British Superbikes

Brookes on pole as Oulton race day begins

Brookes on pole as Oulton race day begins

Be Wiser Ducati’s Josh Brookes will set off from pole position for Bank Holiday Monday’s third and fourth races of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The Australian will line up alongside...

Brookes the man to beat at Oulton Park

Brookes the man to beat at Oulton Park

Picking up where he left off in last week’s test, Be Wiser Ducati’s Josh Brookes topped the timesheets in both of Saturday’s free practice sessions ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend’s second round of...

BSB Silverstone Race 2: Mackenzie makes amends with race win

BSB Silverstone Race 2: Mackenzie makes amends with race win

Tarran Mackenzie made up for the disappointment of race one by securing victory in the second Bennetts British Superbike race at Silverstone. Onboard the McAMS Yamaha R1 the 23 year old controlled the...

BSB Silverstone Race 1: Josh Elliott takes maiden win as Yamaha men collide

BSB Silverstone Race 1: Josh Elliott takes maiden win as Yamaha men collide

The opening round of the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship concluded in dramatic fashion with OMG Suzuki rider Josh Elliott claiming a surprise win. After qualifying in fourth, Elliot rode...

BSB Round 1 Qualifying: McAMS Yamaha duo and Scott Redding lock-out the front row

BSB Round 1 Qualifying: McAMS Yamaha duo and Scott Redding lock-out the front row

McAMS Yamaha has kick-started the Bennetts British Superbike Championship season with a 1-2 in qualifying at Silverstone, with Tarran Mackenzie claiming his first ever pole position from team-mate...

BSB Silverstone: Yamaha men in control at the end of ultra close FP2

BSB Silverstone: Yamaha men in control at the end of ultra close FP2

The McAMS Yamaha duo of Jason O’Halloran and Taz Mackenzie made their mark on the opening day of the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship by securing first and second positions. In a session...

BSB Testing Monteblanco: Redding finishes on top

BSB Testing Monteblanco: Redding finishes on top

Scott Redding got his Bennetts British Superbike career off to a perfect start after finishing the first official test of 2019 at the top of the timesheets. Setting his fastest lap of the three day...

BSB Testing Monteblanco: O’Halloran ups the ante on day two

BSB Testing Monteblanco: O’Halloran ups the ante on day two

McCams Yamaha rider Jason O’Halloran took over the top spot on day two of the official Bennetts British Superbike test at Monteblanco. Onboard the Yamaha R1, after a career with Honda, the 31 year,...

BSB testing Monteblanco: Redding sets the pace on day one

BSB testing Monteblanco: Redding sets the pace on day one

Bennetts British Superbike rookie Scott Redding made his intentions for the 2019 clear by topping the time sheets on the opening day of official testing at Monteblanco. The 26 year old former MotoGP...

BSB: Supersport ride for BTC champ Skinner

BSB: Supersport ride for BTC champ Skinner

British Talent Cup champion, Rory Skinner will compete in British Supersport this year riding a Kawasaki ZX-6R supported by Chris Walker. Skinner was left without a ride at the end of the 2017 season...

BSB: Graeme Irwin makes switch to tarmac racing in 2019

BSB: Graeme Irwin makes switch to tarmac racing in 2019

Former British Motorcross Champion, Graeme Irwin has announced that he will compete in the British Superstock 1000 championship in 2019, riding a Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10RR for Team 109 Kawasaki. MORE BSB...

BSB: Quattro Plant JG Speedfit Kawasaki unveil 2019 colours

BSB: Quattro Plant JG Speedfit Kawasaki unveil 2019 colours

Bennetts British Superbike Champions Quattro Plant JG Speedfit Kawasaki have lifted the covers off their 2019 challenger. The official Kawasaki effort, which stormed to the title with Leon Haslam last...

BSB: Oxford Racing Ducati unveil striking new livery

BSB: Oxford Racing Ducati unveil striking new livery

The covers have been lifted off the all-new Oxford Racing Ducati Tommy Bridewell will campaign in the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship. Unveiled as the doors opened for this weekend’s...

BSB: McAMS Yamaha unveil 2019 livery

BSB: McAMS Yamaha unveil 2019 livery

McAMS Yamaha have unveiled the colours Tarran Mackenzie and Jason O’Halloran will run in this year’s Bennetts British Superbike championship. Retaining the striking, blue red and black design, the...

BSB: Walker to return to Sidecar action with TAG Racing

BSB: Walker to return to Sidecar action with TAG Racing

Fans’ favourite Chris Walker will return to competitive action in the Hyundai Construction British Sidecar Championship in 2019 after penning a deal with TAG Racing. Former BSB runner-up Walker...

BSB: Bradley Ray gets Suzuki MotoGP test

BSB: Bradley Ray gets Suzuki MotoGP test

Bennetts BSB star Bradley Ray will get a taste of Suzuki’s GSX-RR MotoGP bike in a ‘thank you’ test at Sepang on Sunday. The young gun is out in Sepang working with the factory Yoshimura Suzuki team,...

BSB: Sylvain Barrier signs with Brixx Ducati for 2019

BSB: Sylvain Barrier signs with Brixx Ducati for 2019

Two-time FIM Superstock 1000 Cup champion Sylvain Barrier has become the 30th rider on the 2019 British Superbike grid, after signing a deal with newly-formed Brixx Ducati. Announced earlier this...

BSB: Stapleford confirmed alongside Ray at Buildbase Suzuki

BSB: Stapleford confirmed alongside Ray at Buildbase Suzuki

Luke Stapleford will partner Bradley Ray in the Buildbase Suzuki squad for this year’s Bennetts British Superbike championship. As reported by MCN earlier this month, the 2015 British Supersport...

BSB: Safety improvements underway at Brands Hatch

BSB: Safety improvements underway at Brands Hatch

Brands Hatch bosses have revealed the circuit is undergoing a series of improvements through the winter. A major development is being undertaken on the approach to Graham Hill bend, which sees the run...

BSB: Official testing programme confirmed for 2019

BSB: Official testing programme confirmed for 2019

Bennetts British Superbike bosses have confirmed that there will be three official tests before the 2019 season kicks off at Silverstone in April, with two new, official European tests introduced to...

BSB: Who will join Ray at Buildbase Suzuki?

BSB: Who will join Ray at Buildbase Suzuki?

The 2019 Bennetts British Superbike grid is close to completion, with just two names missing from the provisional entry list announced last month. MORE FROM MCN SPORT WSB: Carrasco to defend 300...

BSB Rider of the Year: 1st - Leon Haslam

BSB Rider of the Year: 1st - Leon Haslam

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 Rider of the Year: 2nd - Jake Dixon

BSB Rider of the Year: 2nd - Jake Dixon

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 Rider of the Year: 3rd - Glenn Irwin

BSB Rider of the Year: 3rd - Glenn Irwin

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 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...