April

BSB blog: Walker goes green

BSB blog: Walker goes green

It’s going to be any interesting weekend watching how Chris Walker goes on the MSS Kawasaki at Oulton Park as he stands in for the injured Simon Andrews.  Walker has been racing a privateer...

Walker to ride MSS Kawasaki at Oulton

Walker to ride MSS Kawasaki at Oulton

Chris Walker has been drafted into the MSS Kawasaki for this Bank Holiday Monday’s BSB round at Oulton Park. He’ll replace Simon Andrews who is still recovering form the foot injuries he sustained in...

Lowry confirmed at Motorpoint Yamaha

Lowry confirmed at Motorpoint Yamaha

Ian Lowry has today (Friday) been confirmed to ride the second Motorpoint Yamaha for the remainder of the season alongside Dan Linfoot. Lowry replaces Neil Hodgson who announced his retirement from...

Graeme Gowland at Thruxton

Graeme Gowland at Thruxton

I caught up with Graeme Gowland when he got his first cup of the season at Thruxton.

Me and Chris Walker

Me and Chris Walker

I finally got my picture taken with Chris Walker instead of being the camera man for the missus at Thruxton!

BSB Blog: Dearth of riders for BSB top spots

BSB Blog: Dearth of riders for BSB top spots

It’s been a bruising start to the BSB season. Among the injured riders are James Ellison, sidelined for at least two rounds with a broken femur after a high-speed Thruxton crash, and Simon Andrews,...

Brands Hatch British Superbike Action!

The first of XSVpro's British Superbike Championship films. We captured tons of material at the recent BSB round at Brands Hatch, edited in black and white. Shot in high speed at 300 frames per second, we give you the opportunity to see the belly pans scrape, the exhausts burst into flames and the knees touch down.

Neil Hodgson calls it quits

Neil Hodgson calls it quits

Neil Hodgson has today announced his retirement from racing. The former World Superbike and British Superbike champion has been forced to quit the sport after aggravating the shoulder injury he...

Thruxton Superstock

Thruxton Superstock

Here's a series of photos I took at Thruxton BSB of Richard Cooper in the superstock 1000 practice. Rider number 90 crashes into the back of him, but both riders were ok.

Leon Camier at Brands Hatch

Leon Camier at Brands Hatch

Leon Camier at Brands Hatch BSB two weeks ago with my mates Marc Homewood and Mark Gipps.

Tommy Hill at Thruxton

Tommy Hill at Thruxton

I bumped into Tommy Hill at Thruxton on Sunday. Top man. This is a photo of him with my wife Paula.

Thruxton BSB thrills and spills!

Thruxton BSB thrills and spills!

Here are some pics of a few incidents from the Thruxton BSB weekend, including Michael Laverty's big off at the chicane on Saturday. All riders were ok. The same can't be said for the bikes!

BSB Thruxton: Race 2 results - Brookes first, Hill second

BSB Thruxton: Race 2 results - Brookes first, Hill second

HM Plant Honda rider Josh Brookes denied Tommy Hill a second victory at Thruxton. Stuart Easton took third place with Ryuichi Kiyonari taking forth.  1 Josh BROOKES AUS Honda - HM Plant Honda 2...

BSB Thruxton: Race 1 results - Tommy Hill takes first place

BSB Thruxton: Race 1 results - Tommy Hill takes first place

British rider Tommy Hill followed up on his earlier good form to take first place in race 1 at Thruxton today. 1 Tommy HILL GBR Suzuki - Worx Crescent Suzuki 2 Josh BROOKES AUS Honda - HM Plant...

BSB Thruxton: Hill shakes off morning crash for pole

BSB Thruxton: Hill shakes off morning crash for pole

Tommy Hill put the Worx Suzuki on pole for tomorrow’s BSB round at Thruxton with the fastest-ever lap on a motorcycle seen at the 2.356-mile Hampshire circuit. Hill shook off the after-effects of a...

Laverty's crash at Thruxton

Laverty's crash at Thruxton

Here are some photos of Micheal Laverty's crash from Thruxton today.

BSB Thruxton: Broken femur sidelines Ellison

BSB Thruxton: Broken femur sidelines Ellison

James Ellison is out of this weekend’s Thruxton BSB round. He suffered a high-speed crash at Goodwood corner in this mornings practice and sustained a broken right femur. After being stabilised at the...

Walker back in action at Thruxton

Walker back in action at Thruxton

Chris Walker will be back on the BSB grid at Thruxton this weekend on the Ray Stringer-prepared Suzuki GSX-R1000 he raced at Brands Hatch. Walker is still battered and bruised following his second...

