This weekend (October 14-15-16) the final round of the 2022 Bennetts Superbike British Championship takes place at Brands Hatch and the race for the title comes down to the wire, where Honda Racing UK’s Glenn Irwin sits second. of the rank. .
After a strong performance in the previous round, where Glenn scored two podiums aboard the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP, he now sits in second place overall, 66 points behind current leader Bradley Ray.
While it’s mathematically possible for Glenn to be crowned the 2022 BSB champion this weekend, he needs three strong results and finishing ahead of Bradley to break his points advantage and take the series lead.
Glenn’s best finish in the UK series was in 2018 when he finished third. In 2020 he finished fourth in his first year with Team Honda and last year, after battling injury in the latter part of the season, he finished eighth.
Meanwhile, Glenn’s teammates Ryo Mizuno, Takumi Takahashi and Tom Neave will all be looking to end the 2022 season on a high note. For Ryo and Takumi, they will both be looking to improve on their results from last time out at Brands Hatch, where Ryo finished 22-DNF-21, and Takumi 18-13-14.
BSB rookie Tom Neave had his best result of the season at Brands Hatch in July in round six, where he finished 11th. Tom’s goal for this weekend is to recapture that elusive top ten and finish his first year in the premier class on a high.
The first Superbike practice starts at 12:30 p.m. on Friday October 14, with Race 1 on Saturday October 15. Race 2 and the 2022 final race will take place on Sunday 16 October. Click on here for the full weekend schedule.