SAMSUNG HONDA CONFIDENT FOR STRONG RESULTS AT BRANDS HATCH

Following a successful outing at Snetterton, Samsung Honda heads to round six of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch this weekend, where both Alex Lowes and Ryuichi Kiyonari will be aiming for podium finishes.

Lowes arrives at the Kent circuit fresh from securing his best results of the season at Snetterton with a win and a second place, while Kiyonari jets back to the UK after a positive test in Japan ahead of the Suzuka Eight Hour endurance race.

In the Motorpoint British Supersport Championship Jason O’Halloran is hoping to put the challenges of recent rounds behind him as he strives to improve on his best result of fourth place this season. The Australian has his sight set firmly on the podium this weekend.

Havier Beltran – Team Manager
This weekend should be a huge round for the championship; the exceptional weather and nature of Brands Hatch always produces a great atmosphere. Both Alex and Kiyo are up for the races this weekend and we are hoping that both riders can be up the front and scoring podium finishes. For Jason, we are hoping that this weekend we can really turn things around and get the result that he deserves.

Alex Lowes, Samsung Honda

Alex Lowes, Samsung Honda

Alex Lowes
I feel like I’m riding as good as I ever have and I can’t wait to get back out at Brands Hatch this weekend as it’s a mega circuit. I want to win; I know Shakey is the favourite as it’s his home track and he has a record of wins there but we proved at Snetterton we can beat him fair and square. He didn’t beat me by much in the second one; perhaps if I had got a better start then it might have been a different story! Everyone will be improving at Brands Hatch but I am looking forward to the challenge of trying to beat Shakey and the other guys there. I certainly want to be back at the top and keep Shakey honest at Brands Hatch.

Ryuichi Kiyonari, Samsung Honda

Ryuichi Kiyonari, Samsung Honda

Ryuichi Kiyonari
I’m looking forward to this weekend after the test in Suzuka. Brands Hatch has been a good circuit for me before; that is where I won my first WSB race. I think we keep making improvements and we will try hard again this weekend to do the same because we want to be back on the podium again. We will push and try to be faster for the races on Sunday.

Jason O'Halloran, Samsung Honda

Jason O’Halloran, Samsung Honda

Jason O’Halloran
I really enjoy Brands Hatch and it’s a great circuit; the atmosphere and crowd is always great so it should be a good event. I’m happy and feeling confident as our luck has to change soon. The last few races we have had the speed but just not had the luck so it would be good to change that this weekend and get on the podium and if we can do that I’ll be happy.

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