2016

BSB: Free Fans' Thursday ahead of Brands Hatch

BSB: Free Fans' Thursday ahead of Brands Hatch

MCE British Superbike fans are in for a treat as series organisers throw open the gates of the iconic Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit a day before this weekend’s seventh round of the series. The now...

BSB: Parkes replaces Easton at ePayMe Yamaha

BSB: Parkes replaces Easton at ePayMe Yamaha

Broc Parkes will return to the MCE British Superbike championship for Brands Hatch as he slots in to the ePay Me Yamaha team in place of the departed Stuart Easton. Easton and the Tommy Hill-run squad...

BSB: Iddon drops out of title chase

BSB: Iddon drops out of title chase

Christian Iddon’s 2016 title chances plunged into jeopardy this weekend as he left the sixth round of the championship having scored just three points from Sunday’s two races.  The early series...

BSB: Easton parts ways with ePayMe Yamaha

BSB: Easton parts ways with ePayMe Yamaha

Stuart Easton and the ePayMe Yamaha team have parted ways at the mid-way point of the 2016 MCE British Superbike season after a tough start to the year. The Scotsman secured a best result of ninth...

BSB: Rookie Irwin takes debut podium

BSB: Rookie Irwin takes debut podium

Glenn Irwin celebrated his debut MCE British Superbike podium at Thruxton this weekend after intelligently conserving his tyres in the second race.  The Northern Irishman endured a tough race one...

BSB: Haslam frustrated after 'disastrous' weekend

BSB: Haslam frustrated after 'disastrous' weekend

MCE British Superbike championship contender Leon Haslam left the sixth round of the series at Thruxton frustrated after a disastrous weekend for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team. Haslam and both...

BSB: Laverty back in title hunt after race two win

BSB: Laverty back in title hunt after race two win

Michael Laverty is now firmly back in the 2016 MCE British Superbike title hunt after a strong weekend saw him finish first and second at Thruxton. Hard work on tyre conservation throughout the...

BSB: Byrne upbeat despite race two DNF

BSB: Byrne upbeat despite race two DNF

Shane Byrne was able to leave the sixth round of the MCE British Superbike championship in a positive mindset despite missing out on what could have been a double victory at Thruxton. Having dominated...

BSB: Laverty wins race two as tech issue rules Shakey out

BSB: Laverty wins race two as tech issue rules Shakey out

Michael Laverty returned to the top step of the podium in the second MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship race at Thruxton, holding off a hard-charging Jason O'Halloran ahead of rookie Glenn...

BSB: Byrne dominates two-part tyre war

BSB: Byrne dominates two-part tyre war

Shane Byrne took an emphatic victory in a two-part opening MCE British Superbike race at Thruxton to extend his series lead to 26 points. Having dominated the entire weekend, Byrne shot off the line...

BSB: Mainwaring-Smart splits with Smiths Racing BMW

BSB: Mainwaring-Smart splits with Smiths Racing BMW

Howie Mainwaring-Smart has parted ways with the Smiths Racing BMW ahead of tomorrow’s two MCE Insurance British Superbike races at Thruxton. The former race winner has endured a torrid start to the...

BSB: Bridewell stuns with surprise second

BSB: Bridewell stuns with surprise second

Bennetts Suzuki’s Tommy Bridewell will start tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race from second on the grid after a stunning Superpole lap at Thruxton. The local rider has seemed to be off the...

BSB: Byrne takes pole despite fast lap mistake

BSB: Byrne takes pole despite fast lap mistake

Shane Byrne continued his domination of this weekend’s Thruxton round of the MCE British Superbike Championship with a commanding performance in Superpole despite making a mistake on his fast lap. The...

BSB: Byrne continues Thruxton domination with Superpole win

BSB: Byrne continues Thruxton domination with Superpole win

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne will start tomorrow’s first MCE British Superbike race from pole position after decimating his rivals throughout the weekend at Thruxton. Topping every session so far this weekend...

BSB: Confidence boost for Kiyo at Thruxton

BSB: Confidence boost for Kiyo at Thruxton

The opening day at Thruxton saw a boost in confidence for Bennetts Suzuki’s Ryuichi Kiyonari, who rounded out the second session sixth fastest after a re-assuring step forward with the GSX-R1000. The...

BSB: Byrne: 'The Ducati goads you on like it wants to go faster'

BSB: Byrne: 'The Ducati goads you on like it wants to go faster'

Shane Byrne’s weekend couldn’t have got of to a better start at Thruxton after he obliterated the outright lap record in free practice aboard the Be Wiser Ducati Panigale. The four-time British...

BSB: Blistering Byrne under outright lap record at Thruxton

BSB: Blistering Byrne under outright lap record at Thruxton

Shane Byrne dominated the opening day of proceedings at the sixth round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike at Thruxton, decimating the lap record to top both first the first and second practice...

BSB: Superbike stars meet America's Cup contenders

BSB: Superbike stars meet America's Cup contenders

MCE British Superbike stars James Rispoli and John Hopkins met America’s Cup World Series contenders from the Softbank Team Japan outfit ahead of this weekend’s action at Thruxton. SoftBank Team Japan...

