British Superbikes (May 2007)

  • Latest BSB standings

    24 September 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Latest BSB standings

    British Superbike Championship standings after round 24: 1. Ryuichi Kiyonari JPN Honda 404 2. Jonathan Rea GBR Honda 367 3. Leon Haslam GBR Ducati 363 4. Gregorio Lavilla ESP Ducati 318 5. Shane...

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  • Video: Cal Crutchlow speaks to MCN

    31 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Video: Cal Crutchlow speaks to MCN

    MCN BSB reporter Gary Pinchin caught up with Rizla Suzuki rider Cal Crutchlow during the recent BSB test at Donington Park. Check out the video below to se what Cal has to say about his season so far...

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  • Great day at Snetterton

    26 May 2007 by lee wilkinson

    Great day at Snetterton

    Had a great day at snetterton last Sunday. I sat on the inside of the esses and watched some great racing in the glorious sunshine,had a 200mph drag run too with some turbo hayabusas...

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  • How many virgins can you get in a cage?

    25 May 2007 by Kerry Green

    How many virgins can you get in a cage?

    What a flipping liberty... the Virgin R6 Cup riders pay eighteen thousand quid plus VAT to race these bikes and they stick them in a cage before the race! How many virgins can you get in a cage...

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  • Old faithful to be pensioned off

    23 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Old faithful to be pensioned off

    Jentin Racing boss Bernie Toleman says the team are pensioning off the incredible 2004 R1 that Simon Andrews qualified ninth on at Snetterton and that James Ellision used to win the Privateer Cup...

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  • Nowland hurt at Snetterton

    23 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Nowland hurt at Snetterton

    Former World endurance champion Warwick Nowland joined the ranks of MV Agusta riders in the National Superstock series when he tried the Team STP entry on Friday. Unfortunately he crashed at the...

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  • Leon my hero

    23 May 2007 by Dave

    Leon my hero

    Sent by Scotch Dave from Scunthorpe. This is me and Leon at Cadwell in August 2006. A mint picture of my hero.

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  • BSB blog: new rules under discussion

    23 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    BSB blog: new rules under discussion

    So the BSB organisers have upstaged WSB promoters FG Sport yet again after confirming their 2008 British superbike regulations in May to give everyone involved in the British series plenty of time to...

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  • Thomas parks Ducati

    23 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Thomas parks Ducati

    Dean Thomas will race the Samsung Ducati in Superstock as well as his BSB Samsung Suzuki in the future after Jon Kirkham quit the team to race a Yamaha. Thomas said: “Kirkham quit the team because he...

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  • BSB riders - best for fans

    22 May 2007 by Dean Gray

    BSB riders - best for fans

    The riders in BSB are the best in the world - they have plenty of time for the fans to have pictures taken and just a chat. Chris Walker, Leon Haslam and Gregorio Lavilla all had time to...

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  • Impressive KTM Super Dukes

    22 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Impressive KTM Super Dukes

    The KTM 990 Super Duke Battle made a big impression on BSB fans at Snetterton with some bar-to-bar racing deciding Sunday’s thriller. Darren Fry came out on top of a thrilling nine-bike,...

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  • Virgin and Haydon part company

    22 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Virgin and Haydon part company

    Virgin Yamaha have announced they have parted company with James Haydon. Haydon was alleged to have injured his shoulder, which is why he missed the past two BSB rounds. But he had struggled to adapt...

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  • Lowry rides to victory at Snetterton

    22 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Lowry rides to victory at Snetterton

    Ian Lowry won his first British Supersport race at Snetterton, making the most of his Relentless Suzuki horsepower, to fend off a determined challenged from Dennis Hobbs on the Padgett Honda. Lowry,...

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  • Laverty secures first 1098 superstock podium

    22 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Laverty secures first 1098 superstock podium

    John Laverty put the Buildbase Ducati 1098 on the podium for the first time this year in the Superstock race when he finished a fighting third at Snetterton last weekend. Racing the all-new 1098s at...

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  • Smoking in public!

