2016

BSB: Kiyonari shows promise with top ten at Oulton

BSB: Kiyonari shows promise with top ten at Oulton

Ryuichi Kiyonari showed promise as he returned to the MCE British Superbike grid at Oulton Park last weekend with the Smiths Racing team. A tenth place in the second race marked one of the Smiths’...

BSB: Byrne out to make amends at Donington

BSB: Byrne out to make amends at Donington

It might have been a disastrous weekend at Oulton Park for Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne but he refused to be downbeat ahead of the Showdown getting underway later this week. A number of uncharacteristic...

BSB: Laverty out to prove a point after missing Showdown

BSB: Laverty out to prove a point after missing Showdown

Michael Laverty left Oulton Park with a bitter taste in his mouth after missing out on a spot in the top six Showdown for the first time in his British Superbike career.  Since the Showdown’s...

BSB: Linfoot in Showdown despite crash

BSB: Linfoot in Showdown despite crash

Dan Linfoot secured a spot in the MCE British Superbike Championship Showdown at Oulton Park this weekend, but didn’t make it easy for himself as he dramatically crashed out of Sunday’s final race. A...

BSB: Dixon hospitalised after Race 3 crash

BSB: Dixon hospitalised after Race 3 crash

Jake Dixon remains in hospital with suspected hip injuries following a nasty crash in yesterday’s final MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park. The 20-year-old appeared to be unable to slow down as...

BSB: Haslam takes series lead with Oulton hat-trick

BSB: Haslam takes series lead with Oulton hat-trick

Leon Haslam leads the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship as the three-round title fight is set to get underway at Donington Park next weekend after completing a hat-trick of wins with victory in...

BSB: Haslam wins as Byrne crashes out in second race at Oulton

BSB: Haslam wins as Byrne crashes out in second race at Oulton

Leon Haslam took his third successive victory in the second of the weekend’s MCE British Superbike race with another commanding performance at Cheshire’s Oulton Park. Despite higher track...

BSB: Iddon 'mortified' to lose grasp on top six spot

BSB: Iddon 'mortified' to lose grasp on top six spot

Christian Iddon’s chances of a top six Showdown position were all but ended as he crashed out of today’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park. The Tyco BMW man, who led the series after...

BSB: Qualifying setup backfires for Byrne in Oulton race

BSB: Qualifying setup backfires for Byrne in Oulton race

Championship leader Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne saw his title lead shrink considerably today after finishing ninth in the opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park. The Be Wiser Ducati rider ran off...

BSB: Breakthrough sees Ellison close in on showdown spot

BSB: Breakthrough sees Ellison close in on showdown spot

James Ellison has said he believes he can still fight Shane Byrne and Leon Haslam for the 2016 MCE British Superbike title after a welcome return to form at Oulton Park this weekend. The JG Speedfit...

BSB: History made with JG Speedfit Kawasaki 1-2-3 at Oulton

BSB: History made with JG Speedfit Kawasaki 1-2-3 at Oulton

The JG Speedfit Kawasaki team made history at Oulton Park this afternoon by becoming the first team to lock-out the MCE British Superbike podium in the series’ 20 year history. Leon Haslam took...

BSB: Hard tyre gamble pays off for Haslam at Oulton

BSB: Hard tyre gamble pays off for Haslam at Oulton

Leon Haslam’s victory in this afternoon’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park further ignited his championship battle as he closed in to be just three points and seven podium credits...

BSB: Haslam wins as JG Speedfit Kawasaki lock out podium at Oulton

BSB: Haslam wins as JG Speedfit Kawasaki lock out podium at Oulton

JG Speedfit Kawasaki made history at Oulton Park today as they became the first team ever to have all three of their riders finishing on the rostrum. Leon Haslam took victory after a gamble on hard...

BSB: Shakey shatters outright lap record to take pole at Oulton Park

BSB: Shakey shatters outright lap record to take pole at Oulton Park

Shane Byrne will start this afternoon's first British Superbike race from pole position after a thrilling qualifying session. The championship leader set the fastest ever two-wheeled lap of Oulton...

BSB: Iddon fastest in Oulton FP3

BSB: Iddon fastest in Oulton FP3

Christian Iddon topped the timesheets in a damp, but drying FP3 at Oulton Park. The Tyco BMW rider led from Czech rider Jakub Smrz, in a field divided by over six seconds. Third was the BMW of Richard...

BSB: Dixon surprises with top three pace

BSB: Dixon surprises with top three pace

Jake Dixon made a surprise appearance at the top of the timesheets in this afternoon’s second MCE British Superbike session at Oulton Park. The youngster jumped to the top of the table as the...

BSB: Byrne leads close pack on opening day at Oulton

BSB: Byrne leads close pack on opening day at Oulton

Shane Byrne led the way on a close opening day of the MCE British Superbike Showdown decider at Oulton Park with the top 12 riders separated by just 0.6 seconds.  The series leader posted a time...

BSB: Make or break for Mossey at Oulton

BSB: Make or break for Mossey at Oulton

Luke Mossey has his eyes set firmly on three podium finishes at Oulton Park this weekend as he looks to secure his space in the all-important title fighters’ showdown. Having finished ‘best of the...

