Davey Todd eyes move to British Superbike in 2023 after winning Superstock title at Donington Park

Todd put the result beyond doubt with victory in race two at Donington Park on Sunday by 1.9s from closest rival Billy McConnell to secure the championship for Team Milenco by Padgett’s Honda.

The Saltburn man has had the best season of his career to date, with Todd also excelling on the roads this year, taking four second places at the North West 200 and a maiden podium in the Superstock race at the Isle of Man TT.

The 27-year-old also won five races, including the blue ribbon solo championship event, at the Southern 100 and cleaned up at Armoy in July, sealing a Superbike and Supersport double and setting a new all-time lap record in the County Antrim road race. .

Milenco by Padfett Honda rider Davey Todd won the National Superstock 1000 title at Donington Park on Sunday. Photo: David Yeomans Photography.

Todd, a four-time Scarborough Gold Cup winner in September, won the Superstock 1000 title in style as he picked up his fourth series win of the season to give him an unassailable 38-point lead over McConnell with one race to go at Brands Hatch.

“I’m over the moon,” Todd said.

“Honestly, the team is just amazing and I’ve been begging for this opportunity for so long to get a chance to prove myself on short circuits.

“The Milenco by Padgett guys had faith in me and they put me here for a full season, and I’m so happy to have had the chance to prove that I deserved my place here.

Davey Todd on the Milenco by Padgett Honda Superstock machine. Photo: David Yeomans Photography.

“Obviously the progression is I want to go to Superbike now, I still want to prove that I’m not just a road guy but I still want to keep doing everything and I’m just living the dream,” he said. added.

“I’m so happy, I’ve enjoyed every place we’ve been this year and can’t say more.”

Todd finished second in Saturday’s opening race, which was won by Donegal man Richard Kerr on AMD Motorsport Honda, who took his second win of the season by 0.486 seconds.

McConnell finished fourth on the Jackson Racing Honda behind Charlie Nesbitt (VisionTrack Suzuki).

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