2007

British Superbikes: HM Plant sign Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow

British Superbikes: HM Plant sign Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow

Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow have signed to ride for HM Plant Honda in next year’s British Superbike Championship and selected rounds of the World Superbike series as wild cards. They will ride the...

Final round of BSB

Final round of BSB

More photos from the final round of the Bennetts British Superbikes. Please tell me your thoughts on my pictures, past and present. It will help me to find what the public like from a superbike shot.

Sykes at Brands

Sykes at Brands

Here are some pictures of Tom Sykes crashing at the final round at Brands Hatch!

Steve Plater

Steve Plater

Steve Plater is a really cool bloke! Brands Hatch, 14 October 2007.

First time at Brands

First time at Brands

My pics from Brands Hatch, my first ever time going to a BSB meet and only the second race I've been to and what an experiance! the track - as I'm sure many will agree - is a photographer's dream.

GSE Racing respond to rumours

GSE Racing respond to rumours

Following much speculation GSE Racing Team Manager, Colin Wright, has responded to rumours that the team have signed four times World 250 champion Max Biaggi stating; “A number of rumours regarding...

British Superbikes: Rider signing rumours continue

British Superbikes: Rider signing rumours continue

With no news on whether Airwaves Ducati are going to run 1098R F08s in British Superbikes next year movement at the top end of the rider market has stalled – although it’s not stemmed the flow of...

British Superbikes: No decision yet for Ducati's BSB future

British Superbikes: No decision yet for Ducati's BSB future

There’s still no news about the future of Airwaves Ducati in the British Superbike Championship. It was thought the new Ducati 1098R F08 might be accepted into the series, but running in a heavily...

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari wins final JSB race at Suzuka

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari wins final JSB race at Suzuka

Double British Superbike champion Ryuichi Kiyonari won the final two races in the All Japan Superbike Championship at Suzuka last week. According to Honda insiders, Ryuichi Kiyonari was drafted into...

British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow's Race of the Year winning celebrations cut short

British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow's Race of the Year winning celebrations cut short

Cal Crutchlow’s Mallory Park Race of the Year-winning celebrations on Sunday night were cut short after he suffered a massive allergic reaction to something he ate half an hour after the race. The...

British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow takes first superbike victory in Race of the Year

British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow takes first superbike victory in Race of the Year

Rizla Suzuki’s Cal Crutchlow took his first career superbike win at the Race of the Year at Mallory Park at the weekend, finishing his rookie season on a high. On his way to victory he picked up pole...

THINK! competition winner reports from Brands Hatch

THINK! competition winner reports from Brands Hatch

Although yet to gain her full motorcycle licence, Denise McNally has been bitten by the Superbike bug, and as winner of the THINK! MCN Reporter competition was at Brands Hatch to see the deciding...

Crutchlow spits his dummy!

Crutchlow spits his dummy!

Just like to congratulate Cal Crutchlow on his podium at Brands Hatch. Although I put it down to the fact that he had some help. This was from my 6 month old baby girl Izabella-Rose. Who was more than...

More Race of the Year pics

More Race of the Year pics

Mallory Park's Race of the Year... Jenny Tinmouth on the Rizla Suzuki, BSB riders, and the fun and games of a sidecar pasenger.

Race of the Year pics

Race of the Year pics

Just a few more pics from our top day at Mallory Race of the Year... and thanks to everybody who made it a special day for my Milly.

Race of the Year

Race of the Year

Took my daughter Milly to see the Race of the Year at Mallory Park and it really lived up to its name "the friendly circuit". We were down the pits mixing with likes of Hawk Kawasaki's Scott Smart and...

Brands Hatch and the party's over

Brands Hatch and the party's over

A slight end of season hysteria infected the crowd at the last round of the BSB at Brands Hatch last weekend, a hysteria that didn't quite make it to the staff however, as discovered by a late...

Brands Indy pics

Brands Indy pics

BRILLIANT WEEKEND GREAT SAT EVE BEING ENTERTAINED BY TOM "ELVIS" SYKES #66 GLAD YOU'RE OKAY FROM THE BBQ BIKE SUNDAY STOBARTS NEW COLOUR~WHITE! SEE YOU ALL IN 2008 FITTING TRIBUTE TO OLLIE#46 MY ODE...

