British Superbikes

Flaming Crutchlow

Flaming Crutchlow

Here's a picture I took of Cal Crutchlow on the entrance to Lodge corner at Oulton Park during BSB qualifying in May 2007. Flames were shooting out the exhaust up to 300mm long

Getting close to the BSB action

Getting close to the BSB action

Oulton Park bank holiday racing - well it is in the North so as expected the weather was "indifferent" but as usual throughout the meeting the racing was a credit to the skill and "bravery" of the...

Oulton Park BSB wheelie special

Oulton Park BSB wheelie special

Some of the wheelies over Clay and the right line at Brittens at Oulton Park.

BSB Oulton Park

BSB Oulton Park

BSB at Oulton Park was brilliant. Shame about the Suzuki sparks again. If you think of some good captions for the pictures like we did, you will be in for a good laugh.

Haydon expects to be back for Mondello

Haydon expects to be back for Mondello

James Haydon insists he’s expecting to be back in the saddle of the Virgin Yamaha at Mondello Park on June 17, 2007. Haydon struggled to adapt to the Pirelli-shod Yamaha in the first three BSB rounds...

No team orders at Airwaves Ducati - yet

No team orders at Airwaves Ducati - yet

When Gregorio Lavilla and Leon Haslam were scrapping in the first race at Oulton last Monday on their Airwaves Ducatis, one question on a lot of people’s minds was, ‘aren’t there any team orders?’ At...

Team HM Plant taking the right line

Team HM Plant taking the right line

Kiyo and Rea taking the inside line into lodge corner at Oulton Park.

More Shakey wheelies

More Shakey wheelies

Kerry got some really good wheelie pictures from Clay Hill but meanwhile over at Deer Leap Shakey was also saving wear on the front tyre, and here are a couple of photos.

Leon Haslam - great bloke

Leon Haslam - great bloke

I managed to get this picture of Leon Haslam with my 14-month-old son Camron. We met Leon in the pit lane at this week's round of the BSB at Oulton Park. What a great bloke and a great...

My Oulton Park pictures

My Oulton Park pictures

These images were taken at the first BSB Oulton Park round. They were taken over the weekend and include practice and race shots. What a great weekend.

Got them both

Got them both

This is a picture of me JT and his manager Roger Burnett taken in the paddock at Oulton Park.

JT gets snapped

JT gets snapped

My kids and my nephews very happy to be snapped with James Toseland at Oulton Park.     

Sykes & Walker Wheelies

Sykes & Walker Wheelies

Anything Shakey Byrne can do, Tom Sykes and Chris Walker can do better. Or, can they? You decide. Both riders pulled these monster wheelies from the bottom to the top of Clay Hill. The fans...

Shakey's monster wheelie

Shakey's monster wheelie

Is there any wonder that Shakey Byrne is one of the fans favourites. We were fortunate to see Shakey pull a wheelie from the bottom of Clay Hill all the way to the top. Well done Shakey. Regards...

Hobbs wins Supersport race

Hobbs wins Supersport race

Padgetts Motorcycles rider Dennis Hobbs took the honours at Oulton Park today (Monday) following a race-long battle with Relentless Suzuki’s Ian Lowry. Lowry had the upper hand following this...

Kiyonari takes race two but Lavilla weaves through

Kiyonari takes race two but Lavilla weaves through

 Ruichi Kiyonari secured win number three of the season at Oulton Park this afternoon in a thrilling second race. The Japanese rider and defending champion had to fight hard for his win. Despite...

Lavilla claims race one at Oulton Park

Lavilla claims race one at Oulton Park

Gregorio Lavilla was back to winning ways in race one at Oulton Park this afternoon (Monday, May 7, 2007). The Spaniard, who won the first four races of the season, diced with teammate Leon Haslam...

Kiyo fastest in morning warm up

Kiyo fastest in morning warm up

HM Plant’s Ryuichi Kiyonari set the pace in this morning’s warm up session on a damp track at Oulton Park. The Japanese rider set a best time of 1:45.876, completing eight laps around the Cheshire...