BSB: Hopkins to miss Thruxton round

BSB: Hopkins to miss Thruxton round

John Hopkins will sit out of this weekend’s Thruxton round of the MCE British Superbikes to further recover from the injuries he suffered at Knockhill last month. Hopkins sustained a broken and...

BSB: Kiyonari hopeful of strong pace at 'difficult' Thruxton

BSB: Kiyonari hopeful of strong pace at 'difficult' Thruxton

Ryuichi Kiyonari is prepared for a tough weekend as he looks to push the Bennetts Suzuki further towards the front of the field at Thruxton this weekened.  The three-time British Champion has...

BSB: Mossey aims for podium return at Thruxton

BSB: Mossey aims for podium return at Thruxton

Luke Mossey is looking to make a return to the podium as the MCE British Superbike Championship hits Thruxton this weekend. After a tough weekend at Snetterton following a crash in the early stages of...

BSB: O'Halloran: 'I've got the taste of winning now!'

BSB: O'Halloran: 'I've got the taste of winning now!'

Jason O’Halloran heads into the weekend’s sixth round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship brimming with confidence after taking his debut win last time out at Snetterton. With the Honda...

BSB: Ellison determined to regain showdown spot

BSB: Ellison determined to regain showdown spot

James Ellison is looking to regain his spot in the title fighters’ showdown at Thruxton this weekend after a disastrous two races at Snetterton saw him drop out of the top six. The Cumbrian was taken...

BSB: Thruxton a 'blank sheet of paper' for title leader Byrne

BSB: Thruxton a 'blank sheet of paper' for title leader Byrne

Shane Byrne heads to this weekend’s sixth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship leading the series for the first time since the opening round at Silverstone, but is keen not to rest on his...

BSB: Jake Dixon to stay with Lee Hardy BMW for 2017 season

BSB: Jake Dixon to stay with Lee Hardy BMW for 2017 season

MCE British Superbike rookie Jake Dixon will remain with the Lee Hardy Racing BMW squad for the 2017 season, MCN can exclusively reveal. The 20-year-old only joined the team two rounds ago at...

BSB: Iddon hopes to regain ground at Thruxton

BSB: Iddon hopes to regain ground at Thruxton

Christian Iddon will be hoping he can return to the form that saw him take four consecutive podiums at the start of the season as the MCE British Superbike Championship heads to Thruxton this...

BSB: Haslam keen to bounce back at Thruxton

BSB: Haslam keen to bounce back at Thruxton

Leon Haslam is looking to get his MCE British Superbike season back on track at Thruxton this weekend after a tough time out at Snetterton. With his rival Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne enjoying an almost...

BSB: Laverty: 'We need to be fighting for podiums'

BSB: Laverty: 'We need to be fighting for podiums'

Michael Laverty has admitted he needs to be fighting for podiums in the next two rounds of the MCE British Superbike Championship if he’s to secure a place in the three round showdown. As the season...

Opinion: Superpole success for BSB

Opinion: Superpole success for BSB

The fifth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Snetterton marked the first time organisers’ were able to roll out the all-new Superpole format for qualifying. With the Q1 and Q2 sessions...

BSB: Stapleford set for Thruxton wildcard with Smiths BMW

BSB: Stapleford set for Thruxton wildcard with Smiths BMW

Reigning British Supersport Champion Luke Stapleford will be back in action at this weekend’s sixth round of the MCE British Superbike Championship as he joins Smiths Racing BMW for a wildcard...

BSB: Hutchy keen to step up to BSB in 2017

BSB: Hutchy keen to step up to BSB in 2017

Ian Hutchinson has his eyes set on a return to the MCE British Superbike Championship for 2017 after taking his first short circuit victory since the leg injury that so nearly ended his career in...

BSB: Linfoot itching for debut BSB win

BSB: Linfoot itching for debut BSB win

Dan Linfoot is hoping his debut British Superbike victory will come soon after taking yet another two second places at Snetterton this weekend. Now with five second place finishes to his name, Linfoot...

BSB: Fourth for McConnell and FS-3 Racing at Snetterton

BSB: Fourth for McConnell and FS-3 Racing at Snetterton

Billy McConnell took a surprise result for the FS-3 Racing team after intelligently managing his tyres to beat factory Kawasaki rival Leon Haslam to fourth place in Sunday’s opening race. An all new...

BSB: Laverty 'relieved' to return to podium

BSB: Laverty 'relieved' to return to podium

Michael Laverty saw the first signs of his 2016 season getting back on track as he returned to the podium this weekend for the first time since taking victory in the opening round at Silverstone. The...

BSB: British Superbikes to support minibike series

BSB: British Superbikes to support minibike series

The MCE British Superbike championship has announced a new partnership with Cool Fab Racing to encourage more young people to get involved in bike racing. The agreement sees seven British Superbike...

BSB: Stunning sixth for rookie Dixon

BSB: Stunning sixth for rookie Dixon

MCE British Superbike rookie Jake Dixon continued to impress in just his second meeting this weekend, taking a remarkable sixth place in Sunday’s opening race. Taking advantage of a number of fallers,...