March

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Snetterton, March 22

Contributor: David BatchelorBike:Kawasaki ZXR400, Class: Rookie 400, Club: BemseeA truly dreadful day. No prior preparation meant a pitiful performance from bike and rider. We missed practice after the bike stalled and failed to restart on the button or the bump. This wouldn't normally have been an issue except I'd never even turned a wheel on this machine. A combination of inertia and missing...

When the music stops

When the music stops

Brolly babes love to kill some time by playing musical statues

Club racing round-up

Club racing round-up

The first of our club racing round-ups starts here.We for your reports of the weekends local race meetings. The links on the right will take you to the first of these reports. We will bring you more...

Snetterton MRO, March 22-23

Snetterton MRO, March 22-23

Snetterton hosted the first Motorcycle Racing Organisation (MRO) meeting of 2003 on March 22-23. 2002 Aprilia Superteen Champion Jon Boy Lee used the meeting to have his first run out of the season...

Wins for Rutter and Byrne

Wins for Rutter and Byrne

Michael Rutter and Shane Byrne provided most of the entertainment at the First round of the British Superbikes Championship, with both riders taking a race win each.Race one saw Byrne pull away on his...

The thong remains the same

The thong remains the same

Not exactly approved safety gear, but with British weather, not a very common sight, either.

Excuse me… Over here!

Excuse me… Over here!

She was easily distracted by a flashy paddock scooter.

Eeven brickies look great

Eeven brickies look great

In Italy, even the builders look gorgeous.

Bright eyes

Bright eyes

Such a beautiful pair…of eyes

Rutter takes pole at Silverstone

Rutter takes pole at Silverstone

Michael Rutter will be on pole for the first round of the British Superbike Championship tomorrow, but Rizla Suzuki rider John Reynolds will be missing the race after breaking his collarbone in a...

Pembrey and Mallory, March 15-16

Contributor: Alan Holland, Co-ordinator, Phil Bevan Racing.Pembrey, NG Road Racing, March 15th: Open Race 2: 1st, Race 3: 2nd Powerbike Race 1: 1st, Race 2: 1st Sound of Thunder Race 1: 1st Race 2: DNFMallory Park, New Era MCC, March 16th: Sound Of Thunder Race 1: 3rd, Race 2: 1st Open Division 2: 2ndPembrey was fine. The braking points need sorting as the Ducati 996RS has an awesome front end.

Keep it under your cap

Keep it under your cap

Is she a golfer? With that hat she looks like she might play a round.

Snetterton Bemsee, March 22

Snetterton Bemsee, March 22

Contributor: James " Chachi " DohertyBemsee's first meeting of the year kicked off at Norfolk’s ‘fast and flat’ Snetterton on March 22. The event was based around the two main series, the...

Vermeulen takes Supersport with ease

Vermeulen takes Supersport with ease

Tenkate Honda rider Chris Vermeulen was the proud winner of the Supersport race finishing nine seconds ahead of his closest rival, Katsuaki Fujiwara on the Alstare Suzuki.Vermeulen said: " I...

Comfortable win for Hodgson

Comfortable win for Hodgson

Neil Hodgson pulled away from the field again at Phillip Island to win his third race in this year’s World Superbike championship. The British rider was wearing a black armband and later dedicated the...

Hodgson on pole for Round 2

Hodgson on pole for Round 2

Frankie Chili put in another good performance in this morning’s qualifying session at Philip Island beating Neil Hodgson in to second place with a time of 1:32.786. But the Italian had to settle for...

Chili on track for pole

Chili on track for pole

Pier-Francesco Chili – the oldest man in WSB – proved to still be one of the fastest after claiming provisional pole position for the Phillip Island WSB race at the first qualifying session...

Close call for second Hodgson victory

Close call for second Hodgson victory

Race two at Phillip Island was the most exciting of the season so far, with all the riders having to fight hard for their places.Neil Hodgson and Frankie Chili initially got away to a good start but...

Delayed Roberts V5 launched in London

Delayed Roberts V5 launched in London

Kenny Roberts finally unveiled his all-new V5 MotoGP contender in London last week. The world launch, attended by celebs including Tara-Palmer Tomkinson and the Royal Family’s Ralph Little, was also...

Harris tops British Supersport times

Harris tops British Supersport times

Karl Harris hammered out a warning to his British Supersport rivals after topping the supersport times at Donington on his new Honda CBR600RR. He was a second inside the lap record and beat the best...

A knowing smile

A knowing smile

What does she know that Haydon doesn’t?

Saddam costs Thomas BSB ride

Saddam costs Thomas BSB ride

Saddam Hussein has scuppered Dean Thomas’s BSB season.Thomas’s Dienza Ducati team’s sponsor, Phones4U, has slashed its budget by over 60 per cent because of tensions in the Gulf. The phone firm says...

Team Renegade launch. Haslam launches bike

Team Renegade launch. Haslam launches bike

Team Renegade Ducati celebrated their new look Red Bull livery with an official launch in Manchester on Thursday. The Renegade riders, Sean Emmett, Michael Rutter, Nick Medd and Leon Haslam spent the...

Babe training starts early

Babe training starts early

Training for the rigours of becoming a brolly babe has to start at an early age

Rutter dominates Donington BSB test

Rutter dominates Donington BSB test

Michael Rutter set himself up as the hot favourite for this year’s BSB title with a blistering first test on the Red Bull factory Ducati at Donington on Sunday.Using his ex-Bayliss F02 V-twin he set...

Reed defeats Carmichael in AMA Supercross

Championship rivals Chad Reed and Ricky Carmichael went head-to-head in today’s AMA Supercross race, with Australian Reed coming out on top and reducing his championship deficit.The battle lasted for five laps of the 25 lap race, until championship leader Ricky Carmichael found himself landing on a hay bale after a triple jump. This allowed Reed to take the victory, with Carmichael taking second...

Green meanies

Green meanies

A very relaxed riding position for the green meanies

Renegade test on last year’s bikes

Renegade test on last year’s bikes

Renegade Ducati riders Sean Emmett and Michael Rutter were testing at Cadwell Park last weekend despite the fact that the bikes they intend to ride in this year’s British Superbikes championship have...

Ducati release two models

Ducati release two models

Two sexy new models from Ducati.

Jay Kay rolls up with £40,000 Rizla

Jay Kay rolls up with £40,000 Rizla

Jamiroqui front man, Jay Kay, famous as much for his big hats and a love of fast cars as he is for his music, has been persuaded to make the transition to two wheels by the Rizla Suzuki BSB team.The...

Looking hot in the shade

Looking hot in the shade

She might be in the shade, but she still looks hot to us.

Looking forward…

Looking forward…

If you could just lean a little further forwards…

Hold on tight

Hold on tight

Wouldn’t you want to stay as close as possible?

Heckles tests at Mallory

Heckles tests at Mallory

Mark Heckles rode his new CBR600FS for the first time on March 19 at Mallory Park after driving to Belgium to pick it up and pay for it just five days before.The bike was bought for him by his dad and...