British Superbikes (March 2016)

  • Laverty tops final day of BSB pre-season

    31 March 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Laverty tops final day of BSB pre-season

    Michael Laverty has taken the Tyco BMW machine to top spot on the final day of the 2016 MCE British Superbike pre-season, demoting Shakey Byrne with a final fast lap of Donington just as the chequered...

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  • Team WD40 BSB bikes stolen in break-in

    11 March 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Team WD40 BSB bikes stolen in break-in

    MCE British Superbike squad Team WD40 have had a number of bikes stolen from their Sheffied base in an overnight break-in. The team lost two Kawasaki ZX-10Rs that were set to be campagined by Jack...

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  • Honda Racing rolls out 2016 BSB colours

    10 March 2016 by Simon Patterson

    Honda Racing rolls out 2016 BSB colours

    Honda Racing has rolled out the colours that Dan Linfoot, Jason O’Halloran and Jenny Tinmouth will use for the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship. Taking the opportunity to use their trip to...

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  • Cartagena test, final lap times

    06 March 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Cartagena test, final lap times

    Very few riders managed to improve on their times on the final day of the BSB test at Cartagena due to the windy and cold conditions at the Spanish track. Luke Mossey, who threw his leg over his...

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  • Cartagena test, final day ahead

    06 March 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Cartagena test, final day ahead

    After three days of testing at Cartagena, Luke Mossey remains the fastest man on track on the Quattro Plant Teccare Kawasaki ZX-10R. Half a second slower is Danny Buchan on the Lloyds British Moto...

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  • Leon Haslam focussed on making progress

    05 March 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Leon Haslam focussed on making progress

    Over the past three days one of the most intense people in the Cartagena BSB test garages has been Leon Haslam. Returning to the domestic series from WSB after a seven year absence, the 32 year old is...

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  • Fun in the sun at Cartagena BSB test

    05 March 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Fun in the sun at Cartagena BSB test

    Former Honda and Norton race team boss Barry Symmons has been running the Cartagena Pro- test for 18 years and it has become a mecca for all of the top BSB and road race teams. This year the four day...

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  • Irwin has 'interesting' start to BSB career

    05 March 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Irwin has 'interesting' start to BSB career

    Young rookie Glenn Irwin has made a strong start to his BSB career- despite throwing up in his helmet on the first laps of the Cartagena circuit! The 25 year old has been suffering from a chest...

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  • Kiyo has mountain to climb with Suzuki

    04 March 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Kiyo has mountain to climb with Suzuki

    Ryuichi Kiyonari was blunt and disarmingly honest as he began his 2016 season on the Bennetts Halsall Suzuki at Cartagena today. “Last year I was too slow so I must practice, practice, practice.” he...

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  • Easton adapting to ePayMe R1 Yamaha at Cartagena

    04 March 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Easton adapting to ePayMe R1 Yamaha at Cartagena

    “Steady away.” That’s how canny Scot Stuart Easton described his two days of testing on the ePayMe R1 Yamaha at Cartagena. “Although I raced the bike in Macau last year coming here after a few months...

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  • Ellison short of track time in Cartagena

    04 March 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Ellison short of track time in Cartagena

    JG Speedfit Kawasaki ‘s James Ellison only completed a few laps with the new ZX-10R on the opening day of the BSB test at Cartagena. The squad didn’t arrive at the Spanish venue until midnight on...

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  • Hopper over the moon at Cartagena test

    04 March 2016 by Stephen Davison

    Hopper over the moon at Cartagena test

    John Hopkins was running out of adjectives to describe how much he liked his new ePayMe Yamaha R1 after the opening day of testing at Cartagena. It was the first time the American had thrown his leg...

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  • 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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