British Superbikes

  • BSB: Haslam: 'It's not about one lap pace'

    04 August 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam: 'It's not about one lap pace'

    Leon Haslam was upbeat despite finishing the opening day at Thruxton seventh on the timesheets as he looks to set his JG Speedfit Kawasaki up for what he calls his ‘bogey track’. The super-fast...

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  • BSB: Realistic Irwin expecting to be closer

    03 August 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Realistic Irwin expecting to be closer

    Glenn Irwin is confident the flowing nature of Thruxton should help him this weekend as he continues to recover from the dislocated and fractured elbow and shoulder he sustained at Knockhill. The Be...

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  • BSB: Brookes heads to 'favourite' Thruxton

    02 August 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Brookes heads to 'favourite' Thruxton

    Josh Brookes is hoping he can kick start his 2017 MCE British Superbike title challenge as the series heads to his favourite circuit this weekend. The Anvil Hire TAG Yamaha rider has been quick in...

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  • BSB: Opinion: Can Shakey be stopped?

    02 August 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Opinion: Can Shakey be stopped?

    Byrne’s Brands Hatch dominance was somewhat of an ominous prospect. Last year, while he was super quick at Snetterton, Brands and Thruxton he only did the double at Brands, but with two of those...

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  • BSB: Haslam back on track with Cadwell test

    01 August 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam back on track with Cadwell test

    Less than 48 hours after riding a gruelling five hours on his way to second place in the Suzuka Eight Hour, Leon Haslam was back in the UK at Cadwell Park to test for his JG Speedfit Kawasaki MCE...

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  • BSB: Guintoli: 'We have to keep working'

    31 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Guintoli: 'We have to keep working'

    Sylvain Guintoli has admitted he isn’t where he expected to be as the second half of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship gets underway at Thruxton this weekend. The 2014 World Superbike...

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  • BSB: Haslam hampered by lack of testing

    28 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam hampered by lack of testing

    It was the dream start to the 2017 MCE British Superbike season for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team with Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey sharing the first four victories of the year.  However, since...

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  • BSB: Suzuka breakthrough for Linfoot

    27 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Suzuka breakthrough for Linfoot

    While Jason O’Halloran has been able to enjoy a number strong results with Honda’s now infamous 2017 Fireblade so far this season, team-mate Dan Linfoot struggled to find that same...

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  • BSB: Hickman narrowly misses podium

    26 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Hickman narrowly misses podium

    Peter Hickman’s 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship campaign hasn’t been much to shout about so far this season. The Smiths BMW rider hasn’t set the world on fire but has consistently notched up...

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  • BSS: Kennedy takes stunning win for MV

    25 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSS: Kennedy takes stunning win for MV

    Jack Kennedy took a stunning victory in the Dickies British Supersport race with an incredible last lap, last corner pass on Appleyard Macadam Yamaha’s Keith Farmer. In what would become the race of...

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  • BSB: Ellison gets a break at Brands

    25 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Ellison gets a break at Brands

    James Ellison enjoyed his strongest weekend of the season to walk away as the second highest points scorer of the weekend behind twice winner Shane Byrne. It’s been a frustrating season for the...

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  • BSB: Iddon reignites showdown hopes

    25 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Iddon reignites showdown hopes

    Christian Iddon reignited his hopes of a Showdown spot with a podium finish as he returned to action at Brands Hatch this weekend. The Tyco BMW rider needed a skin graft on a heavy cut to his arm...

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  • BSB: Double for Byrne as Brookes crashes out

    23 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Double for Byrne as Brookes crashes out

    Shane Byrne dominated the second MCE British Superbike race at Brands Hatch after rival Josh Brookes dramatically crashed out of the race after setting a new lap record. Starting on the front row,...

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  • BSB: Byrne wins epic Brands Hatch opener

    23 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne wins epic Brands Hatch opener

    Shane Byrne took a hard-fought victory in an epic opening MCE British Superbike Championship race at Brands Hatch. The Be Wiser Ducati star has been the quickest man all weekend, but he was made to...

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  • BSB: Suzuka test boosts Linfoot at Brands

    22 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Suzuka test boosts Linfoot at Brands

    Dan Linfoot has said his pace in both the wet and dry at Brands Hatch this weekend shows just how far the Honda Racing team has come with the all-new CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2. The Yorkshireman was able...

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  • BSB: Byrne: 'There's still plenty to come'

    21 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne: 'There's still plenty to come'

    Shane Byrne reckons there is ‘plenty of time still to come’ despite a blisteringly fast opening day to the sixth round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch. The Be Wiser...

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  • BSB: Brookes: 'The best first day we've had'

    21 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Brookes: 'The best first day we've had'

    Anvil Hire TAG Yamaha’s Josh Brookes is confident of pushing old nemesis Shane Byrne for the win at Brands Hatch this weekend after a strong opening day at the Kent circuit. Brookes placed second in...

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  • BSB: Haslam making up for lost testing time

    21 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam making up for lost testing time

    Leon Haslam remains upbeat despite a tough opening day to the sixth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki star headed in to this weekend feeling...

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  • BSB: Iddon back in action after arm injury

    21 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Iddon back in action after arm injury

    Christian Iddon will return to action today for the first time in almost three months as the sixth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship gets underway at Brands Hatch The Tyco BMW rider was...

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  • BSB: Bridewell planning roads debut in 2018

    20 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Bridewell planning roads debut in 2018

    MCE British Superbike star Tommy Bridewell has confirmed he is looking to make his debut on the roads next year. The 28-year-old is keen to mix his racing calendar up a in 2018 and is already making...

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  • BSB: Positive test for injured Irwin

    19 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Positive test for injured Irwin

    Glenn Irwin will return to the MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch this weekend for the first time since his nasty crash at Knockhill. Irwin dislocated and fractured his elbow and...

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  • BSB: Disaster for Haslam at Cadwell test

    19 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Disaster for Haslam at Cadwell test

    After a tough weekend last time out at Snetterton, Leon Haslam had been hoping to for a productive day’s testing at Cadwell Park on Tuesday. However, disaster struck for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki star...

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  • BSB: Byrne quickest at private Cadwell test

    19 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Byrne quickest at private Cadwell test

    Shane Byrne led the way as a number of MCE British Superbike teams hit Lincolnshire’s Cadwell Park for a private test on Tuesday. The Be Wiser Ducati rider clocked a quickest time of 1’26.4 under the...

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  • BSB: Haslam keen to return to winning ways

    17 July 2017 by Oli Rushby

    BSB: Haslam keen to return to winning ways

    Leon Haslam is determined to return to winning ways as the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship hits its midway point at Brands Hatch this weekend. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki man hasn’t stood on the...

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