British Superbikes: Laverty finishes sixth in Assen races

Michael Laverty
Tyco BMW rider Michael Laverty finished under four seconds behind Leon Haslam in race two

Michael Laverty was sixth in both British Superbike Championship races at Assen in the Netherlands on Sunday.

The Tyco BMW rider from Toomebridge is seventh in the 2016 standings with one round remaining at Brands Hatch in a fortnight.

Glenn Irwin finished 11th and 12th while fellow Carrick competitor Alastair Seeley was 21st the opener but failed to finish the second race.

Leo Haslam won both races to lie 17 points behind leader Shane Byrne.