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Edwards maintains World Superbike series lead with three rounds remaining

7 August 2000

2000 FIM World Superbike Championship, Round 10: Brands Hatch, Kent, England,
August 6, 2000

Crashes in the opening moments of both 25-lap races marred the day for several
racers at round 10 of the World Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch in Great
Britain. Castrol Honda's Colin Edwards, who went down without injury in the
first race, finished tenth on the restart and sixth in race two, which saw
teammate Aaron Slight crash while trying to compensate for a slipping clutch.
Troy Bayliss and Neil Hodgson split the wins. Edwards remains the series points
leader over Troy Corser, 281-257, with three rounds to go.

Brands Hatch World Superbike Results, Race One, Top Finishers

1. Troy Bayliss-Ducati

2. Neil Hodgson-Ducati

3. Chris Walker-Suzuki

4. John Reynolds-Ducati

5. Noriyuki Haga-Yamaha

7. Aaron Slight-Honda

10. Colin Edwards-Honda

Brands Hatch World Superbike Results, Race Two, Top Finishers

1. Neil Hodgson-Ducati

2. Troy Bayliss-Ducati

3. Pier-Francesco Chili-Suzuki

4. Noriyuki Haga-Yamaha

5. Akira Yanagawa-Kawasaki

6. Colin Edwards-Honda

WSC Point Standings, Top Riders

1. Colin Edwards-Honda-281 points

2. Troy Corser-Aprilia-257 points

3. Noriyuki Haga-Yamaha-256 points

4. Pier-Francesco Chili-Suzuki-215 points

5. Troy Bayliss-Ducati-187 points

9. Aaron Slight-Honda-107 points

Upcoming rounds

Round 11-Circuit van Drenthe, Assen, Holland, September 3.