British Superbikes

BSB Rider of the Year: 4th - Bradley Ray

BSB Rider of the Year: 4th - Bradley Ray

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

BSB: 2019 Provisional entry list released

BSB: 2019 Provisional entry list released

Bennetts British Superbike bosses have released a provisional entry list for the 2019 season, featuring 30 entries from 21 teams. The grid takes a significantly different look for 2019 with the...

BSB Rider of the Year: 5th - Tommy Bridewell

BSB Rider of the Year: 5th - Tommy Bridewell

After another epic season of racing, MCN’s sports team of Michael Guy (Sports Editor), Simon Patterson (MotoGP Reporter) and Oli Rushby (Superbike Reporter) sat down to discuss who impressed them the...

BSB: Claudio Corti to race Team WD40 superbike in 2019

BSB: Claudio Corti to race Team WD40 superbike in 2019

Former MotoGP rider Claudio Corti will make his Bennetts British Superbike debut next year with Team WD40. The 31-year-old made his debut on British tracks with Brent Gladwin’s effort in the...

BSB: Irwin confident after first Honda outing

BSB: Irwin confident after first Honda outing

Andrew Irwin was impressed with Honda’s CBR1000RR Fireblade SP2 after his first test with the Louth-based squad in Monteblanco. After impressing in his short time as a Bennetts BSB rookie with the Be...

BSB: Forés after first Honda test: 'Better than I expected!'

BSB: Forés after first Honda test: 'Better than I expected!'

Former World Superbike star Xavi Forés has admitted he was surprised by Honda’s CBR1000RR in BSB-spec after getting a first taste of the machine he’ll campaign in the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike...

BSB: O'Halloran: 'I clicked with the bike straight away'

BSB: O'Halloran: 'I clicked with the bike straight away'

Jason O’Halloran has said he ‘clicked straightaway’ with the McAMS Yamaha he’ll ride in the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship after a shakedown test at Almeria. The Aussie’s Yamaha switch...

Gallery: Redding and Brookes test Panigale V4 R

Gallery: Redding and Brookes test Panigale V4 R

Scott Redding and Josh Brookes got their first taste of the Ducati Panigale V4 R they will ride for the Be Wiser Ducati team in the 2019 British Superbike Championship. While the PBM squad’s BSB-spec...

BSB: 'Lots to learn' as Redding makes superbike debut

BSB: 'Lots to learn' as Redding makes superbike debut

Scott Redding has said he has a ‘lot to learn’ after getting his first taste of the Ducati V4 R superbike he’ll ride in next year’s Bennetts British Superbike championship. The British rider makes the...

BSB: Brookes on first V4 test: 'I feel like I'm on a MotoGP bike!'

BSB: Brookes on first V4 test: 'I feel like I'm on a MotoGP bike!'

Josh Brookes has said Ducati’s V4 R ‘feels like a MotoGP bike’ after his first laps aboard the superbike-spec machine in Jerez. Brookes and team-mate Redding are in Spain for their first taste of...

BSB: Redding & Brookes to get first taste of V4 on Friday

BSB: Redding & Brookes to get first taste of V4 on Friday

Scott Redding and Josh Brookes will get their first taste of Ducati’s Panigale V4 R in a private Ducati Corse test at Jerez on Friday. The World Superbike team of Chaz Davies and Alvaro Bautista are...

BSB: James Ellison: 'Why I'm coming back for another year'

BSB: James Ellison: 'Why I'm coming back for another year'

At the start of the 2018 season, James Ellison said that he envisaged his campaign with the Anvil Hire TAG Racing squad to be his last in the Bennetts British Superbike championship. However, after a...

BSB: Updated: 2019 grid so far

BSB: Updated: 2019 grid so far

Following a busy week of announcements at the Motorcycle Live show, the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike grid is starting to look complete. Today’s news that Josh Elliott will join Luke Mossey in the...

BSB: Elliott to join Mossey at OMG Racing for 2019

BSB: Elliott to join Mossey at OMG Racing for 2019

Josh Elliott will replace the outgoing Gino Rea in the OMG Racing Suzuki team alongside Luke Mossey for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship. Rea had initially signed to remain with the...

BSB: Rogers sticks with Gearlink for 2019

BSB: Rogers sticks with Gearlink for 2019

Fraser Rogers will make his return to the Bennetts British Superbike Championship grid in 2019 after penning a deal to remain with the Gearlink Kawasaki team. Rogers made his debut with the team...

BSB: Allingham and EHA step up to Superbike

BSB: Allingham and EHA step up to Superbike

EHA Racing will feature on the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship grid as they enter the premier class for the first time with 23-year-old series rookie David Allingham. EHA Racing and...

BSB: Truelove to ride Raceways Yamaha

BSB: Truelove to ride Raceways Yamaha

Matt Truelove will graduate to the Bennetts British Superbike class in 2019, racing with the Raceways Yamaha team – a satellite set-up to the factory-backed McAMS Yamaha effort. After riding a...

BSB: Linfoot moves to TAG Racing for 2019 campaign

BSB: Linfoot moves to TAG Racing for 2019 campaign

Dan Linfoot will move to the TAG Racing squad alongside Shaun Winfield for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike season. Linfoot endured a troubling 2018 campaign, thwarted by injury bringing his...

