2016

BSB: Further step forward for Laverty at Knockhill

BSB: Further step forward for Laverty at Knockhill

Michael Laverty was able to benefit further from the shock settings he picked up from team-mate Ian Hutchinson’s successful two weeks at the Isle of Man TT to storm to the top of the timesheets on the...

BSB: Laverty leads pack on day one at Knockhill

BSB: Laverty leads pack on day one at Knockhill

Tyco BMW’s Michael Laverty topped the timesheets on the opening day of the fourth round of the MCE British Superbike championship at Knockhill. The Toomebridge rider was able to make further progress...

BSB: Ellison keen to regain showdown spot at Knockhill

BSB: Ellison keen to regain showdown spot at Knockhill

James Ellison is looking to boost himself up the championship rankings in the fourth round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship at Knockhill this weekend after a mixed start to the...

BSB: Kiyonari to return to action at Knockhill

BSB: Kiyonari to return to action at Knockhill

Ryuichi Kiyonari will return to action for the Bennetts Suzuki team as the fourth round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship gets underway at Knockhill this weekend. The three-time champion...

BSB: Honda duo head to Knockhill after Snetterton boost

BSB: Honda duo head to Knockhill after Snetterton boost

Honda Racing duo Jason O’Halloran and Dan Linfoot were able to make an impression on the timesheets in testing after finding improved feeling with the CBR1000RR Fireblade at Snetterton. O’Halloran’s...

BSB: Laverty learns from Hutchinson TT settings

BSB: Laverty learns from Hutchinson TT settings

Michael Laverty was able to make a significant step forward with his Tyco BMW Superbike at last week’s official Snetterton test with data gathered by team-mate Ian Hutchinson at the Isle of Man...

BSB: Byrne expecting difficult weekend at Knockhill

BSB: Byrne expecting difficult weekend at Knockhill

Shane Byrne heads to Knockhill this weekend having won six of the last seven races at the Scottish circuit, but the four-time British champion isn’t expecting to have it easy in round four of the 2016...

BSB: Haslam championship leader as series heads to Knockhill

BSB: Haslam championship leader as series heads to Knockhill

Leon Haslam says leading the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship standings doesn’t change anything for him as the series heads north to Knockhill this weekend. As the fourth round of the 2016...

BSB: Easton hoping to continue progress at home round

BSB: Easton hoping to continue progress at home round

Stuart Easton is hoping to carry forward progress made at Brands Hatch to enjoy a positive home round as the MCE British Superbike championship heads to Knockhill this weekend. After a tough start to...

BSB: Byrne overcomes difficulties at Snetterton test

BSB: Byrne overcomes difficulties at Snetterton test

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne was able to make headway with the Be Wiser Ducati despite a tough start to this week’s Snetterton test. Confident of a step forward after taking victory last time out, Byrne was...

BSB: Josh Hook confident ahead of British Superbike debut

BSB: Josh Hook confident ahead of British Superbike debut

Australian star Josh Hook will make his debut in the MCE British Superbike Championship at Knockhill next weekend as he joins the Team WD40 Kawasaki squad. Hook joined the Sheffield-based squad for...

BSB: Hopkins: 'It feels like my bike now!'

BSB: Hopkins: 'It feels like my bike now!'

John Hopkins is confident of improved results as the 2016 MCE British Superbike season resumes at Knockhill next weekend after a ‘massive step forward’ between Brands Hatch and the Snetterton...

BSB: Bridewell clocks up the wet laps at Snetterton

BSB: Bridewell clocks up the wet laps at Snetterton

Tommy Bridewell earned his keep for the Bennetts Suzuki squad on the final day of MCE British Superbike testing at Snetterton. Fresh from his podium last time out at Brands Hatch, Bridewell continued...

BSB: Haslam quickest on rain-interrupted second day at Snetterton

BSB: Haslam quickest on rain-interrupted second day at Snetterton

Leon Haslam was quickest as rain ended play early on the second day of the official MCE British Superbike test at Snetterton. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider’s time of 1’48.277 was enough to take him...

BSB: Laverty tops opening day at Snetterton test

BSB: Laverty tops opening day at Snetterton test

Michael Laverty led the way on the opening day of the official British Superbike test at Snetterton, pipping Quattro Plant Kawasaki’s Luke Mossey to the top spot in the closing moments of the final...

BSB: Dixon gets first taste of RAF BMW

BSB: Dixon gets first taste of RAF BMW

Jake Dixon got a first taste of Superbike power this morning as he made his debut on the RAF Regular and Reserves BMW. Dixon spent the day’s opening session familiarising himself with the extra power...

BSB: Dixon to join RAF BMW for Snetterton test

BSB: Dixon to join RAF BMW for Snetterton test

Former British Supersport contender Jake Dixon will get his first taste of British Superbikes this week as he joins the RAF BMW team for the official Snetterton test. Dixon started out the season with...

