Byrne shows fighting spirit to deny Kiyo a famous double

Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki rider and triple BSB Champion, Shane Byrne displayed his dogged side to fend off an irrepressible Ryuichi Kiyonari aboard his Buildbase BMW Motorrad machine at Knockhill Racing Circuit today, to claim his sixth win of the 2014 BSB Championship season. That win now extends Byrne’s Championship lead to 79 points over Milwaukee...
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Easton on podium, but it’s Byrne and Kiyonari who star at Knockhill

HAWICK’S STUART EASTON, who suffered a horrific high-speed crash in the North West 200 race in Northern Ireland in 2011, notched his first British Superbike podium on his home circuit at Knockhill, writes Jim McGill. But the the 30-year-old Borderer’s impressive performance was overshadowed by two other riders at the Fife circuit. Londoner Shane ‘Shakey’...
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Hobbs grabs second Duacti TriOptions Cup win of weekend

Kelty’s, Dennis Hobbs claimed victory in the 2nd Ducati TriOptions Cup race of the weekend and secured a memorable double for the Knockhill instructor/commentator. The P&H/Carl Cox Motorsport rider held off a strong challenge from Leon Morris (Stockbridge) and Marty Nutt (Castlerock). The 15 lap race, which saw a number of over-taking manoeuvres by the...
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Kiyonari leaves it late to bag pole at Knockhill

Ryuichi Kiyonari has been a man on form this weekend, after topping a number of practice sessions leading into this afternoon’s Datatag Extreme Qualifying session, leading riders had pinpointed him as one to watch. He certainly didn’t disappoint, although, the Buildbase BMW Motorrad rider left it exceptionally late to bag his first pole position of...
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Kiyonari bags BSB pole at Knockhill

JAPAN’S RYUICHI KIYONARI played party-pooper at Knockhill as he grabbed pole position for tomorrow’s first race of the British Superbike double-header at the Fife track, writes Jim McGill. Most people had expected 37-year-old Londoner Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne — the three-time BSB champ who leads this year’s title race by 45 points — to merely turn...
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