Sporting Digest: Motor Racing

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The Independent Online
Australia's Troy Bayliss cut two seconds off the Cadwell Park lap record on the way to pole position in today's rounds 17 and 18 of the British Superbike Championship.

Nigel Mansell suffered a humiliating afternoon at the British Touring Car Championship at Brands Hatch. In qualifying for today's feature race, he was 20th fastest of the 21 drivers in his Mondeo, 1.2sec behind the championship leader, Rickard Rydell, in pole position. For today's sprint race Mansell will start 18th on the grid.