May

WSS America: Sofuoglu wins Supersport Thriller

WSS America: Sofuoglu wins Supersport Thriller

Kenan Sofuoglu reignited his title hopes by winning a dramatic World Supersport race at the Miller Motorsports circuit in Utah, USA. The Hannspree Ten Kate Honda rider started the final lap in third...

WSB America: Spies secures race one victory

Ben Spies has dominated the opening two-part race at Miller Motorsports Park with an empathic eight second victory ahead of Spaniard Carlos Checa. Brit Jonathan Rea rode an impressive race to finish third on track, but on aggregate timing dropped to fifth place. Third spot went to a hard charging Michel Fabrizio who pushed his way past Max Biaggi and Ryuichi Kiyonari in the closing laps. Kiyonari...

Mugello MotoGP: Casey Stoner ends Valentino Rossi’s home domination

Mugello MotoGP: Casey Stoner ends Valentino Rossi’s home domination

Casey Stoner handed Ducati its first Italian MotoGP success in Mugello today with a victory that ended Valentino Rossi’s incredible winning streak on home soil. Undefeated in Mugello since the 2002...

Mugello MotoGP: Fortune favours Jorge Lorenzo

Mugello MotoGP: Fortune favours Jorge Lorenzo

A huge slice of luck and some brilliant wet and dry riding from Jorge Lorenzo helped keep the in-form Spaniard in the early MotoGP world championship title hunt in Mugello. The double world 250...

Mugello MotoGP: Seventh for James Toseland after pit stop gamble

Mugello MotoGP: Seventh for James Toseland after pit stop gamble

British rider James Toseland scored his best result of a tough 2009 MotoGP world championship in another rain-hit clash at the Mugello circuit in Italy. Just two weeks after experiencing his first...

Bradley Smith at Donington BSB

Bradley Smith at Donington BSB

My daughter, Rebecca coley, first experience watching British Superbikes at Donnington with dad Robert. Thoroughly enjoyed especially photo with Bradley Smith. Looking forward to next venue and photo...

Mugello MotoGP: Bradley Smith talks successful Italian job

Mugello MotoGP: Bradley Smith talks successful Italian job

British rider Bradley Smith seized the lead in the 125GP world championship with a dominant performance in an enthralling Italian GP in Mugello.    The 18-year-old’s second victory in...

Thruxton BSB: Leon Camier claims double win

Thruxton BSB: Leon Camier claims double win

Airwaves Yamaha rider Leon Camier claimed his second win of the day in British Superbike race 2 at Thruxton. In a repeat of race 1, Camier's team mate James Ellison followed him across the line to...

Thruxton BSB: Camier takes victory in race 1

Thruxton BSB: Camier takes victory in race 1

Airwaves Yamaha duo Leon Camier and James Ellison took first and second respectively in BSB race 1 at Thruxton. Hydrex Honda rider Stuart Easton was third and Simon Andrews took 4th for the MSS...

Mugello GP: Casey Stoner takes the win in Italy

Mugello GP: Casey Stoner takes the win in Italy

Ducati Marlboro rider Casey Stoner took the win at Mugello to earn 25 points and a place at the top of the championship standings. Spaniard and Fiat Yamaha rider Jorge Lorenzo rallied after a crash on...

Mugello GP: Mattia Pasini claims home win

Mugello GP: Mattia Pasini claims home win

Italian rider Mattia Pasini took the win in front of his home crowd at the Mugello 250 GP clash. On lap ten Mapfre Aspar rider Alvaro Bautista and Metis Gilera rider Marco Simoncelli bashed fairings...

Competitors get underway at the Isle of Man TT 2009

Competitors get underway at the Isle of Man TT 2009

Practice for the 2009 Isle of Man TT Races got underway yesterday evening after a 40-minute delay due to cattle on the Ballacrye section of the circuit but, just after 7pm, the first batch of...

Mugello GP: Brit Bradley Smith victorious in 125 GP

Mugello GP: Brit Bradley Smith victorious in 125 GP

British rider Bradley Smith held off a last lap challenge from Nico Terol to take victory in the 125 GP at Mugello. This gives the young Bancaja Aspar Team rider the points he...

Michael Rutter Blog: “Front row is just brilliant”

Michael Rutter Blog: “Front row is just brilliant”

It’s been another amazing day. From the start of the meeting here at Thruxton I was running the settings that the team and Guintoli had been using and the bike has been bloody good. All I’ve done...

Lascorz fastest, Laverty and Crutchlow on front row, Pitt not qualified

Lascorz fastest, Laverty and Crutchlow on front row, Pitt not qualified

Factory Kawasaki rider Joan Lascorz continued his early domination of the World Supersport class at Miller Motorsports park by qualifying in pole position for tomorrows 18 lap race. The Spanish rider...

WSB America Picture Exclusive Haga survives monster crash

WSB America Picture Exclusive Haga survives monster crash

Championship leader Noriyuki Haga survived a huge crash in the final minutes of second qualifying at Miller Motorsports Park. The Japanese rider lost control of his Xerox Ducati exiting Toole turn and...

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi confident despite missing front row

Mugello MotoGP: Valentino Rossi confident despite missing front row

Valentino Rossi remains confident that he can claim an incredible eighth successive MotoGP victory in Mugello, despite missing out on a front row start in qualifying this afternoon. The Fiat Yamaha...

