2015

Brookes puts one hand on the trophy with race two win

Brookes puts one hand on the trophy with race two win

Josh Brookes has put one hand on the 2015 MCE British Superbike title after taking a second dominant win of the day in the second race at Silverstone to extend his lead over Shane Byrne to 47...

Brookes takes race one after hard fought battle

Brookes takes race one after hard fought battle

Josh Brookes has taken the win in the first of the day’s MCE British Superbike races at Silverstone – but the win didn’t come as easily as expected for the Milwaukee Yamaha rider despite his...

BSB launch new Honda Moto3 class

BSB launch new Honda Moto3 class

2015 will see the addition of a new class of racing to the MCE British Superbike paddock, with the Honda Moto3 Standard class running as a race-within-a-race alongside the Motostar championship. Using...

Shakey stays with PBM for 2016

Shakey stays with PBM for 2016

Defending MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne will remain with the Paul Bird Motorsport squad for the 2016 season, after signing a deal yesterday evening with the Cumbrian chicken...

Brookes becomes fastest ever rider around Silverstone en route to pole

Brookes becomes fastest ever rider around Silverstone en route to pole

Josh Brookes has obliterated the all-time superbike lap record at Silverstone en route to taking pole position for tomorrow’s MCE British Superbike races at the Northamptonshire circuit, dipping into...

Laverty tops times with lap record pace at Silverstone

Laverty tops times with lap record pace at Silverstone

Michael Laverty was a surprise fastest man at the end of the opening day of MCE British Superbike action at Silverstone, totally demolishing the lap record en route to holding off championship leader...

BSB moves to Silverstone for 2016 season opener

BSB moves to Silverstone for 2016 season opener

The 2016 MCE British Superbike calendar has been announced, and brings a major rejigging to the season as the opening round moves from Donington Park to Silverstone. Silverstone leaves the Showdown...

Pirelli to remain as BSB tyre suppliers until 2020

Pirelli to remain as BSB tyre suppliers until 2020

MCE British Superbike organisers MSV have confirmed that Pirelli will remain the exclusive supplier of tyres to the championship until at least 2020, after extending their deal with the series. The...

PBM takes on Be Wiser colours

PBM takes on Be Wiser colours

The PBM Kawasakis of defending MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne and Be Wiser Kawasaki refugee Danny Buchan will this weekend sport the colours of the insurance company, after the withdrawal...

Danny Buchan to finish 2015 at PBM Kawasaki

Danny Buchan to finish 2015 at PBM Kawasaki

Reigning National Superstock 1000 champion Danny Buchan has been thrown a lifeline by Paul Bird’s PBM Kawasaki team, with the Essex rider set to join them for the remainder of 2015. Buchan was left...

Be Wiser Kawasaki withdraw from BSB

Be Wiser Kawasaki withdraw from BSB

MCE British Superbike organisers MSV have this morning confirmed paddock speculation regarding the future of the AP Kawasaki team, who have raced in 2015 under the Be Wiser Kawasaki squad with Danny...

Stapleford steps up to BSB with JG Speedfit Kawasaki

Stapleford steps up to BSB with JG Speedfit Kawasaki

British Supersport champion-elect Luke Stapleford, who needs just three points from four races to be crowned the 2015 middleweight champion, will take on double duties as he steps up to the MCE...

Mossey ‘had nothing to lose’

Mossey ‘had nothing to lose’

BSB rookie Luke Mossey had yet another impressive weekend at Assen, adding to his 2015 podium tally with a brave ride in tricky conditions in the second race of the weekend. Admitting afterwards that...

Brookes does the double and opens commanding title lead

Brookes does the double and opens commanding title lead

Race two at Assen saw Josh Brookes make a huge step towards his first MCE Insurance British Superbike championship. The Australian was a double winner at the Dutch track today and has opened a 28...

Brookes clears off for opening Assen win

Brookes clears off for opening Assen win

Josh Brookes has gone clear of the chasing pack at Assen to extend his MCE British Superbike championship lead, taking the opening race win by nearly seven seconds from Showdown rival James...

Hopkins happy with race pace despite slow start

Hopkins happy with race pace despite slow start

John Hopkins says he’s confident that he has the pace on his Moto Rapido Ducati to challenge at the front in tomorrow’s two MCE British Superbike races at Assen, after taking a surprise front row...

Brookes blitzes to Assen pole

Brookes blitzes to Assen pole

Josh Brookes has blitzed to an Assen MCE British Superbike pole position ahead of JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s James Ellison and a surprise result for John Hopkins on the Moto Rapido Ducati. Brookes, who...

Rain and a crash fail to hold back Brookes

Rain and a crash fail to hold back Brookes

Wet conditions and a low speed crash have failed to deter MCE British Superbike championship leader Josh Brooks from topping the time sheets after the opening day of action at the series’ Dutch...

