June

Smart dries out Knockhill

Smart dries out Knockhill

Scott Smart tries a novel method of drying out the track at Knockhill during qualifying practice.

Knockhill British Superbikes: Michael Laverty secures pole for British Supersport race

Knockhill British Superbikes: Michael Laverty secures pole for British Supersport race

Michael Laverty secured pole position for the British Supersport race at Knockhill tomorrow by going fastest this afternoon.   The Relentless Suzuki rider recorded a best time of 50.342,...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea secures pole after rain affected qualifying session

Knockhill British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea secures pole after rain affected qualifying session

Jonathan Rea carried on his form from this morning's final practice session to secure pole position for tomorrow's British Superbike races at Knockhill.  The HM Plant Honda man managed to slip a...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea back to the top of the timesheets in third free British Superbike practice

Knockhill British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea back to the top of the timesheets in third free British Superbike practice

HM Plant Honda's Jonathan Rea shot back to the top of the timesheets to record the fastest lap at Knockhill in the third free practice session for British Superbikes. The Ulsterman, who as fastest in...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Michael Laverty on a mission at Knockhill for British Supersport

Knockhill British Superbikes: Michael Laverty on a mission at Knockhill for British Supersport

Michael Laverty was the fastest man in British Supersport at Knockhill this morning.   The Relentless Suzuki man

Friday at Knockhill

Friday at Knockhill

Here are some pics from Friday's practice session at Knockhill British Superbikes.

Knockhill British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari and Jonathan Rea swap places on the timesheets at Knockhill

Knockhill British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari and Jonathan Rea swap places on the timesheets at Knockhill

Ryuichi Kiyonari swapped places with his HM Plant Honda teammate Jonathan Rea in this afternoon’s second free practice at Knockhill.  The Japanese rider went marginally quicker than his first...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea fastest in first superbike session

Knockhill British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea fastest in first superbike session

Jonathan Rea was the fastest rider for the first British Superbikes session at Knockhill this lunchtime. The majority of the session had been led by his HM Plant Honda teammate Ruichi Kiyonari, who...

Fans enjoy British Superbikes demo in Glasgow

Fans enjoy British Superbikes demo in Glasgow

The citizens of Glasgow gave a big, warm welcome to the stars of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship as they provided a spectacular show around the normally busy streets  – upwards of...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Chris Burns signs up for Team STP Racing in National Superstock

Knockhill British Superbikes: Chris Burns signs up for Team STP Racing in National Superstock

Former WSM MotoGP rider Chris Burns will ride in the Metzeler Racetec National Superstock Championship at Knockhill this weekend with Team STP Racing.    The Geordie will race the...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Buildbase Ducati sign Brendan Roberts for rest of season

Knockhill British Superbikes: Buildbase Ducati sign Brendan Roberts for rest of season

Buildbase Ducati signed Brendan Roberts for the remaining half of the British Superbike season, but will ‘share’ him with the official Ducati Corse European Superstock team.  The 2006 National...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Virgin Media Yamaha gets new paintscheme too

Knockhill British Superbikes: Virgin Media Yamaha gets new paintscheme too

Fiat Yamaha in MotoGP are not the only major Yamaha team to unveil a one-off colourscheme this weekend the British Superbike squad Virgin Media Yamaha have a new one too.  As the championship...

Smoking stalker

Smoking stalker

Saw the superbikes in George Square, Glasgow recently. All the stars were there: McGuinness, Mackenzie, Reynolds, Walker and others. A few of the riders did burnouts or stoppies or wheelies. It was...

Tribute to British Supersport's Guy Sanders

Tribute to British Supersport's Guy Sanders

Guy Sanders' close friend and former manager James Jackson has sent us a tribute to the fatally injured rising star, who passed away due to injuries sustained at Mondello Park a week ago. It was...

Knockhill BSB: Michael Rutter out

Knockhill BSB: Michael Rutter out

Michael Rutter will miss the Knockhill BSB round next weekend after an MRI scan on the wrist he injured at Snetterton last month revealed a broken hamate bone as well as the broken scaphoid that had...

You could be Gregorio Lavilla's grid girl at the Knockhill British Superbike round

You could be Gregorio Lavilla's grid girl at the Knockhill British Superbike round

You could be the grid girl for Gregorio Lavilla and the Airwaves Ducati team in this competition in conjunction with British Superbikes title sponsors, Bennetts. By emailing a picture and your details...

Win VIP tickets to Knockhill British Superbikes

Win VIP tickets to Knockhill British Superbikes

You could win a pair of VIP tickets, or one of four pairs of standard tickets, to the Knockill round of the Bennetts British Superbike championship. We've teamed up with title sponsors Bennetts for...

Jonathan Rea sets blistering pace at British Superbike test at Cadwell Park

Jonathan Rea sets blistering pace at British Superbike test at Cadwell Park

Jonathan Rea set a blistering pace in the second day of British Superbike testing at Cadwell Park on Thursday morning. Rea’s best lap on the HM Plant Honda of 1:26.5, during a five-lap stint all...

