Fantastic 1,2,3 for Moto-Breakers Yamaha at Brands Hatch GP

It was a stunning weekend for the Moto Breakers of Doncaster Yamaha team at round nine of the Metzeler National Superstock 600 Championship. The trio of Jake Dixon, James Lodge and Jimmy Rose secured a fantastic 1st - 2nd - 3rd respectively. The Moto-Breakers team were able to gain the same results at the opening round of the Championship at the Brands Indy Circuit and it was a welcome return to the podium for all the team.

It was 16-year-old Jake Dixon that took the final honours after struggling with a set up on the long Brands GP circuit the youngster managed to qualify in seventh position on the grid for the 12-lap race. He gained a great start and was keeping the leaders in eye shot, after several passing manoeuvres he was sat in fourth behind his team-mates Jimmy Rose, James Lodge and Yamaha rider Matthew Paulo. He was soon left to battle with his two team-mates for the win and dicing and swapping positions on each lap all three were eager to take the overall win. Jake showed grit and determination and passed James Lodge on lap ten of twelve and got his head down to take the win by 0.08.

Jake Dixon - "I'm over the moon to have won here today it's my home round and I've not had a win since the first round here on the Indy Circuit at the start of the season. We've had a lot of work to do this weekend to get a good set up on the bike but the Moto-Breakers team worked really hard and it's great to get my Championship hopes back on track. I would like to thank Craig Fitzpatrick for all his help and support plus Graham and all the guys in the Moto-Breakers team it's a great feeling to be back up at the top and I hope I can continue this form for the rest of the season."

James Lodge achieved his first pole position of the season and despite leading for eight of the 12 laps he was unable to get the better of his team-mate Dixon and had to settle for second place. The rider from Holmfirth was riding extremely well throughout the weekend in qualifying and the race, he was unlucky to miss out on his debut win of the year. He was fortunate to finish the race as he had a small problem with a gasket, which could have forced him to retire but luckily he brought the Moto-Breakers Yamaha home in a very solid second place and moved to fifth in the Championship standings.

James Lodge - "I'm still searching for my first win in the class but that race was unreal and I lost count of the amount of times we swapped places. I got a really good start and wanted to make a break from the start, I got in a bit of a battle with Paulo and before long it was my team-mates Jake and Jimmy that were hassling me. I didn't want to do anything stupid to get the race win, I'm gutted I didn't but the race was awesome I really enjoyed riding it and to get second is a great feeling. I'd like to thank all my sponsors for their help and support and also the Moto-Breakers team."

Jimmy Rose watched his team-mates fighting it out the final few laps but he was very much involved in the battle from the start. Qualifying on the front row in fourth place Jimmy was also eager to try and get his first Superstock 600 race win; he sat in second place behind Lodgey for four of the laps and briefly made it to the front but was unable to hold the position. All three Moto-Breakers riders rode an exceptional race and the results proved that and Jimmy is now lying second in the standings, Jake third and James fifth.

Jimmy Rose - "That was a hell of a race, I had some pretty big moments out there but I was really enjoying myself, it was a great race and I was having some really good battles with my team-mates. It's important for me to carry on getting consistent race results over the season to keep me in the running for the Championship. It's all very tight at the top now and I have to keep trying to get podiums, I'm really eager to try and get my first win before the season finishes though."


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