British Superbikes

British Superbikes: SMT sign Adam Jenkinson

British Superbikes: SMT sign Adam Jenkinson

The SMT Honda team have signed Adam Jenkinson to ride their ex-Hydrex Fireblades in British Superbikes next year. SMT team owner Robin Croft said: “We wanted to run a young charger rather than an...

British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki riders Sykes and Watanabe head to NEC Show

British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki riders Sykes and Watanabe head to NEC Show

Rizla Suzuki's newly-signed British Superbike riders Tom Sykes and Atsushi Watanabe will make their first public appearance together this Thursday (November 22, 2007) during the International...

Chris Walker's Book signing

I would just like to say What a top bloke Chris Walker is. I attended his book signing on saturday in Norwich. Everyone was met with a smile and patience. Nothing seemed too much trouble. And it gave me something decent to read whilst waiting for hours on end whilst the wife tried on clothes in every store. Good luck in WSS Chris.

British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea lifts prestigous Irish award

British Superbikes: Jonathan Rea lifts prestigous Irish award

Jonathan Rea left his sick bed on Saturday night to collect the NGK Irish Motorcyclist of the Year Award, which comprises the coveted Joey Dunlop Trophy. “This is simply awesome,” said Jonathan Rea as...

Video: British Superbikes: Tom Sykes' Rizla Suzuki test at Mallory Park

Rizla Suzuki wasted no time in giving new-signing Tom Sykes a shakedown ride on their 2008-spec GSX-R1000 race bike at Mallory Park this week. Tom Sykes had a full afternoon of riding on Wednesday during an open test day and then got two hours on Thursday before gusting wins and torrential rain brought the test to a halt. To find out how he performed check out the video below. See a full report...

British Superbikes: Stobart Honda moves to World Superbikes for 2008

British Superbikes: Stobart Honda moves to World Superbikes for 2008

In one of the biggest shocks of 2007 Stobart Honda boss Paul Bird has announced he is moving his team to the World Superbike Championship for 2008. Paul Bird has lost both his 2007 riders, Shane Byrne...

Gary Pinchin's British Superbikes blog: BSB's wholesale changes

Gary Pinchin's British Superbikes blog: BSB's wholesale changes

I don’t know about you but I can’t wait for next year’s British Superbike season to blast off. I’ve been around the series for a while now and I certainly can’t remember a time when there’s been such...

Rizla Suzuki sign Tom Sykes

Tom Sykes has signed for Rizla Suzuki for the 2008 BSB championship. The grinner has confirmed that he will be riding along side the two times Japanese Champion Atsushi Watanabe in the british premier series.

British Superbikes: Tom Sykes signs for Rizla Suzuki

British Superbikes: Tom Sykes signs for Rizla Suzuki

Rizla Suzuki have completed their 2008 line-up with the signing Tom Sykes. The 22-year-old from Huddersfield with ride alongside Rizla’s other new signing Atsushi Watanabe, the 2007Japanese Superbike...

British Superbikes: Shane Byrne and Leon Camier sign for Ducati

British Superbikes: Shane Byrne and Leon Camier sign for Ducati

All the speculation is over - GSE Racing are back in British Superbikes.   They have linked up with Airwaves for the fourth year running. They have factory 1098R F08 Ducatis and have...

Conor Cummins signs for NCT Racing in National Superstock

Conor Cummins signs for NCT Racing in National Superstock

Manxman Conor Cummins has signed to ride for Neil Haslam’s Midlands-based NCT Racing in the National Superstock series next year. The 21-year-old from Ramsey, one of the new crop of young racing stars...

Stalker's Next Ride

Rumour has it (www.walkerthestalker.com) that the mighty Chris Walker is heading to World Supersport next year on a Kawasaki for Team GIL motorsport (WHO???) Anyway, good luck to him. I'm sorry to lose him from BSB but he didn't really do it this year on the Suzuki

Gary Pinchin's British Superbikes blog: Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow with HM Plant Honda – but who goes where now in British Superbikes?

Gary Pinchin's British Superbikes blog: Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow with HM Plant Honda – but who goes where now in British Superbikes?

The rider market is now officially in full swing following the announcement earlier in the week that Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow have signed for HM Plant Honda. Apart from that Atsushi Watanabe has...

British Superbikes: Confirmed 2008 signings

British Superbikes: Confirmed 2008 signings

With news of where riders are planning to go to next year in British Superbikes we will be keeping an eye on who signs for whom over the close season. Keep checking back to www.motorcyclenews.com for...

British Superbikes: HM Plant sign Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow

British Superbikes: HM Plant sign Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow

Leon Haslam and Cal Crutchlow have signed to ride for HM Plant Honda in next year’s British Superbike Championship and selected rounds of the World Superbike series as wild cards. They will ride the...

