September

BSB: Ellison: 'I think I nearly crashed 18 times!'

BSB: Ellison: 'I think I nearly crashed 18 times!'

James Ellison has said he thinks he crashed nearly 18 times on his way to pole position in treacherous qualifying conditions at Assen today. The McAMS Yamaha star skated around the slippery Dutch...

BSB: Haslam on front row as title rivals suffer

BSB: Haslam on front row as title rivals suffer

Leon Haslam holds the advantage going into tomorrow’s first MCE British Superbike race at Assen after significantly out-qualifying his Showdown rivals. Haslam was the only title fighter to progress...

BSB: Ellison takes pole as Showdown shakes up at soggy Assen

BSB: Ellison takes pole as Showdown shakes up at soggy Assen

James Ellison will start on pole for tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race after a treacherous qualifying session at Assen. Constant rainfall all afternoon left the circuit sodden ahead of the...

BSB: Christian Iddon remains with Tyco BMW for 2018

BSB: Christian Iddon remains with Tyco BMW for 2018

Christian Iddon will remain with the Tyco BMW team for a third consecutive season in 2018, it has been confirmed. The Stockport rider becomes the fifth name confirmed on the grid for 2018, joining...

BSB: Byrne: 'Our best first day for a while!'

BSB: Byrne: 'Our best first day for a while!'

Reigning MCE British Superbike Champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne says today’s opening practice sessions at Assen were among the best he’s had all year as he returned to form to lead the pack by half a...

BSB: Dixon: 'Our toughest Friday yet'

BSB: Dixon: 'Our toughest Friday yet'

It was a tough opening day to the second round of the MCE British Superbike Showdown for title fighter Jake Dixon with handling issues leaving him 0.7 seconds off the pace after FP2. The 21-year-old...

BSB: Byrne sets early Assen pace

BSB: Byrne sets early Assen pace

Shane Byrne led the way on the opening day of proceedings at MCE British Superbike’s annual jaunt to Assen, topping the afternoon’s second free practice session ahead of series leader Leon...

BSB: Cooper to run Classic Suzuki livery

BSB: Cooper to run Classic Suzuki livery

Richard Cooper has unveiled a stunning retro-livery for the Bennetts Suzuki GSX-R1000 he’ll wildcard in this weekend’s eleventh round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship. Inspired by the...

BSB: Mackenzie set for McAMS Yamaha Superbike ride?

BSB: Mackenzie set for McAMS Yamaha Superbike ride?

Tarran Mackenzie could be set to make his MCE British Superbike debut with the McAMS Yamaha team in 2018 after a tough transition to Moto2. After winning the British Supersport championship in 2016,...

BSB: Championship standings ahead of Assen

BSB: Championship standings ahead of Assen

The 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship Showdown kicks off this weekend with six riders fighting for the title over the final three rounds.  Just seven races stand between now and the crowing...

BSB: Haslam: 'Assen will be tougher than last year'

BSB: Haslam: 'Assen will be tougher than last year'

Leon Haslam has said he’s expecting this weekend’s MCE British Superbike round at Assen to be tougher than it was 12 months ago when he stormed to an emphatic double victory. This time last year...

BSB: Byrne: 'I've got to win all five races'

BSB: Byrne: 'I've got to win all five races'

Shane Byrne has accepted he’s got to win as many of the five remaining races in the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship as possible if he’s to retain the title this year. After a disastrous...

BSB: Mossey: 'I've got nothing to lose'

BSB: Mossey: 'I've got nothing to lose'

Luke Mossey is hoping to return to the sharp end as the MCE British Superbike championship heads to the Netherlands this weekend and with nothing to lose, he won’t be afraid of pulling a few punches...

BSB: Showdown spoiler Linfoot hoping to continue winning streak

BSB: Showdown spoiler Linfoot hoping to continue winning streak

Dan Linfoot might not be an MCE British Superbike Showdown contender but with two wins from the last two rounds, the Honda Racing star is bound to be in the mix at Assen this weekend. The Yorkshireman...

BSB: Brookes: 'I can't control anything but myself'

BSB: Brookes: 'I can't control anything but myself'

Josh Brookes has said the only thing he can control ahead of the penultimate round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at Assen this weekend is himself, as he looks to close in on Leon...

BSB: Haslam and Mossey stick with JG Speedfit Kawasaki for 2018

BSB: Haslam and Mossey stick with JG Speedfit Kawasaki for 2018

Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey will remain with the JG Speedfit Bournemouth Kawasaki team for the 2018 MCE British Superbike Championship. The duo has proven to be a formidable pair this year, taking...

BSB: Cooper to make Assen appearance with Bennetts Suzuki

BSB: Cooper to make Assen appearance with Bennetts Suzuki

Richard Cooper will make a return to the MCE British Superbike class at Assen this weekend with his Bennetts Suzuki team. Joining his 2017 National Superstock Championship title adversary, Danny...

BSB: Buchan to race FS3 Kawasaki at Assen

BSB: Buchan to race FS3 Kawasaki at Assen

Danny Buchan will return to the MCE British Superbike class at Assen this weekend with the Quattro Plant FS3 Kawasaki team.   Buchan, who leads the National Superstock 1000 championship by 15...

