MARCO BURNELLI KILLED IN SUPERBIKE CRASH

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Italian superbike rider, Marco Burnelli, was killed yesterday after a crash at over 150mph in an Italian championship race. Officials said Burnelli, 29, and another rider, Mauro Mastrelli, collided after slipping on oil.

BRITISH TOURING CARS CHAMPIONSHIP (Donington Park): First round (18 laps): 1 F Biela (Audi A4) 38min 33.13sec, 81.70mph; 2 W Hoy (Renault Laguna) +1.19sec; 3 A Menu (Renault Laguna) +2.14sec; 4 K Burt (Volvo 850) +12.27sec; 5 J Cleland (Vauxhall Vectra) +12.93sec; 6 J Bintcliffe (Audi A4) +13.63sec. Second round (18 laps): 1 Biela 29min 51.15sec, 90.44mph; 2 Hoy +1.94sec; 3 R Rydell (Volvo 85) +3.68sec; 4 Bintcliffe +4.52secs; 5 Burt +13.59sec; 6 Cleland +14.34sec. Standings: 1 Biela (31pts); 2 Hoy (24pts); 3 Burt (14pts); 4 Bintcliffe (13pts); 5= Cleland and Rydell (11pts).

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