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British Superbikes: 2008 confirmed BSB entry list

Published: 07 March 2008

Updated: 24 November 2014

British Superbikes goes into the new season with tougher supersport-spec engine tuning rules, a single tyre rule – and a whopping grid of 32 riders headed up by machinery from Ducati, Honda, Kawasaki, MV Agusta, Suzuki and Yamaha.

Here’s a look at the provisional line-up:

2 Leon Camier GBR Airwaves Ducati
3 Stuart Easton GBR MSS Discovery Kawasaki
4 Michael Laverty GBR Relentless Suzuki
5 Karl Harris GBR Team Yamaha 
6 James Haydon GBR Hawk Racing Kawasaki
7 Guy Martin GBR Hydrex Bike Animal Honda 
8 Billy McConnell AUS MSS Discovery Kawasaki
11 Adam Jenkinson GBR SMT Honda 
14 Atsushi Watanabe JPN Rizla Suzuki 
17 Simon Andrews GBR Lloyds British Jentin Yamaha 
21 Tom Tunstall GBR Hardinge Honda (P) 
22 Steve Plater GBR AIM Yamaha 
27 Tristan Palmer GBR Tena for Men Honda 
31 Nick Pusev GBR Holdtight Yamaha (P) 
33 Michael Howarth GBR Tena for Men Honda 
35 Cal Crutchlow GBR HM Plant Honda 
40 Martin Jessopp GBR Riders Honda (P) 
44 Steve Mercer GBR Bike Shop Faversham (P) Yamaha
51 Luke Quigley GBR PDM Racing (P) Suzuki
53 Chris Burns GBR STP Racing (P) MV Agusta
56 James Buckingham GBR Quay Honda (P) 
64 Aaron Zanotti GBR Red Viper Honda 
66 Tom Sykes GBR Rizla Suzuki 
67 Shane Byrne GBR Airwaves Ducati 
68 David Johnson AUS PR Branson Honda 
77 James Ellison GBR Hydrex Bike Animal Honda 
88 Scott Smart GBR Hawk Racing Kawasaki
91 Leon Haslam GBR HM Plant Honda 
99 Brian McCormack GBR TAG Honda MAC Racing (P) 
111 Malcolm Ashley GBR MAR ARP Kawasaki (P) 
118 Dean Ellison GBR Co-ordit Yamaha 
200 Michael Rutter GBR North West 200 Ducati 

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