BSB: Rookie Ray 'speechless' after debut podium

BSB: Rookie Ray 'speechless' after debut podium

MCE British Superbike young gun Bradley Ray was left ‘speechless’ after taking his debut BSB podium, finishing just 0.1 seconds off race winner Dan Linfoot at Oulton Park this weekend.

BSB: Linfoot: 'I'd have crashed before settling for second!'

BSB: Linfoot: 'I'd have crashed before settling for second!'

Dan Linfoot backed up his wet weather win at Silverstone with two stunning rides this weekend that could have seen him clinch three victories in a row had his engine not let go in Sunday’s opening...

BSB: Series lead 'unexpected' for Haslam after Oulton

BSB: Series lead 'unexpected' for Haslam after Oulton

Leon Haslam left the opening round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Showdown with a significant points advantage after taking two strong results while his rivals struggled at Oulton Park this...

BSB: Byrne: 'It's far from over'

BSB: Byrne: 'It's far from over'

Shane Byrne has said the 2017 title fight ‘is not over’ despite having lost 23-points to rival Leon Haslam at Oulton Park this weekend.  The five-time champ struggled to find his feet on Friday...

BSB: Honda boss: 'More to come from Fireblade'

BSB: Honda boss: 'More to come from Fireblade'

Dan Linfoot’s two victories in the last two MCE British Superbike rounds mark a significant step forward for the troubled 2017 Honda Fireblade. Sunday’s win at Oulton Park was a key point for the...

BSB: Pit-lane to fourth for determined Dixon

BSB: Pit-lane to fourth for determined Dixon

Young gun Jake Dixon stunned the MCE British Superbike field once again in Sunday’s opening race with an epic ride to fourth from a pit-lane start. The RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki rider almost...

BSB: Fast Brookes frustrated by Sunday pace

BSB: Fast Brookes frustrated by Sunday pace

Ahead of Sunday’s two races, good money would have been on Josh Brookes to take the title lead this weekend after the Aussie showed strong pace throughout practice and qualifying.  Only title...

BSB: Hopkins back on the podium at Oulton

BSB: Hopkins back on the podium at Oulton

John Hopkins returned to the podium to clinch MotoRapdio Ducati’s best result of the season in second place in Sunday’s wet opening race. The former MotoGP star mastered the conditions to become...

BSB: Linfoot pips Haslam by 0.05 for second race win

BSB: Linfoot pips Haslam by 0.05 for second race win

Dan Linfoot backed up his wet weather Silverstone win with a stunning victory in the dry at Oulton Park this afternoon, beating title contender Leon Haslam by 0.054sec in this afternoon’s second...

BSB: Mossey to sit out of second race

BSB: Mossey to sit out of second race

Luke Mossey will sit out of this afternoon’s second MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park as he continues to be hampered by his earlier season injuries. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki star broke his...

BSB: Haslam wins wet opener after Linfoot blow-up

BSB: Haslam wins wet opener after Linfoot blow-up

Leon Haslam took victory in a dramatic opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park after disaster struck for Dan Linfoot as his Honda let go while the Yorkshireman enjoyed a ten second lead. The...

BSB: Brookes frustrated to miss out on perfect lap

BSB: Brookes frustrated to miss out on perfect lap

Josh Brookes has said he felt he didn’t quite get the perfect lap in this afternoon’s qualifying session as he was forced to settle for third place on the grid for tomorrow’s opening race. The Aussie...

BSB: Haslam: 'Too many mistakes cost us pole'

BSB: Haslam: 'Too many mistakes cost us pole'

Leon Haslam has said too many mistakes cost him a chance of pole position in qualifying for tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki star will start fifth...

BSB: Dixon takes pole as Showdown heats up

BSB: Dixon takes pole as Showdown heats up

Jake Dixon will start tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park from pole position after getting within a whisker of the outright lap record in qualifying at Oulton Park. The RAF...

BSB: Dixon to stick with RAF Kawasaki for 2018

BSB: Dixon to stick with RAF Kawasaki for 2018

RAF and Regular Reserves Kawasaki has today confirmed that Jake Dixon will remain with the squad for the 2018 MCE British Superbike Championship. The young prospect, who shot into contention with a...

BSB: 'Room for improvement' for fastest man Brookes

BSB: 'Room for improvement' for fastest man Brookes

Josh Brookes says he was ‘comforted’ by his pace on the opening day at Oulton Park given he feels there’s still much more to come from him and the Anvil Hire Yamaha. The Aussie lapped within a tenth...

BSB: Byrne: 'We need to understand where our speed has gone'

BSB: Byrne: 'We need to understand where our speed has gone'

Shane Byrne has said he and the Be Wiser Ducati team have work to do after a disappointing opening day at Oulton Park. The series leader was just 11th quickest, a second off Josh Brookes’ pace, in...

BSB: Brookes quickest on opening day at Oulton

BSB: Brookes quickest on opening day at Oulton

Josh Brookes led the way on the opening day of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Showdown after lapping within a tenth of the lap record at Oulton Park. The Aussie’s time placed him 0.177sec ahead of...