season.
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  10. stk0308

    stk0308 Long timer

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    Funny how that happens at the END of the year, and when he's more or less, out of contention for the championship.
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  11. Mark.F

    Mark.F Been here awhile

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    I think Josh would be the first to accept that the outcomes would have been different,certainly the gap would have been closer had Shakey & Alex been riding to win the race instead of the championship.
    He signed of for the season on a high note after a couple of poor weekends
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