British Superbikes (February 2012)

  • Moto Rapido confirm two-man team for 2012

    23 February 2012 by MCN Sports Desk

    Moto Rapido confirm two-man team for 2012

    Winchester-based Moto Rapido Ducati have confirmed they will run a two-bike team in partnership with the Saudi Falcons racing team in the 2012 British Superbike Championship. Existing rider Scott...

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  • Polita joins Jentin Doodson Ducati in BSB

    17 February 2012 by Laura Stevens

    Polita joins Jentin Doodson Ducati in BSB

    The newly-amalgamated Jentin Doodson Motorsport team have today (Friday) confirmed their return to MCE BSB, switching to Italian machinery as they campaign the exotic new Ducati Panigale with former...

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  • Anthony West joins Supersonic BMW in BSB

    17 February 2012 by Laura Stevens

    Anthony West joins Supersonic BMW in BSB

    Former Grand Prix race winner Anthony West has today (Friday) become the latest world-class rider to join the 2012 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship as the Australian was signed up by the...

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  • Padgetts sign Scassa and Lowry for BSB

    15 February 2012 by Gary Pinchin

    Padgetts sign Scassa and Lowry for BSB

    Padgett’s are back in BSB having signed Italian Luca Scassa and the overlooked Ian Lowry to ride their Hondas. Scassa comes to BSB for the first time after finishing fifth in last year’s World...

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  • PR Kawasaki seek Andrews’ replacement

    13 February 2012 by Gary Pinchin

    PR Kawasaki seek Andrews’ replacement

    PR Racing Kawasaki are seeking a replacement for Simon Andrews in BSB after they parted company at the weekend PR team owner John Jameson told MCN: “There’s been a concern over Simon’s fitness. He...

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  • Haga replaces Hutchinson at Swan Yamaha

    13 February 2012 by Gary Pinchin

    Haga replaces Hutchinson at Swan Yamaha

    Noriyuki Haga will replace the injured Ian Hutchinson in the Swan Yamaha team alongside 2011 BSB champion Tommy Hill. The 36-year-old Japanese rider has been signed for the full season while...

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  • Splitlath sign John Laverty and Florian Marino

    06 February 2012 by Laura Stevens

    Splitlath sign John Laverty and Florian Marino

    The Splitlath Redmond Racing team confirmed their 2012 line up ahead of the forthcoming MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship season as John Laverty returns from injury and is joined by former...

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  • More testing options in Spain

    06 February 2012 by Gary Pinchin

    More testing options in Spain

    In addition to the official BSB tests at Cartagena and Alcarras, organised by MSV and run by Pacedayz, former Honda and Norton race team boss Barry Symmons is also running his four-day Pro-Test at...

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