September

‘C’mon chaps, play fair’

‘C’mon chaps, play fair’

Maybe FIM President Vito Ippolito was watching the Silverstone British Supersport scrap at the weekend when Billy McConnell tagged Steve Plater at the height of their battle for second place. Or more...

Camier to race Aprilia at Magny Cours WSB

Camier to race Aprilia at Magny Cours WSB

Newly-crowned BSB champion Leon Camier is aiming to race the factory Aprilia at this weekend’s WSB Magny Cours round, replacing the injured Shinya Nakano. MCN understands that Camier and Aprilia...

Silverstone BSB: Ellison takes race two win

Silverstone BSB: Ellison takes race two win

James Ellison concluded a successful day for Airwaves Yamaha after winning the second superbike race at Silverstone. Team-mate and newly crowned British champion Leon Camier finished second after a...

Silverstone BSS: Westmoreland takes race win, Plater moved to second

Silverstone BSS: Westmoreland takes race win, Plater moved to second

Triumph rider James Westmoreland took an easy win in the supersport race at Silverstone. Current championship leader Steve Plater looked odds on for second palce after a fierce battle with...

Silverstone BSB: Camier crowned champion and takes race one win

Silverstone BSB: Camier crowned champion and takes race one win

Airwaves Yamaha rider Leon Camier has been crowned the 2009 BSB champion after finishing first, ahead of team-mate James Ellison in the first superbike race at Silverstone. Ellison got the holeshot...

Silverstone BSB: Camier’s ninth pole of the season

Silverstone BSB: Camier’s ninth pole of the season

Leon Camier took his ninth pole position of the year ahead of tomorrow’s penultimate rounds of the MCE British Superbike at Silverstone. Camier only needs to finish ahead of his Airwaves Yamaha...

Silverstone BSB: Camier and Ellison top practice

Silverstone BSB: Camier and Ellison top practice

Leon Camier can clinch the MCE British Superbike title this weekend at Silverstone and warmed up for the potential celebrations by setting the pace in practice today. Camier only needs to finish in a...

Leon Camier can win title at Silverstone

Leon Camier can win title at Silverstone

Leon Camier can wrap up the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship in the opening race of this Sunday’s penultimate round at Silverstone. The Airwaves Yamaha rider sits on a 99.5 point advantage...

Guintoli looks forward to Silverstone’s open spaces

Guintoli looks forward to Silverstone’s open spaces

The MCE British Superbike Championship reaches its penultimate round this weekend at Silverstone and for Sylvain Guintoli it's another step on his journey back from injury and yet another case of...

Blog: BSB’s open dialogue ensures a bright future

Blog: BSB’s open dialogue ensures a bright future

By now I’m guessing you’ll have read about the new BSB Evo class that’s going to be introduced next year. Personally, I think it’s the only way forward for superbike racing in the current economic...

Seeley to debut BSB Evo class bike

Seeley to debut BSB Evo class bike

Recently-crowned National Superstock champion Alastair Seeley will ride a new BSB Evo specification GSX-R1000 at Silverstone this weekend.  Seeley will make his BSB debut riding a Relentless by...

BSB announces new superbike Evo class

BSB announces new superbike Evo class

Next year’s MCE British Superbike championship will include a new ‘evolution’ class to replace the Privateer Cup competition. BSB Evo has been proposed by series promoters MSVR after extensive...

GP Legends head to Silverstone BSB

GP Legends head to Silverstone BSB

MotoGP legends heading to Silverstone round of BSB Camier on track to become BSB Champion at Silverstone Q&A/autograph sessions with Silverstone British Grand Prix legends, including Randy Mamola...

Cooper back in BSB on Co-ordit Yamaha

Cooper back in BSB on Co-ordit Yamaha

Richard Cooper is back in the MCE British Superbike Championship at Silverstone this weekend with the Co-ordit Yamaha team. Cooper joins the Cup competition for the second time this season after an...

Seeley tests superbike

Seeley tests superbike

Recently-crowned National Superstock champion Alastair Seeley has been testing the Relentless by TAS Suzuki superbike at Kirkistown today in preparation for a potential MCE BSB debut at Silverstone...

Rutter back in BSB on Ducatis

Rutter back in BSB on Ducatis

Michael Rutter makes a return to BSB at Silverstone, riding the ex-NW200 Ducatis that are still owned by Irish Businessman Alastair Kennedy. Rutter has secured backing from Black Horse Finance, Shoei...

Hydrex Honda boss warns of rider pay-cuts

Hydrex Honda boss warns of rider pay-cuts

Hydrex Honda team boss Shaun Muir has issued a warning to prospective BSB riders not to expect the kind of wages that were once paid to the championship contenders. Muir said: “Sylvain Guintoli will...

