‘It was a fran­tic bat­tle, like su­per­sport’

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Sport -

Glenn Ir­win backed up his Be Wiser Du­cati team-mate Shane Byrne to se­cure sec­ond po­si­tion in the sec­ond race of the day to clinch the team’s first ever one-two fin­ish in BSB.

“I was pissed off af­ter the first race as we had the pace for fourth but fin­ished ninth,” said Ir­win. “There are a lot of cor­ners here but it’s hard to pass! The boys made the bike much more friendly for race two and I felt a bit more con­fi­dent, but it was a fran­tic bat­tle, it re­minded me of Su­per­sport! When we saw El­li­son and Haslam go out we knew it was a fight for the podium, and I think in the end we were all riding so well it came down to be­ing in the right place at the right time!”

Ir­win was in­volved in two bat­tles but got two very dif­fer­ent re­sults

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