British Superbikes (Jan - Dec 2017)

  • BSB: Who will replace Davide Giugliano?

    17 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Who will replace Davide Giugliano?

    Following the news that Tyco BMW and former WSB star Davide Giugliano have parted company, the MCE British Superbike Championship paddock is awash with rumours surrounding who will replace the...

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  • BSB: Byrne evaluating swingarm options

    16 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne evaluating swingarm options

    Shane Byrne and the Be Wiser Ducati team continued to evaluate a new swing-arm option as the fourth round of the series got underway at Knockhill today. The Penrith-based team took delivery of the new...

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  • BSB: Mossey tops dramatic opening day

    16 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Mossey tops dramatic opening day

    Luke Mossey led the way on a dramatic opening day for the fourth round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at Knockhill.   The JG Speedfit Kawasaki man was narrowly under the race lap...

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  • BSB: Haslam ruled out with cracked vertebrae

    16 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam ruled out with cracked vertebrae

    Leon Haslam has been ruled out of the remainder of this weekend’s fourth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Knockhill after his free practice crash. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider...

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  • BSB: Tyco BMW confirm Giugliano split

    15 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Tyco BMW confirm Giugliano split

    Tyco BMW have confirmed that Davide Giugliano will not return to the MCE British Superbike Championship this year ahead of this weekend’s fourth round at Knockhill. The former WSB star has been absent...

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  • BSB: O'Halloran: 'We're getting close now'

    15 June 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: O'Halloran: 'We're getting close now'

    Jason O’Halloran is confident he can make serious inroads with the 2017 Honda Fireblade as the MCE British Superbike Championship resumes at Knockhill this weekend. After a six week break, the Aussie...

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  • BSB: MV Agusta BSS team hit by thieves

    15 May 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: MV Agusta BSS team hit by thieves

    Jack Kennedy’s MV Agusta British Supersport team has been left in a ‘delicate position’ moving forwards after their race truck was ransacked in its secure storage yard last week. Thieves broke in to...

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  • BSB: Brookes not disheartened by results

    05 May 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Brookes not disheartened by results

    Josh Brookes has said he isn’t disheartened after missing out on the podium at Oulton Park last weekend as he knows both he and the bike can do better. The 2015 British Champion is struggling with the...

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  • BSB: Byrne: 'That one felt good!'

    05 May 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne: 'That one felt good!'

    Shane Byrne kick-started his 2017 MCE British Superbike season at Oulton Park this weekend as he returned to the top step of the podium in Monday’s second race. Until this point, it hadn’t been an...

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  • BSB: Mossey closes in on championship lead

    04 May 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Mossey closes in on championship lead

    Young gun Luke Mossey now sits just three points behind Leon Haslam in the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship standings after his team-mate’s misfortune at Oulton Park. While Mossey was unable to...

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  • VIDEO: Haslam escapes 150mph horror smash

    02 May 2017 by Oli Rushby

    VIDEO: Haslam escapes 150mph horror smash

    Dramatic footage has emerged showing the moment at which Leon Haslam hit the back of James Ellison's McAMS Yamaha in yesterday's second MCE British Superbike race at a speed in excess of...

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  • BSB: Haslam holds off Byrne for Oulton win

    01 May 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam holds off Byrne for Oulton win

    Leon Haslam returned to the top step with a dominant performance in the opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park, comfortably beating rival Shane Byrne to the top spot. It was a lights to...

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  • BSB: Byrne bounces back for Oulton pole

    30 April 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne bounces back for Oulton pole

    Shane Byrne will start tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park from pole position after coming close to beating his own outright lap record at the Cheshire track. With spots of...

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  • BSB: Quickest Haslam 'still experimenting'

    29 April 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Quickest Haslam 'still experimenting'

    Leon Haslam was thrilled to be quickest on the opening day of the third round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park as he focused on experimenting with electronics and chassis...

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  • BSB: Guintoli upbeat despite lack of pace

    29 April 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Guintoli upbeat despite lack of pace

    Sylvain Guintoli remains upbeat despite another difficult day trying to dial in the all new GSX-R1000 as the third round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship got underway at Oulton...

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  • BSB: Seeley to deputise for injured Giugliano

    27 April 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Seeley to deputise for injured Giugliano

    Alastair Seeley will stand in for the injured Davide Giugliano at Tyco BMW for this weekend’s third round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park. Giugliano sustained a neck injury in...

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  • BSB: Maria Costello to make sidecar debut

    26 April 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Maria Costello to make sidecar debut

    Maria Costello is set to make her debut in the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecar championship at Oulton Park this weekend as part of the series’ first ever all-female team. The TT racer will be...

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  • BSB: 'I need to win' admits champion Byrne

    26 April 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: 'I need to win' admits champion Byrne

    Five time MCE British Superbike Champion admits he needs to return to winning ways at Oulton Park this weekend after a disastrous start to the 2017 season. Byrne has scored just 13 points so far this...

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  • BSB: Byrne: "It's far from over"

    21 April 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne: "It's far from over"

    If Shane Byrne thought his start to the 2017 season had got off on the wrong foot at Donington Park after missing both races with concussion following a crash in warm-up, things would only get worse...

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  • BSB: Haslam on top at Oulton test

    20 April 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam on top at Oulton test

    Leon Haslam topped the timesheets at today’s official MCE British Superbike test at Oulton Park ahead of Shane Byrne and James Ellison who will be looking to bounce back from a difficult Brands Hatch...

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