British Superbikes

Wonderful Brands

Wonderful Brands

Wonderful Brands. Just thought I would let you know that bike racing and the Brands Hatch BSB round in particular goes from strength to strength. A well organised and great day's racing at the...

Brands Hatch Supercup

Brands Hatch Supercup

The Supercup races this year have been great to watch and here are a few pictures of Tristan Palmer, James Buckingham, Tom Tunstall and Paul Barron.

GSE racing quit British Superbikes

GSE racing quit British Superbikes

GSE Racing, the team that runs Airwaves Ducati in British Superbikes has quit the sport. Team owner Darrell Healey exclusively told MCN of his decision to wind up the team at Brands on the same...

Dennis Hobbs signs up to Centurion Racing for 2008

Dennis Hobbs signs up to Centurion Racing for 2008

Centurion Racing have signed Dennis Hobbs for 2008 season in the British Supersport Championship. Dennis Hobbs will join James Westmoreland (2007 British Supersport Cup Winner) and Dan Cooper (2006...

One-make tyre rule for British Superbikes

One-make tyre rule for British Superbikes

British Superbikes is close to announcing a single tyre supplier to cover both the Superbike and Supersport classes for 2008. But while it looks like it will be a straight fight between Dunlop and...

Brands BSB up close

Brands BSB up close

We managed to get a great vantage point on the inside of Druids for the final round of the British Superbikes at Brands Hatch this weekend. What a fantastic location to watch the action from, assuming...

Cool Kiyo just before the race

Cool Kiyo just before the race

Pictures of Lucy Matthews' (my 15 year old daughter) first trip to a BSB round - a memorable event for her. Managed to get a picture with Kiyo in the pits less than an hour before Ryuichi Kiyonari won...

British Superbikes: Gregorio Lavilla takes the double with race two win

British Superbikes: Gregorio Lavilla takes the double with race two win

Gregorio Lavilla took victory in race two at the Brands Hatch Indy circuit, making it a double win at the final round of the 2007 British Superbike championship. It was an action-packed season closer,...

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari is 2007 British Superbike champion with Brands Hatch podium

British Superbikes: Ryuichi Kiyonari is 2007 British Superbike champion with Brands Hatch podium

Ryuichi Kiyonari has claimed the 2007 British Superbike championship in race one at the Brands Hatch round, sealing the title with a third place. The race win actually went to former champion Gregorio...

Hard at work

Hard at work

Get some rest before next season Bob!

British Superbikes: Shane Byrne tops second practice at Brands Hatch season finale

British Superbikes: Shane Byrne tops second practice at Brands Hatch season finale

Shane Byrne left it to the final minute of the second practice session for the 2007 British Superbike championship finale at Brands Hatch to go top of the timesheets at his local track, with a time of...

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: HM Plant Honda's Ryuichi Kiyonari on the pace

Brands Hatch British Superbikes: HM Plant Honda's Ryuichi Kiyonari on the pace

HM Plant Honda’s Ryuichi Kiyonari snatched the fastest time from Airwaves Ducati’s Leon Haslam in the dying seconds in the first British Superbikes free practice at Brands Hatch. The Japanese rider...

British Superbikes: No time for Ryuichi Kiyonari to celebrate if he wins title

British Superbikes: No time for Ryuichi Kiyonari to celebrate if he wins title

Ryuichi Kiyonari won’t have any time to celebrate at Brands Hatch this Sunday, assuming he clinches the British Superbikes title for a second year running. He’s 37 points clear of closest rival...

THINK! competition winner reports from Donington Park

THINK! competition winner reports from Donington Park

MCN THINK! competition winner, Tim Pritchard was lucky enough to report from the British Superbikes round at Donington Park and came face to face with some racing legends. Read Tim's report...

British Superbikes: Relentless Suzuki unveil 2008 plans

British Superbikes: Relentless Suzuki unveil 2008 plans

Irish-based TAS Racing have finalised their racing plans for 2008. Kiwi Bruce Anstey will again contest the roads races for the alongside new signing Aussie Cameron Donald who will contest the...

British Superbikes: Win a pair of VIP hospitality tickets for Brands Hatch with BP Ultimate

British Superbikes: Win a pair of VIP hospitality tickets for Brands Hatch with BP Ultimate

Here is your chance to win a pair of tickets to the Bennetts British Superbikes Championship finale at Brands Hatch on Sunday, October 14, 2007, courtesy of BP Ultimate. To celebrate BP...

British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki sign up female racer for Race of the Year

British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki sign up female racer for Race of the Year

Jenny Tinmouth’s debut on the Rizla Suzuki superbike is bound to be a major talking point at this year’s Mallory Park Race of the Year, the end of the season non-championship superbike showdown on...

