2015

Supersport title favourite Gowland breaks leg

Supersport title favourite Gowland breaks leg

British Supersport title favourite Graeme Gowland has broken his leg in a testing crash at Spain, potentially jeopardising the Northumberland rider’s best chance to lift the supersport crown. Gowland...

MCN Exclusive: Milwaukee Yamaha duo break cover

MCN Exclusive: Milwaukee Yamaha duo break cover

The Milwaukee Yamaha squad have had their first test of the 2015 season at Alcarras in Spain. Aussie duo Josh Brookes and Broc Parkes tested the new YZF R1 they will ride in this year’s series as part...

Honda riders making solid testing progress

Honda riders making solid testing progress

The Honda Racing BSB trio of Dan Linfoot, Jason O’Halloran and Jenny Tinmouth have been making steady progress in their plans for the 2015 MCE British Superbike season as they work through a rigorous...

JG Speedfit Kawasaki have successful start to testing

JG Speedfit Kawasaki have successful start to testing

The JG Speedfit Kawasaki team of James Ellison and James Westmoreland have left their first pre-season test at Cartagena pleased with the progress made by the squad over the four days. Testing a...

Jenny Tinmouth makes Honda BSB debut

Jenny Tinmouth makes Honda BSB debut

Jenny Tinmouth has made her on-track debut on the Honda Racing Fireblade ahead of the 2015 MCE British Superbike season, joining teammates Jason O’Halloran and Dan Linfoot for a private test at...

Mossey on top as BSB testing moves on

Mossey on top as BSB testing moves on

MCE British Superbike rookie Luke Mossey has topped the time sheets on the final day of the 2015 Cartagena test, coming within 0.1 seconds of Tommy Hill’s circuit record. Mossey, on the Quattro Plant...

Buchan fastest on day three at Cartagena as development continues

Buchan fastest on day three at Cartagena as development continues

Danny Buchan has topped the time sheets on the third day of four at the Cartagena test, with the Be Wiser Kawasaki rider completing his fastest lap of the day at 1:33.4. However, with many of the top...

Shakedown issues on opening day of Cartagena testing

Shakedown issues on opening day of Cartagena testing

Minor technical issues marked the opening day of MCE British Superbike testing at Cartagena today, with a number of teams suffering from small problems as they adapt to new bikes, riders and team...

Shakey aiming for Donington after Spanish surgery

Shakey aiming for Donington after Spanish surgery

Defending MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne has suffered an early end to his 2015 pre-season testing, after a highside at Spain's Almeria circuit left him with a broken left hand. The damage...

Shakey Byrne battered and bruised after testing crash

Shakey Byrne battered and bruised after testing crash

Shane Byrne has been left battered and bruised after a testing crash at Spain’s Almeria circuit. The PBM Kawasaki rider crashed fast at the circuit’s turn six in the final session of the day. Spending...

Late lap from Mossey leaves him on top at Almeria

Late lap from Mossey leaves him on top at Almeria

A fast lap late in the day from MCE British Superbike newcomer Luke Mossey has left him top of the time sheets after the opening day of official pre-season testing at Spain’s Almeria circuit. Mossey,...

Kiyonari set to miss testing as BSB moves to Spain

Kiyonari set to miss testing as BSB moves to Spain

Buildbase BMW rider Ryuichi Kiyonari will miss MCE British Superbike pre-season testing for the second season in a row, after visa problems prevented the Japanese rider from returning to the UK from...

Tinmouth helping to inspire women in sport

Tinmouth helping to inspire women in sport

Honda Racing’s newest signing Jenny Tinmouth has joined a group of female sporting icons as part of a BT Sport-sponsored networking event at the Olympic Park’s London Aquatics Centre. The event,...

Be Wiser Kawasaki prepare for Spain

Be Wiser Kawasaki prepare for Spain

The Be Wiser Kawasaki team of Chris Walker and Danny Buchan are preparing for their first testing abroad, with the duo heading top Spain next week for six days of on-track action to kick start the...

Brookes makes R1 debut at Australian launch

Brookes makes R1 debut at Australian launch

Milwaukee Yamaha rider Josh Brookes has finally made his debut on the brand new R1 he will campaign in the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship. Still in road spec, Brookes joined the official...

Burns makes Gearlink Kawasaki debut at Rockingham

Burns makes Gearlink Kawasaki debut at Rockingham

Joe Burns has made his debut for the Gearlink Kawasaki team at Northamptonshire’s Rockingham circuit. The 22 year old will campaign the ZX-10R raced last season by Ben Wilson, who returns to...

Quattro Plant Kawasaki shakes down before Spanish testing

Quattro Plant Kawasaki shakes down before Spanish testing

The Quattro Plant Kawasaki team of Howie Mainwaring and Luke Mossey have completed a UK shakedown test at Rockingham before they venture to Spain early next month for pre-season testing proper. 2014...

BSB Racesafe marshals prepare for 2015

BSB Racesafe marshals prepare for 2015

The Racesafe marshalling team that will look after twelve rounds of the 2015 MCE British Superbike championship as well as both World Superbikes and MotoGP have completed their annual pre season...

