British Superbikes

British Superbikes: Rumour mill, who goes where part 253.....

British Superbikes: Rumour mill, who goes where part 253.....

The British Superbike silly season is stalling mainly because everyone is waiting to see what Airwaves Ducati are going to do. Once they announce their plans expect everyone else to announce their...

Ana and Leon

Ana and Leon

I'd love you to show my girlfriend Ana Yanzi with Leon Haslam after his two victories in Donington Park this weekend 23/09/07. He is not only a great rider, he is also a great person, who likes to...

Kiyo: a true gent

Kiyo: a true gent

I have just returned from Donington after my first BSB experience and felt compelled to write to you guys on one particular topic. KIYONARI. I have never met a more patient, well mannered,...

Latest BSB standings

Latest BSB standings

British Superbike Championship standings after round 24: 1. Ryuichi Kiyonari JPN Honda 404 2. Jonathan Rea GBR Honda 367 3. Leon Haslam GBR Ducati 363 4. Gregorio Lavilla ESP Ducati 318 5. Shane...

Donington Park British Superbikes: Local hero Leon Haslam takes first double victory

Donington Park British Superbikes: Local hero Leon Haslam takes first double victory

Airwaves Ducati’s Leon Haslam secured his first British Superbike double victory at Donington Park as the local hero wowed the crowds at the penultimate round of the championship. Haslam has once...

Donington Park British Supersport: Michael Laverty clinches title with a win

Donington Park British Supersport: Michael Laverty clinches title with a win

Northern Ireland’s Michael Laverty has clinched the British Supersport title in a thrilling two-part race at Donington Park. The 26-year-old celebrated his 2007 title with a win in the eight-lap...

Donington Park British Superbikes: Local lad Leon Haslam wins tough battle

Donington Park British Superbikes: Local lad Leon Haslam wins tough battle

Local lad Leon Haslam took an enthralling race one victory at Donington Park in an extremely close race throwing the championship battle wide open once again. The Airwaves Ducati rider was vying for...

British Superbikes Donington Park: Tom Sykes continues good Donington form with fastest time in Warm-up

British Superbikes Donington Park: Tom Sykes continues good Donington form with fastest time in Warm-up

Tom Sykes has repeated the same feat as yesterday, putting himself on the top of the time sheets, this time in morning Warm-up. The windy morning session saw Sykes clock a time of 1.31.376, half a...

British Superbikes Donington Park: Michael Laverty on British Supersport pole

British Superbikes Donington Park: Michael Laverty on British Supersport pole

Relentless Suzuki’s Michael Laverty is looking to continue his great form in this year’s British Supersport championship tomorrow from the best possible position, on pole. Laverty recorded a best time...

British Superbikes Donington Park: Tom Sykes scores first BSB pole of career at Donington Park

British Superbikes Donington Park: Tom Sykes scores first BSB pole of career at Donington Park

Stobart Honda rider Tom Sykes will start tomorrow’s races at Donington Park from pole position. Sykes, in his rookie year in British Superbikes, posted an impressive 1.30.901, the only rider to dip...

British Superbikes Donington Park: Rider reshuffle for BSB rounds 23 and 24 at Donington Park

British Superbikes Donington Park: Rider reshuffle for BSB rounds 23 and 24 at Donington Park

Injuries and end of season deals have made a few notable changes to the entry lists at the Bennetts British Superbike round at Donington Park this weekend. Bike Animal Honda has promoted their...

British Superbikes Donington Park: BSB organisers contemplating single tyre series

British Superbikes Donington Park: BSB organisers contemplating single tyre series

The day before Dorna announce that they are considering making MotoGP a single tyre series, the British Superbike paddock is already in the throws of a similar change. Series organisers MCRCB have...

British Superbikes: Jentin Yamaha unveil new partnerships

British Superbikes: Jentin Yamaha unveil new partnerships

Jon Kirkham will replace injured Simon Andrews on the Lloyds British Jentin Yamaha in the British Superbike Championship at Donington this weekend. Still recovering from the broken collarbone...

Me and James Haydon

Me and James Haydon

Picture of when I met James Haydon at Cadwell test day when he was riding for Rizla Suzuki.

British Superbikes: Aaron Zanotti on Hydrex Honda for final two rounds

British Superbikes: Aaron Zanotti on Hydrex Honda for final two rounds

British Superbikes privateer Aaron Zanotti switches to a Hydrex Honda alongside regular rider Karl Harris for the final two rounds of the series but is not leaving the SMT team he has raced for this...

