British Superbikes

  • Grant and Lowry come together at Thruxton

    17 April 2007 by Kerry Green

    Grant and Lowry come together at Thruxton

    Thruxton Supersport Race Tom Grant and Ian Lowry came together and this was the result. This is one picture from a great sequence where Lowry runs over Grant's neck. Fortunately both riders seemed...

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  • BSB Racing Sunday, April 9

    16 April 2007 by Chris Slow

    BSB Racing Sunday, April 9

    Here are some of my photo's that I took at the BSB event on Sunday, April 9 at Brands Hatch. I hope that you enjoy the photo's.

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  • Lavilla wins first race at Thruxton

    15 April 2007 by MCN

    Lavilla wins first race at Thruxton

    Race one at Thruxton saw Gregorio Lavilla come throught the field to take his third win in three races, after getting away from the line in fifth place. He took the win by a comfortable margin from...

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  • Hill takes first BSB pole at Thruxton

    14 April 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Hill takes first BSB pole at Thruxton

    Tommy Hill scored his first ever BSB pole and the first pole for Pirelli in the series with the fastest ever lap around the 2.356 mile Thruxton circuit in this afternoon’s qualifying session for...

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  • Camier quickest in Saturday BSB practice

    14 April 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Camier quickest in Saturday BSB practice

    Leon Camier set the pace in this morning’s BSB free practice at Thruxton for tomorrow’s second round of the Bennett British Superbike Championship. The Bike Animal Honda rider was the only one to...

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  • Brands BSB photos

    13 April 2007 by Mark

    Brands BSB photos

    Here are some photos from the Brands BSB meeting. I was lucky enough to get a pit-pass, so I managed to get some close-up's of the riders. Also, I got a photo of Shakey and Leon having their...

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  • Lavilla heads Thruxton second practice

    13 April 2007 by MCN

    Lavilla heads Thruxton second practice

    Gregorio Lavilla continues the form he showed at Brand Hatch last weekend by setting the pace in this afternoon in free practice for Sunday second round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship...

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  • Holly thrilled to meet James

    13 April 2007 by clive walton

    Holly thrilled to meet James

    This is a picture of my daughter, Holly Walton, at Brands Hatch at the British Superbikes last week. She met James Toseland, which made her day and mine!

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  • Chris on fire!

    12 April 2007 by sphulme

    Chris on fire!

    This is one of the best Sunday pics I took at Brands Hatch at BSB. It was on a hot lap in qualifying and taken at Druids corner.

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  • Flaming Steve Plater, Brands Hatch April 7

    11 April 2007 by Steve Male

    Flaming Steve Plater, Brands Hatch April 7

    I took this shot at Druids Bend in the Saturday free practice at Brands Hatch. Steve must have known about the "fuelling issue", as there were about 20 people taking this same shot.....    

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  • Camier's dream start

    09 April 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Camier's dream start

    Rookie Leon Camier had a dream start to life in the British Superbike championship with two podiums from his second and third places in the first two races. The 20-year-old was in the top four...

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  • Lavilla makes it a double

    09 April 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Lavilla makes it a double

    Gregorio Lavilla secured a winning double as he stormed to victory in race two of the British Superbike championship at Brands Hatch. The Spaniard took an early lead in the race and now also takes an...

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  • Lavilla wins season opener

    09 April 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Lavilla wins season opener

    The opening British Superbike championship lived up to expectation as an enthralling race saw rookie Leon Camier give the more experienced BSB riders a scare. Local rider Camier, who originates form...

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  • Drama for Supersport

    09 April 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Drama for Supersport

    The British Supersport Championship race was full of incident with two red flags, riders taken to the medical centre, a safety car, a ride through penalty and a disqualification. Dennis Hobs took an...

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  • Stars gather for pit walkabout

    09 April 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Stars gather for pit walkabout

    Hundreds of fans took the chance to meet their heroes at the first pit lane walkabout of the new season. Most of the top BSB riders and some supersport riders signed autographs and had their photos...

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  • Lavilla fastest in warm-up

    09 April 2007 by Sarah Carnell

    Lavilla fastest in warm-up

    Gregorio Lavilla topped the timesheets in warm up at Brands Hatch this morning just hours before the start of the new season. The Airwaves Ducati rider recorded a best time of 1:26.205 ahead of...

