BSB: Hill puts Hopkins' bike up for sale

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Ever fancied owning an MCE British Superbike Championship winning bike? Team owner Tommy Hill has put John Hopkins’ 2016 ePayMe Yamaha YZF-R1 up for sale, which was initially the bike used by Josh Brookes to power Milwaukee Yamaha to the 2015 British title. 

The Tommy Hill Motorsport ePayMe team endured a tough campaign this year despite flashes of pace from both John Hopkins and Broc Parkes, leaving Hill fighting to be on the grid for the 2017 season after the withdrawal of title sponsor ePayMe.

Determined to see his team compete next year, Hill is still forging ahead with plans for the season ahead.

The team’s ad reads: “If you want to own the a championship winning superbike, now here’s your chance.

“This is John Hopkins official ePayMe Yamaha R1 Superbike from this season and ex Josh Brookes Milwaukee Yamaha SBK. 

Built with Official Yamaha Racing parts, factory Ohlins suspension, Factory wiring looms and 2D carbon fibre loom boxes.


It’s possibly the best R1 for sale in the industry right now. Full of Official Yamaha parts unavailable to the public.

The race bike will also come with a spares package worth around £5,000. Wheels, discs, tyres, fairings and more.

Brand new engine refresh, which has just been completed, Brand new frame, along with brand new engine mount bolts. Renewed bearings, brand new official down pipes, face fuel mapping, data sheets, set-up sheets and gearing. Original bike build cost is around £62,000. 

£42,000.00 – Quick Sale please.”

Interested parties should contact the team here

Looking for the perfect two-wheeled companion? Visit MCN Bikes For Sale website or use MCN’s Bikes For Sale App.

Oli Rushby

By Oli Rushby

Former sports reporter covering British Superbikes, World Superbikes and road racing