March

BSB weekend coverage guide

BSB weekend coverage guide

This weekend sees the MCE British Superbike Championship return to track, with it’s traditional Easter Bank Holiday race this year switching from Brands Hatch to Donington Park. And even if you can’t...

Bennetts joins Halsall as title sponsors

Bennetts joins Halsall as title sponsors

Insurance giant Bennetts will join the Halsall Suzuki squad for the 2015 MCE British Superbike season, with the GSX-R1000s of Christian Iddon and Josh Waters riding in their new colours for the first...

BSB riders head to Derby ahead of Donington round

BSB riders head to Derby ahead of Donington round

The stars of the MCE British Superbike Championship will visit central Derby this Bank Holiday Friday, ahead of this weekend’s opening round of the championship down the road at Donington...

Ohlins expanding BSB support

Ohlins expanding BSB support

Swedish suspension specialists Ohlins are set to expand their presence in the MCE British Superbike Championship further for 2015, as they add a host of top level factory supported teams to their...

Ellison positive despite frustrating day at Donington

Ellison positive despite frustrating day at Donington

James Ellison has left his last test ahead of the start of the 2015 MCE British Superbike season frustrated with his efforts, despite admitting that he has a lot of positives to take from the day. The...

Tommy Hill: ‘We needed our first crash’

Tommy Hill: ‘We needed our first crash’

Former MCE British Superbike champion and new Be Wiser Kawasaki team boss Tommy Hill has admitted that the team needed their first crash to help cement his new squad of mechanics and riders together.

Lots of work still to do for Milwaukee Yamaha

Lots of work still to do for Milwaukee Yamaha

Josh Brookes has admitted that there’s still a lot of work to be done on the brand new Milwaukee Yamaha R1 in the coming weeks, despite the start of the MCE British Superbike championship being only a...

Shakey: ‘I was desperate to ride at Donington’

Shakey: ‘I was desperate to ride at Donington’

Defending MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne has admitted that he was desperate to get out on track last week at the official Donington Park test, in order to judge the condition of his...

Kiyonari confident despite monster highside

Kiyonari confident despite monster highside

Ryuichi Kiyonari says he’s remained confident ahead of next weekend’s opening round of the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship at Donington Park – the circuit where he took a double win last...

Buchan ‘surprised by easy pace’ at Donington pace

Buchan ‘surprised by easy pace’ at Donington pace

Be Wiser Kawasaki rider Danny Buchan has been left surprised by how easy the lap times that left him second fastest overall after Thursday’s Donington Park test came to him. Buchan ended the day...

John Hopkins to return to BSB?

John Hopkins to return to BSB?

Former MotoGP podium finisher John Hopkins has set his aims on an eleventh hour return to the MCE British Superbike championship, after his plans to find a ride in the World Superbike paddock fell...

Byrne suffers setback in battle for fitness

Byrne suffers setback in battle for fitness

Defending MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne has suffered a setback in his fight to get fit for the final pre-season test in just two days time at Donington. The five-time champion broke his...

Anvil Hire TAG Kawasaki ready to race after Jerez test

Anvil Hire TAG Kawasaki ready to race after Jerez test

The Anvil Hire TAG Kawasaki team of Richard Cooper, Filip Backlund and Shaun Winfield have become the latest of the MCE British Superbike teams to kick off their 2015 season, taking to the track at...

British Superbikes back in action this week – and it’s free!

British Superbikes back in action this week – and it’s free!

The 2015 MCE British Superbike championship will come together for the first time this season on Thursday, with the only British pre-season test scheduled for just one week prior to the first round of...

Testing topper Mossey ‘just wants to get on with the racing’

Testing topper Mossey ‘just wants to get on with the racing’

MCE British Superbike newcomer Luke Mossey, who despite his rookie status topped pre-season testing at both Almeria and Cartagena, says he’s had enough of waiting an just wants to go racing now. The...

I, Superbiker: Split Second makes London premiere

I, Superbiker: Split Second makes London premiere

I, Superbiker, the story of the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship, has made it’s London premiere ahead of next week’s nationwide cinema release. Showing at London’s exclusive Electric Cinema on...

Video: Onboard at Monteblanco with Dan Linfoot

Video: Onboard at Monteblanco with Dan Linfoot

With Honda Racing’s Dan Linfoot taking to Seville’s Monteblanco circuit for a private Honda-only test last week, MCN took the opportunity to stick a camera on the front of the 2014 BSB podium...

Rutter to miss out on 2015 BSB season

Rutter to miss out on 2015 BSB season

Veteran campaigner Michael Rutter is set to miss his first MCE British Superbike season in over a decade, after the former multiple times championship podium finisher failed to secure a top level bike...

Kiyonari makes second outing on Buildbase BMW

Kiyonari makes second outing on Buildbase BMW

Ryuichi Kiyonari has taken to the track for the second time this year on his new BMW1000RR, as he attempts to catch up on his rivals after missing pre-season testing with visa issues. The Buildbase...

Honda unveil colours for BSB return

Honda unveil colours for BSB return

Honda Racing have unveiled the colours that the Fireblade machinery of Dan Linfoot, Jason O’Halloran and Jenny Tinmouth will carry as the MCE British Superbike championship’s only manufacturer-backed...

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,...