BSB Donington Park Race 1 Results: Scott Redding cruises to tenth win

Scott Redding - Be Wiser PBM Ducati

Scott Redding has extended his advantage at the head of the 2019 British Superbike Championship standings after notching up another commanding victory from pole position at Donington Park.

The Be Wiser Ducati qualified on the top spot by a 0.4s over Josh Brookes an despite losing lead to his team-mate on the run down to turn one, snatched the advantage back on lap three and never looked back.

A dominant tenth BSB win of the season for the ex-MotoGP rider, coupled to Brookes’ eventual third place finish, Redding now leads the standings by 23 points with four races of the 2019 season to go.

Tommy Bridewell put up a strong fight having started down in seventh place, quickly working his way up to second position and at one stage lapping quicker than Redding ahead, but he’d have to settle for second position to keep his slim title hopes alive a little longer.

Brookes finished a distant third, the Australian unsettled by Redding’s overtake to briefly slip down as far as fifth position. Even so, he did come into some fortune to get the podium after long-time third place runner Christian Iddon dropped back when his foot-peg broke off, leaving him vulnerable under braking. 

As such, he’d slip to sixth by the chequered flag, overtaken by both Peter Hickman and Andrew Irwin, who completed the top five.

Xavi Fores made good progress to take seventh, just holding off a charging Ryan Vickers on the RAF Regular & Reserves Kawasaki, while Luke Mossey and Danny Buchan rounded out the top ten.

Of the remaining Title Showdown contenders, Tarran Mackenzie was 12th, compounding a disappointing day for the Mackenzie family after Taylor – making his BSB return for Tyco this weekend – was forced to withdraw following a crash in the Superstock 1000 race. He had qualified ninth.

Elsewhere, there was frustration for front row starter Bradley Ray after he suffered a technical issue that forced him to stop whilst running fourth early on.

BSB Donington Park - Race 1 Results

Donington Park BSB - Race Results (1)
1Scott Redding (S)GBRBe Wiser Ducati PBMDucati Panigale V4 R20 Laps
2Tommy Bridewell (S)GBROxford Racing DucatiDucati Panigale V4 R+2.094
3Josh Brookes (S)AUSBe Wiser Ducati PBMDucati Panigale V4 R+5.101
4Peter Hickman (S)GBRSmiths Racing BMWBMW S1000RR+7.895
5Andrew IrwinGBRHonda RacingHonda CBR1000RR+12.973
6Christian IddonGBRTyco BMWBMW S1000RR+15.249
7Xavi ForesESPHonda RacingHonda CBR1000RR+17.671
8Ryan VickersGBRRAF Regular & ReservesKawasaki ZX-10RR+18.215
9Luke MosseyGBROMG Racing SuzukiSuzuki GSX-R100R+18.780
10Danny Buchan (S)GBRFS-3 Racing KawasakiKawasaki ZX-10RR+19.001
11Jason O'HalloranAUSMcAMS YamahaYamaha R1+20.018
12Tarran Mackenzie (S)GBRMcAMS YamahaYamaha R1+20.766
13Luke StaplefordGBRBuildbase SuzukiSuzuki GSX-R100R+21.329
14Joe FrancisGBRPR Racing Lloyds & JonesBMW S1000RR+25.250
15Claudio CortiITAWD-40 Racing KawasakiKawasaki ZX-10RR+25.941
16Alex OlsenGBRSmiths Racing BMWBMW S1000RR+27.305
17Hector BarberaESPQuattro Plant JG SpeedfitKawasaki ZX-10RR+45.899
18Billy McConnellAUSOMG Racing SuzukiSuzuki GSX-R100R+49.171
19Ben CurrieAUSQuattro Plant JG SpeedfitKawasaki ZX-10RR+49.493
20Gino ReaGBRBike Devil SwedaMV Agusta F4+59.160
21Matt TrueloveGBRRacedays YamahaYamaha R1+1m 00.182
22Dean HarrisonGBRSilicone Engineering RacingKawasaki ZX-10RR+1m 00.471
23David AllinghamGBREHA YamahaYamaha R1+1m 23.157
24Shaun WinfieldGBRSantander Salt TAG YamahaYamaha R1+1 Lap
DNFJames EllisonGBROMG Racing SuzukiSuzuki GSX-R100R18 Laps
DNFSam CoventryGBRTeam 64 KawasakiKawasaki ZX-10RR14 Laps
DNFDan LinfootGBRSantander Salt TAG YamahaYamaha R14 Laps
DNFAshley BeechGBRNP MotorcyclesBMW S1000RR4 Laps
DNFBradley RayGBRBuildbase SuzukiSuzuki GSX-R100R3 Laps
DNFJosh OwensGBRCDH RacingKawsaki ZX-10RR0 Laps
DNSTaylor MackenzieGBRTyco BMWBMW S1000RR-