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Crutchlow 2 Race 2 Silverstone - BLOG.jpgWorld Superbike Championship Silverstone, Race Two. By Zoe Burn and Mic Archbold.

CAL Crutchlow took the double in style as he led five Brits across the line to victory.

The Yamaha Sterilgarda rider took the lead three laps from the end and instantly edged out an untouchable lead as he showboated his way home to his second win of the day.

Once again it was HANNSpree Ten Kate rider Jonathan Rea who crossed the line second, but this time it was Alitalia Aprilia's Leon Camier who took a solid third - after starting from 16th on the grid.

Eugine Silverstone 2 - BLOG.jpgWorld Supersport Championship, Silverstone by Zoe Burn and Mic Archbold.

EUGENE Laverty kept his championship dreams alive by taking a hard-fought win over Turkey's Kenan Sofuoglu at Silverstone this afternoon.

The honorary Durham star made a last lap charge past the championship leader to take the win and put himself back in title contention.

And a well-deserved third place went to Brit rookie Gino Rea, who proved a force to be reckoned with throughout the 15-lap race around the famous Northants circuit.

crutchlow6 - BLOG.jpgWorld Superbike Championship, Silverstone. By Zoe Burn and Mic Archbold.

CAL Crutchlow finally converted pole into the win as he took his maiden WSB win at Silverstone.

The firey Brit, who has started from the top spot five times this season, had been desperate to bag his first win since joining the series this year.

But in front of his home crowd the reigning World Supersport champ got the better of fellow Brit Jonathan Rea and grabbed a convincing win onboard the Yamaha Sterilgarda machine to lead a British one-two-three across the line.

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