Riding in the beautiful weather today was joy incarnate. The bike is working brilliantly and is loads of fun. In the long GP1 race I was 12th overall and 6th Superstock (kind of). Three of us were covered by less
I got pole in Streetfighters by a second, which was nice, and qualified 13th in GP1 despite going nearly a second quicker again. This looks like being a real rollercoaster weekend. The sun is out and I’m simply happy to
As previews go, this one is rather late. I wholeheartedly apologise. By the time anyone reads it I’ll probably have finished qualifying. But then, until a couple of hours ago I wasn’t sure exactly what sort of weekend I needed
It happens to all of us, that moment when you get a Penalty Charge Notice through the post. This one was destined for senior partner of White Dalton Motorcycle Solicitors for a bus lane contravention from Camden Council, London.
I was 5th in class and 9th overall and I’m really happy. Conditions were drying all afternoon and it was a tough choice between wet or dry tyres. I went with wets, along with the majority of the grid, but
What a race! I was 6th superstock and 12th overall from 21st on the grid, and I beat Chris Barnes too! I made lots of changes to the set-up before morning warm-up and the bike was loads better, with the
There are 35 bikes in GP1 this weekend as riders from other series and the British championship squeeze in some extra racing before the end of the season. It makes a hard class even tougher. The session was wet, with
It’s 10.36pm. I’m in the back of my van in Oulton’s paddock, tucked up in ‘bed’ (two sleeping bags and an airbed with a slow puncture). The thin metal roof stops the rain from actually landing on my face but