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Hopkins 5th in Silverstone Qualifying

Samsung Crescent Racing’s BSB rider John Hopkins set the fifth-fastest time in today’s qualifying for the British World Superbike Championship round at Silverstone.

The Suzuki-GSX-R1000-mounted rider, who is a “Wild-Card” entry, had earlier set the fastest time in free practice.

Friday WSB Qualifying: 1 Carlos Checa (ESP-Ducati) 2:05.477, 2 Maxime Berger (FRA-Ducati) 2:05.870, 3 Tom Sykes (GBR-Kawasaki) 2:05.899, 4 Leon Camier (GBR-Aprilia) 2:05.937, 5 John Hopkins (USA-Suzuki) 2:05.974, 6 Michel Fabrizio (ITA-Alstare Suzuki) 2:06.023.