James Whitham

  • Meet the 2019 British Superbike and World Superbike Champions at Motorcycle Live

    Meet the 2019 British Superbike and World Superbike Champions at Motorcycle Live

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    The BSB race season may be over, but Motorcycle Live is offering visitors the chance to meet their favourite riders and biking celebrities – including recently crowned British Superbike Champion, Scott Redding and five-time World Superbike Champion, Jonathan Rea – for signings and selfies galore at the NEC, Birmingham, between 16-24 November.  Over the course…

  • BSB: ‘Shakey’ Byrne joins the Eurosport team for 2019

    BSB: ‘Shakey’ Byrne joins the Eurosport team for 2019

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    Eurosport has confirmed that Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne will join its Bennetts British Superbikes team for the 2019 season. After successful stint in 2018, Shakey’s joining the team full time alongside lead commentator Jack Burnicle, analysts James Whitham and James Haydon, presenter Matt Roberts and pit-lane reporter Rachel Stringer. Oh, and Greg Haines will be on…

  • Suzuki to rebuild FIRST EVER RG500 at Motorcycle Live

    Suzuki to rebuild FIRST EVER RG500 at Motorcycle Live

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    Suzuki will restore arguably the most important racing motorcycle it ever produced at this year’s Motorcycle Live – which takes place at Birmingham’s NEC 17-25 November – with the rebuild of the G-54, the precursor to the iconic XR14 and RG500 machines that went on to take Suzuki and Barry Sheene to world championship glory.…

  • WANT TO SEE some ICONIC 90s race machines at this weekend’s Silverstone BSB?

    WANT TO SEE some ICONIC 90s race machines at this weekend’s Silverstone BSB?

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    Celebrating the launch of its classic motorcycle insurance policy, Bennetts is displaying a selection of iconic racing metal on its stand at this weekend’s British Superbike Championship at Silverstone.  The display will include race and championship-winning bikes spanning from the early 1990s to the late 2000s. From James Whitham’s 1993 Fast Orange Yamaha YZF750 and John…

  • EVENTS: Suzuki announce CLASSIC trackday at Cadwell Park

    EVENTS: Suzuki announce CLASSIC trackday at Cadwell Park

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     Suzuki has announced that it will host a classic Suzuki-themed trackday at Cadwell Park on September 13 – in partnership with its Vintage Parts Programme. Spots are available for £125 – and will be open to all Suzuki machinery manufactured before 2000, with riders able to book into one of four groups – novice, two-strokes,…

  • Ride the new GSX-R1000R at Mallory Park with James Whitham Track Days

    Ride the new GSX-R1000R at Mallory Park with James Whitham Track Days

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    James Whitham’s Track Days has teamed up with Suzuki, offering the chance to test ride the new GSX-R1000R around Mallory Park – and if you end up buying one, you’ll get the full cost of the track day reimbursed, plus a free place on Suzuki’s 2019 All-Star track day event. Kicking off on April 18…

  • Motorcycle Live: Fancy meeting MotoGP man Johann Zarco? He’s at the show, today.

    Motorcycle Live: Fancy meeting MotoGP man Johann Zarco? He’s at the show, today.

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    He’s been one of THE riders to watch in this year’s MotoGP championship and you can see Tech 3 Yamaha MotoGP man Johann Zarco in the flesh at Motorcycle Live today. Zarco is making his visit to the NEC show alongside a host of other racers including Isle of man TT legend, the flying Kiwi…

  • Motorcycle Live! Rammed with great things to see and do!         Nov 19 – 27

    Motorcycle Live! Rammed with great things to see and do! Nov 19 – 27

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    Motorcycle Live! Rammed with great things to see and do! This year’s Motorcycle Live is absolutely packed with features and events that make the show truly LIVE, so no matter what type of motorcycle you ride or which two-wheeled activities you love, there is something to ignite your passion… Kawasaki’s stunt rider extraordinaire Lee Bowers will…

  • Cool to go to: Dainese DStore Manchester event to meet Whitham, Hutchinson, Lintin and Johnson

    Cool to go to: Dainese DStore Manchester event to meet Whitham, Hutchinson, Lintin and Johnson

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    Get this date in your diary for a brilliant dose of TT 2016 memories with some of the biggest names from the road racing world. On Wednesday, July 6th the Dainese Manchester store is holding an evening packed with superstars. Motorcycling and TV superstar James Whitham (above) will be on hand for a TT-themed show…

  • TV times for the Isle of Man telly shows

    TV times for the Isle of Man telly shows

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    TV times for the Isle of Man telly shows. The Isle of Man TT Races has hit TV screens on ITV4 and now you can also keep up to speed with everything on The Island by downloading the international highlights shows via the iomtt.com website. The racing focus kicks off tonight (Thursday 2nd June) with the…

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