BSB: Ellison joins Hickman at Smiths BMW for 2019

BSB: Ellison joins Hickman at Smiths BMW for 2019

James Ellison will join Peter Hickman in the Smiths BMW team for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship. Ellison had initially pencilled in 2018 as his last season in BSB, but after a...

BSB: Xavi Fores joins Irwin at Honda for 2019

BSB: Xavi Fores joins Irwin at Honda for 2019

World Superbike rider Xavi Fores will make the switch to the Bennetts British Superbike championship in 2019, joining forces with the Honda Racing squad alongside Andrew Irwin. A former European...

BSB: Iddon and Farmer at Tyco BMW for 2019

BSB: Iddon and Farmer at Tyco BMW for 2019

Christian Iddon and Keith Farmer will form Tyco BMW’s line-up for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship, it has been announced. Iddon will enter his fourth year with the Tyco BMW squad...

BSB: Gino Rea and OMG Racing in shock split

BSB: Gino Rea and OMG Racing in shock split

Gino Rea and the OMG Racing squad have agreed to terminate their 2019 contract just several weeks into the agreement. Rea had been confirmed as joining Luke Mossey in the Suzuki effort next year, but...

BSS: Seeley out for 2019 Supersport crown with EHA Yamaha

BSS: Seeley out for 2019 Supersport crown with EHA Yamaha

Alastair Seeley will return to the Dickies British Supersport championship in 2019 after penning a deal to remain with the EHA Racing squad. The Allingham’s team handed Seeley a lifeline after the MV...

BSB: Riders Motorcycles call it a day on racing

BSB: Riders Motorcycles call it a day on racing

Riders Motorcycles have decided to bring the curtain down on their racing activities after several decades of competition in various championships. Starting out in the nineties, Phil Jessopp’s squad...

BSS: Kennedy to defend Supersport crown with Integro Yamaha

BSS: Kennedy to defend Supersport crown with Integro Yamaha

Jack Kennedy will return to the Dickies British Supersport championship to defend his title in 2019 after signing a deal to remain with the Integro Yamaha team. Kennedy dominated the 2018 season,...

BSB: 2019 grid so far...

BSB: 2019 grid so far...

The 2019 Bennetts British Superbike grid continues to take shape with various announcements coming out during this week’s Motorcycle Live show in Birmingham. The latest news confirms Jason O’Halloran...

BSB: O'Halloran and Mackenzie at McAMS Yamaha for 2019

BSB: O'Halloran and Mackenzie at McAMS Yamaha for 2019

Jason O’Halloran and Tarran Mackenzie will form the McAMS Yamaha team for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship, it has been confirmed. Rumoured for some time, O’Halloran’s switch to the...

BSB: Andrew Irwin pens Honda Racing deal for 2019

BSB: Andrew Irwin pens Honda Racing deal for 2019

Andrew Irwin will return to the Bennetts British Superbike championship in 2018 after signing a deal with the Honda Racing squad. The Ulsterman will be part of an all-new line-up for the Louth-based...

BSB: Bridewell fronts new-look Oxford Racing Ducati squad

BSB: Bridewell fronts new-look Oxford Racing Ducati squad

Tommy Bridewell will race Ducati’s new V4 R for the new look Oxford Racing Ducati squad in the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship. After a stellar end to the 2018 campaign saw Bridewell...

BSB: Ben Wilson returns to British Supersport racing

BSB: Ben Wilson returns to British Supersport racing

Ben Wilson will make his return to racing in 2019 riding for Gearlink Kawasaki in the British Supersport class. Wilson has not raced since he sustained serious injuries in a crash at the 2016 Nort...

BSB: Gino Rea re-signs with OMG Racing for 2019

BSB: Gino Rea re-signs with OMG Racing for 2019

Gino Rea has re-signed with OMG Racing for the 2019 British Superbike Championship season, following a strong end to his 2018 campaign. Securing multiple top 10 finishes in the final four rounds of...

BSB: Currie: 'I was enjoying it so much I didn't want to come in!'

BSB: Currie: 'I was enjoying it so much I didn't want to come in!'

2019 Bennetts British Superbike rookie Ben Currie got his first taste of the ZX-10RR he’ll race next year as the Bournemouth Kawasaki rolled out for a shakedown test at Guadix. Getting some laps in at...

BSB: Irwin: 'I feel a connection with the bike already'

BSB: Irwin: 'I feel a connection with the bike already'

Glenn Irwin has said he already feels a ‘connection’ between him and the Bournemouth Kawasaki he’ll ride in next year’s Bennetts British Superbike championship. The Northern Irishman made his debut...

BSB: Ray to wildcard in Japanese Superbike finale

BSB: Ray to wildcard in Japanese Superbike finale

Bradley Ray will be back in race action this weekend as he joins the Yoshimura Suzuki MOTUL Racing squad in final round of the Japanese Superbike series at Suzuka. Ray impressed the Yoshimura squad in...

BSB: Series bosses commit to Supersport and GP2 future

BSB: Series bosses commit to Supersport and GP2 future

Bennetts British Superbike bosses have made a commitment to the Supersport class moving forwards after renewed interest from manufacturers in the 600cc class. With Kawasaki having just released a...

BSB: 2019 grid so far...

BSB: 2019 grid so far...

The announcement that Ben Currie will join Glenn Irwin at Bournemouth Kawasaki sees another piece of the jigsaw fall into place for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike season. In what will be one of...