British Superbikes

Oulton Park British Superbikes: James Ellison to continue working with new electronics

Oulton Park British Superbikes: James Ellison to continue working with new electronics

James Ellison is set to continue development with the electronics system on one of his two machines today before making a decision on which bike he’ll be using on race day. Team Principal Shaun Muir...

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Leon Haslam ready for a second half season kickstart

Oulton Park British Superbikes: Leon Haslam ready for a second half season kickstart

Leon Haslam has said he’s ready to put his dramas from the first half of the season behind him this weekend at Oulton Park. The 25-year old currently sits fourth in the championship, 132 points adrift...

Bogey circuits out of the way for charging Shane Byrne

Bogey circuits out of the way for charging Shane Byrne

British Superbike Championship leader Shane Byrne says he’s ultra confident for the second half of the season with the circuits he likes the least already out of the way in the first six race weekends...

Airwaves announce ‘Airwaves Pro’ line up

Airwaves announce ‘Airwaves Pro’ line up

Sponsors of the British Superbike GSE Racing Ducati team, Airwaves, has unveiled a line up of motorsport personalities as part of their ‘Airwaves Pro’ line up. BSB representatives Shane Byrne and Leon...

Jack Valentine hoping for Rizla Suzuki resurgence after two-week break

Jack Valentine hoping for Rizla Suzuki resurgence after two-week break

Rizla Suzuki Team Manager Jack Valentine is looking for a storming return to BSB action from his rider pairing after a two-week lay-off of British Superbike action. Back in May Sykes scored a fifth in...

James Ellison wants dry conditions at Oulton to prove worth

James Ellison wants dry conditions at Oulton to prove worth

James Ellison has his fingers crossed for good weather when the BSB paddock returns to Oulton Park this weekend. The Kendal rider picked up a second position on the first visit of the season to the...

Bridewell sister to do charity skydive in memory of brother Ollie

Bridewell sister to do charity skydive in memory of brother Ollie

Charlotte Bridewell has announced she will do a charity skydive to raise money for Cancer Research in memory of her brother Ollie Bridewell who died at Mallory Park nearly a year ago. It will be...

Simon Andrews' BSB Babes

Simon Andrews' BSB Babes

Is it any wonder why Simon Andrews is doing so well and riding so fast? Its probably due to the fact that he cant wait to get back to the pits, given the Lloyds British Pit Crew that he relies upon.

Tom Sykes looks to World Superbike wildcard at Brands Hatch

Tom Sykes looks to World Superbike wildcard at Brands Hatch

Tom Sykes says he can’t wait to bash fairings with the likes of Troy Bayliss and Noriyuki Haga at Brands Hatch next month. The Rizla Suzuki man will be wildcarding at the ninth round of the WSB...

Cal Crutchlow in second Suzuka test assault

Cal Crutchlow in second Suzuka test assault

HM Plant Honda’s Cal Crutchlow is currently in Japan ready for his second Suzuka test with Moriwaki ahead of the Eight Hour. The 22-year old from Coventry had a successful test and 300K race at Suzuka...

Mallory Park is great!

Mallory Park is great!

It was my first time at Mallory Park at the weekend for BSB and I thought the track was so interesting that I have booked a trackday there in a couple of weeks time. Here is a picture of Michael...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Electronics development costs James Ellison

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Electronics development costs James Ellison

James Ellison’s decision to test a new traction control system on his number two bike during practice and qualifying for the Mallory Park round of British Superbikes cost the former...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Leon Camier talks race one crash

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Leon Camier talks race one crash

Leon Camier’s chances of retaining second position in the British Superbike standings went out of the window at turn one at Mallory Park this weekend. Heading into the first right-hander, Gerard’s,...

Henderson Yamaha R1 Cup – race report, Mallory Park 21/22 June

Henderson Yamaha R1 Cup – race report, Mallory Park 21/22 June

With Sunday’s Mallory Park race ticked off, I can’t believe we’re now at the halfway point in the Henderson Yamaha R1 Cup already. What with all the bad luck we’ve had with the weather this year,...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Lucky escape and seventh heaven for Simon Andrews

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Lucky escape and seventh heaven for Simon Andrews

Lloyds British Jentin Yamaha rider Simon Andrews had one of his best ever British Superbike showings this weekend at Mallory Park. The 24-year old scored two seventh place finishes at the sixth round...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Two DNFs don’t dampen Michael Laverty’s spirits

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Two DNFs don’t dampen Michael Laverty’s spirits

Despite not finishing either of the weekend's British Superbike races at Mallory Park, Michael Laverty said he was taking something positive away from the race weekend. The reigning British...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: New slicks cost Cal Crutchlow in race two

Mallory Park British Superbikes: New slicks cost Cal Crutchlow in race two

Cal Crutchlow said a late decision to switch from wet rubber to slicks for the second British Superbike race at Mallory Park this weekend could have cost him the win. With race two deemed wet by...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Michael Rutter takes first win of season in tricky conditions

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Michael Rutter takes first win of season in tricky conditions

NW200 Ducati rider Michael Rutter has taken his first victory of the season at Mallory Park in race two which started wet and ended dry. Michael Laverty led the race from the beginning until he...

