British Superbikes (May 2011)

  • Thruxton BSB: Laverty takes race one win

    30 May 2011 by Tom Cambio

    Thruxton BSB: Laverty takes race one win

    Michael Laverty took his first win of the season for Swan Yamaha at a rain-soaked Thruxton. In a closely contested race one, Michael Rutter (Rapid Solicitors-Bathams Ducati) finished second ahead of...

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  • Thruxton BSB: Alex Lowes takes pole

    29 May 2011 by Tom Cambio

    Thruxton BSB: Alex Lowes takes pole

    Alex Lowes (MSS Colchester Kawasaki) secured pole position in qualifying at Thruxton this afternoon, finishing the final session ahead of John Hopkins (Samsung Crescent Racing) and Swan Yamaha...

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  • Byrne quickest in Thruxton BSB practice

    28 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Byrne quickest in Thruxton BSB practice

    Shane Byrne topped the first day of practice at Thruxton today for Bank Holiday Monday’s fourth round of the MCE British Superbike championship. The HM Plant Honda rider set the pace with a 1:15.248...

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  • Tinmouth resigns from BSB ride

    24 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Tinmouth resigns from BSB ride

    Jenny Tinmouth has resigned from the Splitlath Aprilia team after a brief flirtation of just two BSB rounds. The news came as no surprise to team owner John Dimbylow who said: "We were expecting it...

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  • Lowes parts company with Team WFR

    19 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Lowes parts company with Team WFR

    Alex Lowes, one of the brightest prospects in BSB, has lost his ride after failing to agree contractual terms with Team WFR. Lowes has been one of this season’s sensations, running his BSB Evo Honda...

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  • Byrne tops BSB qualifying at Croft

    14 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Byrne tops BSB qualifying at Croft

    Shane Byrne is in pole position for tomorrow’s third round of the MCE British Superbike championship at Croft. The HM Plant Honda rider set a best lap of 1m 20.069secs to pip Swan Yamaha rival Michael...

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  • Hill tops Croft BSB practice

    13 May 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Hill tops Croft BSB practice

    Tommy Hill ignored the pain from his injured shoulder to post the fastest time in free practice today at Croft in preparation for Sunday's third rounds of the MCE British Superbike championship. The...

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  • Oulton Park BSB: Kiyonari takes race one win

    02 May 2011 by Liam Marsden

    Oulton Park BSB: Kiyonari takes race one win

    Reigning British champion Ryuichi Kiyonari has taken victory in the first race at Oulton Park today. Kiyonari didn't get the best of starts and was down the positions in the opening stages of the...

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  • Oulton Park BSB: Tommy Hill takes pole

    01 May 2011 by MCN

    Oulton Park BSB: Tommy Hill takes pole

    Swan Yamaha rider Tommy Hill will start the first race at Oulton Park from pole position tomorrow ahead of team-mate Michael Laverty. Samsung Crescent Suzuki rider John Hopkins will start from third...

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