2016

Mossey sets sights on podium at Brands Hatch

Mossey sets sights on podium at Brands Hatch

Luke Mossey has his eyes set on a podium finish at the third round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch after a disappointing weekend last time out at Oulton Park. The...

Byrne hoping for Brands Hatch fightback

Byrne hoping for Brands Hatch fightback

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne is looking to remind people why he’s a four-time MCE British Superbike champion at Brands Hatch this weekend as he sets out to make amends for two disappointing results at Oulton...

Brands BSB set for free-to-air TV

Brands BSB set for free-to-air TV

The third round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship will be shown live on free-to-air TV this weekend. Race day from Brands Hatch will be broadcast live on Quest, a free to air channel...

Richard Cooper: 'We made it happen when it counts!'

Richard Cooper: 'We made it happen when it counts!'

Richard Cooper took a stunning debut victory in tricky conditions at the weekend’s MCE British Superbike round at Oulton Park. Taking a risk with a slick rear tyre in wet but rapidly drying conditions...

Passenger Hawes impressed with Walker sidecar debut

Passenger Hawes impressed with Walker sidecar debut

The man brave enough to partner Chris Walker in the 2016 British Sidecar championship has praised his new team-mate after achieving a sixth-place finish at Oulton Park this weekend. Making his debut...

Seventh for rookie Irwin at Oulton

Seventh for rookie Irwin at Oulton

MCE British Superbike rookie Glenn Irwin enjoyed a strong weekend aboard the Be Wiser Ducati in the second round of the series at Oulton Park. Saturday morning’s wet practice session was the first...

Kiyo hampered by others' mistakes at Oulton

Kiyo hampered by others' mistakes at Oulton

Ryuichi Kiyonari endured a disastrous weekend at Oulton Park for the second round of the MCE British Superbike championship, with the three-time champion forced to retire from both races through no...

Stalker shocks on sidecar debut

Stalker shocks on sidecar debut

MCE British Superbike fans’ favourite Chris Walker impressed on his three-wheeled debut at Oulton Park this weekend, taking a stunning sixth place in the first sidecar race of the season. The veteran...

Damage limitation for Laverty in the wet at Oulton

Damage limitation for Laverty in the wet at Oulton

The second round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship was a damage limitation exercise for Tyco BMW’s Michael Laverty at a circuit he says is his worst of the 12-round calendar. The Northern...

Hickman unable to get to grips with wet weather at Oulton

Hickman unable to get to grips with wet weather at Oulton

Peter Hickman left the second round of the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship disappointed after he was unable to repeat his race-winning form from the opening round at Silverstone. The...

Seeley kickstarts season with fifth at Oulton

Seeley kickstarts season with fifth at Oulton

Alastair Seeley kick-started his MCE British Superbike season with a strong showing at the second round of the series at Oulton Park. The RAF BMW rider was on the pace throughout the weekend in both...

Linfoot distraught to miss maiden BSB victory

Linfoot distraught to miss maiden BSB victory

Honda Racing’s Dan Linfoot was distraught to miss out on a maiden MCE British Superbike victory after crashing out of the lead of yesterday’s opening race at Oulton Park with three laps to go. The...

Cooper takes debut BSB win in tricky conditions

Cooper takes debut BSB win in tricky conditions

Richard Cooper has taken his debut MCE British Superbike race win at Oulton Park in tricky conditions, coming out on top of a battle with Christian Iddon that went right down to the last corner. With...

Haslam takes first win of BSB return

Haslam takes first win of BSB return

Leon Haslam took a hard-fought first victory of the season in today’s opening MCE British Superbike race, holding off a hard late-race charge from Tyco BMW’s Christian Iddon. It was Haslam’s JG...

Haslam confident of challenging for victory wet or dry

Haslam confident of challenging for victory wet or dry

Leon Haslam is confident of challenging for victory in tomorrow’s two MCE British Superbike races whatever the weather after securing pole position in the closing moments of qualifying. The JG...

Byrne upbeat despite qualifying crash

Byrne upbeat despite qualifying crash

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne remains upbeat ahead of tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park despite the uphill challenge he faces starting from the sixth row of the grid after crashing...

Haslam takes pole in dramatic qualifying

Haslam takes pole in dramatic qualifying

Leon Haslam will start on pole position for tomorrow’s first MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park, holding off team-mate James Ellison and Australia’s Jason O’Halloran to take the top spot in an...

Iddon leads close fought pack on day one

Iddon leads close fought pack on day one

Local rider Christian Iddon led the pack at the end of the first day of MCE British Superbike action at Oulton Park as the top 17 riders were covered by less than a second. The Tyco BMW man...

Silverstone BSB: Hickman takes race two victory

Silverstone BSB: Hickman takes race two victory

JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider Peter Hickman regrouped from his race one DNF to take a well-deserved victory in the secon race, seeing off a late charge from BE Wiser Ducati's Shane Byrne. Hickman ran...

