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Haga signs for Swan Yamaha 400.jpgSAMURAI of Slide Noriyuki Haga will ride for Guisborough-based Swan Yamaha this season after inking a deal to replace the injured Ian Hutchinson.

After weeks of gossip and rumours, the Japanese hotshot has today revealed he will return to Yamaha power to contest the 2012 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship.

Nitro Nori comes to the UK with a total of 43 World Superbike Championship wins, finishing title runner-up three times and securing third a further four times.

MLAv action.jpgSWAN Yamaha's Michael Laverty led team-mate Tommy Hill over the line in a shortened MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship race at Cadwell Parkl today.

MLav led from lights to red flag at the Lincolnshire circuit after getting a quick getaway from pole position.

Third was the Relentless Suzuki by TAS machine of Josh Brookes, who's result was marred by an incident involving Michael Rutter.

Tommy_Hill_takes_Pole_for_Race_One_-_300.jpgTOMMY Hill starts from pole for today's MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship race at Brands Hatch after shattering the lap record - while local boy Graeme Gowland leads the Evo class.

Hill secured the top spot at his local track with a hot lap of 1.26.360 onboard the Guisborough-based Swan Yamaha, ahead of this afternoon's race at the Grand Prix circuit.

And in the Mirror.co.uk BSB-Evo Championship, it was the WFR Honda of Gowland which was the cream of the crop, qualifying first in class and an impressive 10th overall.

tommy win brands blog.jpgSWAN Yamaha riders Tommy Hill and Michael Laverty are chasing victory as they head to Brands Hatch for a triple-header.

This weekend will see Round Eight of the 2011 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship roar into action at the Kent track with three races around the GP circuit.

Hill is looking to build on his win at Oulton Park last month as he heads to his home track, but he can expect to have Laverty snapping at his heels as both riders bid to reach the top six in the overall standings as the Showdown heads ever closer.
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#67 Shane Byrne Thruxton - 300px.jpgBy Mic Archbold, Images by Full Throttle Imaging.

THE HM Plant Honda of Shane Byrne outpaced Swan Yamaha's Tommy Hill in both of today's Free Practice Sessions at Thruxton.

Byrne came out strong from the outset, putting in a series of fast laps straight away, beating the Swan Yamaha of Hill by a quarter of a second at the end of the second session.

Byrne has already won four outings at this Hampshire circuit, three of which were in his title winning years, and he is keen to build on his victory at Croft two weeks ago.

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