British Super Bike Championship- Glenn Irwin Retains British Superbike Title Lead After Finishing Fourth In Race

Glenn Irwin Finishes Fourth in Race

In the opening round of Bennetts British Superbike race, Glenn Irwin tried hard to come up on top. Hence, he surged through the Race by finishing fourth in the Race, on Saturday at Snetterton.

Glenn’s Brother Andrew Crashed in the First Lap

Glenn Irwin’s brother Andrew crashed in the first lap of the opening series of Bennetts British Superbike race. Soon after that, Andrew’s brother Glenn Irwin manages to rank fourth in the BSB race.

Glenn was in 10th Place in the early stage of the Race

Glen Irwin was the Honda Racing rider at the BSB race. He is the one who leads the championship; however, in the early stages of the Race, he was just ranking in 10th Place.

But when he reached the closing stages of the Race, he made rapid ground through the pack to challenge for the podium. In this way, his Race ends, landing him in the 4th rank.

Andrew Irwin was Penalized for an accident with Brookes

An accident followed the BSB’s open round at Donington Park. For that, Andrew Irwin was penalized for the incident with Brookes. This all resulted in the crashing of the Australian rider at high speed.

However, Andrew was forced to start the race from the rear of the grid after the penality session.

The Race starts again on lap four

After Irwin’s crash on Saturday, the safety car was deployed, and the Race got underway again. The Race starts from lap four. And at that point, leader Danny Buchan (Massingberd-Mundy Kawasaki) crashed out.

Carrickfergus Man will start from Pole Station

The Carrickfergus man scythed his way through the pack to join the leading group. So, he will start from pole position on Sunday after setting the fastest lap of the Race.

A Detailed Overview of Winning Position

Iddon moves up to second overall in the standings:

The race winner Iddon managed to gain the second overall position in the standings. He was having a tied-point race with Bridewell. Both the riders were 14 points behind Glenn Irwin.

Iddon VS Brookes

Christian Iddon of VisionTrack Ducati, claimed his maiden BSB victory with just a 1.3-second lapse from his team-mate Josh Brookes.

Josh Brookes narrowly managed to hold off Tommy Bridewell of Oxford Products Ducati. In this way, Irwin sealed the final rostrum place.

Andrew stands 4th

Andrew lies fourth in the standings. He was just 23 points behind his older brother Glenn.

The 25-year-old rider won the first two races of the 2020 season at Donington Park on the new CBR1000RR-R Fireblade. But unfortunately, he was excluded from the results in Race three.

Jack Kennedy and Graeme Irwin

After running off the track on lap one, Dublin’s Jack Kennedy finishes at 17th mark. Whereas BSB rookie Graeme Irwin was 20th, and Brian McCormack was 22nd in the Race.

Cameron Dawson in British Junior Super Sport

The young prospect Cameron Dawson in the opening British Junior Supersport race finishes up at fifth rank. He manages to get part in the race after qualifying on the front row in third place on the KMR Kawasaki.

The Sunday 2020 BSB Races Schedule

And finally, the Sunday’s BSB races are scheduled for 13:30 BST and 16:30 BST.

The End

Glenn Irwin retains British Superbike title lead after finishing fourth in Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Snetterton on Saturday. During this race, his brother Andrew crashed in the first lap.

In the beginning, Glenn was lying at the 10th point, but as the race reaches its endpoint, he soars above high and manages to gain his lead.

Written by Rouman Ahmad

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