British Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2009)

  • Mixed BSB return so far for McGuinness

    30 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    Mixed BSB return so far for McGuinness

    TT legend John McGuinness is having his first British Superbike outing this weekend in almost four years and it's proving to be a mixed bag so far for the HM Plant Honda rider. You have to go back to...

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  • Cadwell Park BSB – Free Practice 3

    30 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    Cadwell Park BSB – Free Practice 3

    Leon Camier heads into this afternoon’s British Superbike ‘Roll for Pole’ qualifying at Cadwell Park in practically untouchable form, the Airwaves Yamaha rider again in imperious in the final free...

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  • Cadwell Park BSB – Free Practice 2

    29 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    Cadwell Park BSB – Free Practice 2

    Leon Camier continued to dominate proceedings at Cadwell Park today when he blitzed the field in this afternoon’s second free practice session for Monday’s British Superbike round. The Airwaves Yamaha...

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  • Hydrex selling on team bikes

    26 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Hydrex selling on team bikes

    The racing season still has a couple of months to run but Hydrex Honda have already put some of their team bikes up for sale. They are selling three of their five superbikes and Guy Martin’s...

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  • Colin Wright on GSE Racing future

    25 August 2009 by Colin Wright

    Colin Wright on GSE Racing future

    So what future for GSE Racing now that Airwaves have announced they are parting company with the team at the end of the season. Get all the latest BSB news MCN spoke to Airwaves Yamaha team boss...

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  • Changing face of BSB

    25 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Changing face of BSB

    There are three major rider changes this for this weekends British Superbike meeting at Cadwell Park this August Bank Holiday weekend (29/30/31 August). John McGuinness rides the HM Plant Honda...

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  • 2010 BSB rules debate: MCN’s view

    24 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    2010 BSB rules debate:  MCN’s view

    There’s no doubt that BSB needs to cut costs. Show me a business in the UK that isn’t experiencing financial difficulties.  This year we’ve already seen HM Plant Honda cut staff, Worx Suzuki...

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  • Airwaves quit GSE Racing

    24 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Airwaves quit GSE Racing

    Airwaves will not be renewing their contract with GSE Racing into 2010. The announcement was made in the following press release: Wrigley's Airwaves has announced that it will step down as the title...

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  • 2010 BSB rules debate: Stuart Hicken

    23 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    2010 BSB rules debate: Stuart Hicken

    The big debate on the future of the BSB technical regulations is on. BSB Race Director Stuart Higgs has stated his opinion. Now MCN opens the debate to the team bosses.  BSB ran FIM regs in...

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  • 2010 BSB rules debate: Nick Morgan

    23 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    2010 BSB rules debate:  Nick Morgan

    The big debate on the future of the BSB technical regulations is on. BSB Race Director Stuart Higgs has stated his opinion. Now MCN opens the debate to the team bosses.  BSB ran FIM regs in...

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  • 2010 BSB rules debate: Colin Wright

    22 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    2010 BSB rules debate: Colin Wright

    The big debate on the future of the BSB technical regulations is on. BSB Race Director Stuart Higgs has stated his opinion. Now MCN opens the debate to the team bosses. BSB ran FIM regs in 2007, went...

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  • 2010 BSB rules debate: Rob McElnea

    21 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    2010 BSB rules debate: Rob McElnea

    The big debate on the future of the BSB technical regulations is on. BSB Race Director Stuart Higgs has stated his opinion. Now MCN opens the debate to the team bosses. BSB ran FIM regs in 2007, went...

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  • 2010 BSB rules debate: Philip Neil

    21 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    2010 BSB rules debate: Philip Neil

    The big debate on the future of the BSB technical regulations is on. BSB Race Director Stuart Higgs has stated his opinion. Now MCN opens the debate to the team bosses. BSB ran FIM regs in 2007, went...

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  • MSVR issue Brands injury update

    19 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    MSVR issue Brands injury update

    Several riders were involved in separate accidents over the MCE Insurance British Superbike round at Brands Hatch on Augst 7-9. David Johnson (Superbike #68) Chris Martin (Supersport #26) and Dan...