Lowry tests Hodgson’s Yamaha

Lowry tests Hodgson’s Yamaha

Ian Lowry starts his Spanish Moto2 campaign this weekend but could make a dramatic return to BSB at Oulton Park on May 3 if Neil Hodgson is still recuperating from the shoulder injury he sustained in...

Swan Honda in confident mood for Thruxton

Swan Honda in confident mood for Thruxton

Swan Honda aim to maintain their race-winning form at Thruxton this weekend in the second BSB round of the season. James Ellison battled his way to victory in the second race of the opening round at...

Mainwaring replaces injured Andrews at Thruxton

Mainwaring replaces injured Andrews at Thruxton

MSS Kawasaki superstock rider Howie Mainwaring has been drafted in to replace injured the team’s Simon Andrews in BSB at Thruxton this weekend. Mainwaring (22) finished second in the opening Brands...

Brogan and BMW move to BSB class for Thruxton

Brogan and BMW move to BSB class for Thruxton

Steve Brogan will race the Jentin Racing-BMW Motorrad S1000RR in the main MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship this weekend at Thruxton. The team were granted dispensation to race in BSB Evo...

Karl Harris's amazing save

Karl Harris's amazing save

Here's a crude cut and paste job of Karl Harris aboard the GR Motorsport Aprilia saving this amazing slide at Paddock during the free practice at Brands Hatch. While watching another rider I heard...

Brands Hatch BSB pictures

Brands Hatch BSB pictures

Action shots from the first round of the BSB at Brands Hatch.

Ian Lowry tests Motorpoint Yamaha at Oulton Park

Ian Lowry tests Motorpoint Yamaha at Oulton Park

Ian Lowry sitting in for the injured Neil Hodgson on the Motorpoint Yamaha R1 at the ACU Test Day at Oulton Park.

Rutter’s positive start to BSB

Rutter’s positive start to BSB

Michael Rutter goes to Thruxton next weekend confident that the Dcuati V-twin has a good record on the ultra fast, bumpy course. Rutter enjoyed a positive start to his season, finishing sixth in the...

Luke Jones: BSB rider to watch

Luke Jones: BSB rider to watch

Luke Jones scored his first-ever superbike points in his BSB debut at Brands Hatch last week when he finished 12th in race two – virtually first time out on the PR Racing Yamaha R1. PR Racing won the...

Wood to ride Redline KTM at Thruxton

Wood to ride Redline KTM at Thruxton

Last year’s KTM RC8 Super Cup champion Dave Wood will replace injured James Edmeades on the Redline KTM RC8R V-twin in BSB Evo at Thruxton on April 18. Edmeades suffered a highside at Brands Hatch.

Harris has fuelling issues with RSV4

Harris has fuelling issues with RSV4

Karl Harris finished a lowly 13th in the first Superstock race of the year after some serious fuelling issues with his GR Aprilia RSV4 at Brands. With no way to adjust the fuelling for the racetrack,...

BSB Blog: Is BSB Evo the future – or just it’s control ecu?

BSB Blog: Is BSB Evo the future – or just it’s control ecu?

If you are a purist racing fan then anything that restricts performance has to be bad. But a realist would argue that 200bhp bikes are enough. And that the more electronic riders aids bikes get, the...

Tommy Bridewell: BSB Revelation

Tommy Bridewell: BSB Revelation

Tommy Bridewell was the revelation at Brands. On the strictly unofficial timing during BSB testing at Guadix he’d been a couple of seconds off the pace on the Quay Garage Honda but at Brands was...

BSB’s suspension wars

BSB’s suspension wars

Ohlins had a big presence at Brands with Harris Performance working directly with HM Plant Honda, Kais working directly with Worx Suzuki and Kevin Harris of FTR also in the paddock.  Arch rivals...

Splitlath Aprilia hoping for more power

Splitlath Aprilia hoping for more power

Chris Burns was the third Evo rider home in both of the BSB races at Brands on the sweetest sounding bike on the BSB grid! The music from Burn’s Splitlath Aprilia RSV4 was thanks to an all-new system...

Johnson rides on despite injuries

Johnson rides on despite injuries

AIM Suzuki’s Gary Johnson struggled through the first BSB Evo round despite injuries sustained in testing at Cartagena that had still not healed.  Johnson broke his left ankle but that’s well on...

Brands Hatch BSB

Brands Hatch BSB

Me and my son had a great time at Brands Hatch BSB with full hospitality from Snap-On Tools and HM Plant Honda. We caught up with lots of stars and one legend Randy Mamola and got some great...

Glen Richards high-side

Glen Richards high-side

While taking photos of my son Barry Burrell (77) I caught Glen Richards high-side. We hope you're on the mend, Glen.