2009

BSB Trio

BSB Trio

While at Snetterton for the BSB I bumped into these 3 in the paddock area and put my name down should a rider vacancy become available. But I'm not holding my breath.

Snetterton BSB: Camier makes it two out of two at Snetterton

Snetterton BSB: Camier makes it two out of two at Snetterton

Leon Camier made it two wins from two today when he comfortably won the second British Superbike race at Snetterton. The Airwaves Yamaha rider hit the front on the fifth lap and was never headed as he...

Snetterton BSB: Camier wins first Snetterton race

Snetterton BSB: Camier wins first Snetterton race

Leon Camier has taken the first British Superbike Championship race at Snetterton today, coming home ahead of the Honda duo of Stuart Easton and Josh Brookes. The original race was stopped on the...

Meeting my heroes at Snetterton

Meeting my heroes at Snetterton

This is me at Snetterton qualifying day, June 20, 2009. Just want to say what a great day it was apart from the pouring rain! Here are photos of me with Leon Camier, James Ellison, and Michael...

Snetterton BSB: Camier and Ellison 1-2 as rain lashes Snetterton

Snetterton BSB: Camier and Ellison 1-2 as rain lashes Snetterton

Leon Camier has taken pole position today for the fifth round of the British Superbike Championship at Snetterton in a session that was hit by rain in the closing stages. With rain falling on part of...

Michael Rutter blog: "I was going down Bray Hill laughing about Ratboy”

Michael Rutter blog: "I was going down Bray Hill laughing about Ratboy”

I’m at Snetterton this weekend racing the Worx Suzuki in the fifth round of the British Superbike championship. At least I’m back to health after a miserable week. From the moment I got back from the...

Kirkham gets NW200 Yamaha for Snetterton BSB

Kirkham gets NW200 Yamaha for Snetterton BSB

Jon Kirkham will race the North West 200 Yamaha this weekend at Snetterton and for the remainder of the season. Team boss Rob McElnea said: “Jon split with his previous team (Lloyds British Jentin...

Airwaves Yamaha’s Donington WSB wild cards

Airwaves Yamaha’s Donington WSB wild cards

Airwaves Yamaha riders Leon Camier and James Ellison have wild card entires for the Donington WSB round on June 28 Having won seven out of the eight BSB races so far this season, the team is currently...

Save up to £22 by booking Snetterton BSB tickets now

Save up to £22 by booking Snetterton BSB tickets now

BSB makes a brilliant family day out and if you book now for the 19/20/21 June round you could save up to £22. There's no other round on the championship calendar where you can witness top speeds of...

Rutter gets Worx ride for Snetterton

Rutter gets Worx ride for Snetterton

The Worx Crescent Suzuki team has confirmed that Michael Rutter will race for them at the Snetterton BSB round on June 21. Rutter stood in for injured regular rider Sylvain Guintoli at Thruxton a...

BSB blog: Airwaves dominate but there’s a lot of racing yet in BSB

BSB blog: Airwaves dominate but there’s a lot of racing yet in BSB

The Airwaves Yamaha  double 1-2 at Thruxton on Sunday underlined again how strong the team is this year – and how dominant Leon Camier has become and how well James Ellison is shaping up. We...

Michael Rutter blog: Two fifths but I should have done better

Michael Rutter blog: Two fifths but I should have done better

The Worx Suzuki I rode at Thruxton was brilliant. Two fifth places was okay but I just wish I could have done better. Everyone in the team was happy with the results but I should have exploited the...

Rutter Blog: “The Worx Suzuki can be front row. But can I?”

Rutter Blog: “The Worx Suzuki can be front row. But can I?”

I’ve had a great time at Thruxton today on the Wrox Suzuki. It’s different to what I’ve been used to riding but we were sixth in the first session and eight in the second and I’m confident there’s...

Bradley Smith at Donington BSB

Bradley Smith at Donington BSB

My daughter, Rebecca coley, first experience watching British Superbikes at Donnington with dad Robert. Thoroughly enjoyed especially photo with Bradley Smith. Looking forward to next venue and photo...

Thruxton BSB: Leon Camier claims double win

Thruxton BSB: Leon Camier claims double win

Airwaves Yamaha rider Leon Camier claimed his second win of the day in British Superbike race 2 at Thruxton. In a repeat of race 1, Camier's team mate James Ellison followed him across the line to...

Thruxton BSB: Camier takes victory in race 1

Thruxton BSB: Camier takes victory in race 1

Airwaves Yamaha duo Leon Camier and James Ellison took first and second respectively in BSB race 1 at Thruxton. Hydrex Honda rider Stuart Easton was third and Simon Andrews took 4th for the MSS...

Michael Rutter Blog: “Front row is just brilliant”

Michael Rutter Blog: “Front row is just brilliant”

It’s been another amazing day. From the start of the meeting here at Thruxton I was running the settings that the team and Guintoli had been using and the bike has been bloody good. All I’ve done...

Thruxton BSB: 1-2 for Airwaves Yamaha in roll for pole

Thruxton BSB: 1-2 for Airwaves Yamaha in roll for pole

Airwaves Yamaha rider Leon Camier destroyed the Thruxton lap record this morning and went on to be quickest in BSB roll for pole qualifying. Camier's team mate James Ellison was second quickest,...

