British Superbikes

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Rossi, Agostini and Fogarty donate to CJ riders fund.

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Rossi, Agostini and Fogarty donate to CJ riders fund.

Newly crowned MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi has donated signed memorabilia to the Chris Jones auction that is taking place at Hailwoods restaurant tomorrow night. Also on offer at the auction is a...

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: HM Plant hoping for successful weekend

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: HM Plant hoping for successful weekend

With both riders already signed to ride elsewhere next season, HM Plant Honda's Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow are hoping to sign off in style for the team. As Leon Haslam sets his sights on World...

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Injury could rule out Dave Johnson

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Injury could rule out Dave Johnson

Team Maxxis' Dave Johnson faces a tough weekend following a mountain bike incident which left him with a broken bone in his right hand. It's an all too familiar situation for the Australian, who came...

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki team boss thanks Atsushi Watanabe

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki team boss thanks Atsushi Watanabe

Jack Valentine has paid publicly thanked Atsushi Watanabe for his services in 2008 after it was revealed earlier this week that the Japanese rider would be moving to the Relentless Suzuki camp for...

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Shane Byrne wants to sign off with win

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Shane Byrne wants to sign off with win

The 2008 British Superbike Champion, Shane Byrne, has said he’s looking to get back on to the top step of the podium for the first time in the second half of the season before departing for WSB. The...

Brookes to Ride for HM Plant at Brands

Brookes to Ride for HM Plant at Brands

Australian Rider Josh Brookes will compete at this weekends British Superbike Finale at Brands Hatch aboard a HM Plant CBR600RR. Brookes who currently lies in third in the World Supersport...

Atsushi Watanabe signs for Relentless in BSB

Atsushi Watanabe signs for Relentless in BSB

2007 Japanese Superbike Champion Atsushi Watanabe will continue his BSB career with Relentless Suzuki by TAS Racing in 2009. Watanabe, who was runner up at the 2008 Suzuka 8 Hour with Suzuki will join...

Cal Crutchlow and Tom Sykes

Cal Crutchlow and Tom Sykes

I would like to say a great big thank you to Cal Crutchlow. He gave me and my son his bottle of champagne after coming off the podium at silverstone. We have it in a display cabinet in our living...

BSB & MCN in Barbados

BSB & MCN in Barbados

We couldn’t do without MCN whilst in Barbados, so Joseph and Laurence made sure we stashed a copy in the suitcase. We were delighted to discover that we were able to log onto the MCN website using...

Sylvain Guintoli to sign for Rizla Suzuki

Sylvain Guintoli to sign for Rizla Suzuki

French MotoGP rider Sylvain Guintoli will race in BSB next season with Rizla Suzuki. The French man, who has recently been ditched by his Alice Ducati team in MotoGP, will take two years of MotoGP...

Tom Sykes is off our christmas card list

On Saturday at BSB Silverstone my step son bought a picture of Tom Sykes and waited at the Rizla Suzuki stand as he was due to do a signing at 5pm. We arrived at 4.45 to be first in the queue. At 5.10 he hadn't arrived and someone made a call and we were told he had got the time wrong, thought it was 5.30 but was on his way. To cut a long story short he eventually sauntered up at 6pm - the...

Meeting Shakey

Meeting Shakey

I took this on saturday, the other half was well chuffed to meet shakey. I have to say well done shakey on clinching the title, sorry you are leaving the british championship, but going to to wsb is...

Silverstone BSB: Leon Haslam takes race two victory

Silverstone BSB: Leon Haslam takes race two victory

Leon Haslam has taken his fifth victory in seven races in the second race at Silverstone after crashing out of race one. Leon stretched out a big lead from the beginning with Karl Harris and Cal...

Silverstone British Supersport: Kennaugh wins, Richards takes championship

Silverstone British Supersport: Kennaugh wins, Richards takes championship

South African Hudson Kennaugh has taken the British Supersport win at Silverstone, but it was not enough as Glen Richards finished fourth to take the championship. Richards' team-mate Paul Young got...

Silverstone BSB: Tom Sykes disqualified from race one results

Silverstone BSB: Tom Sykes disqualified from race one results

Rizla Suzuki rider Tom Sykes has been excluded from the race one results at Silverstone after he collided with Leon Haslam. Sykes was lying in third plae on lap three when he tried to pass Haslam who...

Silverstone BSB: Camier wins race one, Byrne crowned champion

Silverstone BSB: Camier wins race one, Byrne crowned champion

Leon Camier has taken his third BSB win at Silverstone while team-mate Shane Byrne finished third to become BSB champion, without passing a single rider! Byrne and Camier didn't get a good start...

Silverstone British Superbike: Cal Crutchlow scores pole number four

Silverstone British Superbike: Cal Crutchlow scores pole number four

Cal Crutchlow has added to his two poles at Oulton Park and last time out at Croft this weekend to start tomorrow’s BSB races from the front. Crutchlow set the fastest time of the weekend with under...

Silverstone British Supersport: MAP Embassy Triumph ’09 future in doubt

Silverstone British Supersport: MAP Embassy Triumph ’09 future in doubt

British Supersport Championship leaders MAP Embassy Triumph has announced today that they have had their funding for the 2009 season withdrawn. The majority funding from EFS Group that finances both...

