Halsam on Brands pole

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Leon Haslam has secured pole position with a perfectly timed run in the final qualifying session for the final round of the British Superbike championship at Brands Hatch.

With 15 minutes left in the hour long session Haslam put in his fastest lap and pushed his way to the top of the table. The rain started to fall just he finished his lap preventing anyone from putting in a better lap.

His closest rivals in the championship, Greorio Lavilla and Ryuichi Kiyonari both start from the second row.

Shane Byrne took the second fastest lap ahead of Michael Rutter and Johnny Rea.

Positions:

1 Leon HASLAM 1:26.558

2 Shane BYRNE 1:26.620

3 Michael RUTTER 1:26.752

4 Jonathan REA 1:26.753

5 Ryuichi KIYONARI 1:26.798

6 Gregorio LAVILLA 1:26.911

7 James HAYDON 1:27.232

8 Karl HARRIS 1:27.311

9 Ben WILSON 1:27.694

10 Glen RICHARDS 1:27.737

11 Tommy HILL 1:27.796

12 Jon KIRKHAM 1:27.825

13 Dean THOMAS 1:27.943

14 Billy McCONNELL 1:28.064

15 Craig COXHELL 1:28.159

16 Michael LAVERTY 1:28.256

17 David JOHNSON 1:28.420

18 Simon ANDREWS 1:28.430

19 Dean ELLISON 1:28.818

20 Peter HICKMAN 1:28.917

21 Marty NUTT 1:29.240

22 Ollie BRIDEWELL 29.246

23 Chris MARTIN 1:29.291

24 Scott SMART 1:29.307

25 Howie MAINWARING 1:29.687

26 Marshall NEILL 1:29.828

27 Michael HOWARTH 1:31.659

28 Damien HAYWOOD 1:32.401

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