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16 October 2009, 17:18
The legendary Suzuki Hayabusa celebrated its tenth birthday in fine style at the weekend, as fans from across the UK and mainland europe converged on Santa Pod Raceway in Northamptonshire to celebrate a decade at the top.
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26 September 2009, 23:34
Graeme Gowland and Chris Walker start the penultimate round of the 2009 British Superbike Championship from the 3rd and 4th row respectively. Graeme just missed out on the final tranche of qualifying and finished an impressive 11th and a solid 3rd row start.
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26 September 2009, 23:22
British Superbike Championship leader Leon Camier, claimed pole number nine at a sunny Silverstone today. James Ellison will start alongside him with just 0.097s splitting the Airwaves Yamaha pair.
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26 September 2009, 14:51
The Motorpoint Hendersons and the Node4 Yamaha Superbike teams arrive at Silverstone for the penultimate round of the British Superbike Championship looking fir a strong finish the 2009 series.
26 September 2009, 01:51
Leon Camier warmed up for what he intends to be a title clinching ride in the penultimate round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship in association with Pirelli at Silverstone by setting a scorching pace in free practice.
26 September 2009, 01:40
Championship leaders Leon Camier and James Ellison ended the opening day of Round 11 top of the timesheets. James was fastest in the morning with Leon 2nd. Leon then topped the leader board in the afternoon with James 2nd.
24 September 2009, 00:00
The penultimate round of the 2009 British Superbike Championship takes place at Silverstone in Northamptonshire this weekend. A string of 19 race wins and 10 podiums for the Airwaves Yamaha team has ensured its riders cannot be beaten to the series crown.
23 September 2009, 00:49
Leon Camier has the opportunity to seal the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship in association with Pirelli in the opening race of this Sunday’s penultimate round at Silverstone.
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22 September 2009, 23:53
The British Superbikes Championship reaches its penultimate round this weekend at Silverstone in Northamptonshire. For Sylvain Guintoli on the Worx Crescent Suzuki it's another step on his journey back from injury and yet another case of learning a track from scratch.
18 September 2009, 15:09
The MCE British Superbike Championship (BSB) heads to Silverstone on 26/27 September, for the penultimate round of a captivating 2009 season. Being one of the most competitive two-wheeled race series in the world, BSB features some of the most talented riders from the UK and abroad – none more-so than Airways Yamaha rider Leon Camier.
25 February 2009, 21:06
Track modifications at Silverstone Circuit look set to make it one of the fastest circuits on the MotoGP calendar when the FIM MotoGP World Championship heads to the iconic Northamptonshire venue from 2010 onwards.
13 January 2009, 14:15
Silverstone Circuits Limited has announced that, following the signing of a five year agreement with Dorna Sports (the commercial rights holder for MotoGP), the world famous Northamptonshire circuit will host the British Motorcycle Grand Prix (MotoGP) from 2010. MotoGP is the pinnacle of two-wheeled racing and features the best riders and fastest race bikes in the world.
06 December 2008, 23:22
EEMS seminar on Wednesday 10 December 2008 at Silverstone Innovation Centre. There are a limited number of places available for this seminar next week, which is free of charge. Organised by EEMS, the Energy Efficient Motorsport Programme, this is an opportunity for EEMS Campaign Partners and the motorsport industry to explore the relationship between the use of hybrid/KERS technologies in motorsport and the wider automotive industry. It will also discuss the latest technological developments and seek to highlight potential new applications for motorsport.
07 November 2008, 18:09
Inspired by The Long Way Round and The Long Way Down, BBC Radio Presenter Luke Ashmead is aiming to raise money for Children In Need and raise awareness of how your money is spent at some of the wonderful projects in the east of England. Unlike McGregor and Boorman who used powerful 1150cc all terrain bikes Luke will do all this from the seat of a 110cc scooter travelling the A and B roads of the region. Starting from Milton Keynes, Luke's trip will see him head to projects in Bedfordshire and Hertfordhsire before setting off to Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, on to Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire before returning to the three Counties in Milton Keynes and the back to base in Luton. A trip of around 500 miles.
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30 September 2008, 13:06
Past Champions and legends from motorcycle racing were at Silverstone on Sunday to celebrate 60 years of Silverstone at the Northamptonshire circuit’s round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The anniversary celebrations involved a host of motorcycle racing stars being reunited with some of the iconic bikes that have graced the racing world in a variety of categories and championships.
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08 July 2008, 00:27
Honda’s race ace, Cal Crutchlow, passed his motorcycle test today – and then promptly collected his all-new Honda CB1000R, launched at dealers across the country today. The 22-year-old racer from Coventry, currently lying in second place in the Bennetts British Superbike Championship with the HM Plant Honda team, knew full well that now was the time to pass his motorcycle test before the Second European Driving Licence comes into effect from October.
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27 April 2008, 14:26
A Triumph Daytona 675 powered by bioethanol fuel on Friday reached an astonishing track speed of 158.7 mph at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground! The biofuel used for this groundbreaking initiative was produced from windfall apples by A-level students from a local school. Devised by Rupert Paul, contributing editor of Bike magazine, “Project Fast Fruit” aimed to convert and run a high performance vehicle on biofuel using only basic equipment. As such, the fuel was produced in a Chemistry Lab as part of an A-level project by students from the Prince William School in Oundle, Northamptonshire.
10 November 2007, 10:54
Northamptonshire Police are searching for a motorist who failed to stop after a crash in which a motorbike rider was seriously injured, and are appealing for witnesses following the serious accident in Northampton on Thursday 1st November.