2010

Nurburgring WSB: Checa scorches to provisional pole for Ducati

Nurburgring WSB: Checa scorches to provisional pole for Ducati

Following their shock decision to quit WSB at the end of 2010, Ducati had something to cheer about at the end of first qualifying at the Nurburgring with four Ducati riders in the top five. Spaniard...

Kawasaki unveil 2011 ZX-10R race bike

Kawasaki unveil 2011 ZX-10R race bike

Kawasaki have given the World superbike paddock a sneak preview of the all new ZX-10R race bike that they will campaign in the series in 2011. Having been a backmarker in the class in recent years,...

Ducati quit WSB

Ducati quit WSB

Ducati will quit WSB at the end of the season it has announced in a press release issued today. The Italian company says it will focus its technical resources on product development and will therefore...

JT at Silverstone

JT at Silverstone

Aaron, aged 9 from Rutland meeting James Toseland on practice day at Silverstone WSB.

Nori Haga at Silverstone

Nori Haga at Silverstone

He might not be having the best of times on track but he had time to chat with my daughters at silverstone WSB.

Official Team Camier celebrations

Official Team Camier celebrations

The Official Team Camier celebrating his amazing ride from 16th to 3rd at Silverstone...

Brands Hatch BSB pics

Brands Hatch BSB pics

BSB action from Brands Hatch 2010.

A cracking WSB round

A cracking WSB round

My wife's first World Superbike event. She's only been a fan for a few years, but last year we went to Laguna for the MotoGP. Home round, Cal wins both races and two all British podiums - can we...

Silverstone WSB 2010

Silverstone WSB 2010

Cal Crutchlow, race one and two winner.

Dream day

Dream day

This is me with Michel Fabrizio's 1198R at Silverstone WSB while enjoying Ducati hospitality.

Silverstone WSB pics

Silverstone WSB pics

It was my first time with mey new camera at Silverstone, but I got a couple of photos. Looking foward to getting the hang of it so I can get some better photos next time.

Laverty at Silverstone

Laverty at Silverstone

Here's a couple of pictures I took of Eugene Laverty on his way to victory at Silverstone.

Silverstone memorabilia

Silverstone memorabilia

Leon Camier crashing during Saturday morning warm up at Silverstone WSB. One of the marshals let me have a piece of the front fairing, so later on I queued up and got it signed by Leon. It's now...

Silverstone WSB - Ruined by thieves

Silverstone WSB - Ruined by thieves

Had a fantastic weekend with my son Martin at Silverstone. Excellent facilities including hot water at the campsite, but with eight Brits for the feature race I have to ask myself where was the...

Brilliant weekend at Silverstone

I'd just like to give Silverstone some well deserved praise. I went to WSB for the weekend and I'm full of praise for how everything was organised. Security staff were friendly and helpful, campsite clean and tidy, toilets cleanish, speakers all round that actually worked, enough seating for everyone wherever you were around the track. Only down points for the weekend - rubbish band Saturday night...

Silverstone WSB: Crutchlow leads an all-Brit top 5 in race 2

Silverstone WSB: Crutchlow leads an all-Brit top 5 in race 2

Yamaha Sterilgarda rider Cal Crutchlow claimed victory in the second race at this weekend's Silverstone WSB clash.  The Coventry rider - who also took the win in race 1 earlier today - lead...

Silverstone WSB: Brits dominate race 1, Crutchlow victorious

Silverstone WSB: Brits dominate race 1, Crutchlow victorious

Yamaha Sterilgarda rider Cal Crutchlow claimed his first ever WSB victory in front of his home crowd in race 1 at this weekend's Silverstone clash. Joining Cal in all all-Brit top three...

Silverstone WSB: Crutchlow on pole

Silverstone WSB: Crutchlow on pole

Cal Crutchlow dominated Superpole this afternoon with an impressive 2’04.091 fastest lap in preparation for tomorrow's WSB race – the time would have placed him fifth on the grid of the...

Silverstone WSB: Gino Rea shines on his soil, Sufuoglu third

Silverstone WSB: Gino Rea shines on his soil, Sufuoglu third

British rider Gino Rea dominated the second Supersport 600 free practice today during WSB’s tenth round at Silverstone. The Honda Intermoto rider, currently seventh in the general...

Silverstone WSB: Crutchlow blitzes first qualifying to take provisional pole

Silverstone WSB: Crutchlow blitzes first qualifying to take provisional pole

Factory Yamaha man Cal Crutchlow made his intentions for the weekend clear by posting a stunning 2’05.664 lap – 0.342s faster than his closet rival Jonathan Rea. Crutchlow has made a habit of setting...

Silverstone WSB: Rea leads Brit charge in practice

Silverstone WSB: Rea leads Brit charge in practice

Jonathan Rea led an all British charge at the end of the opening Free Practice session at Silverstone today. The Hannspree Ten Kate Honda rider was the only man to set a sub 2.07s lap time to finish...

