British Superbikes (March 2015)

  • BSB weekend coverage guide

    03 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    BSB weekend coverage guide

    This weekend sees the MCE British Superbike Championship return to track, with it’s traditional Easter Bank Holiday race this year switching from Brands Hatch to Donington Park. And even if you can’t...

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  • Bennetts joins Halsall as title sponsors

    01 April 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Bennetts joins Halsall as title sponsors

    Insurance giant Bennetts will join the Halsall Suzuki squad for the 2015 MCE British Superbike season, with the GSX-R1000s of Christian Iddon and Josh Waters riding in their new colours for the first...

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  • Ohlins expanding BSB support

    30 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Ohlins expanding BSB support

    Swedish suspension specialists Ohlins are set to expand their presence in the MCE British Superbike Championship further for 2015, as they add a host of top level factory supported teams to their...

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  • Tommy Hill: ‘We needed our first crash’

    30 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Tommy Hill: ‘We needed our first crash’

    Former MCE British Superbike champion and new Be Wiser Kawasaki team boss Tommy Hill has admitted that the team needed their first crash to help cement his new squad of mechanics and riders together.

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  • Lots of work still to do for Milwaukee Yamaha

    29 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Lots of work still to do for Milwaukee Yamaha

    Josh Brookes has admitted that there’s still a lot of work to be done on the brand new Milwaukee Yamaha R1 in the coming weeks, despite the start of the MCE British Superbike championship being only a...

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  • Kiyonari confident despite monster highside

    28 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Kiyonari confident despite monster highside

    Ryuichi Kiyonari says he’s remained confident ahead of next weekend’s opening round of the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship at Donington Park – the circuit where he took a double win last...

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  • John Hopkins to return to BSB?

    27 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    John Hopkins to return to BSB?

    Former MotoGP podium finisher John Hopkins has set his aims on an eleventh hour return to the MCE British Superbike championship, after his plans to find a ride in the World Superbike paddock fell...

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  • Byrne suffers setback in battle for fitness

    24 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Byrne suffers setback in battle for fitness

    Defending MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne has suffered a setback in his fight to get fit for the final pre-season test in just two days time at Donington. The five-time champion broke his...

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  • Rutter to miss out on 2015 BSB season

    20 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Rutter to miss out on 2015 BSB season

    Veteran campaigner Michael Rutter is set to miss his first MCE British Superbike season in over a decade, after the former multiple times championship podium finisher failed to secure a top level bike...

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  • Kiyonari makes second outing on Buildbase BMW

    18 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Kiyonari makes second outing on Buildbase BMW

    Ryuichi Kiyonari has taken to the track for the second time this year on his new BMW1000RR, as he attempts to catch up on his rivals after missing pre-season testing with visa issues. The Buildbase...

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  • Honda unveil colours for BSB return

    13 March 2015 by Simon Patterson

    Honda unveil colours for BSB return

    Honda Racing have unveiled the colours that the Fireblade machinery of Dan Linfoot, Jason O’Halloran and Jenny Tinmouth will carry as the MCE British Superbike championship’s only manufacturer-backed...

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  • 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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