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Burns Oulton Small 1.JPGJOE Burns and Jonathan Dickson both found themselves outside the top ten in qualifying for tomorrow's Metzeler Superstock 600 race at Oulton Park.

Burns will line up in 12th spot for tomorrow afternoon's race around the Cheshire Circuit, while Dickson will start from 19th.

Both Burns of Newcastle and Blyth's Dickson suffered a bad first session on Saturday, and had hoped to improve today.

GEORDIE boys Joe Burns and Jonathan Dickson look well placed for Monday's opening race of the Metzeler National Superstock 600 Championship.

Burns, 16 and Dickson, 21, were well within the required top 14 of their respective qualifying groups in Saturday's first session.

Due to the amount of riders and the short Brands Hatch Indy circuit, qualifying and practice has been split into two groups - Burns is in Group A, while Dickson is in B.

British Superbikes at Croft Circuit

JONATHAN Dickson and Joe Burns will be making a hard charge from the second row when the National Superstock 600 race gets underway this afternoon.

Dickson was the fastest of the Geordie boys in this morning's final qualifying session, and will line up fifth on the grid, while Burns is right next to him in sixth.

Dickson, 20 of Blyth had dominated Friday's first qualifying, grabbing provisional pole from the start and had looked unbeatable, while 16-year-old Burns struggled with set-up issues and was left down in 15th.

But the pair were much closer today, and ended the session separated by a tenth of a second. Pole was taken by Robbie Brown.

The National Superstock 600 race is due to get underway at a revised time of 3.25pm. It will run later than initially planned, due to a half-hour stoppage time in this morning's Superbike practice when marshalls were forced to close the track to deal with a massive oil spillage.

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