British Superbikes (January 2011)

  • Swan Yamaha reveal factory R1s

    27 January 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Swan Yamaha reveal factory R1s

    Swan Yamaha riders Tommy Hill and Michael Laverty will be racing 2010 factory R1s in this year’s MCE British Superbike championship. The team built the bikes in the WSB factory team’s workshop in...

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  • Hickman teams up with Tyco Racing

    27 January 2011 by Laura Stevens

    Hickman teams up with Tyco Racing

    Tyco Racing has signed Peter Hickman to ride alongside Tommy Bridewell in this year’s MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship, which gets underway on Easter weekend at Brands Hatch (22-25 April).

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  • Snetterton revamp underway

    27 January 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Snetterton revamp underway

    The major £3.5m Snetterton revamp is well underway to create a very new look for the Norfolk circuit which MotorSport Vision boss Jonathan Palmer has said will make it the most exciting circuit in the...

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  • I, Superbiker movie set for release

    21 January 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    I, Superbiker movie set for release

    A brand new motorcycle racing movie ‘I, Superbiker’ is due for general release on March 10 and will be rolled out across 50 cinemas in the UK. The film covers the 2010 BSB season and is focussed on...

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  • Buildbase sign Lowry

    21 January 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Buildbase sign Lowry

    Ian Lowry is a late addition to the Buildbase BMW team and will ride a superbike alongside John Laverty in BSB. Lowry said: “I’m over the moon. Team owner Stuart Hicken has a great team with stacks of...

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  • Sorrymate.com Honda sing Linfoot

    21 January 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Sorrymate.com Honda sing Linfoot

    Dan Linfoot will race for Robin Croft’s sorrymate.com Honda team in BSB this year. After a difficult 2010 season with Motorpoint Yamaha, he was originally expected to join the new-look Tyco-backed...

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  • John Hopkins to ride Crescent Suzuki

    21 January 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    John Hopkins to ride Crescent Suzuki

    American John Hopkins has signed for the Crescent Suzuki BSB team. It will give the former MotoGP star an opportunity to rebuild his career after a series of injuries and the team an opportunity to...

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  • Jentin switch to Honda with Brogan

    20 January 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Jentin switch to Honda with Brogan

    BSB Evo champion Steve Brogan will race a Jentin Honda in BSB this year. Brogan won last year’s inaugural Evo title riding a Jentin BMW but since losing their direct tie up with the German company’s...

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  • Video: 'I, Superbiker' BSB movie trailer

    18 January 2011 by MCN

    Video: 'I, Superbiker' BSB movie trailer

    A brand new motorcycle racing movie called ‘I Superbiker’ is due for general release on March 10 and will be rolled out across 50 cinemas in the UK. The film covers the 2010 BSB season and is focussed...

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  • Mason remains at MSS Kawasaki

    17 January 2011 by MCN Sports Desk

    Mason remains at MSS Kawasaki

    MSS Colchester Kawasaki have retained Gary Mason to ride in BSB alongside  new-signing Stuart Easton. In addition to the two BSB stars, the team will run Howie Mainwaring and 17-year-old Danny...

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  • Westmoreland confirmed at Motorpoint Yamaha

    12 January 2011 by Gary Pinchin

    Westmoreland confirmed at Motorpoint Yamaha

    Motorpoint Yamaha has confirmed today that James Westmoreland is joining 17-year-old French sensation Loris Baz in their British Superbike line-up for this year. His signing makes it, not only the...

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  • Mallory invests in track improvements

    10 January 2011 by MCN Sports Desk

    Mallory invests in track improvements

    Mallory Park is investing more than £500,000 in circuit improvements this winter, including the complete resurfacing of the track and paddock areas. The 1.39-mile long track will be completely...

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  • Richards and Gowland back in BSB Evo

    10 January 2011 by Laura Stevens

    Richards and Gowland back in BSB Evo

    Glen Richards returns to the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship this season after signing a deal with Team WFR to lead their three-rider assault on the Evo title with Honda...

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  • MSV release new Snetterton simulation

    05 January 2011 by MCN Sportsdesk

    MSV release new Snetterton simulation

    The redevelopment of Snetterton is underway, with construction of the new 300 circuit expected to be completed in February. Ahead of its launch, MotorSport Vision has released a video simulation of...

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