British Superbikes (July 2013)

  • Bridewell joins Valentine at Halsall Racing

    24 July 2013 by Phil Wain

    Bridewell joins Valentine at Halsall Racing

    Just over a week after parting company with the Bathams Honda team, Tommy Bridewell will now be seeing out the rest of the MCE British Superbike Championship season with the Halsall Racing squad. The...

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  • BSB: Brookes takes race one win at Brands Hatch

    21 July 2013 by Steve Hunt

    Pole starter Shane Byrne crashed out on lap 14 of the first race of the MCE BSB Championship at Brands Hatch whilst attempting to overtake eventual winner, Josh Brookes on his Tyco Suzuki. Having taken the lead on the fourth lap, Australian Brookes held on for the win and to narrow the lead of 'Shakey' Byrne to just ten points at the top of the championship.   MCE British Superbikes...

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  • Byrne sets opening pace at Brands Hatch

    20 July 2013 by Philip Wain

    Shane Byrne set the pace in the opening free practice session on the Brands Hatch GP circuit on Saturday morning, his time of 1m26.457s giving him a 0.456s advantage over Alex Lowes.   The cool, cloudy conditions were far removed from the tropical temperatures of late  - indeed, there were a few spots of rain in the air - but Byrne was in command throughout at a circuit he's dominated at...

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  • BSB Brands Hatch testing: Lowes sets the early pace

    19 July 2013 by Michael Guy

    Alex Lowes made his intentions for this weekend’s MCE British Superbike round at Brands Hatch crystal clear by topping the timesheets in a test session on the Brands Hatch Indy circuit this afternoon. Although this weekend s race will take place on the full 2.433 mile Grand Prix circuit it still gives Lowes the early advantage onboard his Samsung Honda CBR1000RR. Winner last time out at Brands...

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  • Britten V1000 in action at Brands Hatch

    19 July 2013 by Michael Guy

    TT legend John Mcguinness fulfilled a lifelong ambition after completing a handful of demo laps onboard the iconic Britten V1000 at Brands Hatch today in the build-up to the sixth round of the MCE British Superbike championship. The New Zealand built Britten was the brainchild of the late John Britten who designed, fabricated and produced every part of the bike before his untimely death in 1995.

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  • Brands Hatch BSB: Series leader Byrne arrives with target on his back

    17 July 2013 by Michael Guy

    The MCE British Superbike Championship ascends on the GP track at Brands Hatch this weekend for another crucial round at the Kent circuit. Series leader Shane Byrne not only arrives as the most successful racer at the GP track with seven straight wins he will have an enormous target on his back as his rivals aim to end he recent domination. There is no doubt that Byrne is on a roll in 2013 with...

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