2009

BSB Blog: Hey, give Tommy Hill a break

BSB Blog: Hey, give Tommy Hill a break

I’ve got to say I’m a bit surprised at the amount of negativity around the web forums towards Tommy Hill getting the Worx Suzuki for Mallory BSB this weekend. I don’t really understand it.  ...

Me with Mckenzie and McGuinness

Me with Mckenzie and McGuinness

What can I say? Me with the legends that are Nial McKenzie & John McGuinness at Knockhill. Absolutely awesome.

Tommy Bridewell to race at Mallory BSB

Tommy Bridewell to race at Mallory BSB

Tommy Bridewell has announced he will race in the next BSB round at Mallory Park on July 19. Aboard the Team NB Suzuki GSX-R1000K6, the 20-year-old from Etchilhampton near Devizes has won the last...

Tommy Hill gets Worx Suzuki ride at Mallory

Tommy Hill gets Worx Suzuki ride at Mallory

Tommy Hill is back in BSB, riding for the Worx Suzuki team at Mallory Park on July 19. The 24 year-old completed a successful test on-board Sylvain Guintoli's 2009 GSX-R1000 and was offered a one-race...

Brogan to ride injured Richards’ BSB Honda

Brogan to ride injured Richards’ BSB Honda

HM Plant Honda have nominated reigning British Superstock Champion Steve Brogan to stand in for injured Glen Richards at the next round of the British Superbike Championship at Mallory Pak on 17-19...

SMT Honda face uncertain future

SMT Honda face uncertain future

SMT Honda team owner Robin Croft has admitted that he may be forced to close his race team unless he can unearth a major backer to help with the costs of running Aussie prospect Jason O’Halloran in...

Rutter’s hopes dashed at Knockhill

Rutter’s hopes dashed at Knockhill

Sunday’s Knockhill BSB didn’t bring the kind of results Michael Rutter and the Worx Crescent Suzuki were looking for. Rear grip issues affected Rutter’s progress in the first race and he finished 11th...

Bridewell double top in Knockhill BSB Cup

Bridewell double top in Knockhill BSB Cup

Following on from a victorious return to BSB at Snetterton a couple of weeks ago, Wiltshire rider Tommy Bridewell scored a superb double victory in the Cup competition at a sun-kissed Knockhill in...

BSB blog: Not over ‘till it’s over

BSB blog: Not over ‘till it’s over

What’s that American cliché for not counting your chickens too quickly? It’s not over ‘till it’s over? Well it could be over a lot sooner than Leon Camier’s rivals think unless they come up with a new...

BSB Race 2: Camier does the double – again

BSB Race 2: Camier does the double – again

Leon Camier has taken his second race win in Scotland today at round six of the ViSK British Superbike Championship. The Airwaves Yamaha rider came over the line almost five seconds clear of second...

BSS: Wilson wins frantic Supersport battle

BSS: Wilson wins frantic Supersport battle

Gearlink Kawasaki’s Ben Wilson won a hard fought Fuchs-Silkolene British Supersport race at Knockhill in Scotland. He battled all race long with James Westmoreland on the Triumph swapping paint and...

BSB: Easton disappointed not to take home win

BSB: Easton disappointed not to take home win

Stuart Easton appeared disappointed following race one at Knockhill despite his podium finish. The Hydrex Honda rider would love to win his first BSB race at his home circuit. He was unable to give...

BSB: Brookes - I need to be more aggressive

BSB: Brookes - I need to be more aggressive

Josh Brookes’ first pole position didn’t automatically translate into a race win as he had hoped aboard his HM Plant Honda. He looked like he was going to try and pass Easton on a number of occasions...

BSB: Camier takes fifth consecutive race win

BSB: Camier takes fifth consecutive race win

Leon Camier dominated race one, at the sixth round of the ViSK British Superbike Championship at Knockhil, and gave Airwaves Yamaha its first win in Scotland. Karl Harris crashed his Hydrex Honda on...

Camier heads morning warm-up

Leon Camier on the Airwaves Yamaha took the top spot during morning warm-up at a dry Knockhil in Scotland, ahead of round six of the ViSK British Superbike Championship. Camier said: “That was good we tried a couple of things out riding wise. I went out on second hand tyres and was on the same pace as in qualifying so I’m happy. For the race I need to get away as it is hard to pass here. Get away...

BSB - Front row start for Rutter

BSB - Front row start for Rutter

Worx Suzuki’s Michael Rutter put his bad start to the weekend behind him to grab a front row start. Free practice on Friday didn’t go well for him with two trips into the gravel. He fell at the...

Easton keen to win at home

Easton keen to win at home

Stuart Easton is yet to take a win aboard his Hydrex Honda but he would love to break his duck at his home round of Knockhill. He looked like a strong challenger for pole position but traffic and not...

