2008

Cadwell BSB

Cadwell BSB

Just been to Cadwell for the weekend, I had a great time as usual at the BSB. Here's some pictures- one of Cal Crutchlow through Hall bends and a couple of Neevesy at the left hander before...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Haslam takes the double win

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Haslam takes the double win

Leon Haslam has taken the double win after the second race at Cadwell Park British Superbikes. Haslam took his third race win in a row by pulling exactly the same move that won him race one. Tom Sykes...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Haslam wins race one

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Haslam wins race one

Leon Haslam has taken the win in the first British Superbikes race at Cadwell Park after a race-long battle with Tom Sykes. Sykes lead the first half of the race but Haslam was always on his back...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: James Ellison withdraws

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: James Ellison withdraws

James Ellison has withdrawn from this weekend’s ninth round of the British Superbike Championship due to a ligament injury in his right hand. Ellison, who injured the hand last week riding enduro...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes takes pole in first ever F1-style qualifying

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes takes pole in first ever F1-style qualifying

Rizla Suzuki’s Tom Sykes will start from pole position for tomorrow’s races at Cadwell Park after a dominant performance in the first newly formatted qualifying session in British...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes completes day one double top

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes completes day one double top

Rizla Suzuki’s Tom Sykes has ended the opening day of round nine of the British Superbike Championship in dominant fashion with the fastest time in both practice sessions. Sykes, who has won three of...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes tops opening practice

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes tops opening practice

Tom Sykes has started his bank holiday Cadwell Park weekend in fine fettle, landing the fastest time in the first practice session in the August sunshine this morning. Sykes lapped the 2.18-mile...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne can’t wait for the Mountain

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne can’t wait for the Mountain

Shane Byrne has vowed to repay his Airwaves Ducati team at Cadwell Park this weekend after a difficult round eight at Knockhill a fortnight ago. Byrne crashed out of the lead in race two when he lost...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Home circuit victory hopes for HM Plant Honda

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Home circuit victory hopes for HM Plant Honda

Both Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow have spoken about their intentions to secure good results at Cadwell Park this weekend at the home circuit of the Honda UYK squad. With the HM Plant team based just...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Leon Camier: “I’m looking forward to going back to Cadwell Park”

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Leon Camier: “I’m looking forward to going back to Cadwell Park”

Leon Camier has said he’s relishing the opportunity to return to BSB action at Cadwell Park, despite suffering one of the most gruesome injuries of British Superbike history there a year ago. Camier...

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki aim for second spot in championship

Cadwell Park British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki aim for second spot in championship

Rizla Suzuki Team Manager Jack Valentine has set his sights on second position in the riders standings at Cadwell Park this weekend. The recent run of incredible form from Tom Sykes, including three...

A few Knockhill BSB pictures

A few Knockhill BSB pictures

Despite some typically changeable Knockhill weather a good time was had by all. Some great racing, not just in the superbikes but also the supersport and the R1 Cup, and I got sunburnt at Knockhill...

Tom Sykes gets late Donington WSB wildcard entry

Tom Sykes gets late Donington WSB wildcard entry

Rizla Suzuki Team Manager Jack Valentine has confirmed to MCN that the team has secured a wildcard slot for the Donington World Superbike round on September 7. The three-race winner in BSB this...

A sad time for Shane Byrne

A sad time for Shane Byrne

A sad Shane Byrne at the British Superbikes knockhill in memory of no. 18 and after his own crash on Sunday. I wish him well with all his pain.

Knockhill BSB Weekend

Knockhill BSB Weekend

A few photos from a damp but exciting BSB weekend at Knockhill

BSB @ Knockhill 10th August 08

BSB @ Knockhill 10th August 08

Here's some photos of the BSB race day at Knockhill on Sunday 10th August 2008. A day of mixed and very varied weather when once again the riders proved their bravery by racing in somewhat dubious...

Knockhill British Supersport: Ian Lowry takes the win

Knockhill British Supersport: Ian Lowry takes the win

TAS Relentless Suzuki rider Ian Lowry has taken the win in the British Supereport race at Knockhill after the red flags came out due to rain. James Westmoreland finished second on his Honda CBR600RR,...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Tom Sykes takes race one win

Knockhill British Superbikes: Tom Sykes takes race one win

Rizla Suzuki rider Tom Sykes has taken his first British Superbike race win on the bounce in the first race at Knockhill. Sykes got an excellent start from the grid pushing through to second from the...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Haslam takes pole

Knockhill  British Superbikes: Haslam takes pole

Leon Haslam has taken his first pole of the season after the qualifying session for the Knockhill round of the British Superbikes championship. Haslam put in a storming lap on his HM Plant Honda...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Tom Sykes tops wet final practice

Knockhill British Superbikes: Tom Sykes tops wet final practice

It’s all change at the top for the final free practice session of the Knockhill round of the British Superbike championship with Tom Sykes taking the fastest lap. Leon Haslam and Shayne Byrne had been...

