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Chris­tian Id­don was able to turn things around for the strug­gling Tyco BMW squad as he made the podium at Don­ing­ton Park this week­end.

The former Bri­tish Su­per­moto Cham­pion hadn’t stood on the rostrum since he led the championship after four back-to-back podi­ums in the open­ing two rounds, but an im­prove­ment in form this week­end saw him lead the pack after Fri­day prac­tice be­fore tak­ing a strong third place in Sun­day’s sec­ond race.

After a num­ber of tough rounds in the mid-season, Id­don be­lieves the im­prove­ments be­gan to come after a test at Kirk­istown ahead of the Cad­well Park round, but it’s not un­til now this step for­ward has been seen in his re­sults.

He told MCN: “I think we’ve been strong the last cou­ple of week­ends but it’s just not panned out how we wanted. I set the fastest lap of the race in the sec­ond race at Oul­ton but I made mis­takes so the re­sults weren’t there.

“I felt re­ally com­fort­able all week­end

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