British Superbikes

Guy Sanders fastest for British Supersport practice at Mondello Park

Guy Sanders fastest for British Supersport practice at Mondello Park

Kawasaki’s Guy Sanders was the fastest man at Mondello Park this morning in the first of the British Supersport practices.  Guy Sanders, who is currently 10th in the British Supersport...

Gloomy Mondello Park for start of British Superbike round

Gloomy Mondello Park for start of British Superbike round

We’re half an hour away from starting of practice for the Mondello Park British Superbike round in Ireland and there’s a distinct feeling of déjà vu as far as the weather goes. Last year’s British...

Stuart Easton to ride for MSS Kawasaki at Mondello

Stuart Easton to ride for MSS Kawasaki at Mondello

Stuart Easton will be riding Michael Rutter’s MSS Kawasaki in the British Superbike Championship at Mondello Park in Ireland this weekend (June 15-17, 2007). Rutter, who broke a scapohoid bone in his...

British Superbike stars Rea and Kiyonari win Suzuka 300km

British Superbike stars Rea and Kiyonari win Suzuka 300km

Jonathan Rea and Ryuichi Kiyonari raced their works Honda CBR1000RR to victory in the Suzuka 300km race at the fast Japanese circuit at the weekend as the Anglo-Japanese duo laid solid...

BSB in Glasgow

BSB in Glasgow

The stars of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship roar into George Square in Glasgow with a show-stopping performance on Wednesday June 27 as they warm up for the Knockhill round of the series...

Virgin Yamaha signs Hudson Kennaugh to BSB

Virgin Yamaha signs Hudson Kennaugh to BSB

British Superbike team Virgin Yamaha have signed Superstock rider Hudson Kennaugh for the remainder of the BSB season. The 26 year-old South African initially deputised for James Haydon at the last...

Jon Kirkham signs for Raceways Yamaha in British Superstock

Raceways Yamaha have signed Jon Kirkham to replace their British Superstock rider Hudson Kennaugh who is now riding full time for the Virgin Yamaha team in British Superbikes. Kirkham will race an R1 alongside the team’s current rider Gareth Glynn. Team boss Steve Rodgers said, “Our plan with Hudson was to get him to a position where he could take up a Superbike ride and we have achieved that...

Whirlwind 24 hours for BSB star Rea

Whirlwind 24 hours for BSB star Rea

It’s been a whirlwind 24 hours for Jonathan Rea. While he was celebrating news he had secured a one-off MotoGP ride at Donington Park with Team KR, he was jetting back and fourth between Japan and...

Video: Cal Crutchlow speaks to MCN

Video: Cal Crutchlow speaks to MCN

MCN BSB reporter Gary Pinchin caught up with Rizla Suzuki rider Cal Crutchlow during the recent BSB test at Donington Park. Check out the video below to se what Cal has to say about his season so far...

Great day at Snetterton

Great day at Snetterton

Had a great day at snetterton last Sunday. I sat on the inside of the esses and watched some great racing in the glorious sunshine,had a 200mph drag run too with some turbo hayabusas...

How many virgins can you get in a cage?

How many virgins can you get in a cage?

What a flipping liberty... the Virgin R6 Cup riders pay eighteen thousand quid plus VAT to race these bikes and they stick them in a cage before the race! How many virgins can you get in a cage...

Old faithful to be pensioned off

Old faithful to be pensioned off

Jentin Racing boss Bernie Toleman says the team are pensioning off the incredible 2004 R1 that Simon Andrews qualified ninth on at Snetterton and that James Ellision used to win the Privateer Cup...

Nowland hurt at Snetterton

Nowland hurt at Snetterton

Former World endurance champion Warwick Nowland joined the ranks of MV Agusta riders in the National Superstock series when he tried the Team STP entry on Friday. Unfortunately he crashed at the...

Leon my hero

Leon my hero

Sent by Scotch Dave from Scunthorpe. This is me and Leon at Cadwell in August 2006. A mint picture of my hero.

BSB blog: new rules under discussion

BSB blog: new rules under discussion

So the BSB organisers have upstaged WSB promoters FG Sport yet again after confirming their 2008 British superbike regulations in May to give everyone involved in the British series plenty of time to...

