Corser can still lose the title, but the bookies say otherwise
Haga has found the secrets to getting the R1 Yamaha to turn quickly and is back to his best - next round he celebrates 150 World Superbike starts.
Haga leads Corser in the second race
Haga, Corser and Laconi after race 1
Superpole specialists Corser celebrates yet another superpole win with team principal Francis Bata
Laconi was on the pace in race one but dropped away in race two
Ducati's Laconi, Honda's Muggeridge getting out of shape and Kawasaki-mounted Chris Walker all played minor roles on the weekend
Corser loves the front-runner role, but can scrap with the best of them when he needs to
The race two podium with Vermeulen exchanged for Laconi from the first race
The Winston Ten Kate Hondas both put up a good showing on the weekend, with Vermeulen now secure in second place and Muggeridge putting in one of his best showings for the year
The great british hope was touted as last year's champ Toseland but an electrical problem robbed him of a top finish in hte first race and a seventh in race two saw him finish behind Walker as the top-placed Brit
After starting the year in a blaze of glory, rookie Neukirchner has now slipped to 13th in the title
Race one and Corser leads Haga and Laconi
The Supersport podium held few surprises with Charpentier first, rising-star Fabrizio second and Kev Cutrain again putting in the ride of the race on the outdated Yamaha R6 for third
Ronald Ten Kate and Sebastien Charpentier. Charpentier is now close to his first title while everyone in the paddock wonders just how the Ten Kate SuperSport machines can always beat bikes that are supposedly identical.
August 7, 2005 Team Alstare Suzuki Corona Extra rider Troy Corser placed first and second in the two fiercely-contested 25-lap battles at Brands Hatch today, swapping positions with Yamaha’s Noriyuki Haga in the final race to take 45 points away from the weekend and further extend his championship lead to 110 points. Corser and Haga were wheel to wheel from the start to the finish of the races and served up a feast of closely-fought action in front of more than 100,000 spectators.
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