BSB: Same approach for showdown contender Ellison

BSB: Same approach for showdown contender Ellison

James Ellison has said he won’t be approaching this weekend’s MCE British Superbike Showdown decider any differently despite being one of the six riders fighting for a spot in the all-important top...

BSB: Linfoot: 'I can't afford for anything to go wrong'

BSB: Linfoot: 'I can't afford for anything to go wrong'

The pressure is on for Honda Racing’s Dan Linfoot ahead of this weekend’s MCE British Superbike Showdown decider at Oulton Park as he looks to secure a spot alongside Jason O’Halloran in the...

BSB: Michael Laverty: 'We've a fight on our hands to stay in the showdown'

BSB: Michael Laverty: 'We've a fight on our hands to stay in the showdown'

Michael Laverty admits he is lucky to remain in a showdown position after a second disastrous weekend for the Tyco BMW squad on the bounce. The two-time race winner this season has been dramatically...

BSB: Tyre issues hamper Byrne in second Cadwell race

BSB: Tyre issues hamper Byrne in second Cadwell race

Shane Byrne left Cadwell Park on Monday evening with a smile on his face after clinching his first victory at the Lincolnshire circuit since 2003 with Monstermob Ducati.  While JG Speedfit...

BSB: Showdown still in sight for Bridewell

BSB: Showdown still in sight for Bridewell

Bennetts Suzuki’s Tommy Bridewell is still in with a shout of a showdown spot after a strong weekend at Cadwell Park. A disastrous time last time out at Brands Hatch left Bridewell’s showdown dreams...

Kiyonari returns to BSB at Oulton with Smiths BMW

Kiyonari returns to BSB at Oulton with Smiths BMW

Three-time MCE British Superbike champion will return to action at Oulton Park next weekend after signing a deal with the Smiths Racing BMW team.  Kiyonari was left without a ride after being...

BSB: Guintoli considering BSB return for 2017

BSB: Guintoli considering BSB return for 2017

Sylvain Guintoli has confessed he is considering a return to the MCE British Superbike series for 2017.  The Frenchman has been left without a seat for next season with his PATA Yamaha team set...

BSB: Ellison claws back showdown spot

BSB: Ellison claws back showdown spot

James Ellison moved back into a top six showdown position despite a difficult weekend at Cadwell Park. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki struggled to hide his disappointment to take a sixth and eighth place...

BSB: Crash prevents podium challenge for Jackson at Cadwell

BSB: Crash prevents podium challenge for Jackson at Cadwell

It was a tale of what could have been for Lincolnshire lad Lee Jackson at Cadwell Park this weekend after a nasty crash in the opening race curtailed his hopes of a home round podium. The 20-year-old...

BSB: Haslam fights back with race two win

BSB: Haslam fights back with race two win

Leon Haslam delivered a determined race two victory in the second outing at Cawell Park, holding off rivals Jason O'Halloran and Shane Byrne to take his first win since Knockhill.  O’Halloran had...

BSB: Byrne wins intense Cadwell Park opener

BSB: Byrne wins intense Cadwell Park opener

Shane Byrne took his first victory at Cadwell Park since 2003 this afternoon with a stunning last lap move on rival Leon Haslam in the opening MCE British Superbike race.  Starting from second on...

BSB: Cooper tames BMW for front row start

BSB: Cooper tames BMW for front row start

Richard Cooper will start tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Cadwell Park from the front row of the grid after a stunning lap in qualifying this afternoon. The Buildbase BMW man posted a...

BSB: Outright record 'mind-blowing' for pole man Haslam

BSB: Outright record 'mind-blowing' for pole man Haslam

Leon Haslam became the fastest ever man around Lincolnshire’s Cadwell Park this afternoon as he beat Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne to pole position for tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race. Haslam’s...

BSB: Haslam sets fastest-ever lap of Cadwell for pole

BSB: Haslam sets fastest-ever lap of Cadwell for pole

Leon Haslam took pole position for tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Cadwell Park in a thrilling qualifying session which saw the top eight under the existing lap record. Haslam, who...

BSB: Local lad Jackson quick at Cadwell

BSB: Local lad Jackson quick at Cadwell

Lee Jackson’s run of good form continued as the eighth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship got underway at Cadwell Park today. The local lad set the third fastest time in the morning’s...

BSB: 'More to come' from fastest man Byrne

BSB: 'More to come' from fastest man Byrne

Shane Byrne has warned there is still more to come from him and the Be Wiser Ducati even after breaking the lap record on the opening day at Cadwell Park.  Byrne’s second session time of 1’26.291...

BSB: Byrne under lap record to top practice at Cadwell

BSB: Byrne under lap record to top practice at Cadwell

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne topped the timesheets on the opening day of the eighth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Cadwell Park, shattering the lap record to sit 0.4 seconds ahead of his...

BSB: Showdown spot still the aim for Bridewell

BSB: Showdown spot still the aim for Bridewell

Tommy Bridewell has said he is still targeting a spot in the top six showdown despite a tough weekend at Brands Hatch leaving him with a mountain to climb. Bridewell had front-running pace throughout...