Thomas parks Ducati

Thomas parks Ducati

Dean Thomas will race the Samsung Ducati in Superstock as well as his BSB Samsung Suzuki in the future after Jon Kirkham quit the team to race a Yamaha. Thomas said: “Kirkham quit the team because he...

BSB riders - best for fans

BSB riders - best for fans

The riders in BSB are the best in the world - they have plenty of time for the fans to have pictures taken and just a chat. Chris Walker, Leon Haslam and Gregorio Lavilla all had time to...

Impressive KTM Super Dukes

Impressive KTM Super Dukes

The KTM 990 Super Duke Battle made a big impression on BSB fans at Snetterton with some bar-to-bar racing deciding Sunday’s thriller. Darren Fry came out on top of a thrilling nine-bike,...

Virgin and Haydon part company

Virgin and Haydon part company

Virgin Yamaha have announced they have parted company with James Haydon. Haydon was alleged to have injured his shoulder, which is why he missed the past two BSB rounds. But he had struggled to adapt...

Lowry rides to victory at Snetterton

Lowry rides to victory at Snetterton

Ian Lowry won his first British Supersport race at Snetterton, making the most of his Relentless Suzuki horsepower, to fend off a determined challenged from Dennis Hobbs on the Padgett Honda. Lowry,...

Laverty secures first 1098 superstock podium

Laverty secures first 1098 superstock podium

John Laverty put the Buildbase Ducati 1098 on the podium for the first time this year in the Superstock race when he finished a fighting third at Snetterton last weekend. Racing the all-new 1098s at...

Smoking in public!

Smoking in public!

Will Jonathan Howorth - seen here celebrating at Snetterton at the weekend - still be allowed to do this after the smoking ban in public comes into force in July?

Rutter's Snetterton crash

Rutter's Snetterton crash

Wanted to share my pics of Michael Rutter's crash at Snetterton at the weekend. Ouch!

Kiyo celebrates Snetterton wins

Kiyo celebrates Snetterton wins

Couple of shots of Kiyo celebrating after his BSB wins at Snetterton.

Johnny Angel wins Snetterton Superstock

Johnny Angel wins Snetterton Superstock

Johnny Angel, the guy with the coolest name in the BSB 2007 Metzeler Racetec National Superstock Cup, won his first race of the series at Snetterton over the weekend. He lived up to his nickname of...

Flaming Tommy Hill

Flaming Tommy Hill

Tommy Hill racing for Virgin Media Optoma Loans Yamaha on the YZF R1 at the 2007 Bennetts British Superbike Championship Round 10 at Snetterton with impressive looking over-run flames coming through...

Top bloke Tommy

Top bloke Tommy

Chloe and Louise meet Tommy Hill at Thruxton'07 - what a top bloke. Thanks Tommy!

Meeting hero Walker

Meeting hero Walker

My husband finally meets his hero Chris Walker at Thruxton BSB 2007. Thanks Chris!

Camier made our day

Camier made our day

Leon Camier made my girls' day at Thruxton BSB 2007.

Hot stuff Walker

Hot stuff Walker

Watching the BSB at Snetterton on Sunday, I snapped this photo of a flaming Chris Walker chasing Greg Lavilla out of Russell bend.

HM Plant Hondas dominate Snetterton

HM Plant Hondas dominate Snetterton

Ryuichi Kiyonari took a double win at Snetterton to take the lead in the British Superbike championship, with team-mate Jonathan Rea following up in second both times. Kiyonari now leads the BSB title...

Byrne takes Snetterton pole

Byrne takes Snetterton pole

Shane Byrne claimed his first pole position of the year on the Stobart Honda when he was the only rider to dip into the 1:04s in today’s qualifying session at Snetterton in the fourth round of the...

Rea fastest despite crash

Rea fastest despite crash

Jonathan Rea posted the fasted time during Friday’s practice at Snetterton in preparation for Sunday’s fifth round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship – only to crash in the last few...

King Kiyo

King Kiyo

A few pics I took of King Kiyo at Oulton Park BSB meet.

BSB British youth at Oulton

BSB British youth at Oulton

Some recent pictures from the BSB meeting over the May bank holiday at Oulton Park. The future looks bright and British with the abundance of talent coming through to compete in BSB.

Oulton BSB pics

Oulton BSB pics

Some more pics from Oulton....and some more Shakey wheelies!