2014

Shakey on epic 200 mile cycle for CJ Riders Fund

Shakey on epic 200 mile cycle for CJ Riders Fund

If you’re on the roads today between Brands hatch, Snetterton and Silverstone, keep your eyes open for a mini-peleton of cyclists led by triple MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne, as the Kent...

Knockhill BSB: Byrne takes race two victory

Knockhill BSB: Byrne takes race two victory

Shane Byrne has taken the second race victory at Knockhill, with the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki rider doing his best to hold off race one winner Ryuichi Kiyonari for almost the entire 30 lap battle.

Knockhill BSB: Kiyo returns with race one win

Knockhill BSB: Kiyo returns with race one win

Ryuichi Kiyonari has taken his first MCE British Superbike win in three seasons, winning the opening race of the day in easy style from fellow triple champion Shane Byrne to hand BMW their first ever...

Knockhill BSB: Kiyonari returns to top step in qualifying

Knockhill BSB: Kiyonari returns to top step in qualifying

Former triple MCE British Superbike champion Ryuichi Kiyonari has announced his return to the front of the series after a number of years in the doldrums, continuing to master the Buildbase BMW as he...

BSB riders visit new aircraft carrier in dry dock

BSB riders visit new aircraft carrier in dry dock

MCE British Superbike racers Josh Brookes, Dan Linfoot and Stuart Easton marked Saturday’s Armed Forces Day with a visit to Rosyth Dockyards and the construction of the Royal Navy’s newest aircraft...

Knockhill BSB: Byrne on top as Scottish action gets underway

Knockhill BSB: Byrne on top as Scottish action gets underway

Shane Byrne has resumed his usual spot at the top of the time sheets as the MCE British Superbike Championship got under way north of Hadrian’s Wall, leading the second free practice session on day...

Hartley makes move from Halsall to Tsingtao

Hartley makes move from Halsall to Tsingtao

MCE BSB rider Harry Hartley has completed a swap move with Jon Kirkham, moving from the Halsall Kawasaki seat recently filled by Kirkham to take his spot at the Tsingtao Kawasaki squad for the...

Peter Hickman takes over RAF Reserves Honda

Peter Hickman takes over RAF Reserves Honda

Peter Hickman will complete the remainder of the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship on the RAF Reserves Honda of Simon Andrews, with the TT fastest newcomer taking over after the tragic loss of...

De Puniet joins Waters for Suzuka 8hr

De Puniet joins Waters for Suzuka 8hr

MCE British Superbike star Josh Waters will be joined on the Yoshimura Suzuki Suzuka 8hrs team for this year’s iconic race by Suzuki MotoGP test rider Randy de Puniet, as the team attempt to steal the...

Kirkham joins Halsall Kawasaki as Hartley out

Kirkham joins Halsall Kawasaki as Hartley out

Jon Kirkham has dramatically joined the Halsall Biker Gear Kawasaki team, replacing young rider Harry Hartley for the remainder of the 2014 MCE British Superbike season, only days after Kirkham parted...

Kiyonari frustrated despite BMW progress

Kiyonari frustrated despite BMW progress

Ryuichi Kiyonari has left Snetterton frustrated with his results, despite finishing fourth and fifth on the Buildbase BMW and showing he is a contender for a Showdown spot come the final three rounds...

Brookes fine after Snetterton highside

Brookes fine after Snetterton highside

Josh Brookes suffered no physical damage in the highside crash that saw him ejected from the second MCE British Superbike race at Snetterton on Sunday, despite some initial concerns after the...

Hopkins making progress despite poor finishes

Hopkins making progress despite poor finishes

John Hopkins believes that his Tyco Suzuki team have finally started to make progress with the GSX-R1000, with promising chassis development making a difference at Snetterton despite his seventh and...

Snetterton BSB: Byrne blitzes opposition as Brookes crashes out

Snetterton BSB: Byrne blitzes opposition as Brookes crashes out

Shane Byrne has taken his second win of the weekend at Snetterton on the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki, extending his championship lead as main rival Josh Brookes crashed out on the Milwaukee Yamaha while...

BSS Snetterton: Gowland makes it two from two with Snett double

BSS Snetterton: Gowland makes it two from two with Snett double

Graeme Gowland has made it two from two in the British Supersport championship, winning the feature race at Snetterton by over three seconds, after his main title rival Alastair Seeley made a mistake...

Snetterton BSB: Byrne takes race one as Brookes and Ellison scrap for second

Snetterton BSB: Byrne takes race one as Brookes and Ellison scrap for second

Shane Byrne has taken a dominating win in the first MCE British Superbike race at Snetterton, leading from start to finish and winning by over four seconds, after a late charge from Josh Brookes...

BSS Snetterton: Gowland takes last lap thriller victory

BSS Snetterton: Gowland takes last lap thriller victory

Graeme Gowland has taken his first victory of the year in the British Supersport Championship, hunting down his Smiths Triumph teammate Billy McConnell alongside Alastair Seeley to take a dramatic...

BSB Snetterton: Shakey demolishes lap record pace on way to pole

BSB Snetterton: Shakey demolishes lap record pace on way to pole

Shane 'Shakey' Byrne has taken yet another MCE British Superbike pole position in usual form, setting a lap half way through the final qualifying session to blow away the lap record by over half a...

