Kyle Ryde Reveals Area he “Struggled” With in Donington Park BSB Race 3

Kyle Reid took another British Superbike Championship win at Donington Park over the weekend, his fifth at his home track, but although he was unable to stand on the podium in the other two races, he left the Leicestershire venue satisfied with his work on the weekend. the week.

Despite some issues on Friday, the OMG Grilla Yamaha Racing rider looked strong in qualifying and was only 0.026 seconds behind his teammate Ryan Vickers. He took that form into Saturday's race and took victory in the shortened race by more than half a second.

Kyle Reid, 2024 Donington Park PSP. Credit: Impact Images.

“Saturday was very good for us,” he said. “It was a lonely race on my part but one we can be proud of. We struggled a little bit on Friday, and couldn't complete the race on used tyres, so we went into Saturday's race with a lot of unknowns. It was a hot race, and the track was very greasy. Particularly fast, but I was consistent and fast where I wanted to be.

However, he was unable to replicate that form on Sunday and found himself at the wrong end of the top six in both the Sprint Race and the final race of the weekend. Unable to keep up with the pace of the leading riders, he had to settle for two fifths, but that still kept him third in the overall standings of the current championship.

“It's been a solid weekend overall, to be honest. A win on Saturday and a top-five finish after missing a lot of data on Friday is nothing to be disappointed with. I think this is the hottest I've ever seen it at Donington, and this I mean I struggled a little bit more in the Sprint race, but the bike in race three was amazing I struggled a little bit with the brakes in the longer race which meant I couldn't put pressure on the guys in front, but to get 40 points over the weekend is a credit. Good points.


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