Silverstone BSB: Laverty draws first blood

Silverstone BSB: Laverty draws first blood

Tyco BMW rider Michael Laverty took his ninth BSB win with victory in the first race of the 2016 season, holding off all challengers from the first lap. Jason O'Halloran got the holeshot, but was...

2016 BSB season - all you need to know...

2016 BSB season - all you need to know...

The MCE British Superbike Championship blasts back into action later today so now is the time to get up to speed with the most competitive and innovative superbike series in the world. Our guide...

Silverstone BSB: Haslam takes pole

Silverstone BSB: Haslam takes pole

Leon Haslam snatched pole position on his return to BSB after dominating Saturday qualifying on the JG Speedfit Kawasaki ZX-10R. The 32-year-old took his last BSB pole at Knockhill in 2008 before...

Iddon and Tyco BMW lead the opening day of 2016 BSB

Iddon and Tyco BMW lead the opening day of 2016 BSB

Tyco BMW’s newest recruit Christian Iddon got his 2016 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship campaign off to a flying start at Silverstone this afternoon, setting the pace on the opening...

Laverty tops final day of BSB pre-season

Laverty tops final day of BSB pre-season

Michael Laverty has taken the Tyco BMW machine to top spot on the final day of the 2016 MCE British Superbike pre-season, demoting Shakey Byrne with a final fast lap of Donington just as the chequered...

Team WD40 BSB bikes stolen in break-in

Team WD40 BSB bikes stolen in break-in

MCE British Superbike squad Team WD40 have had a number of bikes stolen from their Sheffied base in an overnight break-in. The team lost two Kawasaki ZX-10Rs that were set to be campagined by Jack...

Honda Racing rolls out 2016 BSB colours

Honda Racing rolls out 2016 BSB colours

Honda Racing has rolled out the colours that Dan Linfoot, Jason O’Halloran and Jenny Tinmouth will use for the 2016 MCE British Superbike championship. Taking the opportunity to use their trip to...

Cartagena test, final lap times

Cartagena test, final lap times

Very few riders managed to improve on their times on the final day of the BSB test at Cartagena due to the windy and cold conditions at the Spanish track. Luke Mossey, who threw his leg over his...

Cartagena test, final day ahead

Cartagena test, final day ahead

After three days of testing at Cartagena, Luke Mossey remains the fastest man on track on the Quattro Plant Teccare Kawasaki ZX-10R. Half a second slower is Danny Buchan on the Lloyds British Moto...

Leon Haslam focussed on making progress

Leon Haslam focussed on making progress

Over the past three days one of the most intense people in the Cartagena BSB test garages has been Leon Haslam. Returning to the domestic series from WSB after a seven year absence, the 32 year old is...

Fun in the sun at Cartagena BSB test

Fun in the sun at Cartagena BSB test

Former Honda and Norton race team boss Barry Symmons has been running the Cartagena Pro- test for 18 years and it has become a mecca for all of the top BSB and road race teams. This year the four day...

Irwin has 'interesting' start to BSB career

Irwin has 'interesting' start to BSB career

Young rookie Glenn Irwin has made a strong start to his BSB career- despite throwing up in his helmet on the first laps of the Cartagena circuit! The 25 year old has been suffering from a chest...

Kiyo has mountain to climb with Suzuki

Kiyo has mountain to climb with Suzuki

Ryuichi Kiyonari was blunt and disarmingly honest as he began his 2016 season on the Bennetts Halsall Suzuki at Cartagena today. “Last year I was too slow so I must practice, practice, practice.” he...

Easton adapting to ePayMe R1 Yamaha at Cartagena

Easton adapting to ePayMe R1 Yamaha at Cartagena

“Steady away.” That’s how canny Scot Stuart Easton described his two days of testing on the ePayMe R1 Yamaha at Cartagena. “Although I raced the bike in Macau last year coming here after a few months...

Shakey and the Be Wiser Ducati on track at Cartagena this morning - briefly!

Shakey and the Be Wiser Ducati on track at Cartagena this morning - briefly!

Arriving a day later than rival BSB teams, Be Wiser Ducati duo Shane Byrne and Glenn Irwin made their first appearance at the Cartagena pre-season shakedown this morning. But Shakey’s outing only...

Ellison short of track time in Cartagena

Ellison short of track time in Cartagena

JG Speedfit Kawasaki ‘s James Ellison only completed a few laps with the new ZX-10R on the opening day of the BSB test at Cartagena. The squad didn’t arrive at the Spanish venue until midnight on...

Hopper over the moon at Cartagena test

Hopper over the moon at Cartagena test

John Hopkins was running out of adjectives to describe how much he liked his new ePayMe Yamaha R1 after the opening day of testing at Cartagena. It was the first time the American had thrown his leg...