Job done by Neil Hodgson according to British Superbikes Rizla Suzuki boss

Job done by Neil Hodgson according to British Superbikes  Rizla Suzuki boss

Neil Hodgson completed the two-day test on the Rizla Suzuki British Superbike at Cadwell on Thursday to give the team some positive direction to work on for next weekend’s round at Knockhill. ...

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Chris Walker at the BSB in Ireland.

Video: Neil Hodgson's Rizla Suzuki test at Cadwell Park

Video: Neil Hodgson's Rizla Suzuki test at Cadwell Park

Check out the video below to see how Neil Hodgson got on at the first day of testing Rizla Suzuki's British Superbike at Cadwell Park. Hodgson has been away from the British Superbike paddock for...

British Superbikes' Jonathan Rea suffers suspected broken nose in freak incident at Cadwell Park test

British Superbikes' Jonathan Rea suffers suspected broken nose in freak incident at Cadwell Park test

Jonathan Rea’s test on the British Superbike’s HM Plant Honda at Cadwell Park was interrupted by a smack on the nose yesterday (Wednesday).   Rea was just tipping into the Gooseneck when a...

Neil Hodgson settles in at Rizla Suzuki's British Superbike test

Neil Hodgson settles in at Rizla Suzuki's British Superbike test

Neil Hodgson completed his first day of a two-day test on the Rizla Suzuki yesterday (Wednesday) and, despite a bout of food-poisoning that sapped his strength, he made good progress with Chris...

Mondello Park BSB pics

Mondello Park BSB pics

Here are some of my pictures taken at last weekend's BSB round at Mondello Park. It was great to be there as Jonathan Rea took his maiden win in the series.

Chris Walker at Mondello Park

Chris Walker at Mondello Park

A few photos that might be of interest to you from Mondello British Superbikes last Sunday. Brian Farrell tuttiwebs.ie

Neil Hodgson to test Rizla Suzuki GSX-R1000 British Superbike

Neil Hodgson to test Rizla Suzuki GSX-R1000 British Superbike

Neil Hodgson has been given a surprise call-up by Rizla Suzuki to test their GSX-R1000 British Superbike in a bid to turn around their disappointing season.  Former British and World Superbike...

Jonathan Rea withdrawn from riding in British MotoGP

Jonathan Rea withdrawn from riding in British MotoGP

Honda Racing has withdrawn British Superbike star Jonathan Rea from the Donington MotoGP this weekend. Honda made the decision early on Monday morning because it claims that its racing top brass felt...

My daughter in the paddock

My daughter in the paddock

Here are a few pictures of my seven-year-old daughter, Louise, with a few big names in the BSB paddock at Mondello Park on 17th June. We live in Bangor, Northern Ireland and made the trip down...

British Supersport rider Guy Sanders dies after Mondello Park crash

British Supersport rider Guy Sanders dies after Mondello Park crash

British Supersport rider Guy Sanders has died following a serious multi-bike incident in the first lap of the re-started British Supersport race at Mondello Park in Ireland on Sunday. Sanders...

Stobart boys

Stobart boys

Great day at Mondello, managed to meet Shakey and Grinner Sykes just before the racing.

British Superbikes: Mondello Park: Jonathan Rea takes first BSB win in Race Two in Ireland

British Superbikes: Mondello Park: Jonathan Rea takes first BSB win in Race Two in Ireland

Jonathan Rea has taken the first win of his British Superbike career at his home round at Mondello Park in Ireland. The Ulsterman took his HM Plant Honda to victory in a race full of drama and action,...

British Superbikes: Mondello Park: Haslam wins race one for Airwaves Ducati

British Superbikes: Mondello Park: Haslam wins race one for Airwaves Ducati

Leon Haslam took his first win of the 2007 British Superbike season in dominant style on the Airwaves Ducati, leading from start to finish at Mondello Park, despite finishing just 0.158 seconds ahead...

British Superbikes: Mondello Park pole for Jonathan Rae

British Superbikes: Mondello Park pole for Jonathan Rae

Jonathan Rae has secured pole for HM Plant Honda at Mondello Park in Ireland, leaving it until very nearly the end of the final qualifying session. The Honda rider posted a lap of 1:46.776...

HM Plant Honda duo Kiyonari and Rae top Mondello Park times

HM Plant Honda duo Kiyonari and Rae top Mondello Park times

The HM Plant Honda team of Ryuichi Kiyonari and Jonathan Rae posted the fastest two times in the third practice session for the Mondello Park round of British Superbikes. The Honda duo took advantage...

Ryuichi Kiyonari the man to beat in British Superbikes at Mondello Park

Ryuichi Kiyonari the man to beat in British Superbikes at Mondello Park

Ryuichi Kiyonari set the pace on his HM Plant Honda in a miserable wet practice day at Mondello Park in readiness for Sunday’s sixth British Superbike round of the season. Defending British...

Billy McConnell goes fastest in British Supersport at Mondello

Billy McConnell goes fastest in British Supersport at Mondello

Yamaha’s Billy McConnell knocked four seconds off his time from this morning to go fastest in the second free practice for British Supersport at Mondello Park.  Billy McConnell recorded a...