British Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2010)

  • When Billy met Sam

    26 September 2010 by Phil Duffy

    When Billy met Sam

    Hi MCN, I thought I would send these two pictures that I took today at Silverstone straight after Sam Lowes was confirmed as British Supersport Champion for 2010. Billy McConnell came into the garage...

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  • Silverstone BSB: Ellison takes race 2 win

    26 September 2010 by James Keen

    Silverstone BSB: Ellison takes race 2 win

    Swan honda rider James Ellison won the second race in today's British Superbike round at Silverstone. Ryuichi Kiyonari finished second for HM Plant Honda, with his team mate Josh Brookes in...

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  • Silverstone BSB: Rutter takes race 1 win

    26 September 2010 by James Keen

    Silverstone BSB: Rutter takes race 1 win

    Ridersmotorcycles.com rider Michael Rutter took the win in race 1 at this weekend's Silverstone British Superbike round. HM Plant Honda rider Josh Brookes started from pole but finished in second...

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  • Michael Rutter at Silverstone

    24 September 2010 by Mazza69

    Michael Rutter at Silverstone

    Michael Rutter and I first thing before free practice in his garage at Silverstone. Not many spectators for the free practice which I feel is a real shame.

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  • Ulster GP pics

    24 September 2010 by ian taylor

    Ulster GP pics

    I've been at a few races this year and took a few pics - here's a few of my shots from the Ulster GP. Love the paper by the way!

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  • Swan aim to finish season flying high

    23 September 2010 by MCN

    Swan aim to finish season flying high

    The Swan Honda team are determined to build on their podium finishes from the previous round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship as Stuart Easton and James Ellison return this weekend...

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  • Tyco to back Quay Garage in 2011 BSB

    23 September 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Tyco to back Quay Garage in 2011 BSB

    The Quay Garage Honda team are expected to announce Tyco as their title sponsor for the 2011 season at the Silverstone BSB round this weekend. Team owner Ian Woollacott is not prepared to talk about...

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  • Croft BSB: Laverty takes race two win

    12 September 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Croft BSB: Laverty takes race two win

    Relentless Suzuki rider Michael Laverty took victory in the second race at Croft BSB after a nail-biting battle with Tommy Hill in the final stages of the race. Laverty again led from the start,...

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  • Croft BSB: Hill takes race one win

    12 September 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Croft BSB: Hill takes race one win

    Tommy Hill leads the fight for the BSB title after taking victory in the first race of the showdown at Croft. Despite Hill starting from pole, Michael Laverty led from the start and the...

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  • Croft BSB: Tommy Hill takes pole position

    11 September 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Croft BSB: Tommy Hill takes pole position

    Worx Crescent Suzuki rider Tommy Hill will start from pole position for the first race of the showdown ahead of Relentless Suzuki rider Michael Laverty. Veteran rider Michael Rutter put his Riders...

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  • Croft BSB: Tommy Hill sets the pace

    10 September 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Croft BSB: Tommy Hill sets the pace

    Tommy Hill was fastest in both the morning damp conditions and in the afternoon sun at Croft on the Worx Crescent Suzuki in preparation for Sunday’s first round of the BSB Showdown. Hill’s best lap,...

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  • Splitlath back in BSB Evo

    10 September 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Splitlath back in BSB Evo

    Splitlath Motorsport Aprilia will be back in the BSB Evo Championship at Croft this weekend since the issue regarding the legality of components used in their engines at Cadwell has been resolved. The...

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  • Kirkham closes on Superstock title

    10 September 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Kirkham closes on Superstock title

    National Superstock 1000 points leader, Jon Kirkham heads to the Croft, North Yorkshire this weekend to try and clinch the title on his JK Racing/ Clarkes BMW S1000RR. Kirkham has built up a 56-point...

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  • Cooper to miss Croft

    10 September 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Cooper to miss Croft

    National Superstock rider Richard Cooper,  who delivered a stunning pole position to race win comeback at Cadwell Park, will be sitting out of the race at Croft after sustaining an injury to his...

