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Daniel Cooper and James Westmoreland of Centurion racing seem to be continuing their success from Mallory Park this weekend at Oulton Park. 
Following the injury of Dennis Hobbs, the team is down to two riders,  competing in the Fuchs-Silkolene British Supersport Championship.
Cooper this weekend is using a new engine in his Honda CBR600, he said: “Generally it's going not too bad, we are developing the bike at each race meeting so that can be hard.  We have a new engine this weekend, it is a bit smoother through the power.”
“This weekend we've had a couple of problems, but my time is encouraging and we had a good result at Mallory.  Ideally I want to be in the top ten, we had a couple of bad meetings but since Mallory we seem to be back up.”
In the championship Cooper is currently seating in 13th, two places higher than his overall 15th position at the end of 2007.  He said: “This year is much tougher, everybody is on the same tyres and it's more down to the rider.  It's become more fairer I think as the bigger teams had the better tyres and I think that had a major effect.”
His team mate Westmoreland differs on that view, he said: “I don't think it's made much difference, the rule hasn't really changed the British Championship either.  The front runners are still pretty much the same, at the end of the day if you have a better bike, team and you are a better rider I don't think it makes a difference.”
Westmoreland is currently sitting fifth within the championship and after finding his feet is extremely positive about the remaining rounds.  He said: “Things are going quite well, we're getting there and going quite fast, there are a lot of fast people out there.  Also I have got three or four of my favourite tracks coming up, I am really looking forward to the second half of the season.”
“We've been a bit slow with the bike, we've took to long to put together a competitive package for every weekend.  It's been hard with Dennis [Hobbs] being out I've had nobody to learn off, I'm still pretty new to the four strokes and it would have been good to have him out there.”
Regarding the weekend so far he said: “Its been a bit tough due to the weather we're struggling, I've only done one lap in the wet, we are happy with the wet setup but we need a dry session.  We need to work on the chassis and setup for the dry.”
Westmoreland so far has taken the only podium spot for the team this season with a third at Snetterton and he will be aiming to add to that as the season continues.

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