World Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2008)

  • Riders and circuit pay tribute to Craig Jones

    05 August 2008 by Michael Guy

    Riders and circuit pay tribute to Craig Jones

    Since the tragic death of Craig Jones at last weekends World Supersport race at Brands Hatch, tributes to the fallen star have been flooding in to MCN from the motorcycle community. Among them Paulo...

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  • Condolences - Craig Jones

    05 August 2008 by Norrie Colville

    My yearly pilgrimage to WSB Brands was to have been my opportunity to meet Craig Jones during Saturday's Pit Walk for the first time. Unfortunately he was not available. Raceday watching from Clearways Exit, I saw Craig's incident. I would just like to express my deepest sympathy to his family and to his Parkalgar Honda colleagues, this is a great loss to the sport and all who knew him.

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  • Craig you'll race on forever mate....

    05 August 2008 by siphotography

    Craig you'll race on forever mate....

    Just wanted to add some shots of Craig doing what he did best- leading from the front and getting it sideways in his perfect full on style. I had the pleasure of meeting and shooting him when he was...

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  • Remembering Craig Jones

    04 August 2008 by Bertie Gregg

    Remembering Craig Jones

    I am sure that everyone feels just as I do right now, on learning that Craig Jones has secumbed to the injuries he received in the horrific accident at Clearways, on Sunday, when competing in the...

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  • RIP Craig

    04 August 2008 by djchris

    RIP Craig

    I was at yesterday's WSB round at Brands Hatch & I saw Craig Jones' horrific crash. I was saddened to hear of the loss of a great young rider...he will be sadly missed by fans around the UK...

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  • Donington eat your heart out

    04 August 2008 by Anonymous

    Donington Park needs to take a very hard look at Brands Hatch and its services. I was at Brands both Saturday and Sunday and it was a real pleasure to be a spectator. Toilets were clean and well serviced, loads of rubbish bins and I can honestly say in the main drag from the front gates, we saw a plate flying (at low level) over the grass bank and my friend took photos to send in to you. It was...

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  • R.I.P. Jonesy

    04 August 2008 by quigonjim

    R.I.P. Jonesy

    I am so saddened to here of the loss to us of the extremely talented Craig Jones this morning. I was lucky enough to be able to meet the man on the Thursday at Brands and he came across as an...

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  • R.I.P. Craig

    04 August 2008 by Alfie

    I am so sad after hearing that Craig lost his life after yesterday's awful crash. I was watching on Eurosport and I just held my breath hoping that no one would hit him whilst he lay there. The skill that he has shown over the past season on a slower bike has proved he was a riding God, a future world champion. In my eyes he will always be a champion. RIP Craig, we will never forget you buddy.

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  • Bayliss & Aoyama at Brands Hatch

    04 August 2008 by Kim Fisher

    Bayliss & Aoyama at Brands Hatch

    Here's a couple of pictures we took at the WSB round at Brands Hatch. The first is Tony Fisher with Troy Bayliss, the second is Leanne & Tony Fisher with Shuhei Aoyama.

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  • Craig Jones- our loss

    04 August 2008 by marcus fenix

    I was absolutely gutted to hear of Craig Jones' death, what a tragedy. He was an awesome talent and a future star and I find it hard to explain in words how I feel for his family and friends. My sincere condolences, we have all lost a very special person. R.I.P.

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  • Craig Jones' ex team manager

    04 August 2008 by Peter Baker

    I have known Craig Jones since he was 12. He rode for TJW Racing in the Superteens, a team I managed at that time. I spoke to him on Sunday morning in his pit garage to wish him luck, He was a rider with bags of talent, my thoughts go out to his family, I will miss you Craig.

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  • Craig Jones photos taken 1-2 August 2008

    04 August 2008 by DennisHarrild

    Craig Jones photos taken 1-2 August 2008

    I visited Brands over the weekend and took photographs at Hawthorn Bend and in the pits of Craig Jones. I was also at Clark Curve during the incident involving Craig and everybody was shouting "STOP!...

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  • Craig Jones

    04 August 2008 by Craig Crunkhorn

    Craig Jones

    Please see the picture attached of me at the WSB round in Monza on my stag party. We met Craig Jones outside the circuit near his motor home and he was such a great lad who made every effort to chat...

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  • Brands Hatch pit lane walk rip off

    04 August 2008 by Andy Pink

    Just returned from watching a a great days racing at the WSB round at Brands Hatch only marred by Craig Jones horiffic crash in the supersports race we are all thinking of him . My main gripe was having spent £20 on an almost non existant Pit Walk the duration of which was supposed to be 20 minutes but in real terms was more like 10 It took 7/8 for a large crowd to amble from the safety gate near...

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  • Rob Frost at his best

    03 August 2008 by Peter Checkley

    Rob Frost at his best

    Rob Frost of Team Buff had an amazing escape while riding as a wild card in the World Supersport race at Brands. Rob had battled up to 11th by the first Red Flag from 30th on the grid, after taking...

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  • Video: Kiyonari talks after Brands Hatch double

    03 August 2008 by Angus Farquhar

    Ryuichi Kiyonari not only took his first World SUperbike race win at Brands Hatch, he too the double and you can see what he had to say after the race in this video. Check out the video below to see the undrstated excitement of the Japanese rider who speaks very little and catch up with second and third placed rider Noriyuki Haga and Tory Corser.

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  • Video: Kiyo wins first race at Brands Hatch World Superbikes

    03 August 2008 by Angus Farquhar

    Ryuichi Kiyonari has taken his first World Superbike win in the first race at Brands Hatch and we caught the post race press conference on video for you to se just how excited he was. Check out the video below to see Max Biaggi, Troy Bayliss and, or course, Kiyonari interviewed on stage after the race.

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  • Jett's WSB heroes

    02 August 2008 by steve paris

    Jett's WSB heroes

    Here's some pictures of my son jett at the Brands Hacth World Superbike round, with a few of his and my heroes.

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  • VIP treatment at Alstare Suzuki

    02 August 2008 by oakleyspatz

    VIP treatment at Alstare Suzuki

    Recently I had my K8 Suzuki GSX-R1000 resprayed in Fonsi Nieto's Alstare WSB colours by Altamura Paint in Camberley. They did a truly stunning job with everything on the bike completed in paint, no...

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  • Video: Ducati invades Carnaby Street

    01 August 2008 by Michael Guy

    Ducati invaded London's Carnaby Street ahead of this weekend's Brands Hatch round of the World Superbike championship with loads of Ducati motorcycles blocking the road and WSB rider Michel Fabrizio doing a burnout in the middle of the street. Check out the video below to see all the action and hear what team-boss Davide Tardozzi said about the weekend's racing.

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  • Steve Plater lands World Supersport wildcard

    29 July 2008 by Rob Hull

    Steve Plater lands World Supersport wildcard

    AIM Yamaha’s Steve Plater has been drafted in late to ride at this weekend’s Brands Hatch World Supersport round. Plater will be representing the Triumph Italia Be1 Racing squad, taking the spot of...

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