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  • French talent for Motorpoint Yamaha

    09 September 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    French talent for Motorpoint Yamaha

    French teenager Loris Baz will become the fifth rider to have ridden in Motorpoint Yamaha colours this year when he replaces injured Andrew Pitt at this weekend’s Croft BSB round. Baz won the 2008 FIM...

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  • Cadwell Park BSB: Brookes takes race two win

    30 August 2010 by Liam Marsden

    Cadwell Park BSB: Brookes takes race two win

    HM Plant Honda rider Josh Brookes won a shortened second superbike race at Cadwell Park after James Edmeades high-sided on the exit of Mansfield on lap 14 of 18. Brookes spent the majority of the race...

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  • Hill grabs pole for Bank Holiday Monday Cadwell

    29 August 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Tommy Hill secured pole position for tomorrow’s Bank Holiday Monday ninth round of the British Superbike Championship at Cadwell Park after heading off fierce challenges from his title rivals Josh Brookes and Ryuichi Kiyonari. The Worx Suzuki rider is currently second in the standings, seven points down on Kiyonari, and is keen to rack up his podium credits as the series heads into the final...

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  • Brookes tops Cadwell BSB times

    29 August 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Brookes tops Cadwell BSB times

    Josh Brookes set the pace in opening free practice for the Holiday Monday ninth round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at the Lincolnshire circuit. The HM Plant Honda-mounted...

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  • Cooper and Palmer on Jentin BMW at Cadwell

    25 August 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Cooper and Palmer on Jentin BMW at Cadwell

    The Cadwell Park bank holiday weekend's racing will see the return of Richard Cooper alongside fellow Jentin Racing-BMW Motorrad riders Steve Brogan and Tristan Palmer. Palmer, who has been standing...

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  • BSB At Brands Hatch

    13 August 2010 by Adam Roche

    BSB At Brands Hatch

    BSB at Brands Hatch was yet again an awesome weekend. I'd like to submit this photo I managed to get of Steve Brogan stuffing it up the inside of Gary Johnson as he went through Hawthorns bend.

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  • Valentine: 'BSB needs a control ecu'

    11 August 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Valentine: 'BSB needs a control ecu'

    While there has been a swirling change of opinion among some BSB team bosses regarding next year’s BSB regulations, one man who has a fixed view on the future  is Worx Suzuki team manager Jack...

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  • Brookes gives his 2011 thoughts

    11 August 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Brookes gives his 2011 thoughts

    Josh Brookes has to be one of the favourites for the BSB title but what about next year? MCN asked him about his plans…… What’s the scoop on your plans for next year then? My manager says he’s had...

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  • Quay Honda look to the future

    11 August 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Quay Honda look to the future

    Quay Garage, the team running Tommy Bridewell in BSB this year are already thinking about the 2011 season. The team recently picked up backing from Tyco as a one-off sponsorship deal for the...

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  • Suzuki celebrations at Brands

    11 August 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Suzuki celebrations at Brands

    Alvaro Bautista, John Reynolds, James Haydon, Tommy Hill and MotoGP boss Paul Denning all did laps on the GSV-R while Len Haslam and Sylvain Guintoli rode their WSB Alastare Suzuki GSX-R1000s. Suzuki...

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  • Tommy Hill on the Suzuki GSV-R

    10 August 2010 by benCBR6

    Tommy Hill on the Suzuki GSV-R

    It's a good job Rizla Suzuki have been allowed extra engines in this year's MotoGP the way Tommy Hill was screaming it round Brands Hatch at the end of the day on Sunday! Looked like he was enjoying...

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  • Chris Walker at Brands

    08 August 2010 by Clare Wilkin

    Chris Walker at Brands

    After arriving at Brands Hatch this morning I bumped into Chris Walker. I am one very happy lady! A good day was had, many photos taken, but this picture made my day!!!

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