Video: At home with Jonathan Rea

The fastest rising star in the country, BSB rider Jonathan Rea, is already primed for the world stage so we caught up with him at his house in Larne, N. Ireland, to see how he relaxes in his downtime. Check out the video below to watch as Jonny takes us for a tour around his new house.

British Superbikes: Leon Haslam gets the ride of his life in a Tornado

British Superbikes: Leon Haslam gets the ride of his life in a Tornado

Leon Haslam had the most exciting ride of his life recently when he was given a flight in a Tornado at RAF Marham in Norfolk.   The British Superbike star, who is currently third in the...

Competition: Be aThink! reporter at Donington Park

Competition: Be aThink! reporter at Donington Park

Be a THINK! race reporter for www.motorcyclenews.com at the Donington British Superbike round next weekend. Here’s the latest chance for a MCN reader and friend to win a reporter’s role complete with...

Ryan meets Shakey

Ryan meets Shakey

My nephew is a true Steady Eddie fan! We are BSB, WSB and MotoGP fans and we introduced Ryan my nephew, aged 5, to motorbike racing last week at Cadwell. We waited patiently outside Shakey's motorhome...

Haslam and Rea on 125s!

Haslam and Rea on 125s!

Seen at Donington Park this Wednesday: Leon Haslam and Jonathan Rea just after they finished racing 125 Hondas!

More Cadwell jumping

More Cadwell jumping

Another picture of Andy Weymouth flying at Cadwell on the Seton-prepared bike - lap record after lap record this season.

Rea's celebration

Rea's celebration

This is the jump Johnny made on his victory lap on Bank Holiday Monday...

Thumbs up for Cadwell

Have to say that the Cadwell Park circuit looked super over the weekend, with grass cut neat and tidy and very well set out. I've not see a crowd like that since the high days of Sheene. It got to be one of the best spectators' and racers' circuits in the UK. But when are they going to put a bridge over the start/finish straight?

Racing heroes

Racing heroes

Now THIS is jumping at Cadwell: Andy Weymouth flying.

Stalker made my son's day

Stalker made my son's day

My son this weekend at Cadwell Park with his favourite bike rider Chris Walker. He made my son's day.

Rea vs Camier

Rea vs Camier

Just thought you might like to see my view of Leon Camier’s first attempt of the Bank holiday (Cadwell, race 1) to end up in trouble. I didn’t see his second attempt but hope he recovers soon. In my...

Cadwell jumping

Cadwell jumping

Just thought this shows the height and distance Karl Harris was getting over the Mountain at Cadwell... plus a few extra ones.

British Superbikes: Cadwell Park jump-off

British Superbikes: Cadwell Park jump-off

The Mountain at Cadwell Park is the most spectacular bit of track in British racing - and also one of the most challenging. With another round of the British Superbike championship notched up at the...

Cadwell action

Cadwell action

A scorching hot Bank Holiday weekend at Cadwell. Great weather and even better racing. Here are a few pictures from the event.

The syphoning Spaniard

The syphoning Spaniard

When at Cadwell this weekend, I spotted Gregorio Lavilla syphoning fuel out of an Airwaves truck. Troy Corser was enjoying the weekend with his son on his shoulders too.

Cadwell BSB pics

Cadwell BSB pics

Pictures from the Bank Holiday Cadwell race meeting, plus Johnny Rea's race-one off.

British Superbikes: Leon Camier's operation a success

British Superbikes: Leon Camier's operation a success

The latest news on Bike Animal Honda’s Leon Camier, following his Cadwell Park crash yesterday, is that he had his femoral fracture pinned this morning and that the operation was a success. According...

British Superbikes: Leon Camier update - outlook positive

British Superbikes: Leon Camier update - outlook positive

Leon Camier is to have surgery today on the left femur he broke in yesterday’s horror crash at Cadwell Park in the second British Superbike race. The rising star was spat off his Honda Fireblade as he...

Toseland at Cadwell

Toseland at Cadwell

Me and James Toseland at Cadwell Park BSB on Monday.

My lad and Lavilla

My lad and Lavilla

This is my son Tyler Ackerley at Cadwell before qualifying on Sunday with Gregorio Lavilla.

Cadwell British Supersport: Laverty takes strong win

Cadwell British Supersport: Laverty takes strong win

Michael Laverty took an impressive win at the Cadwell Park round of the British Supersport championship. Ian Hutchinson took the holeshot  but had crashed out unhurt before the end of the first...