2016

BSB: Byrne crowned 2016 British Superbike Champion

BSB: Byrne crowned 2016 British Superbike Champion

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has been crowned 2016 MCE British Superbike Champion after a dramatic second race at Brands Hatch. With rain falling until just ahead of morning warm-up, the cold conditions meant...

BSB: Byrne: 'You can never say you have one hand on the trophy!'

BSB: Byrne: 'You can never say you have one hand on the trophy!'

Shane Byrne has played down calls that the 2016 MCE British Superbike title fight is over after rival Leon Haslam dramatically crashed out of today’s opening race. Despite Haslam being out of the...

BSB: Trackside official injured in race one crash

BSB: Trackside official injured in race one crash

MCE British Superbike series organisers have confirmed that a trackside official was injured in the incident that led to the second stoppage of today’s opening race. The red flag came out after a...

BSB: Battered Haslam vows to come out fighting

BSB: Battered Haslam vows to come out fighting

Leon Haslam has vowed to keep on fighting despite a disastrous opening race day at the MCE British Superbike Championship series finale. A snapped handlebar had already left the title fighter 17th on...

BSB: Hickman takes wet win as crash damages Haslam's title chances

BSB: Hickman takes wet win as crash damages Haslam's title chances

Peter Hickman took a surprise victory in a dramatic opening MCE British Superbike race at Brands Hatch this afternoon as two red flags and a drastic change in conditions spiced things up on Saturday...

BSB: JG Speedfit Kawasaki protest against Be Wiser Ducati rejected

BSB: JG Speedfit Kawasaki protest against Be Wiser Ducati rejected

MCE British Superbike bosses have this afternoon rejected a protest from the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team in regards to the eligibility of the Be Wiser Ducati machines. Following this morning’s...

WSB: Davies runs away with race one

WSB: Davies runs away with race one

Chaz Davies (Aruba.it Racing - Ducati) started from the last place on the second row but ended up first in his recently assured normal fashion after disposing of the Kawasaki Racing Team pairing of...

BSB: Snapped handlebar cause of Haslam qualifying disaster

BSB: Snapped handlebar cause of Haslam qualifying disaster

Disaster struck for Leon Haslam as qualifying got underway for the final round of the MCE British Superbike Championship decider at Brands Hatch after dramatically crashing out of the second...

BSB: Bridewell takes surprise pole in rain-interrupted qualifying

BSB: Bridewell takes surprise pole in rain-interrupted qualifying

Tommy Bridewell took a surprise pole position for the opening MCE British Superbike race at Brands Hatch in a rain-interrupted qualifying session.  The three-phase session began in near-perfect...

WSB: Sykes on top as Rea ninth on opening day in Jerez

WSB: Sykes on top as Rea ninth on opening day in Jerez

Tom Sykes (Kawasaki Racing Team) pushed his way to the fastest time of the first day of action at the Jerez round of the WorldSBK championship, with a lap time of 1’41.739. Chaz Davies...

BSB: Byrne: 'I must treat this like any other weekend'

BSB: Byrne: 'I must treat this like any other weekend'

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has said he’s not treating this weekend’s MCE British Superbike Championhip decider different to any other weekend after cruising to the top of the timesheets on the opening day...

BSB: Haslam plagued by ECU issues on opening days

BSB: Haslam plagued by ECU issues on opening days

Leon Haslam faced a difficult opening day to the MCE British Superbike Championship title decider at Brands Hatch with a number of electronic issues limiting his time on track. While title rival Shane...

BSB: Shakey on top as championship decider gets underway

BSB: Shakey on top as championship decider gets underway

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne took first blood in the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship finale by storming to the top of the timesheets on the opening day at Brands Hatch. The Be Wiser Ducati rider spent...

Red Bull Rookies: British riders need your help

Red Bull Rookies: British riders need your help

Ten British riders have been given the chance to challenge for a place alongside Scottish rider Rory Skinner in MotoGP support series Red Bull Rookies Cup for next season, as they head to the annual...

MotoGP: Circuit of Wales in fresh political row

MotoGP: Circuit of Wales in fresh political row

The Circuit of Wales project has become embroiled in yet another political row, after the Welsh Conservatives attacked project bosses Heads of the valley Development Company for using a £7 million...

BSB: 2017 dates announced

BSB: 2017 dates announced

The MCE British Superbike championship have unveiled their 2017 dates, with the series kicking off at Donington Park in March and concluding at Brands Hatch in October. The move from Silverstone to...

WSB: Davies 'on a roll with nothing to lose'

WSB: Davies 'on a roll with nothing to lose'

Chaz Davies might be all-but-mathematically ruled out of the 2016 World Superbike title fight but he’ll still be out to stop the dominant Kawasaki duo of Jonathan Rea and Tom Sykes at Jerez this...

MotoGP: Rossi ‘strong on paper’ at Motegi

MotoGP: Rossi ‘strong on paper’ at Motegi

Valentino Rossi has admitted that he’s looking forward to this weekend’s Japanese Grand prix at Motegi - a circuit that, on paper, should be strong for both the Italian rider and the Movistar Yamaha...