Camier - "I'm a little frustrated"

Camier - "I'm a little frustrated"

Leon Camier’s run of pole positions came to a halt today when Josh Brookes got the better of him during qualifying at Knockhill. Camier, who is good friends with Brookes away from the race track, had...

Brookes on pole

Brookes on pole

HM Plant Honda’s Josh Brookes has taken a superb pole position at Knockhill in Scotland ahead of round six of the ViSK British Superbike Championship, with a time of 48.759 secs. He set his blistering...

Harris resting up for qualifying

Harris resting up for qualifying

Hydrex Honda’s Karl Harris is still recovering from a nasty bout of food poisoning and cut his final free practice session short to rest for the Swan Combi 50 Roll for Pole qualifying session. He...

Andrews riding with broken wrist

Andrews riding with broken wrist

Simon Andrews has been racing his MSS Colchester Kawasaki for the past four weeks with a broken scaphoid in his left wrist. The injury was sustained during a test at Snetterton ahead of the BSB round...

Camier leads in Scotland

Camier leads in Scotland

Airwaves Yamaha’s Leon Camier once again headed the time sheets during free practice three at Knockhill in Scotland, ahead of round six of the ViSK British Superbike Championship. The championship...

Hutchy's embarrassing crash

Hutchy's embarrassing crash

Ian Hutchinson managed to crash his Padgetts Honda during “Superbikes in the Square presented by Swan,” when a demonstration wheelie went wrong. The TT winner managed to flip his 600cc during the...

Knockhill BSB: Walker enjoying it

Knockhill BSB: Walker enjoying it

Chris Walker is loving his time with the Motorpoint Henderson Yamaha team as he gets the grip with the all new Yamaha. Walker said: “I’m really enjoying it and the lads are good, they know Yamahas...

Knockhill BSB: Rain stops play

Knockhill BSB: Rain stops play

As forecast, the rain kicked in at Knockhill just ten minutes into the second free practice session, ahead of round six of the ViSK British Superbike Championship. In the dry it was Glen Richards who...

Knockhill BSB: Positive start for MSS Colchester Kawasaki

Knockhill BSB: Positive start for MSS Colchester Kawasaki

Nick Morgan, Team Manager of MSS Colchester Kawasaki was pleased with his team’s positive start to the sixth round of the ViSK British Superbike Championship at Knockhill in Scotland. Simon Andrews,...

Knockhill BSB: Sight seeing for Lowry

Knockhill BSB: Sight seeing for Lowry

Relentless Suzuki’s Ian Lowry described his first session at Knockhill as a spot of “sight-seeing,” since he had to find he way found on a Superbike for the first time. The Superbike rookie is...

Knockhill BSB: Camier leads first free practice

Knockhill BSB: Camier leads first free practice

The first free practice session for round six of the ViSK.com British Superbike got under way at Knockhill in Scotland, in dry sunny conditions. Normal service was resumed by Leon Camier on the...

Andrews getting to grips with the Kawasaki

Andrews getting to grips with the Kawasaki

Simon Andrews, ever the optimist says he’s driving up to Knockhill today, wearing his shorts and flip-flops. He’s looking forward to a scorching weekend, not just to sun himself but to maximise...

Camier: From sixth in WSB to Knockhill BSB

Camier: From sixth in WSB to Knockhill BSB

BSB points leader Leon Camier heads to Knockhill this weekend after a confidence-boosting sixth place ride in Sunday’s second WSB race at Donington on his Airwaves Yamaha. Although it wasn’t the win...

Ellison and the Kendal Massive set for Knockhill

Ellison and the Kendal Massive set for Knockhill

James Ellison will be hoping this weekend’s Knockhill BSB presents a few less incidents than Sunday’s WSB races at Donington. His tough outing at Donington on the Airwaves Yamaha  as one of the...

Tuxworth: “We’ve no plans in place to go to WSB”

Tuxworth: “We’ve no plans in place to go to WSB”

HM Plant Honda boss Neil Tuxworth has dismissed persistent rumours circulating the WSB paddock that HRC are planning an official return to WSB with the Louth-based team. Under Tuxworth’s management,...

Michael Rutter gets Worx Suzuki for Knockhill

Michael Rutter gets Worx Suzuki for Knockhill

Michael Rutter will get a third BSB meeting on the Worx Suzuki while contracted rider Sylvain Guintoli recovers from the injuries he sustained at Donington in May. The Verwood-based team have...

Me and my mate at Snetterton BSB

Me and my mate at Snetterton BSB

Please can you add me and my mate Phil to the "your Pics" pages. We will be well chuffed. It's taken at Snetterton today after a great days racing. We look a bit dodgy but we are top blokes. Phil with...

Meeting The Stalker

Meeting The Stalker

Me stalking my hero "The Stalker" and getting my copy of his book signed at Donnington

Mr Carter?

Mr Carter?

While at Snetterton for the BSB I bumped into this chap walking towards the pits. I'm sure I have seen him somewhere before but the name escapes me .