TT hero Hickman back in BSB to replace Kirkham at Tsingtao

TT hero Hickman back in BSB to replace Kirkham at Tsingtao

Tsingtao Kawasaki have made an eleventh hour switch to their lineup for this weekend’s MCE British Superbike Championship round at Snetterton, with TT newcomer hero Peter Hickman replacing Jon Kirkham...

Honda second on day one of BSB return

Honda second on day one of BSB return

Honda Racing rider Julien Da Costa has finished the first day of Honda’s return to the MCE British Superbike Championship in second place, only 0.128 behind pole man Shane Byrne. The Lincolnshire...

Snetterton BSB: Shakey back where he left off

Snetterton BSB: Shakey back where he left off

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has resumed where he left off before the six week break in the MCE British Superbike season, taking the top spot after the opening day of practice at Snetterton to finish 0.128...

Honda return to BSB with wildcard Urban Tiger

Honda return to BSB with wildcard Urban Tiger

Honda have unveiled the first of their special MCE BSB colour schemes, as they return to Snetterton for the first of their four wildcard appearances in the championship this year. The colour scheme,...

BSB Oulton Park – Brookes ends Shakey’s domination with thrilling race win

Josh Brookes had to put it all on the line to end Shane Byrne’s domination of the MCE British Superbike championship by taking a hard fought race two win at Oulton Park. The Milwaukee Yamaha rider refused to let Byrne get into a rhythm at the front by moving to the front, maintaining his pace before riding a stunning final lap to defend the lead from the constantly attacking Byrne.  Brookes...

McConnell secures Supersport double

Billy McConnell stormed to his second win of the weekend after a brilliant battle with Supersport title rival Alistair Seeley. The Smiths Triumph rider fought his way through the field after an initially slow start before becoming embroiled in an intense battle with Seeley for the win. After numerous changes of the lead, McConnell made a decisive pass at the final corner of the final lap to secure...

BSB Oulton Park: Byrne takes win from hard charging Brookes

Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki man Shane Byrne secured a flag to flag victory in the opening race of the MCE British Superbike championship at Oulton Park today. The 37 year old, who had qualified on pole was in control from the start of the race and was able to resist a late charge from Milwaukee Yamaha rider Josh Brookes to secure his third BSB win from three starts in 2014. Byrne said: “I was out...

Oulton BSS: McConnell wins as title rivals fall

Oulton BSS: McConnell wins as title rivals fall

Billy McConnell has taken a win in the British Supersport sprint race at Oulton Park, as his main title rivals failed to score points in a dramatic 12 lap dash race, with Alastair Seeley and Graeme...

Oulton BSB: Byrne sets blistering pace for pole

Oulton BSB: Byrne sets blistering pace for pole

Shane Byrne has taken pole position for the opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park tomorrow with a blistering lap time only 0.042 off the absolute lap record, set back in the days of...

Walker's GBmoto Kawasaki in free practice fireball

Walker's GBmoto Kawasaki in free practice fireball

Chris Walker and a number of other riders have had a lucky escape during free practice three for the second round of the MCE British Superbike Championship this weekend at Oulton Park, after a crash...

Ellison fast despite fighting for fitness at Oulton

Ellison fast despite fighting for fitness at Oulton

James Ellison has topped the time sheets in the opening MCE British Superbike session at Oulton Park, despite still recovering from theinjuries he sustained in qualifying for the opening round of the...

EWC: Watch the Bol d'Or 24hr race live

EWC: Watch the Bol d'Or 24hr race live

Honda Racing will start today’s Bol d’Or, the first 24hr race of the 2014 Endurance World Championship, from pole position, after the former TT Legends team’s three French riders topped the time...

Byrne fast in Oulton test

Byrne fast in Oulton test

Shane Byrne has finished off the2014 official MCE British Superbike testing schedule in pole position, taking the top spot on Oulton Park on Friday, albeit in a session lacking many of his...

Brands Hatch BSB: Byrne reigns supreme with double win

Brands Hatch BSB: Byrne reigns supreme with double win

Shane Byrne has established himself as the man to beat in 2014, taking a double victory in the opening round of the MCE British Superbike championship by leading from start to finish in the second...

Brands Hatch BSB: Byrne controls two-part race for opening win

Brands Hatch BSB: Byrne controls two-part race for opening win

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has got his 2014 season off to a flying start, taking the win in the opening MCE British Superbike race of 2014 from veteran Chris Walker and his GBmoto Kawasaki teammate James...

Brands Hatch BSB: Brookes on pole after crash fest session

Brands Hatch BSB: Brookes on pole after crash fest session

Josh Brookes will start tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race from pole position, after a controversial qualifying session in tricky conditions that saw the entire front row fall, along with a...

Video: Honda Racing show off 2014 plans

Video: Honda Racing show off 2014 plans

When Honda UK announced that they were withdrawing their championship-winning MCE British Superbike team at the end of 2013, many mounted the loss of the most successful team in the series’...

Brookes goes second with mixed emotions

Brookes goes second with mixed emotions

Josh Brookes was left with mixed emotions after the opening hour-long testing session of the weekend at Brands Hatch, making changes that negatively affected his Milwaukee Yamaha but still managing to...