BSB: Bennetts Suzuki brave the cold at Guadix

The Bennetts Suzuki team continue to step up their preparations for the opening round of the British Superbike season after a productive day in Spain. There were a few bikes out on the track today in cold but bright conditions as Tommy Bridewell and Ryuichi Kiyonari took advantage of a lonely track, Kiyo in particular rushing out of pit lane at the earliest opportunity to have … Continue reading BSB: Bennetts Suzuki brave the cold at Guadix

BSB: Hill happy with ePayMe Yamaha debut

Former British Superbike Champion Tommy Hill, has spoke of his delight at seeing his new team finally getting out on the tarmac for the first time ahead of the 2016 season. Hill has put together a very strong package for an assault on the British Superbike Championship this season, the Yamaha YZF-R1 already has a BSB title to it’s name and along with former MotoGP … Continue reading BSB: Hill happy with ePayMe Yamaha debut

Delighted Byrne makes up for costly error with race two win

Shane Byrne made amends for an uncharacteristic race one error at Assen by outwitting Ryuichi Kiyonari later in the afternoon with a perfectly judged win to maintain his lead in the British Superbike Championship. Byrne pounced at the last moment for a sensation victory in race twoPhoto: MCE Insurance British Superbike.com Despite finishing on the podium for nine races running, Byrne threw away a certain … Continue reading Delighted Byrne makes up for costly error with race two win

Brookes: Everything was going well until turn four…

Josh Brookes was left cursing his luck after he saw his British Superbike title aspirations fade with a double DNF at Assen. Brookes’ first race lasted just five cornersPhoto: Milwaukee Yamaha The Australian came into the Dutch event second in the overall standings but was instantly at a disadvantage in race one. Track conditions were less than ideal and with race direction declaring it a … Continue reading Brookes: Everything was going well until turn four…

Waters shows wet-weather prowess in Dutch opener

Josh Waters scored a perfectly judged victory in a dramatic first British Superbike race at Assen. Waters rode to his second victory of 2014 in race onePhoto: Tyco Suzuki Having missed the cut on the Superbike ‘Showdown’ places, the Australian maximised the GSX-R1000’s potential in wet conditions to fend off a determined Ryuichi Kiyonari charge. Waters demonstrated his wet-weather prowess by scoring his debut win … Continue reading Waters shows wet-weather prowess in Dutch opener

BSB: Brookes ends day one at Oulton on top after making a ‘big step’ this afternoon

Milwaukee Yamaha’s Josh Brookes slowly built up his pace at Oulton Park to end the day fastest, 0.263s ahead of Stuart Easton. It took one final lap for Brookes Photo: MCE BSB James Ellison was fastest this morning on his Lloyds Britsh GBmoto Kawasaki ahead of double Brands Hatch winner Shane Byrne with a lap of 1.36.289, 0.005s ahead of Byrne. However both riders struggled … Continue reading BSB: Brookes ends day one at Oulton on top after making a ‘big step’ this afternoon

Joe Francis to make debut in Superstock 600

Reigning British Motostar Champion Joe Francis will make a move up into the Superstock 600 series for the 2014 season, making his debut at Oulton Park this weekend. Francis with his championship trophy Photo: Bennetts Signing with CF Motorsport alongside Kyle Ryde, a former Moto3 champion from Nottingham who finished in the top five two weeks ago at Brands Hatch. The 16 year old will … Continue reading Joe Francis to make debut in Superstock 600