2007

British Superbikes Donington Park: Rider reshuffle for BSB rounds 23 and 24 at Donington Park

British Superbikes Donington Park: Rider reshuffle for BSB rounds 23 and 24 at Donington Park

Injuries and end of season deals have made a few notable changes to the entry lists at the Bennetts British Superbike round at Donington Park this weekend. Bike Animal Honda has promoted their...

British Superbikes Donington Park: BSB organisers contemplating single tyre series

British Superbikes Donington Park: BSB organisers contemplating single tyre series

The day before Dorna announce that they are considering making MotoGP a single tyre series, the British Superbike paddock is already in the throws of a similar change. Series organisers MCRCB have...

British Superbikes: Jentin Yamaha unveil new partnerships

British Superbikes: Jentin Yamaha unveil new partnerships

Jon Kirkham will replace injured Simon Andrews on the Lloyds British Jentin Yamaha in the British Superbike Championship at Donington this weekend. Still recovering from the broken collarbone...

Me and James Haydon

Me and James Haydon

Picture of when I met James Haydon at Cadwell test day when he was riding for Rizla Suzuki.

British Superbikes: Aaron Zanotti on Hydrex Honda for final two rounds

British Superbikes: Aaron Zanotti on Hydrex Honda for final two rounds

British Superbikes privateer Aaron Zanotti switches to a Hydrex Honda alongside regular rider Karl Harris for the final two rounds of the series but is not leaving the SMT team he has raced for this...

Video: At home with Jonathan Rea

The fastest rising star in the country, BSB rider Jonathan Rea, is already primed for the world stage so we caught up with him at his house in Larne, N. Ireland, to see how he relaxes in his downtime. Check out the video below to watch as Jonny takes us for a tour around his new house.

British Superbikes: Leon Haslam gets the ride of his life in a Tornado

British Superbikes: Leon Haslam gets the ride of his life in a Tornado

Leon Haslam had the most exciting ride of his life recently when he was given a flight in a Tornado at RAF Marham in Norfolk.   The British Superbike star, who is currently third in the...

Competition: Be aThink! reporter at Donington Park

Competition: Be aThink! reporter at Donington Park

Be a THINK! race reporter for www.motorcyclenews.com at the Donington British Superbike round next weekend. Here’s the latest chance for a MCN reader and friend to win a reporter’s role complete with...

Ryan meets Shakey

Ryan meets Shakey

My nephew is a true Steady Eddie fan! We are BSB, WSB and MotoGP fans and we introduced Ryan my nephew, aged 5, to motorbike racing last week at Cadwell. We waited patiently outside Shakey's motorhome...

Haslam and Rea on 125s!

Haslam and Rea on 125s!

Seen at Donington Park this Wednesday: Leon Haslam and Jonathan Rea just after they finished racing 125 Hondas!

More Cadwell jumping

More Cadwell jumping

Another picture of Andy Weymouth flying at Cadwell on the Seton-prepared bike - lap record after lap record this season.

Rea's celebration

Rea's celebration

This is the jump Johnny made on his victory lap on Bank Holiday Monday...

Thumbs up for Cadwell

Have to say that the Cadwell Park circuit looked super over the weekend, with grass cut neat and tidy and very well set out. I've not see a crowd like that since the high days of Sheene. It got to be one of the best spectators' and racers' circuits in the UK. But when are they going to put a bridge over the start/finish straight?

Racing heroes

Racing heroes

Now THIS is jumping at Cadwell: Andy Weymouth flying.

Stalker made my son's day

Stalker made my son's day

My son this weekend at Cadwell Park with his favourite bike rider Chris Walker. He made my son's day.

Rea vs Camier

Rea vs Camier

Just thought you might like to see my view of Leon Camier’s first attempt of the Bank holiday (Cadwell, race 1) to end up in trouble. I didn’t see his second attempt but hope he recovers soon. In my...

Cadwell jumping

Cadwell jumping

Just thought this shows the height and distance Karl Harris was getting over the Mountain at Cadwell... plus a few extra ones.

British Superbikes: Cadwell Park jump-off

British Superbikes: Cadwell Park jump-off

The Mountain at Cadwell Park is the most spectacular bit of track in British racing - and also one of the most challenging. With another round of the British Superbike championship notched up at the...

