Snetterton BSB: Race weekend stats, facts and pub ammo

Both Jason O'Halloran and Dan Linfoot are back in action this weekend
Both Jason O'Halloran and Dan Linfoot are back in action this weekend Picture: Impact Images

Jason O’Halloran’s first, and to date only, BSB victory came in the first race at Snetterton in 2016.

O’Halloran has taken more podiums (5) at Snetterton than any other circuit on the BSB calendar.

With two wins, Shane Byrne was the highest points scorer (50) at last year’s meeting just ahead of Josh Brookes (40), who took two second place finishes and O’Halloran (32) who finished third in each race.

The Snetterton 300 circuit was first used for BSB in 2011.

James Ellison has failed to score a point at Snetterton for the last two years

The current lap record is held by Shane Byrne (Ducati), who lapped at 1m47.143s in the second race of 2017.

Out of this year’s entry, only three riders have previously tasted victory at Snetterton - Josh Brookes (2010), Michael Laverty (2012) and Jason O’Halloran (2016).

Byrne has won eight of the last ten races held at Snetterton.

Ducati is the most successful manufacturer at Snetterton with 13 wins, followed by Honda (11), Yamaha (10), Suzuki (5) and Kawasaki (5).

Ducati’s last win came in 2017 when Byrne did the double.

Honda last won in 2016 with Jason O’Halloran.

Kawasaki last won in 2015, again with Byrne.

Yamaha last took the top spot in 2012 with Tommy Hill.

Suzuki’s last win came in 2011 with John Hopkins.

The double victory has been done at Snetterton on ten occasions – James Whitham (1996), John Reynolds (2001), Sean Emmett (2002), Ryuichi Kiyonari (2006 and 2007), Leon Camier (2009), Josh Brookes (2010) and Shane Byrne (2014, 2015 and 2017).

When Brookes did the double in 2010, three races were held with Kiyonari taking the third race win.

Shane Byrne is the most successful rider at Snetterton with 10 wins followed by Ryuichi Kiyonari (7), John Reynolds (5), Leon Camier (3) and James Whitham, Chris Walker, Sean Emmett and Josh Brookes (all 2).

Byrne has also recorded the most podiums (17) followed by Brookes (14), Reynolds (12), Kiyonari and Walker (both 8), Michael Rutter (7), Tommy Hill (6) and Niall Mackenzie, Steve Hislop, Michael Laverty and Jason O’Halloran (all 5).

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