October

BSB: Guintoli man in demand for 2017 seat

BSB: Guintoli man in demand for 2017 seat

The 2016 MCE British Superbike season might have drawn to a close last weekend but teams and riders remain working frantically behind the scenes as they seek to sort deals for next year. While the...

BSB: Hill 'working hard' to confirm team's future

BSB: Hill 'working hard' to confirm team's future

Tommy Hill has said he is working hard to make sure his team will return to the MCE British Superbike grid in 2017 despite rumours the team may not continue next year.  Launched this time last...

BSB: Hickman looking for BSB and roads ride for 2017

BSB: Hickman looking for BSB and roads ride for 2017

Peter Hickman is hoping his victory and third place from the weekend’s final round of the MCE British Superbike Championship will be enough to help him secure a ride in the series next year. The lanky...

BSB: Five titles 'not enough' for champion Byrne

BSB: Five titles 'not enough' for champion Byrne

He might be the most successful rider in the British Superbike Championship’s 20-year history and set to turn 40 over the winter break, but Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has decided that five titles just isn’t...

BSB: Paul Bird: 'This title means more than our first'

BSB: Paul Bird: 'This title means more than our first'

Be Wiser Ducati team boss Paul Bird has said Shane Byrne’s latest MCE British Superbike title means more to him than the first one his Paul Bird Motorsport team won with Steve Hislop back in...

BSB: Ellison ends 2016 season on a high

BSB: Ellison ends 2016 season on a high

James Ellison ended what has been a challenging season with two victories at Brands Hatch, almost leading lights to flag in both of Sunday’s races. Plagued with technical problems and the same...

BSB: Haslam: 'It just wasn't meant to be'

BSB: Haslam: 'It just wasn't meant to be'

Leon Haslam left Brands Hatch this weekend distraught not to have taken his debut MCE British Superbike title after a disastrous weekend all but ruled him out of the fight after the first of three...

BSB: Expert Opinion: Colin Wright on 2016 title fight

BSB: Expert Opinion: Colin Wright on 2016 title fight

Having taken numerous riders to championship glory, former GSE Racing top dog Colin Wright knows what it takes to win an MCE British Superbike title.  He’s also worked extensively with both of...

BSB: Haslam spotted testing Kawasaki BSB bike at Donington

BSB: Haslam spotted testing Kawasaki BSB bike at Donington

Leon Haslam has been spotted testing a British Superbike-spec Kawasaki ZX-10R at Donington Park. The test comes just hours after the team with which Haslam fought for the 2016 MCE British Superbike...

BSB: GBmoto confirm British Superbike departure

BSB: GBmoto confirm British Superbike departure

JG Speedfit Kawasaki boss Mark Smith-Halvorsen has confirmed that his GBmoto Racing team will not be racing in 2017. As reported by MCN last month, Smith-Halvorsen has decided to draw a line under his...

BSB: Ellison doubles up to end season on high

BSB: Ellison doubles up to end season on high

James Ellison celebrated a double victory to claim third in the overall standings and end his 2016 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship season on a high in a ten lap sprint race on the Brands...

BSB: Byrne crowned 2016 British Superbike Champion

BSB: Byrne crowned 2016 British Superbike Champion

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has been crowned 2016 MCE British Superbike Champion after a dramatic second race at Brands Hatch. With rain falling until just ahead of morning warm-up, the cold conditions meant...

BSB: Byrne: 'You can never say you have one hand on the trophy!'

BSB: Byrne: 'You can never say you have one hand on the trophy!'

Shane Byrne has played down calls that the 2016 MCE British Superbike title fight is over after rival Leon Haslam dramatically crashed out of today’s opening race. Despite Haslam being out of the...

BSB: Trackside official injured in race one crash

BSB: Trackside official injured in race one crash

MCE British Superbike series organisers have confirmed that a trackside official was injured in the incident that led to the second stoppage of today’s opening race. The red flag came out after a...

BSB: Battered Haslam vows to come out fighting

BSB: Battered Haslam vows to come out fighting

Leon Haslam has vowed to keep on fighting despite a disastrous opening race day at the MCE British Superbike Championship series finale. A snapped handlebar had already left the title fighter 17th on...