Francis takes win on return from broken arm

Francis takes win on return from broken arm

Joe Francis took a dominant victory for Keith Flint’s CAME BPT Yamaha team in the Motorpoint British Supersport championship at Brands Hatch this weekend, just weeks after breaking his arm in the...

Frustrating weekend for Ellison at Brands Hatch

Frustrating weekend for Ellison at Brands Hatch

James Ellison was left frustrated at Brands Hatch this weekend after missing out on what could have been a double victory for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider. Easily the fastest man across the weekend,...

Bridewell takes first podium for Bennetts Suzuki

Bridewell takes first podium for Bennetts Suzuki

Tommy Bridewell showed there is still life in Suzuki’s GSX-R1000 yet by sticking it on the podium at Brands Hatch this weekend. The Bennetts Suzuki rider was in the mix throughout the weekend, putting...

Linfoot boosted by late breakthrough at Brands Hatch

Linfoot boosted by late breakthrough at Brands Hatch

Dan Linfoot endured a difficult weekend in the third round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch until a last minute breakthrough him able to fight towards the front in the second...

Progress leads to best result of the season for Easton

Progress leads to best result of the season for Easton

Stuart Easton secured his best result of the season at Brands Hatch this weekend after making a strong stride forward with the ePayMe Tommy Hill Motorsport Yamaha. The minute Scotsman had struggled to...

My life in bikes; Roger Marshall

My life in bikes; Roger Marshall

‘The stuff we got up to, you’d never get away with it now’ Ex-factory rider now BSB rider representative Roger Marshall on crashing, riding with Joey and being MCN Man of the Year How did you get into...

Byrne ends six year Ducati drought

Byrne ends six year Ducati drought

Ducati’s six year victory drought came to an end at Brands Hatch this afternoon as Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne stormed to a commanding first victory of the season. Feeling confident all weekend, the...

Haslam steals victory from Ellison's grasp

Haslam steals victory from Ellison's grasp

Leon Haslam stole victory from the arms of team-mate James Ellison by 0.057seconds in the opening race of the third round of the MCE British Superbike championship at Brands Hatch. A lightning start...

Ellison: 'I thought I had pole!'

Ellison: 'I thought I had pole!'

James Ellison was left gutted with second place after crossing the line believing he’d taken pole in qualifying for the third round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch. As the...

Byrne: 'Front row shows what we're capable of'

Byrne: 'Front row shows what we're capable of'

Shane Byrne was thrilled to secure his first front row qualifying of the season at Brands Hatch this afternoon after a tough weekend last time out at Oulton Park. With wet weather washing out two out...

Pole boosts confidence for young gun Mossey

Pole boosts confidence for young gun Mossey

Quattro Plant Teccare Kawasaki’s Luke Mossey was presented with a much-needed confidence boost at Brands Hatch this afternoon as he secured a debut pole position for tomorrow’s opening race.

Mossey takes debut pole at Brands Hatch

Mossey takes debut pole at Brands Hatch

Luke Mossey will start on pole position for tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Brands Hatch after a quick late lap saw him topple James Ellison from the top of the timesheets. There or...

Byrne happy with Panigale progress on opening day at Brands

Byrne happy with Panigale progress on opening day at Brands

Shane Byrne has said he’s happy with the progress made by his BeWiser PBM Ducati squad after topping the timesheets on the opening day at Brands Hatch. Disappointed to walk away with two top eight...

Kiyonari ruled out with broken collarbone

Kiyonari ruled out with broken collarbone

Ryuichi Kiyonari’s tough start to the 2016 MCE British Superbike season became even tougher at Brands Hatch this afternoon after a crash in the second free practice session left him with a broken...

Byrne tops close pack at Brands Hatch

Byrne tops close pack at Brands Hatch

Shane Byrne led the way on the opening day of the third round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch, topping the timesheet from Michael Laverty with the top 21 split by less than a...

Guintoli out until Misano

Guintoli out until Misano

The PATA Yamaha team could find themselves without either of their usual riders at Donington Park next weekend after it has been confirmed that Sylvain Guintoli will be out of action until at least...

Ellison out for repeat of previous Brands success

Ellison out for repeat of previous Brands success

James Ellison is hoping to use progress made at Oulton Park to replicate his former success around the Brands Indy circuit at this weekend’s third round of the MCE British Superbike...

Haslam hoping for dry Brands Hatch weekend

Haslam hoping for dry Brands Hatch weekend

Leon Haslam is hoping for a dry weekend as he heads back to Brands Hatch for the first time in eight years. The former World Superbike runner-up heads back to the Kent circuit for the first time since...

Hopkins out to unleash potential at Brands Hatch

Hopkins out to unleash potential at Brands Hatch

John Hopkins is looking to kick-start his 2016 MCE British Superbike season at Brands Hatch this weekend after a tough opening few rounds. The former MotoGP star has failed to make an impression on...