British Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2016)

  • Bumper BSB field bound for Cartagena

    01 March 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Bumper BSB field bound for Cartagena

    One of the biggest pre-season tests of recent seasons is set to kick off later this week, as the MCE British Superbike field assembles at southern Spain’s Cartagena circuit for the Pro-Test. Taking to...

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  • Kiyo and Bridewell make Bennetts Suzuki debut

    25 February 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Kiyo and Bridewell make Bennetts Suzuki debut

    Three-time MCE British Superbike champion Ryuichi Kiyonari has had his first outing on the Bennetts Suzuki he will campaign in 2016 flying back form his home in Japan to begin pre-season testing...

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  • Second Smrz Matej joins BSB with PR Racing

    25 February 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Second Smrz Matej joins BSB with PR Racing

    The second of the Smrz brothers Matej will join Jakub on the 2016 MCE British Superbike grid, after signing for PR Racing to join his elder sibling in the series. Coming to the series from the German...

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  • FS-3 Kawasaki part ways with James East

    24 February 2016 by Simon Patterson

    FS-3 Kawasaki part ways with James East

    The all-new FS-3 Kawasaki team, who were set to run National Superstock 1000 front runner James East in the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship, have announced that they have parted ways with the...

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  • Ellison making progress with Showa development

    05 February 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Ellison making progress with Showa development

    JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s James Ellison has left the squad’s latest Spanish test pleased with their continuing development of their brand new Kawasaki ZX-10R. Working with a whole new bike in 2016, the...

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  • Cooper joins Jackson at Buildbase BMW

    29 January 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Cooper joins Jackson at Buildbase BMW

    Richard Cooper will join Lee Jackson at Buildbase BMW for the 2016 MCE British Superbike season. The 33 year old’s deal will see him stay with the squad for a full season, after joining half way...

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  • Stalker: Time was right for sidecar switch

    14 January 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Stalker: Time was right for sidecar switch

    After an illustrious career stretching back to his Grand Prix debut in 1995, many will question why the veteran racer is now choosing to move to three wheels for the twilight years of his racing...

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  • Stalker switches to sidecars for 2016!

    13 January 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Stalker switches to sidecars for 2016!

    World Superbike race winner and former MCE British Superbike championship runner-up Chris Walker will make the astonishing step next season from BSB to the British Sidecar championship, teaming up...

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  • Prime Factors to trade EWC for BSB

    08 January 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Prime Factors to trade EWC for BSB

    Surrey-based race team Prime Factors BMW will trade the Endurance World Championship for the MCE British Superbike series in 2016, as the squad helmed by former BSB front-runner Steve Plater returns...

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  • Anvil TAG Yamaha complete first Spanish test

    07 January 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Anvil TAG Yamaha complete first Spanish test

    The Anvil TAG Yamaha trio of Billy McConnell, James Rispoli and Shaun Winfield have completed their first test on their new R1 machinery ahead of the 2016 MCE British Superbike season. Taking to...

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