BSB: Brookes edges closer to BSB return

BSB: Brookes edges closer to BSB return

Josh Brookes has admitted he is most likely to be making a return to the MCE British Superbike Championship next year after a challenging season in World Superbikes with the Milwaukee BMW...

Exclusive: BSB title rivals rate each other ahead of Brands finale

Exclusive: BSB title rivals rate each other ahead of Brands finale

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne and Pocket Rocket Leon Haslam go head to head this weekend at Brands Hatch in the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship title decider. Leading the series by 17 points, Byrne...

WSB: Rea hoping for repeat of Jerez title success

WSB: Rea hoping for repeat of Jerez title success

Jonathan Rea is poised to become the first rider to win back-to-back World Superbike titles since Carl Fogarty in 1999 at Jerez this weekend.  The Northern Irishman needs to increase his series...

BSB: Linfoot hoping to be in the mix on Fireblade's final outing

BSB: Linfoot hoping to be in the mix on Fireblade's final outing

While the battle for the 2016 MCE British Superbike title between Leon Haslam and Shane Byrne rages on at the front ahead of the final round at Brands Hatch, the fight for third is also heating...

MotoGP: Marquez limiting damage at Honda’s home race

MotoGP: Marquez limiting damage at Honda’s home race

Marc Marquez has admitted that he’s out to limit the damage to his championship aspirations this weekend at Motegi, despite the significance of the race at a circuit built by Honda as a fiftieth...

Moto2: Final lunge at title glory for Lowes

Moto2: Final lunge at title glory for Lowes

Sam Lowes is ready to make a final lunge for Moto2 title glory this weekend, when the series moves to Asia for the first of three back-to-back weekends of action in Japan, Australia and Malaysia. The...

MotoGP: Smith excited to be back in action

MotoGP: Smith excited to be back in action

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Bradley Smith says he’s glad to finally be over the worst of his knee injury – and is thrilled to be making his MotoGP comeback this weekend in Motegi after missing three...

BSB: Fighting talk from JG Speedfit Kawasaki boss ahead of Brands finale

BSB: Fighting talk from JG Speedfit Kawasaki boss ahead of Brands finale

JG Speedfit Kawasaki boss Mark Smith-Halvorsen has fired a clear warning shot that the GBmoto team will come out fighting for Leon Haslam to be crowned 2016 MCE British Superbike Champion this weekend...

BSB: Irwin keen to help Byrne take title

BSB: Irwin keen to help Byrne take title

Glenn Irwin has said he will do ‘whatever he can’ to help team-mate Shane Byrne clinch a fifth MCE British Superbike title if he’s in a position to do so at Brands Hatch this weekend. The Northern...

MotoGP: Baz nearing full fitness for Motegi

MotoGP: Baz nearing full fitness for Motegi

Loris Baz says he’s nearly back to full fitness as MotoGP goes into it’s three week trip to Japan, Australia and Malaysia as he continues his comeback from his second serious injury of the 2016...

MotoGP: Iannone to sit out Motegi

MotoGP: Iannone to sit out Motegi

Andrea Iannone will once again miss a round of the 2016 MotoGP championship, as he sits out his second consecutive race thanks to a back injury sustained during practice for the Misano round of the...

MotoGP: Michelin set for flyaway challenge

MotoGP: Michelin set for flyaway challenge

Michelin’s Two-Wheel Motorsport group manager Piero Taramasso has admitted that the next few weeks, which see back-to-back MotoGP races in Japan, Australia and Malaysia, will be a challenge for the...

BSB: Mainwaring-Smart joins Anvil Hire Yamaha for final round

BSB: Mainwaring-Smart joins Anvil Hire Yamaha for final round

Howie Mainwaring-Smart will return to the MCE British Superbike grid this weekend as he joins the Anvil Hire TAG Racing Team for the final round of the 2016 season. The former BSB race winner was left...

Hickman beats Cooper in 2016 Stars at Darley

Hickman beats Cooper in 2016 Stars at Darley

Peter Hickman took victory at this weekend’s annual Stars at Darley meeting with a win and second place from Sunday’s two races. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider stormed to the top in the opening race...

Podcast: Who's going to win BSB?

Podcast: Who's going to win BSB?

This week, with a break in the MotoGP calendar it's superbike racing that takes the focus in the podcast with Simon and Oli, discussing what happened at BSB Assen and WSBK Magny Cour, looking at some...

MotoGP: Details unveiled of new-look Sepang

MotoGP: Details unveiled of new-look Sepang

The details have been revealed about the updates made to Malaysia’s Sepang circuit, ahead of MotoGP’s first visit to the track since February’s test. The series will visit at the end of the upcoming...

Moto2: Sacked Aegerter in war of words with Interwetten team

Moto2: Sacked Aegerter in war of words with Interwetten team

Dominique Aegerter has become locked in a war of words with his carXpert Interwetten Moto2 team, after the team issued a statement this morning confirming that they had sacked the Swiss rider after he...

BSB: Haslam to race in final round of Japanese Superbikes

BSB: Haslam to race in final round of Japanese Superbikes

British Superbike star Leon Haslam is set to compete in the final round of the All Japan Superbike Championship at Suzuka next month. Haslam will be reunited with his Suzuka Eight Hour Team Green...