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  • 2010 BSB rules - the debate starts here

    19 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    2010 BSB rules - the debate starts here

    It’s the time of the year when people start talking bout the following year’s prospects. The MotoGP and WSB silly season is in full flow, BSB’s traditionally starts a little later. But while there’s...

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  • Guintoli back in action on Worx Suzuki

    19 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Guintoli back in action on Worx Suzuki

    Sylvain Guintoli will race the Worx Suzuki at Cadwell Park on August 31 – his first meeting since the Donington Park accident on May 25 that left him with a badly smashed lower right leg. ...

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  • Meeting Agostini at Brands Hatch

    15 August 2009 by zoe leuchars

    Meeting Agostini at Brands Hatch

    This is my partner Graham Bendall meeting the all time great Agostini and getting him to sign his number plate off his Suzuki GSX-R at Brands Hatch BSB.

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  • Mason: "It's getting tougher"

    14 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Mason: "It's getting tougher"

    Gary Mason came out top in three races of the BSB Cup competition at Brands on the Quay Garage Honda but had to be content with 13th, 14th and 15th in the overall BSB results. Earlier in the season...

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  • Westmoreland talks first Supersport win

    13 August 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Westmoreland talks first Supersport win

    James Westmoreland racked up his first British Supersport win on the JW Racing/JT Performance Centre Triumph at Brands last weekend to move into fourth place in the points. Westmoreland – 21 from...

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  • BSB Brands Hatch: Chris Martin's epic crash

    10 August 2009 by Andy Downs

    BSB Brands Hatch: Chris Martin's epic crash

    This was the incredible crash that British Supersport racer Chris Martin escaped from with just a suspected broken wrist. While no one can call a broken wrist minor, when you see the accident you'll...

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  • BSB Brands Hatch: Race three results

    09 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    BSB Brands Hatch: Race three results

    Leon Camier gave the GSE team their 100th British Superbike victory when he won his third race of the weekend at Brands Hatch on Sunday. The runaway championship leader put in, arguably, his best race...

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  • BSB Brands Hatch: Supersport race result

    09 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    BSB Brands Hatch: Supersport race result

    James Westmoreland took his debut British Supersport victory in a drama-filled and action packed race at Brands Hatch this afternoon. The JW Racing Triumph rider pulled through from a poor start and...

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  • BSB Brands Hatch: Race two report

    09 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    BSB Brands Hatch: Race two report

    Leon Camier made it two from two this afternoon when he took the second British Superbike race at Brands Hatch on Sunday. The Airwaves Yamaha ace grabbed the holeshot and was never headed during the...

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  • BSB Brands Hatch: Sunday morning warm-up

    09 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    BSB Brands Hatch: Sunday morning warm-up

    As has been the trend for the majority of the weekend, Leon Camier and Broc Parkes were again top of the British Superbike tree at Brands Hatch as they posted the first and second fastest times in...

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  • BSB Brands Hatch: Race 1 report

    08 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    BSB Brands Hatch: Race 1 report

    Leon Camier underlined his dominance of this season’s British Superbike Championship when he took Saturday’s opening race at Brands Hatch. The Airwaves Yamaha rider had to overcome the fast starting...

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  • BSB Brands Hatch: Qualifying

    08 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    BSB Brands Hatch: Qualifying

    Leon Camier has set pole position for this weekend’s British Superbike Championship round at Brands Hatch with the championship leader topping all three of the ‘Roll for Pole’ sessions. The Airwaves...

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  • Morais enjoying life in BSB paddock

    08 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    Morais enjoying life in BSB paddock

    South African rider Sheridan Morais has made a huge impression on the BSB paddock so far, taking second place in both dry practice sessions at Brands Hatch. The PBM Kawasaki rider is having only his...

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  • BSB Brands Hatch: Saturday morning practice

    08 August 2009 by Phil Wain

    BSB Brands Hatch: Saturday morning practice

    Normal British Superbike service was resumed at Brands Hatch on Saturday morning when Leon Camier posted the fastest time in the final free practice session. The Airwaves Yamaha dominated proceedings...

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