Are your Silverstone tickets lost in the post?

Are your Silverstone tickets lost in the post?

MCN would like to hear from you if you’ve bought tickets for this weekend’s WSB round at Silverstone and they haven’t arrived. If you’re still awaiting tickets in the post, please email...

Free access to Silverstone WSB paddock on Thursday

Free access to Silverstone WSB paddock on Thursday

The FIM Superbike World Championship heads to Silverstone on Friday 30 July to Sunday 01 August, providing UK fans with their only opportunity to see the seven British World Superbike regulars racing...

Rea begins Japan test late due to delayed flight

Rea begins Japan test late due to delayed flight

WSB star Jonathan Rea completed his first day of testing at Suzuka yesterday in preparation for his participation in this year Suzuka 8-hour race on 25th July. Rea was due to compete in the Suzuka 300...

Vermeulen to miss remainder of season

Vermeulen to miss remainder of season

Chris Vermeulen is set to miss the rest of the World Superbike season after aggravating his ongoing knee injury. After crashing at Brno this weekend, the Kawasaki rider further aggravated ligament...

WSB Brno: Race 2 results - Biaggi romps home to victory

WSB Brno: Race 2 results - Biaggi romps home to victory

Max Biaggi rode his RSV4 Factory to first place in Brno, finishing over four seconds ahead of Jonathan Rea. Cal Crutchlow managed the fastest lap again but was unable to finish inside the top ten. 1...

WSB Brno: race 1 results - Rea first, Biaggi second

WSB Brno: race 1 results - Rea first, Biaggi second

Jonathan Rea took first on his Ten Kate Honda CBR1000RR, finishing two and half seconds head of Max Biaggi on the Alitalia Racing Aprilia RSV4. Cal Crutchlow had the fastest lap at 1'59.964 but had to...

WSB Brno: Superpole results

WSB Brno: Superpole results

  Superpole 3 1 35 C. CRUTCHLOW GBR Yamaha Sterilgarda Team Yamaha YZF R1 1'59.571 2 3 M. BIAGGI ITA Aprilia Alitalia Racing Aprilia RSV4 Factory 2'00.174 3 65 J. REA GBR HANNspree Ten Kate...

WSB Brno: Fabrizio from Biaggi in second qualifying

WSB Brno: Fabrizio from Biaggi in second qualifying

The two Italian rivals Michel Fabrizio and Max Biaggi headed the second qualifying session in Brno this morning with the two men setting impressive 1m58s laps. Noriyuki Haga backed up his pace setting...

Brno WSB: Corser ruled out of Brno race after crash

Brno WSB: Corser ruled out of Brno race after crash

Troy Corser will miss the ninth round of the World Superbike Championship in Brno this weekend following his crash in the final minutes of first qualifying on Fiday. Corser high sided his BMW S1000RR...

WSB Brno: Haga dominates day one for Ducati, Corser airlifted to hospital

WSB Brno: Haga dominates day one for Ducati, Corser airlifted to hospital

Xerox Ducati rider Noriyuki Haga was the surprise fastest man at the end of the first qualifying session at Brno. Haga is not known for his pace in qualifying and during the 2010 season has often...

WSB Brno blog: Is Biaggi unbeatable at Brno?

WSB Brno blog: Is Biaggi unbeatable at Brno?

On paper it’s hard to see anyone beating Max Biaggi this weekend in Brno. His record around the dramatic and undulating Czech circuit is unprecedented. He started winning at the 3.35 mile circuit back...

World Supersport Wildcard for Lowes

World Supersport Wildcard for Lowes

British Supersport championship leader Sam Lowes has secured a prestigious wild card entry for the forthcoming World Supersport Championship round to be held at Silverstone on August 1. Following a...

Shakey injury update, Picture Exclusive

Shakey injury update, Picture Exclusive

Shane Byrne faces a race against time to be fit for the ninth round of the World Superbike Championship at Brno next weekend. Click here to see the uncensored picture Byrne suffered a deep cut in...

WSB test Imola: Shakey taken to hospital after collision with Haslam, Crutchlow fastest

WSB test Imola: Shakey taken to hospital after collision with Haslam, Crutchlow fastest

Shane Byrne finished the two day Imola test in hospital following a crash at the end of the day which left him with a severe cut on his left hand. Byrne was on an out lap when he was hit by fellow...

WSB test Imola – Fabrizio heads Rea, Haslam suffers big crash

WSB test Imola – Fabrizio heads Rea, Haslam suffers big crash

Xerox Ducati rider Michel Fabrizio was once again the fastest man on track at the end of the opening four hour session this morning. The 25 year old Italian ran in the top three from mid morning...