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Leon Haslam Assen

 

Round 11: Assen, Holland. September 29-October 1

Qualifying: 2nd – 1m 54.109s

Race one: 1st – 29m 25.265s

Race two: 3rd – +0.873s

Best race lap: 1m 36.972s – race two

Championship: 1st – 612 points

Final round: October 13-15 – Brands Hatch, Kent.

 

Leon said about the weekend - “I had a plan for race one but Assen is one of those circuits where nothing normally goes to plan! I was happy sitting in third place then, with six laps to go, I decide to try and put some smooth laps together and hit my points and thankfully it worked out.

 

“In race two I was pushing hard and I was struggling a little for the first half of the race. I managed to find a good rhythm towards the end but we had a bit of an issue on the back straight when the engine cut out on me.

 

“A big thanks to everyone at JG Speedfit Kawasaki, the boys have done really well this weekend. We’ve had a hard part of the season and when qualifying doesn’t go well or you’re generally having a bad weekend you can be down in seventh or eighth place but the Showdown is where it matters and so far so good. We’ve just got three more races to go to keep doing what we’re doing.”