British Superbikes (November 2010)

  • Splitlath Aprilia with Kennaugh in BSB

    29 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Splitlath Aprilia with Kennaugh in BSB

    Splitlath Aprilia will run Leicester-based South African Hudson Kennaugh in the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship next year. Kennaugh narrowly missed-out on the BSB-Evo title by just three...

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  • Buildbase Hawk team switch to BMW

    29 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Buildbase Hawk team switch to BMW

    The Buildbase Hawk Racing team owned by Stuart Hicken has made a dramatic switch from Kawasaki to BMW – with backing from BMW Motorrad UK. The team will field three riders on S1000RR machines: John...

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  • My son with Kiyo

    28 November 2010 by Dale Swinton

    My son with Kiyo

    My son Joshua with Kiyonari at Cadwell Park this year. He's a great guy - he had all the time in the world for us. Deserves to be 2010 champion.

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  • Honda gear up for BSB

    26 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Honda gear up for BSB

    HM Plant Honda in Louth are facing a busy season with defending BSB champion Ryuichi Kiyonari and Shane Byrne in British Superbike and Jason O’Halloran in Superstock. As a result of several...

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  • Ducati 848 Challenge at BSB

    26 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Ducati 848 Challenge at BSB

    The Ducati 848 Challenge will be an official partner series to the 2011 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship. The Challenge builds on the successful foundations of the 2010 season and will...

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  • Michael Laverty joins Hill at Swan Yamaha

    24 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Michael Laverty joins Hill at Swan Yamaha

    Michael Laverty will join Tommy Hill in Shaun Muir’s new-look Swan Yamaha team for the 2011 BSB season. The team will have factory Yamaha R1s and Laverty told MCN: “I genuinely thought I’d be staying...

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  • Brookes signs for Relentless Suzuki

    10 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Brookes signs for Relentless Suzuki

    Josh Brookes has signed to ride for the Relentless by TAS Suzuki team in BSB next year. The charismatic 27-year-old Aussie, who finished runner-up in BSB this year, had been expected to stay with HM...

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  • Tommy Hill signs for Swan Yamaha

    10 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Tommy Hill signs for Swan Yamaha

    Tommy Hill will race a factory-spec R1 in BSB next year for Shaun Muir’s Swan-backed Yamaha team. Muir’s team have ditched the Honda’s they have developed over the past six seasons to run the factory...

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  • Mason and not Linfoot at Tyco Honda?

    05 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Dan Linfoot has still not signed the contract to secure the second Tyco Honda alongside Tommy Bridewell on the ex-HM Plant 2010 title-winning bikes in BSB next year. From what was virtually a done deal at the penultimate round of the 2010 BSB series at Silverstone when the team was announced, Linfoot could actually end up losing out if the deal is not concluded in the next few days. Team owner...

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  • Bridewell at Dirt Bike show

    05 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Bridewell at Dirt Bike show

    BSB star Tommy Bridewell and his Tyco Honda crew chief James Buckingham were at the Dirt Bike Show, Stoneleigh with motocross star Adam Chatfield. Bridewell and Chatfield live about 10 minutes apart...

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  • Tunstall’s BSB Honda at off-road show

    05 November 2010 by Gary Pinchin

    Tunstall’s BSB Honda at off-road show

    Tom Tunstall’s BSB Honda took pride of place on the Doodson Motorsport stand at the Dirt Bike Show, Stoneleigh. Insurance company Doodson’s are also heavily in motocross, backing the official CMC...

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