British Superbikes (October 2009)

  • New backer opens doors for Westmorland

    16 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    New backer opens doors for Westmorland

    James Westmorland raced his JW racing/JT Performance Triumph in British Supersport at Oulton last weekend with a new backer: Came (pronounced Camay), an international company specialising in...

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  • Andrews survives monster crash

    15 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Andrews survives monster crash

    Simon Andrews was concussed, battered and bruised after he had barrel-rolled across the gravel trap on the first lap of the final race at Oulton on Sunday. The MSS Kawasaki rider had finished sixth...

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  • Guintoli operation

    15 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Guintoli operation

    Sylvain Guintoli was due in surgery today to have one screw removed from the plates and pins that were used to repair the tibia and fibula smashed in his Donington Park crash early in the...

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  • What next for Glen Richards?

    15 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    What next for Glen Richards?

    With the season over Glen Richards faces a difficult period, waiting to hear what HM Plant Honda’s plans are for 2010 – and how he might figure in them. After a painful Silverstone comeback Richards...

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  • Rutter's promising Oulton ruined by crash

    15 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Rutter's promising Oulton ruined by crash

    After all their technical issues that plagued the Bathams Ducati at Silverstone, Michael Rutter and his makeshift crew finally got the vee-twin running sweetly at Oulton but it all ended in tears when...

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  • Denning's take on Guintoli's WSB switch

    15 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Denning's take on Guintoli's WSB switch

    Now that the dust has settled on Sylvain Guintoli’s move to Alstare Suzuki there’s time to reflect on how the situation developed into the major moves that took not only Guintoli back to the world...

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  • Celebrations!

    14 October 2009 by Mandy Richards

    I was at Oulton Park for the final round of the BSB last weekend and actually stood at the front of the podium when Leon Camier was presented his trophy for becoming the MCE BSB Champion 2009. The atmosphere was fantastic and I felt truly honoured to be there to share his moment and get covered in the celebratory champagne! What a fantastic weekend! Thanks to all the riders for making it a truly...

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  • My son at BSB

    13 October 2009 by nigaltomlinson

    My son at BSB

    This is my one year old son at the BSB final having his picture taken with Sylvain Guintoli and the Worx Crescent Suzuki girls. What a fab day.

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  • Contract? What contract?

    12 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Contract? What contract?

    When I got the tip-off on Saturday morning at Oulton Park that Sylvain Guintoli had been snatched from the Worx Suzuki team to ride for Alstare Suzuki in WSB I simply didn’t believe it. fter all, I...

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  • Plater takes British Supersport title in style

    12 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Plater takes British Supersport title in style

    Steve Plater clinched the British Supersport title the best way possible on Sunday at Oulton Park – by taking an emphatic win in the final race of the championship. For Plater it was the end to a...

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  • BSB releases 12-race 2010 calendar

    12 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    BSB releases 12-race 2010 calendar

    Next year’s BSB series features 12 races with two of them - Brands in August and the final Oulton round - again scheduled as triple headers with one race on a Saturday and two races the following...

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  • Harris tops Oulton BSB practice

    09 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Harris tops Oulton BSB practice

    Karl Harris set the pace during both of Friday’s free practice sessions at Oulton Park today in the final round of the MCE British Superbike Championship. With a new spec engine build for the weekend,...

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  • Team Green road race

    09 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Team Green road race

    Kawasaki’s ‘Team Green’ has been in existence in the UK for well over 25 years but in recent years has primarily been focussed on off-road racing. But, from next year, Team Green will re-enter the...

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  • Camier aims for 20 race wins at Oulton Park

    09 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Camier aims for 20 race wins at Oulton Park

    Leon Camier might have wrapped up the BSB title at Silverstone two weeks ago but now his target is taking his season tally of race wins to 20 – in the season ending triple header at Oulton Park in...

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  • Kymco back British 125 race team

    09 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Kymco back British 125 race team

    Danny Kent will be riding the Aztec GP125 bike with new backing from Kymco UK in this weekend’s 125cc British Championship round at Oulton Park. Kymco UK and Aztec are working on a plan 2010 to...

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  • Guintoli to race at Thruxton

    09 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Guintoli to race at Thruxton

    Worx Suzuki star Sylvain Guintoli will line-up for the MRO Powerbike club race at Thruxton on October 17. Ironically a year ago on the corresponding weekend, the Frenchman was finishing 14th in the...

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  • Plater: Oulton BSB is business as usual

    08 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Plater: Oulton BSB is business as usual

    The British Supersport title is on the line but experience campaigner Steve Plater aims to go about business as usual this weekend at Oulton Park in the final round of the series. He’s 11 points ahead...

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  • Finnegan book launched in Lusk

    08 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Finnegan book launched in Lusk

    In his new book, Flying Finn, Stephen Davison charts the spectacular career of the late Martin Finnegan, one of Ireland’s most colourful and successful road racers. Called simply ‘Flying Finn’, the...

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  • Cooper wins Stars at Darley

    08 October 2009 by Gary Pinchin

    Cooper wins Stars at Darley

    Co-ordit Performance’s Richard Cooper made the perfect preparations for the final round of this weekend’s National Superstock championship at Oulton by his Stars at Darley title last Sunday. Cooper...

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