February 24, 2019
Haslam scores double podium finish on World Superbike Championship return
Kawasaki Racing Team's Leon Haslam finished third in the Superpole Race and then third in Race Two in the opening round of the World Superbike Championship at Phillip Island, Australia on Sunday.
“It was good to get on two podiums after yesterday’s disappointment of a crash and then finishing 15th. In the 10-lap sprint race today I was a little cautious and I got caught behind the Yamahas, so I settled.
I thought I had a little bit in hand to catch Jonathan (Rea) in the final race. I tried to make my own rhythm for the first four laps. After that I tried to save the rear tyre grip which then created a group of five riders.
It was a nice easy rhythm and I was feeling good with my pace. Johnny and I had some good passes, good battles. My plan was to go away with two laps to go, then he passed me into turn one and I ran a little wide.
At the same time he went 0.4 of a second faster on that lap. I went with him and caught him up on the last lap but I felt like I had been caught out a little bit. To battle with Jonathan in my first race weekend of the year, with his record in this class, I am happy.”
October 9, 2018
JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam is chasing three more race wins and the 2018 title in Sunday's 12th and final round of the British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch, Kent.
September 30, 2018
JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam won both races of Sunday's round 11 of the British Superbike Championship at Assen in Holland.
September 25, 2018
JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam is looking to take two wins in Sunday's two races of round 11 of the British Superbike Championship at Assen in Holland.
September 16, 2018
JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam took third and second places in Sunday's two races of round 10 of the British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park, Cheshire.
September 9, 2018
JG Speedfit Kawasaki's Leon Haslam won all three races in the weekend's ninth round of the British Superbike Championship at Silverstone, Northants.