McGuinness snapped at Oulton

McGuinness snapped at Oulton

I got this picture of John McGuinness and my mate, Andy 'mad dog' Brown's, wife Carol at Oulton Park. This was taken at Sunday's pit lane walk. They will be thrilled to see this. Bolly

Lavilla pole at Oulton

Lavilla pole at Oulton

Gregorio Lavilla claimed his and Dunlop’s first pole position of the year for tomorrow’s fourth round of the Bennetts’ British Superbike championship at Oulton Park. The Airwaves Ducati rider just...

Plater wins Albacete Six Hour

Plater wins Albacete Six Hour

Steve Plater and Spanish team-mate Julien Mazuecos dominated Saturday’s Six Hour Nightime Endurance race at Albacate in Spain. The Kawasaki France factory duo won by a lap from their Suzuki Endurance...

Haslam tops first day at Oulton

Haslam tops first day at Oulton

Leon Haslam topped the afternoon session at Oulton Park in practice for Bank Holiday Monday’s fourth round of the Bennetts British Superbike championship. Haslam, still badly bruised from his 174mph...

Rea tops BSB practice

Rea tops BSB practice

Jonathan Rea set the pace in the first free practice session at Oulton Park in preparation for Bank Holiday Monday’s fourth round of the Bennett’s British Superbike Championship. His best time on the...

Sweep Travels

Sweep Travels

Sweep has been travelling the world getting pictures from all around the globe with famous landmarks. And so Sweep wanted to see his favourite racer Leon at Silverstone. This pic was taken a short...

BSB blog: Oulton a refreshing chane

BSB blog: Oulton a refreshing chane

Oulton Park and its changes of elevation in the glorious rolling Cheshire parkland will be a refreshing change after the flat, featureless and frankly tedious Silverstone. It may host the British F1...

Haydon on Virgin leave

Haydon on Virgin leave

James Haydon has been replaced in the Virgin Media Yamaha team due to an alleged shoulder injury. He is being replaced ‘for at least two races’ by South African Hudson Kennaugh, currently placed...

Potential future champion

Potential future champion

BSB action from Silverstone on April 29th including possible future BSB champion, number 86!

Walker-rep birthday cake

Walker-rep birthday cake

Here is a picture of my 30th birthday cake, compliments of my mother-in-law! Had to send it in, it's brilliant. Even Chris Walker himself thought it was great I took the picture...

Kiyo takes Silverstone double

Kiyo takes Silverstone double

Ryuichi Kiyonari took the double win in the second race at Silverstone, leading from the start until the race was red-flagged on lap 14. Behind Kiyonari the drama unfolded with Lavilla working his way...

Kiyonari wins first race at Silverstone

Kiyonari wins first race at Silverstone

Ryuichi Kiyonari and Jonathan Rea took a HM Plant one-two in the first race at the Silverstone round of British Superbikes. Chris Walker took third, claiming his first podium since his return to the...

ITV Presenter

ITV Presenter

Whilst at BSB qualifying at Silverstone on Saturday,  I bumped into Jane Omorogbe, (ITV's BSB Presenter), so a quick snap was had. You usually have pictures of the public with racers, so why not...

Kiyonari secures Silverstone pole

Kiyonari secures Silverstone pole

British Superbike Champion Ryuichi Kiyonari secured pole position for tomorrow’s third BSB round of the year at Silverstone with a 1:25.38 later in the session – inside his own lap record time of...

Kiyo tops Silverstone Saturday practice

Kiyo tops Silverstone Saturday practice

Ryuichi Kiyonari set the fast time in Saturday morning’s free practice session at Silverstone, in preparation for Sunday’s third round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. Kiyo’s time of...

Shakey gives a wave to his friends

Shakey gives a wave to his friends

More pictures from BSB round one. Shakey gives a wave to his fans. Leon Camier is out in front. Jonathan Rea is spinning up.

Lavilla ups the pace at Silverstone

Lavilla ups the pace at Silverstone

Gregorio Lavilla upped the pace in the second practice session at Silverstone this afternoon (Friday) by going half a second quicker. The Spaniard, who has won all four races so far this weekend,...

Video: Rutter talks at George Whites

Video: Rutter talks at George Whites

Michael Rutter attended the opening of George White's new Swindon super centre last weekend and while he was there BSB commentator Fred Clarke got him on stage for a quick chat. Watch the video below...