Cadwell action

Cadwell action

A scorching hot Bank Holiday weekend at Cadwell. Great weather and even better racing. Here are a few pictures from the event.

The syphoning Spaniard

The syphoning Spaniard

When at Cadwell this weekend, I spotted Gregorio Lavilla syphoning fuel out of an Airwaves truck. Troy Corser was enjoying the weekend with his son on his shoulders too.

Cadwell BSB pics

Cadwell BSB pics

Pictures from the Bank Holiday Cadwell race meeting, plus Johnny Rea's race-one off.

British Superbikes: Leon Camier's operation a success

British Superbikes: Leon Camier's operation a success

The latest news on Bike Animal Honda’s Leon Camier, following his Cadwell Park crash yesterday, is that he had his femoral fracture pinned this morning and that the operation was a success. According...

British Superbikes: Leon Camier update - outlook positive

British Superbikes: Leon Camier update - outlook positive

Leon Camier is to have surgery today on the left femur he broke in yesterday’s horror crash at Cadwell Park in the second British Superbike race. The rising star was spat off his Honda Fireblade as he...

Toseland at Cadwell

Toseland at Cadwell

Me and James Toseland at Cadwell Park BSB on Monday.

My lad and Lavilla

My lad and Lavilla

This is my son Tyler Ackerley at Cadwell before qualifying on Sunday with Gregorio Lavilla.

Cadwell British Supersport: Laverty takes strong win

Cadwell British Supersport: Laverty takes strong win

Michael Laverty took an impressive win at the Cadwell Park round of the British Supersport championship. Ian Hutchinson took the holeshot  but had crashed out unhurt before the end of the first...

Cadwell British Superbikes: Rea takes race two win

Cadwell British Superbikes: Rea takes race two win

Jonathan Rea took the win in the second race at Cadwell Park with team-mate Ryuichi Kiyonari taking the second step on the podium. Rea went all out to win the second race after being taken out of a...

Cadwell British Superbikes: Haslam takes race one

Cadwell British Superbikes: Haslam takes race one

Leon Haslam has taken the win in the first race at Cadwell Park British Superbikes with a comfortable two and a half second lead. Haslam took full advantage of his pole position to extend his lead to...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Leon Haslam secures pole at Cadwell

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Leon Haslam secures pole at Cadwell

Airwaves Ducati rider Leon Haslam has secured pole position for tomorrow’s British Superbike races at Cadwell Park. Leon Haslam was the fastest rider this morning and knocked 0.4secs of this time to...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Airwaves Ducati top the timesheets in free practice three

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Airwaves Ducati top the timesheets in free practice three

Airwaves Ducati led the way in the final free practice ahead of this afternoon’s qualifying session at Cadwell Park this morning.  Leon Haslam had been slowly bringing his times down before...

The two Leons

The two Leons

I was lucky enough at Cadwell BSB on Saturday that the two Leons could take a minute to share a photo.

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: HM Plant Honda on top again at Cadwell Park

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: HM Plant Honda on top again at Cadwell Park

HM Plant Honda’s Ryuichi Kiyonari got the better of his teammate in the second free practice this afternoon at Cadwell Park. The Japense rider recorded a best lap of 1:27.586 just before the 20 minute...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea fastest in free practice one

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea fastest in free practice one

HM Plant Honda’s Jonathan Rea was fastest in this morning’s first free practice at Cadwell Park. The Northern Irishman recorded a best time of 1:27.311 on his final lap of the Lincolnshire circuit...

British Superbikes: Stuart Easton ruled out of Cadwell with broken foot

British Superbikes: Stuart Easton ruled out of Cadwell with broken foot

Stuart Easton will miss the Cadwell Park round of the British Supersport championship this weekend after breaking a bone in his foot in testing at Magny Cours, France. Stuart Easton was due to ride...

British Superbikes: Superstock leader Glen Richards aims to switch to Supersport for 2008

British Superbikes: Superstock leader Glen Richards aims to switch to Supersport for 2008

National Superstock championship leader Glen Richards is aiming to switch to supersport next year with the Embassy team he’s currently with. But he says there’s little chance of him going back into...

Croft British Superbikes: Familiar look to podium according to competition winner

Croft British Superbikes: Familiar look to podium according to competition winner

Currently in the process of getting her bike licence, Shelby Williams is a keen British Superbikes fan, and having won the THINK! promotion was present at Croft to report on events for MCN. "With...