Michael Laverty takes two fourth places at Brands Hatch

Michael Laverty
Michael Laverty

Michael Laverty took two fourth place finishes at the seventh round of the British Superbike championship at the Brands Hatch GP circuit.

The Toomebridge ace lies fourth in the series on 172 points ahead of the next round at Cadwell Park on 27 August.

Alastair Seeley secured ninth and 11th places to lie 10th in the standings while Ian Lowry lies seventh after a crash and then an eighth position.

Shane Byrne won both races from Josh Brookes and Tommy Hill.

Hill heads the championship on 266, with Byrne second on 155 and Brookes on 246.

Meanwhile Keith Farmer enjoys a one-point advantage over Jason O'Halloran at the top of the Superstock 1000 championship after finishing second to the Samsung Honda rider at Brands Hatch.

Mar-Train Yamaha rider Jack Kennedy was first and second in the Supersport class.

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