2018

BSB: Ray: 'We need to focus on staying in the top six'

BSB: Ray: 'We need to focus on staying in the top six'

After the first two rounds of the 2018 season, you wouldn’t have expected Bennetts British Superbike young gun to be fighting to save his spot in the 2018 title fight. Two stunning victories at...

BSB: Haslam: 'Brookes is the biggest title threat'

BSB: Haslam: 'Brookes is the biggest title threat'

Bennetts British Superbike Championship leader Leon Haslam has pin-pointed Josh Brookes as his biggest threat for the 2018 crown ahead of Cadwell Park this weekend. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider...

BSB: Showdown battle to intensify at Cadwell Park

BSB: Showdown battle to intensify at Cadwell Park

Crunch time is approaching for the Bennetts British Superbike hopefuls looking to secure a place in the 2018 Title Fighters’ Showdown as the penultimate round of the ‘main season’ kicks off at Cadwell...

Interviews: 20 minutes with Richard Cooper

Interviews: 20 minutes with Richard Cooper

Nottingham-based Richard Cooper races in the British Superbike Championship for Buildbase Suzuki alongside Bradley Ray. MCN sat down with the 35-year-old at a recent Suzuki-run trackday at Silverstone...

BSB: Disappointing race day for Irwin brothers

BSB: Disappointing race day for Irwin brothers

The Be Wiser Ducati squad of brothers Glenn and Andrew Irwin stole the headlines on Saturday at Thruxton by becoming the first siblings to share a front row in BSB. With Glenn on pole and Andrew...

BSB: Heroic podium for sick Hickman

BSB: Heroic podium for sick Hickman

Peter Hickman stormed to a heroic double podium at Thruxton this weekend just hours after being rushed to hospital by ambulance in the middle of the night. After a disappointing first half of the...

BSB: Brookes wants more despite Thruxton win

BSB: Brookes wants more despite Thruxton win

Josh Brookes believes there is still something missing with his McAMS Yamaha despite becoming a more frequent challenger for the win over the last few rounds. The 2015 champion has been further...

BSB: Mackenzie consolidates top rookie status

BSB: Mackenzie consolidates top rookie status

Rookie Tarran Mackenzie continued to shine at Thruxton this weekend despite an engine issue in qualifying making things difficult for the youngster. Starting dead last in race one, he fought through...

BSB: Best ever results for Law at Thruxton

BSB: Best ever results for Law at Thruxton

Mason Law enjoyed his best ever Bennetts British Superbike finishes with top top ten results at Thruxton this weekend. The rookie enjoyed a strong seventh round with the Team WD-40 Kawasaki squad as...

BSB: Debut top ten for rookie Rouse

BSB: Debut top ten for rookie Rouse

Bennetts British Superbike rookie Chrissy Rouse took his maiden top ten finish at Thruxton this weekend. The youngster finished tenth in Sunday’s opening race in just his third round with the Movuno...

BSB: Dixon: 'Haslam's bad luck will come'

BSB: Dixon: 'Haslam's bad luck will come'

Jake Dixon left Thruxton slightly downbeat after losing more points to series leader Haslam despite another double rostrum this weekend. Dixon was pipped to the first race win by Haslam, before...

BSB: Brookes wins from heroic Hickman

BSB: Brookes wins from heroic Hickman

Josh Brookes stormed to the top step in a scorching second race at Thruxton this afternoon, holding off a heroic Peter Hickman to take his third win of the season. After missing out on the rostrum in...

BSB: O'Halloran slams 'over ambitious' Brookes

BSB: O'Halloran slams 'over ambitious' Brookes

Jason O’Halloran has slammed Josh Brookes after a hard move from the McAMS Yamaha rider on the final lap of the opening race denied him a podium. A strong race from O’Halloran saw him slip past...

BSB: Haslam holds off Dixon for first Thruxton win

BSB: Haslam holds off Dixon for first Thruxton win

Leon Haslam extended his Bennetts British Superbike Championship lead with his first ever win at Thruxton in a dramatic opening race. Opting for the harder, optional Thruxton-special tyre – Haslam was...

BSB: Hickman hospitalised overnight

BSB: Hickman hospitalised overnight

Peter Hickman will miss this morning's Bennetts British Superbike warm-up and potentially the races after being taken to hospital overnight.  Hickman, who led the way on the opening day of action...

BSB: Andrew Irwin impresses with debut front row

BSB: Andrew Irwin impresses with debut front row

Bennetts British Superbike rookie Andrew Irwin stunned by securing a debut front row start for tomorrow’s opening race at Thruxton. The Be Wiser Ducati star set the quickest lap of the weekend to top...

BSB: Mossey: "It's good for my sanity to be quick"

BSB: Mossey: "It's good for my sanity to be quick"

Luke Mossey is hoping his first front row start since the start of the season will mark a turn in fortunes for his side of the JG Speedfit Kawasaki garage at Thruxton this weekend. Be Wiser Ducati’s...

BSB: Irwin pips Mossey to pole by 0.032 seconds

BSB: Irwin pips Mossey to pole by 0.032 seconds

Glenn Irwin will start on pole position for tomorrow’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Thruxton after a super-hot qualifying session. The Be Wiser Ducati star narrowly pipped JG Speedfit...