Iddon admits Jack Valentine key to Halsall Suzuki move

Iddon admits Jack Valentine key to Halsall Suzuki move

New Halsall Suzuki rider Christian Iddon has admitted that the involvement of legendary team boss Jack Valentine in the project was a crucial factor in tempting him home from the world scene to the...

Zanotti becomes 39th BSB rider with A-Plant Yamaha

Zanotti becomes 39th BSB rider with A-Plant Yamaha

Aaron Zanotti is set to become the 39th rider on the 2015 MCE British Superbike grid, making a switch from Suzuki to the brand new Yamaha R1. The Loughborough resident also has a new sponsor, with...

Video: Welcome to BSB 2015!

Video: Welcome to BSB 2015!

With the MCE British Superbike Championship only 45 days away at Donington Park, here's a sneak peek of what you can expect in 2015!

Power key factor in Hickman’s BMW switch

Power key factor in Hickman’s BMW switch

The power difference between the new BMW S1000RR and the Honda Fireblade they campaigned last season was the key difference for Lee Hardy’s RAF Reserves BMW team’s off-season manufacturer change,...

What bike is the one to have in BSB for 2015?

What bike is the one to have in BSB for 2015?

With a whole host of top MCE British Superbikes making their appearance over the past week, including the Tyco BMW at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show at the weekend, speculation has already...

Hickman takes wings with RAF Reserves BMW

Hickman takes wings with RAF Reserves BMW

2014 MCE British Superbike race winner and fastest ever Isle of Man TT newcomer Peter Hickman will remain with the RAF Reserves team for 2015. However, a change of machinery will see the squad move...

Tyco BMW duo Laverty and Bridewell raring to go

Tyco BMW duo Laverty and Bridewell raring to go

The new Tyco BMW duo of returning MotoGP racer Michael Laverty and championship podium finisher and 2014 race winner Tommy Bridewell are chomping at the bit to get their 2015 MCE British Superbike...

Tyco complete BMW switch with MCN Show unveiling

Tyco complete BMW switch with MCN Show unveiling

Tyco BMW have completed their switch from Suzuki to BMW machinery with the unveiling of their new S1000RRR machine at the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show. The new machines ditch the previous...

Factory support for Moto Rapido Ducati in BSB

Factory support for Moto Rapido Ducati in BSB

The Moto Rapido Ducati bike of Jakub Smrz will benefit from added support from Ducati Corse for the 2015 MCE British Superbike season, as the Italian manufacturer becomes more heavily involved in the...

Video: Close up look at new Yamaha R1

Video: Close up look at new Yamaha R1

After months of speculation since it first appeared at the EICMA show in November, Yamaha have finally unveiled the race version of their new R1 machine. With a host of machines launched in a ceremony...

Gallery: Yamaha R1 appears in race spec

Gallery: Yamaha R1 appears in race spec

After months of speculation since it first appeared at the EICMA show in November, Yamaha have finally unveiled the race version of their new R1 machine. Unveiling not only the Milwaukee Yamaha MCE...

First look: New R1 race bike breaks cover

First look: New R1 race bike breaks cover

The new Yamaha R1 has finally broken cover in race bike trim, with the MCE British Superbike Milwaukee Yamaha being unveiled alongside the German IDM championship and World Endurance teams in a...

Smrz returns to BSB with Moto Rapido

Smrz returns to BSB with Moto Rapido

Former Wold Superbike rider Jakub Smrz will return to the MCE British Superbike paddock for 2015. Riding for the Moto Rapido team born out of the ashes of the Millsport team he rode for in 2014, he...

KTM Cup riders to get Red Bull Rookie selection places

KTM Cup riders to get Red Bull Rookie selection places

KTM UK and MCE British Superbike organisers MSVR have announced that the new-for-2015 KTM RC390 Cup support series will come with an impressive prize for two lucky competitors; a coveted place at the...

Byrne and Easton back on track in Spain

Byrne and Easton back on track in Spain

Byrne said: "It was great to get back out on track today on the PBM Kawasaki. The conditions weren't favourable but we did get through some good work as a team and I have also been working on my...

Jessopp back to BSB on RidersMotorcycles.com BMW

Jessopp back to BSB on RidersMotorcycles.com BMW

Martin Jessopp will be back in the MCE British Superbike championship in 2015, on the RidersMotorcycles.com BMW. Jessopp, who had a disappointing season in 2014 after injury at the Isle of Man TT, is...

Linfoot finds results as Honda conclude Monteblanco test

Linfoot finds results as Honda conclude Monteblanco test

Dan Linfoot has left his first test as an official Honda MCE British Superbike rider pleased with the progress the team made, coming away from Spain’s Monteblanco circuit impressed with the...

Reigning champion Byrne gets testing underway

Reigning champion Byrne gets testing underway

Reigning MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne is set to get his 2015 testing program underway this week at Spain’s Almeria circuit. He will be joined by PBM Kawasaki teammates Stuart Easton and...