British Superbikes

Siamese motorcycle riders!

Siamese motorcycle riders!

Took my wife, daughter, son and his mate to BSB for the first time. I also took my camera and got some great photos. It wasn't until I got home that my wife point out I appeared to...

Donington Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne does the double

Donington Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne does the double

Airwaves Ducati rider Shane Byrne has won the second race at the Donington Park round of the British Superbike champiosnhip after Honda rider Leon Haslam lead for 18 laps. Haslam lead from the very...

Donington Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne wins race one

Donington Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne wins race one

Airwaves Ducati rider Shane “Shakey” Byrne has won at Donington Park in a dry but extremely windy first race. Shane Byrne lead for the majority of the race and managed to hold off  the rest of...

Donington Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne sets pole in rain-hit qualifying

Donington Park British Superbikes: Shane Byrne sets pole in rain-hit qualifying

Airwaves Ducati’s Shane Byrne will start from pole for tomorrow’s Donington Park British Superbike round in a wet session Shakey called ‘treacherous’. Byrne secured his third out of four poles for the...

Donington Park British Superbikes: Leon Haslam quickest in stoppage-ridden Free Practice 2

Donington Park British Superbikes: Leon Haslam quickest in stoppage-ridden Free Practice 2

Leon Haslam has started his home British Superbike round as he means to go on, putting in the fastest time of the opening day at Donington Park this bank-holiday weekend with a 1.32.152. Haslam set...

Donington Park British Supersport: Ten Kate Honda dominate opening day

Donington Park British Supersport: Ten Kate Honda dominate opening day

The World Supersport pairing of Andrew Pitt and Jonathan Rea have topped the time sheets on the first day of practice at Donington Park for round four of the British Supersport championship. The Ten...

Sort out this Ducati BSB fiasco

Id just like to comment on what is best termed as turning into a bit of a cake & arse party. I was due to go to Donnington this bank holiday, but with the news on Ducati withdrawing from this round leaving a depleted field, (no disrespects to other riders). Ducati were one of the top runners with Michale Rutter, Leon Camier, Shakey, & Laverty. now i have changed my arrangements to plan B...

Airwaves Ducati to race at Donington Park following regulation amendment

Airwaves Ducati to race at Donington Park following regulation amendment

Airwaves Ducati Team Principal Darrell Healey has confirmed today that the GSE Ducati team will be racing. The decision has come after British Superbike organisers made changes to the regulations set...

British Superbike organisers amend V-twin weight regulation

British Superbike organisers amend V-twin weight regulation

The MCRCB has made a last minute U-turn on the decision to implement a heavy weight penalty on V-twin machinery in the British Superbike Championship. The statement was released by the race organisers...

Win a pair of VIP tickets to see Airwaves Ducati at Donington Park

Win a pair of VIP tickets to see Airwaves Ducati at Donington Park

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ENTRIES AND WE'LL LET THE WINNER KNOW THIS AFTERNOON Want to watch Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne and Leon Camier at the next round of the British Superbike...

Leon Haslam expects Honda’s CBR1000RR Fireblade to break the Ducati dominance at Donington Park

Leon Haslam expects Honda’s CBR1000RR Fireblade to break the Ducati dominance at Donington Park

Leon Haslam will be looking to get his British Superbike campaign back on track this weekend, and expects his Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade to lend a helping hand. The British Superbike field go to...

British Superbikes: North West 200 Ducati undecided over Superbike race participation

British Superbikes: North West 200 Ducati undecided over Superbike race participation

The North West 200 Ducati team has said they will be using this weekend’s Donington Park British Superbike round as an opportunity to test with the new weight regulation on their Superbike before...

Steve Brogan Wheelie at Oulton

Steve Brogan Wheelie at Oulton

What an entertainer Steve Brogan is. He wheelied from the bottom of Clay Hill to the top at Oulton Park. I managed to capture a great sequence of wheelies from Brogie and this is just one of many from...

BSB Brands Hatch

BSB Brands Hatch

BSB Take 2 at Brands Hatch 11th May 2008. The first round was exciting, watching the snow melt on the car windows. Taking bets on which drip would get to the bottom first. I would like to thank...

British Superbikes: Airwaves Ducati pull out of Donington Park round

British Superbikes: Airwaves Ducati pull out of Donington Park round

British Superbike Championship leaders Airwaves Ducati will not be racing at Donington Park for round four of the season due to concerns over extra weight being added to their machines. Team Owner...

Brands Hatch BSB pictures

Brands Hatch BSB pictures

BSB Race action from Brands Hatch. The pictures include Malcolm Ashleys big off at Hawthorn.