Superbikes in the Square

Superbikes in the Square

Shakey Byrne & Leon Camier brightened up a rainy Glasgow day for my daughter Robyn at the Superbikes in the Square event, at Glasgow's George Square on Wednesday 6th August prior to the...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Leon Haslam: “We’ve struggled to overtake all season”

Knockhill British Superbikes: Leon Haslam: “We’ve struggled to overtake all season”

Leon Haslam has said both he and the team have made some changes for this weekend’s eighth round of the British Superbike Championship to improve his overtaking capabilities. Haslam has had a tough...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Leon Haslam and Shane Byrne a dead heat FP2

Knockhill British Superbikes: Leon Haslam and Shane Byrne a dead heat FP2

You wouldn’t have been able to separate Leon Haslam and Shane Byrne with a Rizla paper this afternoon at Knockhill British Superbikes. Both riders set the exact same time, a 49.004 to top the time...

Knockhill British Superbikes: John Laverty injury update

Knockhill British Superbikes: John Laverty injury update

MCN caught up with North West 200 Ducati Team Owner John Hackett following the injury to his Daily Star Cup rider, John Laverty, Laverty highsided at the exceptionally fast left-hander, Hislop’s on...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Stuart Easton out of home BSB

Knockhill British Superbikes: Stuart Easton out of home BSB

Stuart Easton has had to pull out of his home British Superbike round at Knockhill after just one session this morning. Easton was hoping to make a comeback after his massive 181mph crash at...

Knockhill British Superbikes: BSB to pay tribute to Craig Jones

Knockhill British Superbikes: BSB to pay tribute to Craig Jones

British Superbike Series Director Stuart Higgs has released this official statement today concerning a tribute to Craig Jones. ‘Like all within the BSB community we are deeply saddened at the loss of...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Shane Byrne tops FP1; John Laverty out

Knockhill British Superbikes: Shane Byrne tops FP1; John Laverty out

Shane Byrne has topped the opening British Superbike session of the weekend at Knockhill, but only just. The current series leader, who is a point shy of a hundred in front of the rest of the chasing...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Jack Valentine: ‘Our chassis will be ideal for Knockhill’

Knockhill British Superbikes: Jack Valentine: ‘Our chassis will be ideal for Knockhill’

Rizla Suzuki Team Manager Jack Valentine has high hopes for round eight of the British Superbike Championship following the incredible double win they took at Oulton Park last time out. Tom Sykes not...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Leon Haslam still searching for elusive ’08 win

Knockhill British Superbikes: Leon Haslam still searching for elusive ’08 win

Leon Haslam says he’s confident for a victory in 2008, and Knockhill could be the location of choice for a win. The HM Plant rider had a productive Suzuka Eight Hour visit, finishing the endurance...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow: “This will be a hard weekend for me”

Knockhill British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow: “This will be a hard weekend for me”

Cal Crutchlow has admitted this weekend will be one of the toughest in his career following the passing of his good mate, Craig Jones, at the Brands Hatch World Supersport race. The HM Plant Honda...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Cameron Donald pens 2009 Relentless Suzuki deal

Knockhill British Superbikes: Cameron Donald pens 2009 Relentless Suzuki deal

Road racing sensation and Metzler Racetec National Superstock 1000 runner Cameron Donald has signed to stay with the TAS Relentless Suzuki team for 2009 today. The Aussie scored a fantastic double win...

Behind the scenes on the North West 200

Behind the scenes on the North West 200

IF you’re counting down the days until next year’s North West 200, you can get your NW200 fix early by reading the inside story of Michael Rutter’s victory at the 2008 race. Click on the link below to...

Knockhill British Superbikes: Airwaves Ducati duo looking to bounce back after Oulton Park

Knockhill British Superbikes: Airwaves Ducati duo looking to bounce back after Oulton Park

Both Leon Camier and British Superbike Championship leader Shane Byrne said they want to recover from a disappointment round seven of the championship at Knockhill this weekend. Byrne scored his worst...

Have lunch with Leon Camier at Knockhill BSB

Have lunch with Leon Camier at Knockhill BSB

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED. THE WINNER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED. Want to ‘Kick Up A Gear’ and have lunch with a rising star in British Superbikes? MCN has teamed up with Airwaves too offer one lucky...

Win paddock passes to the Knockhill BSB round with Bennetts

Win paddock passes to the Knockhill BSB round with Bennetts

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW ENDED. THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED. MCN has teamed up with insurance firm Bennetts to offer three pairs of paddock passes for the Knockhill BSB race meeting this...

Win a weekend with Rizla Suzuki at Brands Hatch World Superbikes

Win a weekend with Rizla Suzuki at Brands Hatch World Superbikes

Motorcycle News and Rizla Suzuki are offering one lucky reader the opportunity to spend the Brands Hatch World Superbike weekend with Tom Sykes and the Rizla Suzuki squad. We’re giving away a very...