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  • Rea on pole at Brands BSB

    08 April 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Rea on pole at Brands BSB

    Jonathan Rea is on pole position for tomorrow’s opening round of the Bennett’s British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch. The HM Plant Honda rider was only fifth in the morning’s free practice...

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  • Rea still setting the pace

    07 April 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Rea still setting the pace

    Jonathan Rea continues to be the fastest man on track in free practice at Brands Hatch despite not going any faster in this afternoon’s session than he had this morning. Rea’s best time on the HM...

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  • Rea continues lead in Brands first practice

    07 April 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Rea continues lead in Brands first practice

    Jonathan Rea set the pace throughout pre-season testing and was fastest in the first free practice session of the new BSB season at Brands Hatch this morning. Rea clocked a 1:26.28, 0.45s quicker than...

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  • BSB showcased in London

    04 April 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    BSB showcased in London

    More than 250 people crammed into the Audi Forum near Piccadilly, London for the launch of the 2007 Bennetts British Superbike championship this morning (Wednesday, April 4, 2007). The championship...

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  • Hill on record pace

    03 April 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Hill on record pace

    The Virgin Media Yamaha team sneaked in one final day of testing at Cadwell Park on Friday (March 30, 2007) in preparation for Easter Monday’s BSB season opener at Brands Hatch. Although a cold...

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  • Shakey ready to race

    30 March 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Shakey ready to race

    Shane Byrne says he can’t wait for the first BSB round of 2007 at Brands Hatch on April 9, 2007 after yet another successful test at Knockhill this week. Shakey had one minor slip-off in the two day...

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  • McConnell fastest on R6

    29 March 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    McConnell fastest on R6

    Billy McConnell was the fastest rider in Supersport on the new Virgin Media Yamaha R6 in the latest round of testing.  Still recovering from badly dislocating his right wrist sustained in a...

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  • Hill on pace with R1

    28 March 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Hill on pace with R1

    Tommy Hill showed just how good the all-new Virgin Media Yamaha R1 is by setting fourth best time in the Snetterton test. Late-arriving parts meant the team could only test at Mallory and Croft but...

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  • Samsung superbike team

    28 March 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Samsung superbike team

    The new-look Samsung Superbike team lines up in BSB for 2007 with a Suzuki GSX-R1000 for Dean Thomas. The bike is the ex-Kirkham K5 but with one of last year’s Rizla Suzuki engines. Thomas was...

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  • Rea dominates BSB test

    26 March 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Rea dominates BSB test

    Jonathan Rea continues to dominate pre-season testing on the HM Plant Honda. When the sun final broke through to Snetterton on Sunday after two days of miserable cold, wet conditions, the HM Plant...

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  • Contenders for the BSB crown

    25 March 2007 by Ben Davies

    Contenders for the BSB crown

    This picture was at the BSB testing at Snetterton on Sunday by myself.  I was there with my son Ryan for the Official BSB test day and managed to find a space on the pit wall whilst all the...

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  • Plater crashes at Snetterton

    25 March 2007 by Tony Sidwell

    Plater crashes at Snetterton

    Steve Plater came a cropper on his AIM Yamaha at the entrance to pit lane during Sunday afternoon’s BSB practice at Snetterton.  Here are some photos of the aftermath.    

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  • Chilly Snett test gives little feedback

    23 March 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Chilly Snett test gives little feedback

    Despite only 11-degrees of track temperature, several riders ventured out onto the icy wastes of Snetterton circuit for this afternoon’s final BSB practice session. Leon Haslam and Greogrio Lavilla...

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  • Slow start for Snetterton BSB test

    23 March 2007 by Gary Pinchin

    Slow start for Snetterton BSB  test

    Any hopes the top teams of BSB might have harboured about meaningful testing at Snetterton today were dashed by miserable weather this morning, Friday, March 23, 2007. Heavy mist and low track...

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  • Rob McElnea interview: Part two

    21 March 2007 by Dan Thornton

    Rob McElnea interview: Part two

    Part two of our exclusive video interview with Virign Media team boss Rob McElnea looks at the rule changes for the 2007 Virgin Media R6 Cup. If you missed part one, which covered the Virgin British...

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  • Rob McElnea interview: Part one

    19 March 2007 by Dan Thornton

    Rob McElnea interview: Part one

    Watch part one of an exclusive interview with Virgin Mobile Yamaha team boss Rob McElnea as the British Superbike and Supersport teams test at Croft, alongside the new riders in the Virgin R6...

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