BSB: Hickman takes wet win as crash damages Haslam's title chances

BSB: Hickman takes wet win as crash damages Haslam's title chances

Peter Hickman took a surprise victory in a dramatic opening MCE British Superbike race at Brands Hatch this afternoon as two red flags and a drastic change in conditions spiced things up on Saturday...

BSB: JG Speedfit Kawasaki protest against Be Wiser Ducati rejected

BSB: JG Speedfit Kawasaki protest against Be Wiser Ducati rejected

MCE British Superbike bosses have this afternoon rejected a protest from the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team in regards to the eligibility of the Be Wiser Ducati machines. Following this morning’s...

BSB: Snapped handlebar cause of Haslam qualifying disaster

BSB: Snapped handlebar cause of Haslam qualifying disaster

Disaster struck for Leon Haslam as qualifying got underway for the final round of the MCE British Superbike Championship decider at Brands Hatch after dramatically crashing out of the second...

BSB: Bridewell takes surprise pole in rain-interrupted qualifying

BSB: Bridewell takes surprise pole in rain-interrupted qualifying

Tommy Bridewell took a surprise pole position for the opening MCE British Superbike race at Brands Hatch in a rain-interrupted qualifying session.  The three-phase session began in near-perfect...

BSB: Byrne: 'I must treat this like any other weekend'

BSB: Byrne: 'I must treat this like any other weekend'

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has said he’s not treating this weekend’s MCE British Superbike Championhip decider different to any other weekend after cruising to the top of the timesheets on the opening day...

BSB: Haslam plagued by ECU issues on opening days

BSB: Haslam plagued by ECU issues on opening days

Leon Haslam faced a difficult opening day to the MCE British Superbike Championship title decider at Brands Hatch with a number of electronic issues limiting his time on track. While title rival Shane...

BSB: Shakey on top as championship decider gets underway

BSB: Shakey on top as championship decider gets underway

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne took first blood in the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship finale by storming to the top of the timesheets on the opening day at Brands Hatch. The Be Wiser Ducati rider spent...

BSB: 2017 dates announced

BSB: 2017 dates announced

The MCE British Superbike championship have unveiled their 2017 dates, with the series kicking off at Donington Park in March and concluding at Brands Hatch in October. The move from Silverstone to...

BSB: Brookes edges closer to BSB return

BSB: Brookes edges closer to BSB return

Josh Brookes has admitted he is most likely to be making a return to the MCE British Superbike Championship next year after a challenging season in World Superbikes with the Milwaukee BMW...

Exclusive: BSB title rivals rate each other ahead of Brands finale

Exclusive: BSB title rivals rate each other ahead of Brands finale

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne and Pocket Rocket Leon Haslam go head to head this weekend at Brands Hatch in the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship title decider. Leading the series by 17 points, Byrne...

BSB: Linfoot hoping to be in the mix on Fireblade's final outing

BSB: Linfoot hoping to be in the mix on Fireblade's final outing

While the battle for the 2016 MCE British Superbike title between Leon Haslam and Shane Byrne rages on at the front ahead of the final round at Brands Hatch, the fight for third is also heating...

BSB: Fighting talk from JG Speedfit Kawasaki boss ahead of Brands finale

BSB: Fighting talk from JG Speedfit Kawasaki boss ahead of Brands finale

JG Speedfit Kawasaki boss Mark Smith-Halvorsen has fired a clear warning shot that the GBmoto team will come out fighting for Leon Haslam to be crowned 2016 MCE British Superbike Champion this weekend...

BSB: Irwin keen to help Byrne take title

BSB: Irwin keen to help Byrne take title

Glenn Irwin has said he will do ‘whatever he can’ to help team-mate Shane Byrne clinch a fifth MCE British Superbike title if he’s in a position to do so at Brands Hatch this weekend. The Northern...

BSB: Mainwaring-Smart joins Anvil Hire Yamaha for final round

BSB: Mainwaring-Smart joins Anvil Hire Yamaha for final round

Howie Mainwaring-Smart will return to the MCE British Superbike grid this weekend as he joins the Anvil Hire TAG Racing Team for the final round of the 2016 season. The former BSB race winner was left...

BSB: Haslam to race in final round of Japanese Superbikes

BSB: Haslam to race in final round of Japanese Superbikes

British Superbike star Leon Haslam is set to compete in the final round of the All Japan Superbike Championship at Suzuka next month. Haslam will be reunited with his Suzuka Eight Hour Team Green...