British Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2015)

  • GBmoto confirm Haslam BSB return for 2016

    17 December 2015 by Simon Patterson

    GBmoto confirm Haslam BSB return for 2016

    As exclusively reported in yesterday’s Motorcycle News, JG Speedfit Kawasaki have this morning confirmed that Leon Haslam will return to the MCE British Superbike championship with the team for...

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  • Leon Haslam to make BSB return with GBmoto

    15 December 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Leon Haslam to make BSB return with GBmoto

    Leon Haslam is set to make a dramatic return to the MCE British Superbike championship in 2016. MCN understands the 32-year-old will be teaming up with JG Speedfit Kawasaki in an 11th-hour deal that...

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  • TT winner Hutchinson to race Stock 1000s

    30 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    TT winner Hutchinson to race Stock 1000s

    Isle of Man TT superstar Ian Hutchinson will become a regular face in the MCE British Superbike paddock for 2016, as the new Tyco BMW rider steps up to the National Superstock 1000 class on the bike...

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  • Iddon to join Laverty at Tyco BMW

    30 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Iddon to join Laverty at Tyco BMW

    Former World Supermoto Championship front-runner Christian Iddon will look to continue his ascendency in the MCE British Superbike Championship in 2016 as he joins Tyco BMW alongside the returning...

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  • Danny Buchan joins Moto Rapido Ducati for 2016

    05 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Danny Buchan joins Moto Rapido Ducati for 2016

    Danny Buchan will become Moto Rapido Ducati’s sole rider for the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship, as he joins the Moto Rapido squad to replace the departing John Hopkins. The 22 year old made...

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  • Anvil TAG Yamaha secure McConnell and Rispoli

    04 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Anvil TAG Yamaha secure McConnell and Rispoli

    The Anvil Plant Hire TAG Racing squad are set in 2016 for their biggest year since graduating to the MCE British Superbike Championship, as they not only make the switch from Kawasaki to title-winning...

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  • Hornsey completes Team WD-40 line-up

    03 November 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Hornsey completes Team WD-40 line-up

    Sam Hornsey, one of the stand-out performers of the 205 British Supersport season, will graduate to the MCE British Superbike season for 2016 after penning a deal to join Team WD-40 alongside Irishman...

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  • BSB keen for return to Ireland

    29 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    BSB keen for return to Ireland

    The MCE British Superbike championship has extended its first tentative steps towards a return to Ireland, with series director Stuart Higgs meeting with the bosses of Northern Irish circuit...

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  • Easton joins Hopkins at Tommy Hill Yamaha

    21 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Easton joins Hopkins at Tommy Hill Yamaha

    Stuart Easton will join John Hopkins at his former teammate Tommy Hill’s new Yamaha team for the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship. Easton had one of his best ever starts to a BSB season capped...

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  • Ignominious end to 2015 for champion Brookes

    20 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Ignominious end to 2015 for champion Brookes

    Josh Brookes’ 2015 season came to something of an ignominious end during the third and final race of the MCE British Superbike weekend at Brands Hatch, when he crashed out at Graham Hill Bend...

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  • Laverty signs off 2015 with dramatic win

    18 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Laverty signs off 2015 with dramatic win

    The final race of the 2015 British Superbike Championship managed to provide some of the most drama and closest racing of the season. Championship winner Josh Brookes got a poor start from pole...

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  • Champion Brookes extends Showdown streak

    18 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Champion Brookes extends Showdown streak

    New MCE British Superbike champion Josh Brookes has extended his quest to become the first ever rider to win every race of the Showdown, by taking yet another dominant win in the second race of the...

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  • Lee Jackson to remain with Buildbase BMW

    18 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Lee Jackson to remain with Buildbase BMW

    Fresh from his best ever MCE British Superbike result ever, finishing yesterday’s opening race in an impressive fifth place, Lee Jackson will remain with the Buildbase BMW for the 2016 season. Lincoln...

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  • Byrne welcoming return to the Ducati family

    16 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Byrne welcoming return to the Ducati family

    Four-time MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne says he ‘can’t wait’ to return to Ducati for 2016, after his PBM team finally confirmed that they would be making the switch from Kawasaki for next...

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  • Stalker confirms Honda talks and 2016 return

    16 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Stalker confirms Honda talks and 2016 return

    MCE British Superbike veteran Chris Walker has publically confirmed rumours that he was in talks to Honda Racing, BSB’s only factory team, to make a return to the series for the final round of the...

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  • Byrne out for wins at Brands Hatch

    14 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Byrne out for wins at Brands Hatch

    With his chances at lifting a record-breaking fifth MCE British Superbike title looking all but out of his reach now, PBM Kawasaki’s Shane Byrne says that his goal for the final round of the season at...

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  • Business as usual for Brookes

    14 October 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Business as usual for Brookes

    Despite being on the cusp of completing a seven-year project to win the MCE British Superbike title, Milwaukee Yamaha’s Josh Brookes says that he’s keen to make sure that he approaches the final...

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