Final round of BSB

Final round of BSB

More photos from the final round of the Bennetts British Superbikes. Please tell me your thoughts on my pictures, past and present. It will help me to find what the public like from a superbike shot.

Sykes at Brands

Sykes at Brands

Here are some pictures of Tom Sykes crashing at the final round at Brands Hatch!

Steve Plater

Steve Plater

Steve Plater is a really cool bloke! Brands Hatch, 14 October 2007.

First time at Brands

First time at Brands

My pics from Brands Hatch, my first ever time going to a BSB meet and only the second race I've been to and what an experiance! the track - as I'm sure many will agree - is a photographer's dream.

GSE Racing respond to rumours

GSE Racing respond to rumours

Following much speculation GSE Racing Team Manager, Colin Wright, has responded to rumours that the team have signed four times World 250 champion Max Biaggi stating; “A number of rumours regarding...

British Superbikes: Rider signing rumours continue

British Superbikes: Rider signing rumours continue

With no news on whether Airwaves Ducati are going to run 1098R F08s in British Superbikes next year movement at the top end of the rider market has stalled – although it’s not stemmed the flow of...

British Superbikes: No decision yet for Ducati's BSB future

British Superbikes: No decision yet for Ducati's BSB future

There’s still no news about the future of Airwaves Ducati in the British Superbike Championship. It was thought the new Ducati 1098R F08 might be accepted into the series, but running in a heavily...

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari wins final JSB race at Suzuka

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari wins final JSB race at Suzuka

Double British Superbike champion Ryuichi Kiyonari won the final two races in the All Japan Superbike Championship at Suzuka last week. According to Honda insiders, Ryuichi Kiyonari was drafted into...

British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow's Race of the Year winning celebrations cut short

British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow's Race of the Year winning celebrations cut short

Cal Crutchlow’s Mallory Park Race of the Year-winning celebrations on Sunday night were cut short after he suffered a massive allergic reaction to something he ate half an hour after the race. The...

British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow takes first superbike victory in Race of the Year

British Superbikes: Cal Crutchlow takes first superbike victory in Race of the Year

Rizla Suzuki’s Cal Crutchlow took his first career superbike win at the Race of the Year at Mallory Park at the weekend, finishing his rookie season on a high. On his way to victory he picked up pole...

THINK! competition winner reports from Brands Hatch

THINK! competition winner reports from Brands Hatch

Although yet to gain her full motorcycle licence, Denise McNally has been bitten by the Superbike bug, and as winner of the THINK! MCN Reporter competition was at Brands Hatch to see the deciding...

Crutchlow spits his dummy!

Crutchlow spits his dummy!

Just like to congratulate Cal Crutchlow on his podium at Brands Hatch. Although I put it down to the fact that he had some help. This was from my 6 month old baby girl Izabella-Rose. Who was more than...

More Race of the Year pics

More Race of the Year pics

Mallory Park's Race of the Year... Jenny Tinmouth on the Rizla Suzuki, BSB riders, and the fun and games of a sidecar pasenger.

Race of the Year pics

Race of the Year pics

Just a few more pics from our top day at Mallory Race of the Year... and thanks to everybody who made it a special day for my Milly.

Race of the Year

Race of the Year

Took my daughter Milly to see the Race of the Year at Mallory Park and it really lived up to its name "the friendly circuit". We were down the pits mixing with likes of Hawk Kawasaki's Scott Smart and...

Brands Hatch and the party's over

Brands Hatch and the party's over

A slight end of season hysteria infected the crowd at the last round of the BSB at Brands Hatch last weekend, a hysteria that didn't quite make it to the staff however, as discovered by a late...

Brands Indy pics

Brands Indy pics

BRILLIANT WEEKEND GREAT SAT EVE BEING ENTERTAINED BY TOM "ELVIS" SYKES #66 GLAD YOU'RE OKAY FROM THE BBQ BIKE SUNDAY STOBARTS NEW COLOUR~WHITE! SEE YOU ALL IN 2008 FITTING TRIBUTE TO OLLIE#46 MY ODE...

Red hot Haydon

Red hot Haydon

James Haydon singing the track at Brands Hatch in the last round of the British Superbikes. Surprised he didn't set fire to anyone.

Amended 2008 British Superbikes calendar released

Amended 2008 British Superbikes calendar released

An amended 2008 British Superbikes calendar has been released by organisers MCRCB Events Ltd, following the release of the 2008 World Superbike calendar. The 2008 British Superbike dates are...

Brands BSB action

Brands BSB action

Final BSB round action from Brands Hatch; Greg goes out in style.

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari says goodbye to British Superbikes

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari says goodbye to British Superbikes

Mild-mannered, quietly-spoken, but occasionally bursting into child- like fits of giggles, Ryuichi Kiyonari has never responded well to the glare of the media - but MCN sat down with the double...