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Id­don out as he bat­tles arm in­jury

Chris­tian Id­don was with­drawn from the week­end’s ac­tion as the Tyco BMW team opted to avoid the risk of ex­ac­er­bat­ing the arm in­jury he suf­fered at Knock­hill. Young­ster Josh El­liott was a last-minute re­place­ment se­cur­ing 15th in the open­ing race.

Hick­man top six and right in the mix

While Peter Hick­man’s sixth and sev­enth places might not be any­thing to shout about, his con­sis­tency saw him move into the Show­down top six at the ex­pense of the ab­sent Chris­tian Id­don.

Hop­kins in the hunt with Du­cati

John Hop­kins showed clear im­prove­ment with the Mo­torapido Du­cati team to fight for the podium in the sec­ond race. Af­ter los­ing third to O’hal­lo­ran, the Amer­i­can be­lieves he was too cau­tious on the last lap al­low­ing Dixon to sneak past. He was eighth in race one.

Su­pers­port re­sult still in doubt

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