Mugello MotoGP: Italy stunned as Jorge Lorenzo grabs pole position

Mugello MotoGP: Italy stunned as Jorge Lorenzo grabs pole position

Valentino Rossi and thousands of his loyal fans were stunned in Mugello today as Jorge Lorenzo romped to pole position for the 23-lap Italian MotoGP clash. While world championship leader Lorenzo was...

Mugello MotoGP: 91 entries for Moto2 600cc class

MotoGP bosses have confirmed massive interest in the new 600cc four-stroke Moto2 class, with applications for 91 riders to compete in the 250cc world championship replacement series.  Interested teams had to submit applications for entry by yesterday (Friday) to the International Race Teams Association. And it has just been confirmed in Mugello the mass interest in the new class, which will...

Mugello MotoGP: More injury torment for Dani Pedrosa

Mugello MotoGP: More injury torment for Dani Pedrosa

Dani Pedrosa’s injury nightmare continued in Mugello today, the luckless Spaniard suffering serious muscle damage in his right leg during an incident in this morning’s final free practice...

Mugello MotoGP: James Toseland down in ‘disastrous’ 14th

Mugello MotoGP: James Toseland down in ‘disastrous’ 14th

British rider James Toseland branded his 14th place on the grid for tomorrow’s Italian MotoGP race a ‘disaster’.  The 28-year-old gave himself a mountain to climb in tomorrow’s 23-lap race as a...

Thruxton BSB: 1-2 for Airwaves Yamaha in roll for pole

Thruxton BSB: 1-2 for Airwaves Yamaha in roll for pole

Airwaves Yamaha rider Leon Camier destroyed the Thruxton lap record this morning and went on to be quickest in BSB roll for pole qualifying. Camier's team mate James Ellison was second quickest,...

Mugello GP: Bautista on pole for 250 GP

Mugello GP: Bautista on pole for 250 GP

Mapfre Apsar rider Alvaro Bautista has earned pole for the 250 GP by lapping Mugello in 1'52.804 in the 250 qualifying session. Metis Gilera rider Marco Simoncelli was second quickest, closely...

Mugello GP: Lorenzo quickest in qualifying

Mugello GP: Lorenzo quickest in qualifying

Fiat Yamaha rider and current championship leader Jorge Lorenzo has secured pole position on the grid for tomorrow's Mugello GP clash.  The 22-year old Spaniard put in a 1'48.987 lap of the...

Mugello MotoGP: Bradley Smith and Scott Redding 1-2 on grid

Mugello MotoGP: Bradley Smith and Scott Redding 1-2 on grid

Bradley Smith and Scott Redding claimed a stunning British 1-2 on the grid for tomorrow’s Italian 125GP race in Mugello. Incredibly, today’s result is the first time that a British duo has occupied...

WSS America: Lascorz fastest on day one

WSS America: Lascorz fastest on day one

Factory Kawasaki rider Joan Lascorz got to grips with the fast Miller Motorsports circuit to secure the fastest Supersport time of the day ahead of three time race winner Eugene Laverty. Parkalgar...

WSB America Biaggi beats Spies to provisional pole

WSB America Biaggi beats Spies to provisional pole

Max Biaggi stunned the WSB paddock by securing provisional pole position onboard his Aprilia RSV4 during the opening qualifying session at the Miller Motorsports Park circuit. Biaggi’s impressive 1m...

Our visit to the NW200

Our visit to the NW200

Our visit to Ireland for the NW200 in May 2009. Rod, Aud,Stewart, Clare, Angie and Davie.

Rutter at Thruxton

Rutter at Thruxton

Michael Rutter riding Sylvian Guintoli's Worx Suzuki

Spies targets home double at Miller

Spies targets home double at Miller

Ben Spies enters the seventh round of the World Superbike championship in confident mood with the clear aim of leaving his home race with the double win. The 25 year old American has an impressive...

Olivers Mount

Olivers Mount

We attended Olivers Mount at Scarborough. This is a picture of my Son Jack with Mick Grant.

Micahel Rutter blog: “The Worx Suzuki can be front row. But can I?”

Micahel Rutter blog: “The Worx Suzuki can be front row. But can I?”

I’m having a great time at Thruxton on the Wrox Suzuki. It’s different to what I’ve been used to riding but we were sixth in the first session and eight in the second and I’m confident there’s much...

Mugello MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo shocks Valentino Rossi

Mugello MotoGP: Jorge Lorenzo shocks Valentino Rossi

MotoGP world championship leader Jorge Lorenzo gave Fiat Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi plenty to think about after the Spaniard topped the timesheets in opening practice in Mugello today. A best...

Mugello MotoGP: Arm pump hinders James Toseland

Mugello MotoGP: Arm pump hinders James Toseland

British rider James Toseland was delighted with his performance in Mugello today, despite being severely restricted by a rare arm pump problem in a hot and humid opening free practice session. The...

Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa smashes top speed record at 217mph!

Mugello MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa smashes top speed record at 217mph!

Dani Pedrosa created history in Mugello this afternoon, the Spaniard’s Repsol Honda RC212V 800cc machine blasting through the speed traps at a record-breaking 217.04mph! The triple world champion...

Michael Rutter blog: It’s hectic running your own team

Michael Rutter blog: It’s hectic running your own team

I can’t believe how hectic things have been today (Thursday). I was up at 6.00am and on the road. I spent all day driving around the Black Country in the Bathams van that I’ve borrowed for the Isle of...