My ode to BSB

FROM ONE BSB FAN, WHO ATTENDS AS MANY MEETINGS AS I CAN, TO SEE THE RIDERS MOTIVATION TO WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP~DOMINATION. FOR RACING INSPIRATION THIS IS MY DEDICATION. FIRSTLY TO THE COMMENTATORS, WHO'S VOICES BREATHE FIRE ~ LIKE INCINERATERS, WITH ENTHUSIASM AND EXCITEMENT, THRILL SEEKING INDITEMENT. ~THERE CAN'T BE ANYTHING WORSE, THAN THE DREADED "COMMENTATERS CURSE". HAERD BUT NOT SEEN ~ FRED...

British Superbikes: Jentin Yamaha's Simon Andrews back for Brands Hatch

British Superbikes: Jentin Yamaha's Simon Andrews back for Brands Hatch

Simon Andrews returns to racing for the final British Superbike round of the season at Brands Hatch on the Jentin Racing/Lloyds British Yamaha R1. Andrews broken his collarbone in the second race of...

BSB scooter race

BSB scooter race

Karl Harris and Guy Martin at Cadwell.

Keep cool Jonny

Keep cool Jonny

Jonny Rea and his odd looking cooler fixed to his back at Cadwell this year.

Flying Bomber

Flying Bomber

Karl Harris getting some air time on the Mountain at Cadwell.

Walker on the Mountain

Walker on the Mountain

Chris Walker entering the Mountain at Cadwell. If you zoom in, you can read the info on his dash.

Haydon and Walker

Haydon and Walker

This photo was taken at the Cadwell Park round of this year's BSB. It shows James Haydon following Chris Walker into the Hairpin during practice. Nice flames!

Cheers Leon!

Cheers Leon!

I am 29 and love the whole motorcycle community, I also with my fiancee go to many race events. Donington Park holds some good memories so I decided to start drawing racers. This is my tribute to...

Gary Pinchin's British Superbikes blog: Never mind the politics - what about the racing?

Gary Pinchin's British Superbikes blog: Never mind the politics - what about the racing?

Politics, it seems are the order of the day in British Superbikes. Which is a bit disappointing since the championship decider is on October 14 at Brands Hatch and is largely being overshadowed by...

Gary Pinchin's singles blog

Gary Pinchin's singles blog

The Americans are making a big noise about a brand new racing class they have ‘invented’. It’s called 450 Super Singles and the class has been embraced by the AMA (who run the national superbike...

British Superbikes: Aussie star wants British Superbike ride

British Superbikes: Aussie star wants British Superbike ride

Leading Australian Superbike rider, Russell Holland is looking to make the move overseas and wants to race in British Superbikes.  The young Australian is adamant it is time for him to make the...

Huge interest in new R1 cup

Huge interest in new R1 cup

The new Yamaha R1 Cup scheduled to blast into action next year at British Superbike rounds is attracting huge interest. When the series was launched at Donington Park recently over 150 prospective...

British Supersport: Raceways and Hudson Kennaugh in 2008 Supersport

British Supersport: Raceways and Hudson Kennaugh in 2008 Supersport

Yamaha will have an even stronger presence in British Supersport next year with the Raceways Yamaha team stepping up from Superstock alongside the existing Virgin Media team. Superstock star, South...

Hudson Kennaugh double

Hudson Kennaugh double

Leon Haslam and BJ Toal were not the only ones to record a double win at the Donington Park British Superbikes. Hudson Kennaugh of Raceways Yamaha from Fleetwood also scored a double. We met Hudson...

British Superbikes: One-make tyre rule expected

British Superbikes: One-make tyre rule expected

British Superbike bosses are about to follow World Superbike’s lead and introduce a single-supplier tyre rule for British Superbike and British Supersport for the 2008 season. British Superbike Race...

British Superbikes: New Rizla Suzuki team boss Jack Valentine talks to MCN

British Superbikes: New Rizla Suzuki team boss Jack Valentine talks to MCN

Experienced race team manager Jack Valentine is replacing Simon Buckmaster as the Rizla Suzuki team boss for the 2008 British Superbike season. Jack Valentine is currently the MSS Kawasaki team...

Video: Crescent Suzuki vs Stobart Honda on the road

If you thought standard 1000cc sports bikes were scary enough on the road, think again. Both this Stobart Blade and Crescent GSX-R1000 are in virtually full-on BSB race spec, which means they’re considerably lighter than stock (so much so they’re now not much heavier than a standard 600), boast over 200bhp and are equipped with full race suspension. What’s more, I’m about to ride them not only on...

Lavilla's practice crash

Lavilla's practice crash

Greg Lavilla crashing out at Redgate on Saturday afternoon (Donington 22-9-07).

British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki's Cal Crutchlow to have arm operation

British Superbikes: Rizla Suzuki's Cal Crutchlow to have arm operation

Cal Crutchlow may need an operation on his right arm he hurt in the first race crash at Donington Park on Sunday. The Rizla Suzuki rider crashed at Goddards, taking British Superbike series leader...