Alastair Seeley has won the British Supersport Championship aboard his Relentless Suzuki by TAS Racing Suzuki GSX-R600 in one of the closest and most-exciting finishes the series has ever witnessed.
Ulsterman Seeley (32) came back from a disastrous crash in yesterday's opening race at the Brand Hatch triple-header to turn a point's deficit on season-long rival Ben Wilson (Kawasaki) into 2.3-second victory and a one-point advantage in the series.
With just four points separating Seeley and series leader Wilson (29), it was 'winner-takes-all' and whoever won the race took the title. If there had been another race winner it would have gone to a points-tie - and with both riders taking nine wins to that point, it would have gone down to the most number of second places; for which Seeley would have taken it.
From the start, Seeley led into the first corner followed by Wilson, who got a great start from the second row behind him. Wilson then took the lead and then Seeley forced to the front on lap four. Wilson then retook the lead and the pair swapped the front until the sixth lap when Seeley regained the lead and started to open up a 1.2 second lead.
From that point, the "Wee-Wizard" was never challenged and rode a remarkably-controlled race to lift the title.