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BSB: O'Halloran: 'I might do a rain dance!'

Published: 25 June 2016

Updated: 25 June 2016

Honda’s Jason O’Halloran is hoping for rain in tomorrow’s two MCE British Superbike races after coming tantalisingly close to pole position in qualifying.  

The Aussie missed out on pole by just 0.001sec to BeWiser Ducati’s Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne in sodden conditions at the Knockhill circuit.

While he’s confident the dry, O’Halloran has admitted he might be doing a rain dance ahead of tomorrow’s two races as he feels he can definitely challenge at the front should conditions be wet.

“I had a really good feeling straight away in the rain,” he said. “I felt comfortable to push. I struggled a bit on entry grip and was backing in quite a lot, but everything was working OK so I kept building my rhythm. I came around and saw 51’3 and saw 51’3 as the pole lap so didn’t know if I was in first or second! I might do a rain dance tomorrow, but we’ll see! I’m happy in the dry, we were a bit down in Q1 but I think we can improve but if it’s raining I think we’re OK for the front group.”

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