Silverstone BSB: Kiyonari claims pole

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Ryuichi Kiyonari rode bravely in drying conditions to take his second pole of the season for the penultimate round at Silverstone.

Kiyonari was able to hold off title rival Shane Byrne despite a fast lap late in the session from the reigning champion.

Gary Mason will complete the front row with a surprise third place onboard the Tsingtao Kawasaki.

The second row will consist of John Kirkham, Josh Brookes and James Westmoreland.

    Ryuichi Kiyonari (Buildbase BMW) 2m:10.141s
    Shane Byrne (Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki) +0.799s
    Gary Mason (Tsingtao Kawasaki) +1.390s
    Jon Kirkham (Halsall Biker Gear Kawasaki) +2.465s
    Josh Brookes (Milwaukee Yamaha) +2.755s
    James Westmoreland (Buildbase BMW) +3.056s
    Chris Walker (Lloyds British GBmoto Racing Kawasaki) +3.314s
    James Ellison (Lloyds British GBmoto Racing Kawasaki) +3.663s
    Dan Linfoot (Quattro Plant Kawasaki) +4.844s
    Tommy Bridewell (Milwaukee Yamaha)

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Liam Marsden

By Liam Marsden

Former MCN Web Producer