Archive for July, 2010

Silverstone Moto GP ~ Summer 2010

Air Asia British Grand Prix words & pictures by Nick Matthews 18th -20th June Silverstone, The big Dogs are in Town… I couldn’t believe my luck when the guys at Bridgestone suggested I should come along to the motogp as their guest with a full hospitality package for me the missus and the boy, I [...]

Oulton Park ~ From the Other Seat

Round 4 Oulton Park, Cheshire  words by Nick Not one of us had even been to Oulton Park before let alone ridden it so this weekend was going to be a steep learning curve at a circuit renown for punishing mistakes with poor lap times or worst still big off’s. History   Oulton Park Circuit [...]

Oulton Park ~ 3 hour Endurance Race Report

Oulton Park, Cheshire ~ Round 4, 3hr Hottrax Endurance Junior 600 9th & 10th July 2010 First the circuit… what can I say but wow.  I’d been told by those in the know that it was Cadwell Park on steroids and they weren’t wrong.  2.69 miles of fast sweepers, undulating track, blind apexs and exits, [...]

Back to School

  Back to School Following my visit to the Californian Super Bike School last year I decided  it was time for level 2. The day was to be run at the Silverstone South Circuit, we had raced on the National circuit  only 11 days earlier and in less than that the Moto GP boys would [...]