BSB: Bird confirms Redding talks for 2019

BSB: Bird confirms Redding talks for 2019

Paul Bird has confirmed he is talking with Scott Redding about a potential move to the Bennetts British Superbike championship next year. Redding has found himself with limited options after being...

BSB: Haslam evaluating tyre options

BSB: Haslam evaluating tyre options

Bennetts British Superbike series leader Leon Haslam spent the opening day at Thruxton evaluating which tyre he’ll run in Sunday’s races. The notoriously abrasive Hampshire circuit has always plagued...

BSB: Ray confident front end issues are fixed

BSB: Ray confident front end issues are fixed

Bradley Ray says he and the Buildbase Suzuki team have taken a step forward that will see their fortunes improve at Thruxton this weekend. The young gun was off the boil at Brands Hatch, finishing the...

BSB: Hickman: 'Balls and commitment is how to go fast here'

BSB: Hickman: 'Balls and commitment is how to go fast here'

Peter Hickman has said ‘big balls’ and being committed is the secret to going fast at Thruxton after topping both sessions on the opening day of Bennetts British Superbike action. The 2018 Senior TT...

BSB: Hickman leads the way at sweltering Thruxton

BSB: Hickman leads the way at sweltering Thruxton

Peter Hickman ruled the roost as the seventh round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship got underway at Thruxton. With the Hampshire circuit basking in scorching sunshine, track...

BSB Round 7: Thruxton Preview

BSB Round 7: Thruxton Preview

The Bennetts British Superbike Championship visits one of the most unique venues on the calendar this weekend as Thruxton plays host to the seventh round of the 2018 season. The fast, bumpy and...

BSB: Pirelli to bring tougher tyre for abrasive Thruxton

BSB: Pirelli to bring tougher tyre for abrasive Thruxton

Pirelli will introduce a new specification tyre to combat severe tyre wear at this weekend’s Thruxton round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The high speed Hampshire circuit is...

BSB: Young gun Neave to make BSB debut with Honda

BSB: Young gun Neave to make BSB debut with Honda

Young gun Tom Neave will make his Bennetts British Superbike debut this weekend deputising for the injured Dan Linfoot in the Honda Racing squad. The 23-year-old Lincolnshireman has impressed since...

BSB: Haslam: 'We'll need to be quicker in October!'

BSB: Haslam: 'We'll need to be quicker in October!'

Leon Haslam left Brands Hatch concerned about his lack of pace despite salvaging two rostrum finishes from a circuit he’s struggled at in the past. While the JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider extended his...

BSB: Irwin: 'There are more than two people in title fight'

BSB: Irwin: 'There are more than two people in title fight'

Glenn Irwin believes his two second places at Brands Hatch this weekend confirm him as a championship contender despite narrowly missing out on the win to Josh Brookes in both races. Polesitter Irwin...

BSB: Rookie Mackenzie shines at Brands

BSB: Rookie Mackenzie shines at Brands

Bennetts BSB rookie Tarran Mackenzie showcased his potential in the superbike class with strong showing throughout the Brands Hatch weekend. Quick from the off, the youngster was rarely out of the top...

BSB: Byrne recovery takes step forward

BSB: Byrne recovery takes step forward

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has taken a big step forward his recovery after having the ‘halo’ cage he’s been wearing since his crash at Snetterton removed. Byrne broke his neck and back in several places in...

BSB: Dixon: 'If that's a bad day I'll take it'

BSB: Dixon: 'If that's a bad day I'll take it'

Jake Dixon used his head to bring the RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki home in two strong fourth places to make the most of a tough weekend at Brands Hatch.  Dixon and the Norfolk-based outfit...

BSB: 'Gutted' Linfoot ruled out for next month

BSB: 'Gutted' Linfoot ruled out for next month

Dan Linfoot has said he is ‘gutted’ to be missing the next two Bennetts British Superbike events after fracturing his wrist in a crash at Brands Hatch this weekend. The Yorkshireman was thought to...

BSB: Brookes bags Brands double

BSB: Brookes bags Brands double

Josh Brookes held off a hard charge from Be Wiser Ducati’s Glenn Irwin to take his first double victory since 2015 in the sixth round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Brands...

BSB: Wrist injury sidelines Linfoot

BSB: Wrist injury sidelines Linfoot

Dan Linfoot will miss the second Bennetts British Superbike race at Brands Hatch after his race one crash. The Honda Racing rider sustained a suspected fractured scaphoid when he highsided out of...

BSB: Brookes holds off Irwin for race one win

BSB: Brookes holds off Irwin for race one win

Josh Brookes took his first victory of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike season in a dramatic opening encounter at Brands Hatch. Starting from the front row, Brookes bolted off the line but it...

BSB: Dixon: 'I had to bite the screen!'

BSB: Dixon: 'I had to bite the screen!'

Jake Dixon has admitted he had to ‘bite the screen’ to bag a front row start for tomorrow’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Brands Hatch. The RAF Regular and Reserve Kawasaki rider has been...