British Superbikes (April 2014)

  • EWC: Watch the Bol d'Or 24hr race live

    26 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    EWC: Watch the Bol d'Or 24hr race live

    Honda Racing will start today’s Bol d’Or, the first 24hr race of the 2014 Endurance World Championship, from pole position, after the former TT Legends team’s three French riders topped the time...

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  • Byrne fast in Oulton test

    25 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Byrne fast in Oulton test

    Shane Byrne has finished off the2014 official MCE British Superbike testing schedule in pole position, taking the top spot on Oulton Park on Friday, albeit in a session lacking many of his...

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  • Video: Honda Racing show off 2014 plans

    19 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Video: Honda Racing show off 2014 plans

    When Honda UK announced that they were withdrawing their championship-winning MCE British Superbike team at the end of 2013, many mounted the loss of the most successful team in the series’...

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  • Brookes goes second with mixed emotions

    18 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Brookes goes second with mixed emotions

    Josh Brookes was left with mixed emotions after the opening hour-long testing session of the weekend at Brands Hatch, making changes that negatively affected his Milwaukee Yamaha but still managing to...

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  • Byrne blows away lap record at Snetterton

    09 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Byrne blows away lap record at Snetterton

    Shane Byrne has dominated the final pre-season test of 2014, setting a time below the outstanding lap record at Snetterton on the final day of two ahead of next week’s opening round of the MCE British...

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  • Byrne tops day one as rivals close gap

    08 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Shane Byrne has once again topped the day in pre-season testing for the MCE British Superbike Championship, finishing the day at Snetterton 0.4 ahead of Jakub Smrz as his rivals slowly close down the gap.   Smrz was impressive on the Millsport Ducati Panigale, finishing 0.4 behind Byrne but almost a second clear of third placed man Chris Walker, who had another fast day on the GBmoto Kawasaki...

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  • Rain For Final Day In Jerez

    02 April 2014 by Gordon Ritchie

    Rain For Final Day In Jerez

    The expected poor weather at Jerez arrived for a time at the start of the last day and conditions proved changeable for the most part, with only a few riders able to get anywhere near a normal lap...

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  • Brookes continues to adjust riding style

    02 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Brookes continues to adjust riding style

    Josh Brookes, having found a comfortable setting early in testing for the 2014 MCE BSB season on the Milwaukee Yamaha, is now struggling to adapt his riding style to suit the smoother power delivery...

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  • Second fastest Brookes 'out-performed Shakey'

    02 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Second fastest Brookes 'out-performed Shakey'

    Josh Brookes admitted after the first MCE British Superbike test of the year in the UK that he was dissatisfied to walk away only second fastest to Shane Byrne, finishing some 0.2 seconds off the...

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  • Walker impressed with GBmoto bike at Donington

    02 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Walker impressed with GBmoto bike at Donington

    Veteran MCE BSB racer Chris Walker says he’s come away from the first ‘proper’ test of the year against the majority of his season rivals feeling impressed with the GBmoto Kawasaki, and believing he...

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  • Byrne fastest as BSB returns to home soil

    01 April 2014 by Simon Patterson

    Byrne fastest as BSB returns to home soil

    Shane Byrne has topped the sheets at the first BSB test of 2014 on British soil, after coming out on top of a ferocious battle with title rival Josh Brookes at the end of the final session of the day...

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