British Superbikes: Ducati pre-register 1098R’s to meet BSB homologation regulations

British Superbikes: Ducati pre-register 1098R’s to meet BSB homologation regulations

Ducati UK has announced they will pre-register the remaining 1098R’s that do not have customer orders before June 1 to make them eligible to run as homologated models in British Superbikes. By the...

British Superbikes: Ducati to be hit with extra weight

British Superbikes: Ducati to be hit with extra weight

MCN understands there is set to be an official announcement today from BSB organisers to add extra weight to the 1200cc Ducati machines. The move will come as response to some of the four cylinder...

British Superbikes: Ex BSB Rizla Suzuki Team Boss joins engine spec debate

British Superbikes: Ex BSB Rizla Suzuki Team Boss joins engine spec debate

Former Rizla Suzuki British Superbike Team Manager Simon Buckmaster has defended the current engine specification rules in BSB, calling for the teams to rev their bikes less to be more reliable. The...

First BSB meeting

First BSB meeting

Here is my daughter Shannon [right]with her cousin Abby at her first race meeting at Brands BSB,where Nial Mckenzie signed her Toseland t-shirt.she also met John Reynolds and Scott Smart.

Leon Haslam steals mountain bike

Leon Haslam highside at Druids during qualifying for BSB race at Oulton Park 4th May.

Go Shakey Go

Go Shakey Go

My son luke at his first BSB race (as seen on TV)

NOT SO LUCKY CUP RIDERS AT BRANDS

NOT SO LUCKY CUP RIDERS AT BRANDS

JUST THOUGHT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE CUP RACERS FROM BRANDS ON SAT PRACTICE. UNLUCKY LADS.

British Superbikes: Poor April qualifying costs James Ellison

British Superbikes: Poor April qualifying costs James Ellison

James Ellison was left to rue his April qualifying performance that put him down in 15th position on the grid for last weekend’s racing at Brands Hatch, even though he fought his way back up to sixth...

Video: Oulton Park 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...

British Superbikes: Lack of practice time costs Simon Andrews

British Superbikes: Lack of practice time costs Simon Andrews

A crash in free practice one and a clutch problem in morning warm-up hindered Lloyds British Jentin Yamaha’s Simon Andrews incredible race one start at Brands Hatch, purely because the team only had a...

British Superbikes: Brands Hatch damage limitation for Guy Martin

British Superbikes: Brands Hatch damage limitation for Guy Martin

Hydrex Bike Animal Honda’s Guy Martin has said the re-scheduled Brands Hatch British Superbike round last weekend was more a case of preparation for this week’s North West 200. Martin goes into the...

Brands Hatch action

Brands Hatch action

Here's some of the action from Paddock hill bend at Brands this weekend.

Brands Hatch British Superbikes; Crutchlow wins race two

Brands Hatch British Superbikes; Crutchlow wins race two

Cal Crutchlow took a well deserved win in the second British Superbike race at Brands Hatch, despite a badly dislocated ankle. Crutchlow lead for most of the race and was comfortably in the lead when...

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Byrne takes race one

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Byrne takes race one

Shayne Byrne has taken the win in the opening British Superbike race at Brands Hatch. Finishing off the meeting that was abandoned after snow five weeks ago Byrne put in a solid performance to work...

British Supersport: Alan O'Connor still in hospital after Oulton Park crash

British Supersport: Alan O'Connor still in hospital after Oulton Park crash

British Supersport rider Alan O’Connor is still receiving treatment in hospital following a horrific crash in last Monday’s race at Oulton Park. The 28-year-old from Cork is still receiving...

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Injuries mean deplete BSB field

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: Injuries mean deplete BSB field

Some key names in the British Superbike field will be missing from this weekend’s two-day Brands Hatch round after a crashed-filled Oulton Park meeting less than a week ago. And topping the list of...

Cal Crutchlow off at Druids

Cal Crutchlow off at Druids

Cal Crutchlow off at Druids. British Superbikes Oulton Park - 5th May 2008

Leon Morris getting down to business

Leon Morris getting down to business

Leon Morris getting down to business at Oulton Park British Superbikes 5th May 2008.

Meeting Shakey Byrne

Meeting Shakey Byrne

Here's a photo of my five year old daughter jemma bridgwater meeting her idol Shane shakey Byrne at british superbikes at oulton park.. it made her weekend, and mine to see her so happy...

Leon going into Sykes

Leon going into Sykes

Leon Haslam hitting Tommy Sykes