Kiyonari forced to sit out Assen

Kiyonari forced to sit out Assen

Buildbase BMW rider Ryuichi Kiyonari will sit out this weekend’s Dutch round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Assen, after sustaining an injury while flat tracking earlier this week. While...

Ride the legendary Assen circuit with MCN and BSB

Ride the legendary Assen circuit with MCN and BSB

MCN have once again linked up with the MCE British Superbike championship to offer 200 lucky readers the opportunity to lap the legendary Assen circuit ahead of this weekend’s BSB round at the iconic...

Byrne recovers to pip Brookes

Byrne recovers to pip Brookes

The Showdown spots were finalised in the final race of the day at Oulton Park but the crowd was treated to seeing the two title favourites duke it in the 18 lap race. Ultimately four times champion...

Brookes bounces back as Showdown beckons

Brookes bounces back as Showdown beckons

Josh Brookes has bounced back form his back of the grid start in yesterday’s opening MCE British Superbike race of the triple-header weekend at Oulton Park to practically lead from start to...

Brookes slams lack of safety car in opening race

Brookes slams lack of safety car in opening race

Milwaukee Yamaha’s Josh Brookes has slammed the decision not to deploy a safety car during the opening MCE British Superbike race of the triple-header at Oulton Park, accusing race organisers of...

Byrne controls for the win, Brookes last to fourth

Byrne controls for the win, Brookes last to fourth

Shane Byrne has broken his MCE British Superbike win drought at Oulton Park, taking his 67th career win from pole position. The reigning champion led from start to finish, controlling his pace in...

Byrne on pole as Brookes blows

Byrne on pole as Brookes blows

Shane Byrne has taken pole position ahead of this afternoon’s opening race of the MCE British Superbike triple-header weekend at Oulton Park form Tommy Bridewell and James Ellison, blitzing the lap...

Hopkins upsets Showdown rivals with Oulton pace

Hopkins upsets Showdown rivals with Oulton pace

John Hopkins has topped the opening day of MCE British Superbike action at Oulton Park today, holding off the momentum of six-in-a-row winner Josh Brookes by only 0.054 as both of them dipped close to...

Walker to make three hundredth BSB start at Oulton

Walker to make three hundredth BSB start at Oulton

MCE British Superbike legend Chris Walker will make his three hundredth BSB start this weekend at Oulton Park in the opening race of the triple-header weekend. Stalker, who took his last win at the...

Honda Racing confirm Da Costa for Oulton Park

Honda Racing confirm Da Costa for Oulton Park

Honda Racing have confirmed that Julien Da Costa will replace the injured Jason O’Halloran for the next round of the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park in ten days time. Coming in...

Brookes takes third consecutive double at Cadwell

Brookes takes third consecutive double at Cadwell

Milwaukee Yamaha's Josh Brookes delivered an impressive second victory at Cadwell Park edging out his MCE British Superbike Championship title rivals to extend his points advantage in the overall...

Five in a row for Brookes

Five in a row for Brookes

Josh Brookes won the opening race of the day at Cadwell Park with the Milwaukee Yamaha rider easing away from the field in the second half of the race after a safety car in the early stages. The...

Shakey: We've made steps in the right direction

Shakey: We've made steps in the right direction

Shane Byrne missed out on the top ten shootout in qualifying at Cadwell Park but the reining British Superbikes champion is feeling more confident about his potential in tomorrow's races. The Paul...

Brookes smashes Cadwell lap record

Brookes smashes Cadwell lap record

In final qualifying Josh Brookes drew first blood by cracking the lap record at Cadwell Park. The Australian was almost half a second quicker than Danny Buchan at that point but with the duo having...

Brookes and Byrne the bookies' favourite for Cadwell

Brookes and Byrne the bookies' favourite for Cadwell

Ladbrokes promotion Round eight of the MCE British Superbike Championship is upon us and we’re off to Cadwell Park. Briggs Equipment BMW rider Peter Hickman is set to line up at his local track...

Cooper to join Buildbase BMW for remainder of 2015

Cooper to join Buildbase BMW for remainder of 2015

Richard Cooper will join the Buildbase BMW squad for the remainder of the 2015 MCE British Superbike season, after parting ways with the Anvil hire TAG Kawasaki team after the last round at...

Cooper splits with Anvil Hire TAG Kawasaki

Cooper splits with Anvil Hire TAG Kawasaki

Richard Cooper has split with the Anvil Hire TAG Kawasaki team, with the announcement coming as a major surprise half way through the best season to date for both rider and team. Taking an impressive...

Laverty makes good progress in Cadwell test

Laverty makes good progress in Cadwell test

Michael Laverty says the Tyco BMW team have made good progress with the S1000RR, after a much-need one-day test at Cadwell Park on Wednesday. Struggling to get enough testing time on the new model all...