Red hot Haydon

Red hot Haydon

James Haydon singing the track at Brands Hatch in the last round of the British Superbikes. Surprised he didn't set fire to anyone.

Amended 2008 British Superbikes calendar released

Amended 2008 British Superbikes calendar released

An amended 2008 British Superbikes calendar has been released by organisers MCRCB Events Ltd, following the release of the 2008 World Superbike calendar. The 2008 British Superbike dates are...

Brands BSB action

Brands BSB action

Final BSB round action from Brands Hatch; Greg goes out in style.

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari says goodbye to British Superbikes

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari says goodbye to British Superbikes

Mild-mannered, quietly-spoken, but occasionally bursting into child- like fits of giggles, Ryuichi Kiyonari has never responded well to the glare of the media - but MCN sat down with the double...

British Superbikes: 2008 calendar

British Superbikes: 2008 calendar

The 2008 British Superbike calendar has been released, though when making diary dates remember some dates might change. The series has been reduced from 13 to 12 races in 2008 following the demise of...

British Superbikes: Rivals comments on Airwaves Ducati withdrawal

British Superbikes: Rivals comments on Airwaves Ducati withdrawal

The GSE Racing team is to quit racing after a rule row for 2008, which will see them leave British Superbikes. The Ducati squad say they cannot safely race the new 1098R machine as 2008 British...

Brands Hatch misery

Did anyone else suffer the woeful organisation getting on and leaving the BSB car parks at Brands on Sunday? Having been to Snetterton, Silverstone, Donington and now Brands I can honestly say it was the biggest shambles I've seen. Marshals standing around bemused, police seemingly powerless to do anything. Taking an hour to move 2 car lengths syphoning into 2 lanes from a large field and 2 hours...

Brands BSB

Brands BSB

Here is my 16 week old granddaughter at her 1st race at Brands BSB giving Greg some good luck, pity it didn't work with Tom.

Wonderful Brands

Wonderful Brands

Wonderful Brands. Just thought I would let you know that bike racing and the Brands Hatch BSB round in particular goes from strength to strength. A well organised and great day's racing at the...

Brands Hatch Supercup

Brands Hatch Supercup

The Supercup races this year have been great to watch and here are a few pictures of Tristan Palmer, James Buckingham, Tom Tunstall and Paul Barron.

GSE racing quit British Superbikes

GSE racing quit British Superbikes

GSE Racing, the team that runs Airwaves Ducati in British Superbikes has quit the sport. Team owner Darrell Healey exclusively told MCN of his decision to wind up the team at Brands on the same...

Dennis Hobbs signs up to Centurion Racing for 2008

Dennis Hobbs signs up to Centurion Racing for 2008

Centurion Racing have signed Dennis Hobbs for 2008 season in the British Supersport Championship. Dennis Hobbs will join James Westmoreland (2007 British Supersport Cup Winner) and Dan Cooper (2006...

One-make tyre rule for British Superbikes

One-make tyre rule for British Superbikes

British Superbikes is close to announcing a single tyre supplier to cover both the Superbike and Supersport classes for 2008. But while it looks like it will be a straight fight between Dunlop and...

Brands BSB up close

Brands BSB up close

We managed to get a great vantage point on the inside of Druids for the final round of the British Superbikes at Brands Hatch this weekend. What a fantastic location to watch the action from, assuming...

Cool Kiyo just before the race

Cool Kiyo just before the race

Pictures of Lucy Matthews' (my 15 year old daughter) first trip to a BSB round - a memorable event for her. Managed to get a picture with Kiyo in the pits less than an hour before Ryuichi Kiyonari won...

British Superbikes: Gregorio Lavilla takes the double with race two win

British Superbikes: Gregorio Lavilla takes the double with race two win

Gregorio Lavilla took victory in race two at the Brands Hatch Indy circuit, making it a double win at the final round of the 2007 British Superbike championship. It was an action-packed season closer,...

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari is 2007 British Superbike champion with Brands Hatch podium

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari is 2007 British Superbike champion with Brands Hatch podium

Ryuichi Kiyonari has claimed the 2007 British Superbike championship in race one at the Brands Hatch round, sealing the title with a third place. The race win actually went to former champion Gregorio...

Hard at work

Hard at work

Get some rest before next season Bob!