Simon Andrews plans busy off season

Simon Andrews plans busy off season

What do you do if you are a BSB rider when the off-season comes? You carry on racing of course. Take Simon Andrews. He outlined his future plans for MCN: “I’m doing Daytona 8H the week after Oulton...

Harris joins sorrymate.com SMT Honda

Harris joins sorrymate.com SMT Honda

Karl Harris was sacked by Hydrex Honda after Cadwell for a string of disappointing  performances. He had a disappointing Croft riding the Node4 Yamaha and now he’s been thrown another lifeline –...

Graeme Gowland during super pole

Graeme Gowland during super pole

Graeme Gowland's Motorpoint/Henderson Yamaha spitting flame during the Swan Combi 50 Roll for Pole. Photograph taken by James Nutt

Sylvain Guintoli during Superpole

Sylvain Guintoli during Superpole

Sylvain Guintoli pushing his Worx Crescent Suzuki during the Swan Combi 50 Roll for Pole. Picture taken by James Nutt

Croft BSB: Camier back on form in race 2

Croft BSB: Camier back on form in race 2

Airwaves Yamaha rider Leon Camier went on to take victory in race 2 at the Croft British Superbike round. A slow start and mistake when working his way up through the pack left Camier with a sixth...

Croft BSB: Easton claims victory in race 1

Croft BSB: Easton claims victory in race 1

Hydrex Honda rider Stuart Easton took the win in race 1 in the Croft British Superbike round. James Ellison finished second for Airwaves Yamaha leaving HM Plant Honda rider Josh Brookes to claim...

Croft BSB preview: Another Camier benefit?

Croft BSB preview: Another Camier benefit?

On paper it looks like it could be another win or two for Leon Camier on the Airwaves Yamaha at Croft today in the tenth round. He qualified pole 0.85s quicker than his nearest rival...

Croft BSB: Camier quickest in roll for pole

Croft BSB: Camier quickest in roll for pole

Airwaves Yamaha rider Leon Camier was quickest in the roll for pole session ahead of tomorrows British Superbike battle at Croft. Second place on the grid goes to Confused.com Kawasaki rider...

JW Racing announce Croft backer

JW Racing announce Croft backer

James Westmorland’s JW Racing will be backed by A1 Moto Services of York as their title sponsor for the this weekend’s British Supersport race at Croft. Westmoreland is currently third in the...

BSB Croft: Camier extends his advantage

BSB Croft: Camier extends his advantage

Leon Camier was predictably the fastest in this afternoon’s second free practice session of the Croft MCE BSB race weekend. The Airwaves Yamaha rider posted a time that was 0.762s quicker than his...

Camier sets the pace at Croft

Camier sets the pace at Croft

Leon Camier set the fastest time in this morning’s first free practice session at Croft ahead of Sunday’s 10th round of the MCE British Superbike Championship. The Airwaves Yamaha rider set a time of...

Guintoli signs 2010 deal with Suzuki

Guintoli signs 2010 deal with Suzuki

Sylvain Guintoli became the first big-name signing on BSB when he agreed terms to stay with the Worx Suzuki team for 2010. Guintoli and team boss Jack Valentine took a detour from their respective...

Skittles

Skittles

Two pictures taken at Cadwell park BSB one before a strong gust of wind swept across the park straight and the consequences of the damage it caused in the second. Ian.J.Pain

Firestar back Moto Rapido

Firestar back Moto Rapido

Firestar Energy is backing Scott Smart’s Moto Rapido Ducati 1198S in the National Superstock series for the rest of 2009 season and 2010 when the team will be expanded to two riders.   Moto...

Guintoli’s comeback continues at Croft

Guintoli’s comeback continues at Croft

Sylvain Guintoli is looking forward to another round of challenges in the tenth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Croft this weekend.  The Frenchman is on the comeback trail...

Harris on Node 4 Yamaha at Croft

Harris on Node 4 Yamaha at Croft

One door shuts, another opens. Karl Harris was sacked last week by Hydrex Honda. Now he’s been given a reprieve by his former team boss Rob McElnea and will ride the Node 4 Yamaha at Croft this...

Kiyonari to ride HM Plant Honda at Croft

Kiyonari to ride HM Plant Honda at Croft

Double BSB Champion Ryiuchi Kiyonari makes a dramatic return to BSB this weekend at Croft riding for HM Plant Honda. The team has obtained special permission from Kiyo’s Ten Kate Honda WSB team for...

Hill confirmed for Hydrex Honda

Hill confirmed for Hydrex Honda

One rider’s sacking is another rider’s gain and when Karl Harris was shown the door last week, most pundits thought it was only a matter of time before Tommy Hill was confirmed as his replacement at...

Richards rules out Croft comeback

Richards rules out Croft comeback

Glen Richards has ruled out a BSB comeback at Croft after riding a stock road bike at the circuit today. The HM Plant Honda star was sidelined by a broken femur at Knockhill in July but has had to...