Ron Haslam

  • 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…

  • MotoGP: It’s Silverstone this weekend and here’s a bucketload of stats about it.

    MotoGP: It’s Silverstone this weekend and here’s a bucketload of stats about it.

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    This is the tenth year that Silverstone has hosted a Grand Prix event since the motorcycle world championship series returned to the circuit in 2010 after a gap of 23 years. The first Grand Prix event held at Silverstone in 1977 was also the first motorcycle Grand Prix to be held on the British mainland.…

  • WSB: Davies avoids Rea clean sweep with identical FP3 time

    WSB: Davies avoids Rea clean sweep with identical FP3 time

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    Championship top two match times to a thousandth of a second at  Imola. It was shaping up`to be a Free Practice treble by Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki Racing Team WorldSBK) at the end of the third session at the Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari di Imola. The leader of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship had…

  • Quick Spins – 1996 Triumph Speed Triple

    Quick Spins – 1996 Triumph Speed Triple

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    All was set and sorted. But then, after some overnight contemplation, Speed Triple owner Stuart Wallace developed cold feet and things went disappointingly Pete Tong. ‘Sorry, I’ve changed my mind. I can’t let you ride it. It’s just too special to me, I can’t take the risk,’ was the general sentiment of his decline. Having…

  • Ron Haslam breaks collarbone, ribs and punctures a lung in big crash

    Ron Haslam breaks collarbone, ribs and punctures a lung in big crash

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    Grand Prix legend Ron Haslam (all round legend, actually, and one of the nicest people you’ll ever meet in the racing universe) has had a pretty big tumble which has beaten him up pretty badly. Ron, 60 (pictured below), tipped off at Donington a couple of days ago and has been left with a clutch…

  • Motorcycle Live! Meet Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam at the Carole Nash stand TOMORROW!

    Motorcycle Live! Meet Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam at the Carole Nash stand TOMORROW!

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    Motorcycle Live! Meet Jonathan Rea and Leon Haslam at the Carole Nash stand TOMORROW!   Newly crowned World Superbike Champion, Jonathan Rea (above), and British Superbike rider, Leon Haslam (Leon) will be representing one the UK’s favourite motorcycle insurance brokers, Carole Nash at stand 2C15 at this year’s much anticipated Motorcycle Live Show. Rea said:…

  • Ron Haslam Race School review: Part 2, Premier Experience

    Ron Haslam Race School review: Part 2, Premier Experience

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    When I approached Donington Park for my Ron Haslam Race School Premier Experience, I wasn’t feeling fast, confident or even particularly excited. I had just battled the hellishly busy M1 in heavy rain, I was wet and cold. Things started to brighten up as soon as I got in the vicinity of the race school…

  • Ron Haslam Race School review: Part 1, On Track Experience

    Ron Haslam Race School review: Part 1, On Track Experience

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    Where do you go if you want to improve your road riding? On track! It might sound like running before you can walk, but there’s a lot to be said for improving your road riding skills on a race track. First of all, there are no other road users, distracted by their phones or car…

  • World GP Bike legends 2016 – full entry list announced

    World GP Bike legends 2016 – full entry list announced

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      Following the hugely successful first event at Jerez in 2015, World GP Bike Legends is back for 2016 and the iconic 500cc bikes and riders from the golden age of Grand Prix motorcycle racing will do battle at the challenging Sachsenring Circuit – home to the German round of the current MotoGP World Championship.…

  • VIDEO: What makes a great motorcycle race school?

    VIDEO: What makes a great motorcycle race school?

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    Track days and on-track training are a great way to improve your riding. Many of us go back to the same tracks and race schools again and again. Graham has been going to the Ron Haslam Race School track training days for 12 years. We talked to him to find out what it was that…

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