CHRISSY Rouse is aiming to consolidate his championship lead this weekend as the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 Championship heads to Snetterton.
Rouse grabbed the headlines after a heroic ride from the back of the grid to fifth place aboard his Crowe Performance BMW S1000RR in the first race and backed it up with a solid win in the second at the season-opener.
This weekend, as the series resumes at the fast, Norfolk track, Rouse is keen to pick up where he left off – and with just one race on the programme at this round, it all points to what looks set to be a fierce battle.
“I’m really looking forward to the weekend,” he said. “Snetterton is, I would say, my worst track on this year’s calendar as far as some of my previous visits go, but I do absolutely love riding there.
“I’m going in as joint leader in the championship with Tom and Damon and with just one race this weekend, I’m excited for what should be a really good scrap.
“With the shortened season this year, every point matters even more than it usually does so I imagine it’ll be a very exciting race. I’m just looking for a strong result, to do the best job I can and hopefully consolidate my championship position.”
Rouse’s weekend will begin with two free practice sessions on Friday, August 21 followed by qualifying on Saturday and a 12-lap race on Sunday afternoon.
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