July

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...

BSB Oulton Park pictures

BSB Oulton Park pictures

Had a great weekend at Oulton Park, here's some photos. They were taken just before Hizzy's. 

Tom Sykes's celebrations

Tom Sykes's celebrations

Just two photos of Tom Sykes after his double at Oulton Park. It was great racing all round.

Are all bike racers midgets?

I keep hearing on MotoGP commentary about how Dani Pedrosa has an advantage because he's so small and light. Well, unless James Cracknell's a giant, then most of the riders associated with BSB are midgets, especially John Reynolds, but you don't hear talk about them in the same way. Why not?

Outlon Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes does the double

Outlon Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes does the double

Tom Sykes has cemented his first ever British Superbike race win by making it a double at Oulton Park. Leon Haslam got the whole-shot but Sykes soon managed to get past on the second lap and then hold...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes takes maiden win

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes takes maiden win

Tom Sykes has taken his first win on the Rizla Suzuki after putting in a strong performance in the first British Superbike race at Oulton Park. Sykes initially got the whole-shot but was pushed back...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes looking for front-end feel

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes looking for front-end feel

Rizla Suzuki rider Tom Sykes secured third spot on the grid for today’s British Superbike races but says he needs more front end feel in the dry. The weekend has seen a mixture of conditions with...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow over the moon with second pole of season

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow over the moon with second pole of season

Cal Crutchlow secured his second pole of the season yesterday for round seven of the British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park – the same place he secured his maiden pole back in May for round...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne content with second on the grid

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne content with second on the grid

British Superbike Championship leader Shane Byrne has said he’s not too concerned about not grabbing pole for today’s two Oulton Park races. The Airwaves Ducati rider was beaten to the top spot by HM...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow takes pole

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow takes pole

Cal Crutchlow has made the most of the wet practice session this morning to go on and set the fastest lap in the afternoon qualifying for the Oulton Park round of the British Superbike...

Crutchlow tops wet final practice

Crutchlow tops wet final practice

Bad weather during the final British Superbikes free practice session at Oulton Park saw many riders decide to stay in the pits. The session was topped by Honda rider Cal Crutchlow, who joined an...

Oulton Park British Superbikes; Shane Byrne looking to add to May Oulton double

Oulton Park British Superbikes; Shane Byrne looking to add to May Oulton double

Shane Byrne has started the seventh round of the British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park from where he left off last time he visited the Cheshire circuit. Byrne, who took a double victory here...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Atsushi Watanabe pleased with Friday performance

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Atsushi Watanabe pleased with Friday performance

Reigning Japanese Superbike Champion, Atsushi Watanabe, has had his best start to a British Superbike weekend by scoring the ninth fastest time in Free Practice 2 yesterday. The Rizla Suzuki man has...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: One-off helmet design for Shane Byrne

Oulton Park British Superbikes: One-off helmet design for Shane Byrne

Shane Byrne has a new helmet design for this weekend’s Oulton Park British Superbike round; a helmet scheme drawn up as part of a competition run by Airwaves. The current British Sueprbike...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Karl Harris: “I just want to enjoy myself”

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Karl Harris: “I just want to enjoy myself”

Karl Harris has said his only aim for this weekend at Oulton Park is to go out and enjoy riding after dismal luck has tarnished his season. The two-time British Supersport Champion had high hopes for...

Oulton Park British Supersport: Triumph top Supersport session with Glen Richards

Oulton Park British Supersport: Triumph top Supersport session with Glen Richards

Glen Richards has continued to prove the Triumph 675’s racing prowess with a runaway performance in the first day of practice for BSS at Oulton Park today. The MAP Embassy Triumph man set a best time...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Dominant opening day for Karl Harris

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Dominant opening day for Karl Harris

Karl Harris followed-up an impressive morning Free Practice session with another time-sheet-topping performance in this afternoons 50-minute practice. The RM Racing Yamaha rider set a best of 1.37.530...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Karl Harris takes BSB first blood

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Karl Harris takes BSB first blood

Rob Mac Racing Yamaha’s Karl Harris has gone quickest in the first session of the weekend at Oulton Park. The 28-year old set a best of 1.37.530 in cloudy but dry conditions at the Cheshire...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: James Ellison to continue working with new electronics

Oulton Park British Superbikes: James Ellison to continue working with new electronics

James Ellison is set to continue development with the electronics system on one of his two machines today before making a decision on which bike he’ll be using on race day. Team Principal Shaun Muir...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Leon Haslam ready for a second half season kickstart

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Leon Haslam ready for a second half season kickstart

Leon Haslam has said he’s ready to put his dramas from the first half of the season behind him this weekend at Oulton Park. The 25-year old currently sits fourth in the championship, 132 points adrift...

Bogey circuits out of the way for charging Shane Byrne

Bogey circuits out of the way for charging Shane Byrne

British Superbike Championship leader Shane Byrne says he’s ultra confident for the second half of the season with the circuits he likes the least already out of the way in the first six race weekends...

Airwaves announce ‘Airwaves Pro’ line up

Airwaves announce ‘Airwaves Pro’ line up

Sponsors of the British Superbike GSE Racing Ducati team, Airwaves, has unveiled a line up of motorsport personalities as part of their ‘Airwaves Pro’ line up. BSB representatives Shane Byrne and Leon...

Jack Valentine hoping for Rizla Suzuki resurgence after two-week break

Jack Valentine hoping for Rizla Suzuki resurgence after two-week break

Rizla Suzuki Team Manager Jack Valentine is looking for a storming return to BSB action from his rider pairing after a two-week lay-off of British Superbike action. Back in May Sykes scored a fifth in...

James Ellison wants dry conditions at Oulton to prove worth

James Ellison wants dry conditions at Oulton to prove worth

James Ellison has his fingers crossed for good weather when the BSB paddock returns to Oulton Park this weekend. The Kendal rider picked up a second position on the first visit of the season to the...

Bridewell sister to do charity skydive in memory of brother Ollie

Bridewell sister to do charity skydive in memory of brother Ollie

Charlotte Bridewell has announced she will do a charity skydive to raise money for Cancer Research in memory of her brother Ollie Bridewell who died at Mallory Park nearly a year ago. It will be...

Simon Andrews' BSB Babes

Simon Andrews' BSB Babes

Is it any wonder why Simon Andrews is doing so well and riding so fast? Its probably due to the fact that he cant wait to get back to the pits, given the Lloyds British Pit Crew that he relies upon.

Tom Sykes looks to World Superbike wildcard at Brands Hatch

Tom Sykes looks to World Superbike wildcard at Brands Hatch

Tom Sykes says he can’t wait to bash fairings with the likes of Troy Bayliss and Noriyuki Haga at Brands Hatch next month. The Rizla Suzuki man will be wildcarding at the ninth round of the WSB...

Cal Crutchlow in second Suzuka test assault

Cal Crutchlow in second Suzuka test assault

HM Plant Honda’s Cal Crutchlow is currently in Japan ready for his second Suzuka test with Moriwaki ahead of the Eight Hour. The 22-year old from Coventry had a successful test and 300K race at Suzuka...