    21 May 2007 by MARK GILLINGS

    Smoking in public!

    Will Jonathan Howorth - seen here celebrating at Snetterton at the weekend - still be allowed to do this after the smoking ban in public comes into force in July?

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  • Johnny Angel wins Snetterton Superstock

    21 May 2007 by Kerry Green

    Johnny Angel wins Snetterton Superstock

    Johnny Angel, the guy with the coolest name in the BSB 2007 Metzeler Racetec National Superstock Cup, won his first race of the series at Snetterton over the weekend. He lived up to his nickname of...

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  • Flaming Tommy Hill

    20 May 2007 by Anonymous

    Flaming Tommy Hill

    Tommy Hill racing for Virgin Media Optoma Loans Yamaha on the YZF R1 at the 2007 Bennetts British Superbike Championship Round 10 at Snetterton with impressive looking over-run flames coming through...

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  • Top bloke Tommy

    20 May 2007 by Michelle Harvey

    Top bloke Tommy

    Chloe and Louise meet Tommy Hill at Thruxton'07 - what a top bloke. Thanks Tommy!

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  • Hot stuff Walker

    20 May 2007 by John Jackson

    Hot stuff Walker

    Watching the BSB at Snetterton on Sunday, I snapped this photo of a flaming Chris Walker chasing Greg Lavilla out of Russell bend.

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  • HM Plant Hondas dominate Snetterton

    20 May 2007 by MCN Sports Desk

    HM Plant Hondas dominate Snetterton

    Ryuichi Kiyonari took a double win at Snetterton to take the lead in the British Superbike championship, with team-mate Jonathan Rea following up in second both times. Kiyonari now leads the BSB title...

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  • Byrne takes Snetterton pole

    19 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Byrne takes Snetterton pole

    Shane Byrne claimed his first pole position of the year on the Stobart Honda when he was the only rider to dip into the 1:04s in today’s qualifying session at Snetterton in the fourth round of the...

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  • Rea fastest despite crash

    18 May 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Rea fastest despite crash

    Jonathan Rea posted the fasted time during Friday’s practice at Snetterton in preparation for Sunday’s fifth round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship – only to crash in the last few...

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  • King Kiyo

    17 May 2007 by Jason handy from gloucester

    King Kiyo

    A few pics I took of King Kiyo at Oulton Park BSB meet.

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  • BSB British youth at Oulton

    15 May 2007 by simon charity

    BSB British youth at Oulton

    Some recent pictures from the BSB meeting over the May bank holiday at Oulton Park. The future looks bright and British with the abundance of talent coming through to compete in BSB.

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  • Bennetts and MCN Competition Winners

    13 May 2007 by Kerry Green

    Bennetts and MCN Competition Winners

    To say my wife and I were absolutely delighted to win the Bennetts and MCN competition to attend the Oulton Park round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship as Bennetts' VIP guests, is...

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  • BSB Neon Angel, Laverty, Grant and Lowry

    13 May 2007 by Kerry Green

    BSB Neon Angel, Laverty, Grant and Lowry

    Here are a couple of pictures that I have manipulated into Neon (Glowing Edges actually). Well, we have to do something in between the Bennetts British Superbike rounds to keep us occupied. The...

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  • Hill top view of Oulton Park

    12 May 2007 by macca5220

    Hill top view of Oulton Park

    This was taken at Oulton Park on Monday, May 7, 2007. I was sat on hill top and this is the BSB winner, Kiyonari from the second race. What a great weekend.

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  • Flaming Crutchlow

    11 May 2007 by dave Miller

    Flaming Crutchlow

    Here's a picture I took of Cal Crutchlow on the entrance to Lodge corner at Oulton Park during BSB qualifying in May 2007. Flames were shooting out the exhaust up to 300mm long

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  • Getting close to the BSB action

    11 May 2007 by paul dixon

    Getting close to the BSB action

    Oulton Park bank holiday racing - well it is in the North so as expected the weather was "indifferent" but as usual throughout the meeting the racing was a credit to the skill and "bravery" of the...

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