The HistoryThe British Motorcycle Grand Prix has a past more chequered than the flag traditionally waved at the end of the race.From 1949 through to 1976 the ‘Tourist Trophy’ was effectively the British Motorcycle Grand Prix. Held on the 37.73 mile
since the very first 500cc world championship race took place, at the Isle of Man TT circuit in 1949. The race was won by British rider Harold Daniell riding a single cylinder Norton. All 35 riders who finished the 264-mile race (425 km), which lasted
Cal Crutchlow’s early exit at his home Moto GP last year meant we didn’t get to see his awesome potential at Silverstone. His two WSB race wins there in 2010 were pretty special as he dominated on the factory Yamaha R1, not least as he used some alternative lines and every inch o...
Not so long ago Britain was a proud nation. For decades the British bike manufacturers had been world leaders. Norton, Royal Enfield, Matchless, AJS, Triumph and BSA (among many) had led where others followed. And copied. We were the envy
OULTON PARK race results from British Superbikes Race 11. Ryuichi Kiyonari JPN HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR 29mins 06.776s2. John Hopkins USA Samsung Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 +4.150s3. Stuart Easton GBR MSS Colchester Kawasaki ZX-10R +4.335s4. Shane
BRANDS HATCH results from British Superbikes Race 1.1 Shane Byrne GBR HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR 23mins 47.412s 30 laps2. Tommy Hill GBR Swan Yamaha YZF-R1 +1.154s3. Tommy Bridewell GBR Tyco Honda CBR1000RR +2.657s4. Stuart Easton GBR MSS Colchester
OULTON PARK race results from British Superbikes Race 21. John Hopkins USA Samsung Crescent Suzuki GSX-R1000 30mins 13.082s2. Stuart Easton GBR MSS Colchester Kawasaki ZX-10R +0.221s3. Shane Byrne GBR HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR +0.521s4. Ryuichi
BRANDS HATCH race results from Race 2 of the opening round of the championship.1. Tommy Hill GBR Swan Yamaha YZF-R1 23mins 03.483s 30 laps2. Ryuichi Kiyonari JPN HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR +0.142s 3. Shane Byrne GBR HM Plant Honda CBR1000RR +0.598s4. Michael Laverty GBR Swan Yamaha...
-recession 2008, the same survey indicated 15.3% illegal and 64.2% below 2mm - making the latest statistics a shocking indictment of the British motorists' flagrant disregard for a major area of road safety.Alan Baldwin, MTS wholesale director, said 'It is a
AFTER NEARLY fifteen years of US ownership, Norton, the quintessential and most famous of British motorcycle brands, returns home. As a result of prolonged negotiations and a multi-million pound deal we can announce that the Norton motorcycle brand
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