British Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2015)

  • Supersport title favourite Gowland breaks leg

    12 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Supersport title favourite Gowland breaks leg

    British Supersport title favourite Graeme Gowland has broken his leg in a testing crash at Spain, potentially jeopardising the Northumberland rider’s best chance to lift the supersport crown. Gowland...

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  • MCN Exclusive: Milwaukee Yamaha duo break cover

    11 March 2015 by Stephen Davison

    MCN Exclusive: Milwaukee Yamaha duo break cover

    The Milwaukee Yamaha squad have had their first test of the 2015 season at Alcarras in Spain. Aussie duo Josh Brookes and Broc Parkes tested the new YZF R1 they will ride in this year’s series as part...

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  • Honda riders making solid testing progress

    11 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Honda riders making solid testing progress

    The Honda Racing BSB trio of Dan Linfoot, Jason O’Halloran and Jenny Tinmouth have been making steady progress in their plans for the 2015 MCE British Superbike season as they work through a rigorous...

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  • Jenny Tinmouth makes Honda BSB debut

    09 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Jenny Tinmouth makes Honda BSB debut

    Jenny Tinmouth has made her on-track debut on the Honda Racing Fireblade ahead of the 2015 MCE British Superbike season, joining teammates Jason O’Halloran and Dan Linfoot for a private test at...

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  • Mossey on top as BSB testing moves on

    08 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Mossey on top as BSB testing moves on

    MCE British Superbike rookie Luke Mossey has topped the time sheets on the final day of the 2015 Cartagena test, coming within 0.1 seconds of Tommy Hill’s circuit record. Mossey, on the Quattro Plant...

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  • Tinmouth helping to inspire women in sport

    27 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Tinmouth helping to inspire women in sport

    Honda Racing’s newest signing Jenny Tinmouth has joined a group of female sporting icons as part of a BT Sport-sponsored networking event at the Olympic Park’s London Aquatics Centre. The event,...

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  • Be Wiser Kawasaki prepare for Spain

    25 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Be Wiser Kawasaki prepare for Spain

    The Be Wiser Kawasaki team of Chris Walker and Danny Buchan are preparing for their first testing abroad, with the duo heading top Spain next week for six days of on-track action to kick start the...

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  • BSB Racesafe marshals prepare for 2015

    23 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    BSB Racesafe marshals prepare for 2015

    The Racesafe marshalling team that will look after twelve rounds of the 2015 MCE British Superbike championship as well as both World Superbikes and MotoGP have completed their annual pre season...

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  • Video: Welcome to BSB 2015!

    17 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Video: Welcome to BSB 2015!

    With the MCE British Superbike Championship only 45 days away at Donington Park, here's a sneak peek of what you can expect in 2015!

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  • Power key factor in Hickman’s BMW switch

    16 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Power key factor in Hickman’s BMW switch

    The power difference between the new BMW S1000RR and the Honda Fireblade they campaigned last season was the key difference for Lee Hardy’s RAF Reserves BMW team’s off-season manufacturer change,...

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  • What bike is the one to have in BSB for 2015?

    16 February 2015 by MCN Staff

    What bike is the one to have in BSB for 2015?

    With a whole host of top MCE British Superbikes making their appearance over the past week, including the Tyco BMW at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show at the weekend, speculation has already...

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  • Hickman takes wings with RAF Reserves BMW

    15 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Hickman takes wings with RAF Reserves BMW

    2014 MCE British Superbike race winner and fastest ever Isle of Man TT newcomer Peter Hickman will remain with the RAF Reserves team for 2015. However, a change of machinery will see the squad move...

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  • Factory support for Moto Rapido Ducati in BSB

    12 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Factory support for Moto Rapido Ducati in BSB

    The Moto Rapido Ducati bike of Jakub Smrz will benefit from added support from Ducati Corse for the 2015 MCE British Superbike season, as the Italian manufacturer becomes more heavily involved in the...

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  • Video: Close up look at new Yamaha R1

    11 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Video: Close up look at new Yamaha R1

    After months of speculation since it first appeared at the EICMA show in November, Yamaha have finally unveiled the race version of their new R1 machine. With a host of machines launched in a ceremony...

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  • Gallery: Yamaha R1 appears in race spec

    11 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Gallery: Yamaha R1 appears in race spec

    After months of speculation since it first appeared at the EICMA show in November, Yamaha have finally unveiled the race version of their new R1 machine. Unveiling not only the Milwaukee Yamaha MCE...

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  • First look: New R1 race bike breaks cover

    11 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    First look: New R1 race bike breaks cover

    The new Yamaha R1 has finally broken cover in race bike trim, with the MCE British Superbike Milwaukee Yamaha being unveiled alongside the German IDM championship and World Endurance teams in a...

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  • Smrz returns to BSB with Moto Rapido

    11 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Smrz returns to BSB with Moto Rapido

    Former Wold Superbike rider Jakub Smrz will return to the MCE British Superbike paddock for 2015. Riding for the Moto Rapido team born out of the ashes of the Millsport team he rode for in 2014, he...

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  • Byrne and Easton back on track in Spain

    06 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Byrne and Easton back on track in Spain

    Byrne said: "It was great to get back out on track today on the PBM Kawasaki. The conditions weren't favourable but we did get through some good work as a team and I have also been working on my...

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  • Reigning champion Byrne gets testing underway

    03 February 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Reigning champion Byrne gets testing underway

    Reigning MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne is set to get his 2015 testing program underway this week at Spain’s Almeria circuit. He will be joined by PBM Kawasaki teammates Stuart Easton and...

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