Silverstone British Superbikes: Leon Haslam half second faster

Silverstone British Superbikes: Leon Haslam half second faster

Leon Haslam has put an emphatic touch on the final Free Practice session of the weekend at Silverstone by setting a time over half a second faster than his rivals. Haslam set a 1.25.963, the only...

Silverstone British Superbikes: HM Plant double top in FP2

Silverstone British Superbikes: HM Plant double top in FP2

Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow completed this afternoon’s second free practice session at the top of the time sheets in a shortened session. Haslam set the fastest lap of the weekend so far, a...

Silverstone British Superbikes: Minimum weight lowered for Ducati’s

Silverstone British Superbikes: Minimum weight lowered for Ducati’s

The MCRCB has revised the minimum weight ruling for V-twin machinery to 172kg from 175. Way back in May at Donington Park the race organizers announced the minimum weights for the twins would be upped...

Silverstone British Superbikes: Strong start for Leon Camier

Silverstone British Superbikes: Strong start for Leon Camier

Leon Camier has topped the opening Free Practice session of the penultimate BSB weekend at Silverstone this morning. Camier, who won in race one at Croft a fortnight ago, continued his resurgence in...

Silverstone British Superbikes: Steve Brogan focuses on Superstock title

Silverstone British Superbikes: Steve Brogan focuses on Superstock title

Steve Brogan will concentrate fully on taking the British Superstock crown this weekend by withdrawing from competing in this weekend’s Supersport race. Brogan broke two bones in his right foot a...

Tom Sykes headlines Race of the Year

Tom Sykes headlines Race of the Year

Tom Sykes’ final competitive performance for the Rizla Suzuki team will come at the Race of the Year at Mallory Park before he heads off to begin his WSB assault. 23-year old Sykes will race in the...

Win a ride with Guy Martin at Brands Hatch

Win a ride with Guy Martin at Brands Hatch

British Superbikes draws to a close at Brands Hatch on October 12 and you can see the season out with a bang by having a flying lap on the back of British Superbike rider and road racing legend Guy...

Silverstone British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki to make most of top speed

Silverstone British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki to make most of top speed

Rizla Suzuki Team Manager Jack Valentine has said the Rizla Suzuki squad will want to make the most of their untouchable top speed at the very fast Silverstone circuit this weekend. The acceleration...

Silverstone British Superbikes: Shane Byrne reserved

Silverstone British Superbikes: Shane Byrne reserved

Shane Byrne has admitted he might not be riding totally on the edge this weekend as he goes in search of his second BSB crown. Shakey just needs seven points this weekend, a ninth place finish, to tie...

British Superbikes: Guy Martin signs for Rob Mac Yamaha

British Superbikes: Guy Martin signs for Rob Mac Yamaha

Guy Martin will ride in Rob Mac colours in 2009 with the 26-year old parting company with Hydrex Bike Animal Honda. Martin, who has had a troubled short circuit season partnering James Ellison in...

GSE Racing to switch to Yamaha for 2009

GSE Racing to switch to Yamaha for 2009

GSE Racing have announced today that they have signed a deal with Yamaha Motor UK to run the new YZF-R1 in the British Superbike Championship in 2009. Colin Wright, Team Manager, had this to...

Croft British Superbikes: Michael Laverty not finding side grip

Croft British Superbikes: Michael Laverty not finding side grip

Talented Relentless Suzuki superbike representative Michael Laverty couldn’t quite solve a gearing problem he’d had all weekend with his GSX-R1000 at Croft, and a lack of side grip only worsened the...

Croft British Superbikes: Michael Rutter struggles with illness

Croft British Superbikes: Michael Rutter struggles with illness

Michael Rutter looked like death warmed up over the full course of the tenth round of the British Superbike Championship, riding with severe migraines all weekend. Rutter did well to hide it on...

Croft British Superbikes: Tom Sykes: ‘I’m not going to give up’

Croft British Superbikes: Tom Sykes: ‘I’m not going to give up’

Tom Sykes offered a stern warning to Shane Byrne after the Croft weekend that he wasn’t going to make it easy for the Airwaves man to reclaim his second British Superbike title. Sykes along with Leon...

Croft British Superbikes: Karl Harris miffed by poor performance

Croft British Superbikes: Karl Harris miffed by poor performance

Rob Mac Racing Yamaha front man Karl Harris admitted even he couldn’t put his finger on why he struggled at Croft this weekend for the tenth round of the BSB Championship. Harris scored a brace of...

Croft British Superbikes: Frustrating weekend for Airwaves despite win

Croft British Superbikes: Frustrating weekend for Airwaves despite win

Both GSE Racing representatives, Shane Byrne and Leon Camier, said they were frustrated by the weekends events at Croft even though the latter scored just his second BSB career victory. Byrne headed...

Croft British Superbikes: Mediocre home race for James Ellison

Croft British Superbikes: Mediocre home race for James Ellison

It was a weekend of what could have beens for Croft local, James Ellison, who struggled throughout the weekend just a week after impressing everyone at Donington with his wildcard performance at the...

Croft British Superbikes: Leon Haslam makes it three winning weekends in a row

Croft British Superbikes: Leon Haslam makes it three winning weekends in a row

Leon Haslam built on his race two win at Knockhill and stunning double win at Cadwell Park with another victory this weekend at Croft. Haslam’s shambolic start to the 2008 campaign has took a massive...