Crutchlow tops wet final practice

Published: 19 July 2008

Bad weather during the final British Superbikes free practice session at Oulton Park saw many riders decide to stay in the pits.

The session was topped by Honda rider Cal Crutchlow, who joined an armada or Honda and Kawasaki riders to put in a few wet laps to make sure they had a base setting.

No rider put in more than 16 laps in the rough conditions with Kawasaki man Billy McConnell taking the second fastest lap behind Crutchlow, followed by James Ellison and Leon Haslam.

Ducati riders Shane Byrne and Leon Camier as well as Karl Harris opted to stay in the garage rather than risk machinery on the difficult track.

Top ten places:
Cal Crutchlow
Billy McConnell
James Ellison
Leon Haslam
Tom Sykes
James Haydon
Tristan Palmer
Scott Smart
Michael Laverty
Michael Rutter
Click here to see the full results

comments powered by Disqus
  • Crutclow topped the difficult session