British Superbikes (October 2008)

  • Shane Byrne helmet raises £820

    31 October 2008 by Rob Hull

    Shane Byrne helmet raises £820

    A one-off Shane Byrne replica helmet has sold on eBay and raised £820 for the Kent rider’s chosen charity, Macmillan Cancer Support. The specially-designed helmet was part of a competition from the...

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  • Q&A: James Westmoreland

    24 October 2008 by Tom Mckenzie

    Q&A: James Westmoreland

    James Westmoreland was arguably the surprise package of 2008 in the British Supersport Championship. The former 125cc front-runner proved his Supersport prowess in his second year with Centurion...

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  • Centurion Honda retain Hobbs and Cooper

    22 October 2008 by Rob Hull

    Centurion Honda retain Hobbs and Cooper

    Centurion Racing will field a two-rider line-up in 2009, retaining both Dennis Hobbs and Dan Cooper. Get the latest BSB news Centurion’s top points scorer from 2008, James Westmoreland, made a switch...

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  • Q&A: Josh Brookes on BSB hopes in 2009

    20 October 2008 by Rob Hull

    Q&A: Josh Brookes on BSB hopes in 2009

    With Josh Brookes expected to be named in the 2009 HM Plant Honda line-up alongside 2008 British Supersport Champion Glen Richards, MCN spoke to the 25-year old about his one-off appearance in the BSS...

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  • British Eurosport extend BSB deal

    20 October 2008 by Rob Hull

    British Eurosport extend BSB deal

    British Eurosport has signed a new two-year deal to cover the British Superbike series. Part of the deal included a four-hour live show from each of the 12 rounds for the next two seasons and repeat...

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  • Shane Byrne-out

    17 October 2008 by Rob Reynolds

    Shane Byrne-out

    Picture of Shane Byrne at Druids bend on the last race of the season, has to be one of the best pictures i took while i was there. What a race!

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  • A few snaps from Brands

    16 October 2008 by steve dennis

    A few snaps from Brands

    Here's a few snaps of brands. Good luck to shakey and the boys on the world stage next season. Great weekend, all the riders we met are so down to earth and always ready for a chat.

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  • Guy Martin looks like Wolverine

    14 October 2008 by Kim Fisher

    Guy Martin looks like Wolverine

    I got to meet with Guy Martin another rider who you dont seem to see much of around the pits. He also reminds me of Wolverine from the X-Men, no offence Guy! a lovely man.

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  • Finding James Ellison

    14 October 2008 by Kim Fisher

    Finding James Ellison

    Myself and James Ellison.. a hard man to find, but I found him in the end, it may of taken me a whole weekend but got him in the end!

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  • Brands Hatch BSB

    14 October 2008 by assenaid

    Brands Hatch BSB

    Here are a few pictures from the British Superbikes at Brands Hatch. My son Kelland was invited to have his picture taken on Peter Hasler's KTM Superduke with the AOR brolly babes. Kelland and his...

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  • JT's #1 fan

    14 October 2008 by Sean Lane

    JT's #1 fan

    Thanks to JT & Roger Burnett for spooling my daughter Shannon at this weekends BSB round at Brands. Roger spotted her in the queue & took her to the front for a chat with JT who immediately...

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  • Rizla officially out of BSB

    14 October 2008 by Rob Hull

    Rizla officially out of BSB

    Crescent Suzuki has released a statement this morning confirming the departure of title sponsor Rizla. Rizla has become an iconic part of BSB, sponsoring the factory team for the last seven years. But...

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  • Sykes at Brands

    14 October 2008 by Trevor Webb

    Sykes at Brands

    Tom Sykes is a top bloke, signed my jacket, had pic with my kids, then in last race of season breaks down and get best seat in the place!!

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  • Cal Crutchlow - top bloke!

    13 October 2008 by Rob Reynolds

    Cal Crutchlow - top bloke!

    On the TV you see Cal Crutchlow as a pretty sound, down-to-earth guy. But after being in his presence for the past 3 days I can safely say he is the single funniest guy out there.

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  • Good day at the BSB

    13 October 2008 by nitro dan

    I took my kids to the final round of the british superbikes at the weekend. A good day had by all. My only disappointment was no extra lap at the end of final race as mentioned. I'd just like to say- loyal fans are all around the track, not just at the grandstand.

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  • Fed up with MSV

    13 October 2008 by Anonymous

    Is it just me who is fed up with MSVR appearing to not give a damn about us after they have taken our money? I refer, of course, to yesterday's debacle at Brands commonly referred to as "leaving the car park". Traffic control? Nope. Help for us punters? Nope. I couldn't take the bike and so chose to go by car. Over an hour to get out of the car park? And, MSVR, please don't blame the local...

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  • Jimmy Hill's Brands Hatch off

    13 October 2008 by Bri55hornet

    Jimmy Hill's Brands Hatch off

    I was at Brands Hatch for BSB at the weekend. I was teaching my son to use the camara and he managed to get Jimmy Hill mid-crash. I thought Jimmy Hill was very plucky and I will be...

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