Rutter at Thruxton

Rutter at Thruxton

Michael Rutter riding Sylvian Guintoli's Worx Suzuki

Micahel Rutter blog: “The Worx Suzuki can be front row. But can I?”

Micahel Rutter blog: “The Worx Suzuki can be front row. But can I?”

I’m having a great time at Thruxton on the Wrox Suzuki. It’s different to what I’ve been used to riding but we were sixth in the first session and eight in the second and I’m confident there’s much...

Brit rider becomes Schumacher’s team mate

Brit rider becomes Schumacher’s team mate

Michael Schmacher will get a new team mate in the German Superbike series...a 28-year-old from Newcastle. Chris Burns, who competed in the 2008 British Superbike Cup, was scouting around the BSB...

Discovering why Brookes crashed into Guintoli

Discovering why Brookes crashed into Guintoli

Why did it take so long to decide that Josh Brookes was the guilty party in the crash, which left Sylvain Guintoli with a badly broken lower right leg? The decision to hand Brookes a one race ban,...

Rutter to ride Worx Suzuki at Thruxton

Rutter to ride Worx Suzuki at Thruxton

Michael Rutter will ride injured Sylvain Guintoli’s Worx Suzuki at Thruxton this weekend. Ruter said: “I’m sorry that Sylvain’s hurt but I’m absolutely peaking at the chance of getting a BSB ride with...

Valentine picks ‘safe option’ Rutter

Valentine picks ‘safe option’ Rutter

Worx Suzuki boss Jack Valentine has picked Michael Rutter to stand in for injured Sylvain Guintoli at Thruxton this weekend. But even though Guintoli is likely to be out for the full season, Rutter’s...

Guintoli out for season

Guintoli out for season

Worx Suzuki boss Jack Valentine says that Sylvain Guintoli could miss the rest of the BSB season as a result of injuries sustained at Donington on Bank Holiday Monday. Initial thoughts were that he...

Rutter on Worx bike at Thruxton?

Rutter on Worx bike at Thruxton?

Michael Rutter is expected to race injured Sylvain Guintoli’s Worx Suzuki at Thruxton this weekend. Though neither Rutter nor Worx Suzuki team boss Jack Valentine are prepared to comment on the...

Donington BSB Blog: A level playing field

Donington BSB Blog: A level playing field

Airwaves Yamaha and Worx Suzuki teams have been grabbing the BSB headlines but it’s highly refreshing to see several other teams fighting it out at the head of the field. In recent seasons we’ve seen...

Does life get any better than BSB weekend?

Does life get any better than BSB weekend?

Does life get any better - We are watching a fabulous days racing at VISK BSB at donington park and where is number one son - in the paddock chatting up the Babes. Best regards to Slyvan for a fast...

Donington snippets

Donington snippets

Good racing and lots of unexpected spills and thrills. In BSB Sylvain Guintoli ended his day early with a crash on the sighting lap suffering a broken leg. Karl Harris had a sixth in race 1 but...

Donington Park BSB: Ellison takes race two win

Donington Park BSB: Ellison takes race two win

James Ellison made it a day to remember when he followed up his first race second with his first ever British Superbike Championship win, taking the second 20-lap race at Donington Park. The Airwaves...

Who will replace Sylvain Guintoli?

Who will replace Sylvain Guintoli?

With Sylvain Guintoli’s dramatic exit from the British Superbike Championship thoughts are already turning to will replace him at the Crescent Worx Suzuki team. The Frenchman is expected to miss the...

Donington Park BSB: Steve Plater takes Supersport win

Donington Park BSB: Steve Plater takes Supersport win

Steve Plater put in a barnstorming ride to come through from ninth on the grid to take victory in this afternoon’s Fuchs-Silkolene British Supersport race at Donington Park. A faller in practice at...

Donington Park BSB: Failure to operate the brake system caused Guintoli’s crash

Donington Park BSB: Failure to operate the brake system caused Guintoli’s crash

A failure to operate the brake system on Josh Brookes’ HM Plant Honda caused the crash that took Sylvain Guintoli out of the British Superbike Championship, race director Stuart Higgs has revealed at...

Donington Park BSB: Guintoli ‘Out for 10 Weeks’

Donington Park BSB: Guintoli ‘Out for 10 Weeks’

Sylvain Guintoli, the Worx Crescent Suzuki rider who crashed during the sighting lap for the British Superbike Championship at Donington Park, has a broken tibia and fibula in his right leg and may be...

Donington Park BSB: Leon Camier takes victory in race one

Donington Park BSB: Leon Camier takes victory in race one

Leon Camier dominated a drama-filled first British Superbike race at Donington Park today, leading home team-mate James Ellison for an Airwaves Yamaha 1-2, their first of the season. However, a coming...

Donington BSB: Guintoli crashes on sighting lap

Donington BSB: Guintoli crashes on sighting lap

Sylvain Guintoli, the 26-year-old Frenchman who has electrified the British Superbike Championship this year, was sensationally knocked out of the first race of the third round of the series at...