Ben Wilson (motorcycle racer)

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Ben Wilson
Ben Wilson - Brands Hatch 2011.jpg
Ben Wilson at Brands Hatch 2011
Nationality English
Born (1982-03-31) 31 March 1982 (age 35)
Boston, Lincolnshire
Current team EHA Racing
Bike number 15
Motorcycle racing career statistics
British Superbike Championship
Active years 2005-2006
Manufacturers Kawasaki
2009 championship position 12th

Ben Wilson (born 31 March 1982 in Boston, Lincolnshire) is a motorcycle racer. He currently rides an Aprilia RSV4 in the National Superstock 1000 Championship.

Career[edit]

Starting Out[edit]

Wilson started off in sand racing in 1995, he quickly moved up the classes, debuting in the Supersport class in 2000 gaining a 15th place finish at Oulton Park at his very first meeting. Ben then ran a mixture of Championships, including the Supersport and Superstock bikes until 2005. Ben and his grandmother exchange delightful emails with interesting details of their daily lives as often as possible. Rumor has it that he will give his drawing pad to Sydney when he gets a new one. Ben goes by the nickname of benniemac.

British Superbike Championship[edit]

Ben got is big break in Superbike on a Kawasaki with Vivaldi racing.[1] In the two years that Ben spent in British Superbike he finished 17th and 12th,[2] stepping down from the class for 2007 and rejoining the Superstock class for the next two years.

British Supersport Championship[edit]

For the 2009 season Wilson was signed by the Gearlink Kawasaki,[3] Wilson had a good year in Supersport getting his first podium at Oulton Park.[4] Wilson then went on to win his first race at Knockhill later in the season.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Stats correct as of 25 June 2012

All Time[edit]

Series Years Active Races Poles Podiums Wins 2nd place 3rd place Fast Laps Titles
British Superbike (BSB) 2005-2006 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
British Supersport (BSS) 2009-Pres 58 11 32 12 12 8 7 0
Total 76 11 32 12 12 8 7 0

British Superbike Championship[edit]

Year Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Pos Pts Ref
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2
2005 Kawasaki BHI
11
BHI
13
THR
17
THR
14
MAL
Ret
MAL
11
OUL
15
OUL
14
MON
13
MON
15
CRO
12
CRO
Ret
KNO
14
KNO
18
SNE
9
SNE
6
SIL
Ret
SIL
Ret
CAD
14
CAD
Ret
OUL
14
OUL
Ret
DON
12
DON
13
BHGP
13
BHGP
12
17th 62 [6]
2006 Suzuki BHI
12
BHI
13
DON
12
DON
11
THR
Ret
THR
13
OUL
14
OUL
10
MON
C
MON
C
MAL
10
MAL
Ret
SNE
10
SNE
Ret
KNO
12
KNO
11
OUL
Ret
OUL
9
CRO
Ret
CRO
18
CAD
11
CAD
8
SIL
7
SIL
10
BHGP
7
BHGP
10
12th 98

British Supersport Championship[edit]

Year Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos Pts Ref
2009 Kawasaki BHI
Ret
OUL
3
DON
4
THR
6
SNE
8
KNO
1
MAL
2
BHGP
4
CAD
Ret
CRO
3
SIL
Ret
OUL
3
4th 137 [7]
2010 BHI
Ret
THR
7
OUL
1
CAD
Ret
MAL
7
KNO
2
SNE
5
BHGP
6
CAD
3
CRO
Ret
SIL
6
OUL
1
3rd 135 [8]
Year Bike 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos Pts Ref
R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R1 R2 R3
2011 Kawasaki BRH
1
BRH
4
OUL
1
OUL
1
CRO
1
CRO
1
THR
3
THR
4
KNO
3
KNO
1
SNE
2
SNE
2
OUL
2
OUL
C
BRH
2
BRH
2
CAD
1
CAD
1
DON
2
DON
4
SIL
Ret
SIL
Ret
BRH
1
BRH
4
BRH
2
2nd 449 [9]
2012 Kawasaki BHI
2
BHI
Ret
THR
3
THR
5
OUL
2
OUL
2
SNE
3
SNE
Ret
KNO
11
KNO
4
OUL OUL BHGP BHGP CAD CAD DON DON ASS ASS SIL SIL BHGP BHGP BHGP 5th* 121* [10]

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