Jake Dixon, RAF Regular and Reserve Kawasaki, took a double victory at the fourth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Knockhill on Sunday.
Jake Dixon dominated the first race at the Knockhill Circuit after starting the race from the second on the grid with Luke Mossey on pole and James Ellison completing the front row. Aboard his RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki machine, Dixon led from turn one finishing the race 3.740s in front of the now championship leader-Luke Mossey on his JG Speedfit Kawasaki. Completing the podium was Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne on his Be Wiser Ducati outfit 2.419s behind Luke Mossey.
On his Honda Racing machine, Jason O’Halloran missed out on the rostrum finishing fourth place 0.511s behind Byrne. After his best qualifying of the year, it was Taylor Mackenzie who brought his Bennets Suzuki machine home in 5th place with a less than 10s gap between him and Dixon.
It was Luke Mossey who completed the fastest lap of the race on his JG Speedfit Kawasaki with a 48.573s lap of the Knockhill Circuit.
Results (top 5):
Jake Dixon – RAF Regular and Reserve Kawasaki- 24:27:627
Luke Mossey – JG Speedfit Kawasaki – +3.740
Shane Byrne – Be Wiser Ducati – +6.159
Jason O’Halloran – Honda Racing – +6.670
Taylor Mackenzie – Bennetts Suzuki – +9.907
RAF Regular and Reserve rider Jake Dixon reigned supreme in the second race at Knockhill this weekend. After battling it out with the likes of Shane Byrne and James Ellison, Dixon managed to claim the top step of the podium once again. After crashing out in race 1, James Ellison took the second spot on the podium on his McAMS Yamaha machine only +0.437s behind on Dixon. Taking the final step on the podium once again was Shane Byrne with his Be Wiser Ducati only +1.036s behind Ellison.
Luke Mossey came home in fourth place with his JG Speedfit Kawasaki just 0.728s behind Byrne with Josh Brookes fresh from the TT, coming home in 5th on his Anvil Hire TAG Racing Yamaha machine.
Once again, Luke Mossey completed the fastest lap of race 2 with a time of 48.296s on his JG Speedfit Kawasaki bike.
Results (top 5):
Jake Dixon – RAF Regular and Reserve Kawasaki – 24:33:762
James Ellison – McAMS Yamaha – +0.437
Shane Byrne – Be Wiser Ducati – +1.473
Luke Mossey – JG Speedfit Kawasaki – +2.201
Josh Brookes – Anvil Hire TAG Racing Yamaha – +4.610
Championship standings after round 4 (top 6):
Luke Mossey – JG Speedfit Kawasaki – 141pts
Leon Haslam – JG Speedfit Kawasaki – 111pts
Shane Byrne –Be Wiser Ducati – 90
Christian Iddon – Tyco BMW- 86
Jason O’Halloran –Honda Racing-83
Josh Brookes –Anvil Hire TAG Racing Yamaha – 78
Photo: Visor Down.