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

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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 year, Hill’s Tommy Hill Motorsport team endured a tough debut campaign in the British series with John Hopkins and Stuart Easton, who would be replaced by Broc Parkes half way through the year.

While flashes of potential were shown throughout the 12 round series, the team struggled to turn these into results until Hopkins twice finished on the podium in the final round last weekend. 


However, the team’s future has now been cast in to doubt with rumours that title sponsor, ePayMe could have withdrawn ahead of the 2017 season. 

“It was great to be on the podium at Brands but it’s a shame it took that long as we’ve been knocking on the door for a while now with both John and Broc, it’s just not come together for whatever reason,” Hill told MCN.

“We’re currently working hard to make sure we can be back on the grid next year, when I set about launching this team the plan was for it to be a long term project and I’m hopeful of that continuing.” 

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Oli Rushby

By Oli Rushby

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