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James Ellison tops times in free practice at Brands Hatch Indy

Ellison tops times in free practice at Brands Hatch Indy

15/04/2017 at 18:19Updated 15/04/2017 at 19:42

James Ellison topped the times in the free practice session ahead of British Superbikes Round 2 races at Brands Hatch Indy.

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The McAMS Yamaha rider edged defending champions Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne by 0.098s, setting the fastest ever lap of the circuit in the morning.

Leon Haslam, who clinched a double victory at the opening round in Donington, was fourth on the times list, just behind JG Speedfit Kawasaki team-mate Luke Mossey.

Qualifying begins on Sunday at 2.30pm with the two races on Easter Monday at 1.30pm and 4.30pm.

Free practice top 10

James Ellison (McAMS Yamaha) 45.120s

Shane Byrne (Be Wiser Ducati) +0.098s

Luke Mossey (JG Speedfit Kawasaki) +0.105s

Leon Haslam (JG Speedfit Kawasaki) +0.118s

Christian Iddon (Tyco BMW) +0.251s

Bradley Ray (Buildbase Suzuki) +0.256s

Dan Linfoot (Honda Racing) +0.343s

Josh Brookes (Anvil Hire TAG Yamaha) +0.344s

Sylvain Guintoli (Bennetts Suzuki) +0.364s

John Hopkins (Moto Rapido Ducati) +0.400s

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