Mallory Park British Supersports: Hudson Kennaugh wins wet race

Mallory Park British Supersports: Hudson Kennaugh wins wet race

Hudson Kennaugh has taken the win in the wet British Supersport race at Mallory Park with a lead of over 20 seconds from second place man Steve Plater. The supersport race was delayed after a...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne takes win despite colliding with Michael Laverty

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne takes win despite colliding with Michael Laverty

Airwaves Ducati rider Shane Byrne has extended his championship lead after winning the first race at Mallory Pak after colliding with Relentless Suzuki rider Michael Laverty. Shane Byrne collided...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes backs up pole by topping Warm Up

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes backs up pole by topping Warm Up

Tom Sykes has shown that yesterday’s pole in qualifying was no fluke by ending morning Warm Up fastest. The Rizla Suzuki rider set a best of 56.071 in the last minute of the 15-minute session. His...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow disappointed not to be on pole for home race

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow disappointed not to be on pole for home race

Cal Crutchlow has kept his run of consecutive front row starts going this weekend at Mallory Park, but couldn’t hide his disappointment at not being at the top for his home race. Crutchlow, who sees...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes reaction on second BSB career pole

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes reaction on second BSB career pole

Tom Sykes heads into tomorrow’s British Superbike races at Mallory Park full of confidence after securing his second career British Sueprbike pole on his spare bike. Sykes, whose first pole came...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Turn one mistake costs Shane Byrne in qualifying

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Turn one mistake costs Shane Byrne in qualifying

Shane Byrne couldn’t make it five pole starts out of six attempts this weekend at Mallory Park British Superbikes after being pushed down to third by Tom Sykes’ and Michael Laverty’s...

Pictures of my son with the BSB guys

Pictures of my son with the BSB guys

Just got back from Saturday BSB Qualifying at Mallory Park. As always the riders gave time to give autographs and have photo's taken. Here are some pictures of my nine year old son, Josh, with the BSB...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Michael Laverty: “I thought it was in the bag”

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Michael Laverty: “I thought it was in the bag”

Michael Laverty thought he was well on his way to his career first British Superbike pole position at Mallory Park, only until Tom Sykes denied him the closing seconds of today’s qualifying...

Mallory Park British Supersport: Pole number two for Glen Richards

Mallory Park British Supersport: Pole number two for Glen Richards

MAP Embassy Triumph’s Glen Richards has secured pole position number two of the season at Mallory Park today. The Australian reigning British Superstock 1000 Champion will start tomorrow’s 28-lap race...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Qualifying one two for Suzuki

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Qualifying one two for Suzuki

Suzuki machinery will be starting from the top two positions on the grid for tomorrow’s BSB races at Mallory Park, headed by Tom Sykes on the Rizla Suzuki. Sykes denied fellow Suzuki rider Michael...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Stuart Easton to miss Oulton Park

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Stuart Easton to miss Oulton Park

Stuart Easton will miss round seven of the British Superbike championship at Oulton Park on July 18-20 after getting an update on his broken right wrist today. The MSS Discovery Kawasaki rider has...

Mallory Park British Supersport: Glen Richards provisional pole

Mallory Park British Supersport: Glen Richards provisional pole

Glen Richards has put himself in provisional pole position for tomorrow’s 28-lap British Supersport race at Mallory Park. The MAP Embassy Triumph rider set a 57.572 in this morning’s session, good...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow continues top weekend form

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow continues top weekend form

Cal Crutchlow has topped the second dry free practice session of the weekend at Mallory Park. The HM Plant Honda rider set the fastest lap with a 56.454 in the last five minutes of the 50-minute...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki duo hoping for dry conditions

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki duo hoping for dry conditions

Both Rizla Suzuki British Superbike representatives have said they’ve both got their fingers crossed for dry weather at Mallory Park for the rest of the weekend. Tom Sykes and Atsushi Watanabe ended...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes heads diminished field in FP2

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Tom Sykes heads diminished field in FP2

Rizla Suzuki’s Tom Sykes has jumped to the top of the pile in the British Superbikes Free Practice two session in mixed conditions at Mallory Park. Sykes was one of just 16 riders who took part in the...

Mallory Park British Supersport: Steve Brogan tops wet Supersport practice

Mallory Park British Supersport: Steve Brogan tops wet Supersport practice

Steve Brogan has took advantage of the weather turn-around at Mallory Park today, setting the fastest time in wet qualifying one for the British Supersport class. A 1.03.628 was enough to put Brogan...

Video: Snetterton Think! Academy Blog Winner

THINK! Road Safety has been an official sponsor of the 2008 Bennetts British Superbike Championship since 2004 and this year we will be offering MCN readers the chance to win VIP hospitality at every BSB round to enjoy the atmosphere in style! Winners of each THINK! race promotion will be given the task of becoming an MCN video blog reporter for the day, with behind-the-scenes access, they will...

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow tops opening session

Mallory Park British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow tops opening session

Cal Crutchlow left it late in the first British Superbike free practice session to top the leaderboard. The 22-year-old, who sits third in the championship at the midway point in the season, put in a...