British Superbikes

BSB: Ellison: 'I'll have to stick my neck out, but that's BSB!'

BSB: Ellison: 'I'll have to stick my neck out, but that's BSB!'

James Ellison was thrilled to take the McAMS Yamaha team’s first pole position in today’s MCE British Superbike qualifying with the fastest ever two-wheeled lap of the Brands Hatch Indy...

BSB: O'Halloran: 'I feel like I can push again!'

BSB: O'Halloran: 'I feel like I can push again!'

Jason O’Halloran and the Honda Racing team continued to show progress in this afternoon’s MCE British Superbike qualifying session to bag sixth spot on the grid for tomorrow’s opening race. The...

BSB: Mossey looking for debut win from front row

BSB: Mossey looking for debut win from front row

Luke Mossey has put himself in a prime position to clinch his debut MCE British Superbike victory from the front row of the grid for tomorrow’s opening race at the Brands Hatch Indy circuit. Mossey,...

BSB: Quickest ever lap of Brands Indy secures pole for Ellison

BSB: Quickest ever lap of Brands Indy secures pole for Ellison

James Ellison will start tomorrow’s opening MCE British Superbike race from pole position after clocking the quickest ever lap of the Brands Hatch Indy circuit in qualifying this afternoon. The McAMS...

BSB: Giugliano unfit for FP3, could return for racing

BSB: Giugliano unfit for FP3, could return for racing

Davide Giugliano will not return to the track for the third practice session for the second round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch. The former WSB rider crashed out heavily at...

Video: Dramatic footage of Giugliano practice crash

Video: Dramatic footage of Giugliano practice crash

MCE British Superbike Championship bosses have released dramatic race control CCTV footage of the crash that ruled Tyco BMW's Davide Giugliano out of action for this afternoon's second free practice...

BSB: Quickest Ellison: 'I'm keen not to get ahead of myself'

BSB: Quickest Ellison: 'I'm keen not to get ahead of myself'

James Ellison has said he’s keen not to get ahead of himself despite clocking the fastest ever lap of the Brands Hatch Indy circuit as practice got underway for the second round of the MCE British...

BSB: Bennetts Suzuki 'still experimenting' with new GSX-R

BSB: Bennetts Suzuki 'still experimenting' with new GSX-R

Sylvain Guintoli was back on the pace as the second day of action got underway for the second round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at the Brands Hatch Indy circuit. The former World...

BSB: Rookie Ray impresses despite crashes

BSB: Rookie Ray impresses despite crashes

MCE British Superbike rookie Bradley Ray impressed as practice got underway for the second round of the 2017 series at Brands Indy today. Despite crashing in both sessions the Buildbase Suzuki rider...

BSB: Ellison on top with quickest ever lap of Brands Indy

BSB: Ellison on top with quickest ever lap of Brands Indy

James Ellison got off to a storming start in the opening free practice sessions for the second round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship to clock the fastest ever lap around the Brands Indy...

BSB: Giugliano ruled out of FP2 after crash

BSB: Giugliano ruled out of FP2 after crash

Davide Giugliano will sit out of this afternoon’s second MCE British Superbike free practice session at Brands Hatch after a heavy fall in the morning’s opening session. The Tyco BMW rider tucked the...

BSB: Byrne: 'Missing Donington has fired me up'

BSB: Byrne: 'Missing Donington has fired me up'

Five time MCE British Superbike Champion Shane Byrne has said missing the opening races of the 2017 season left him more determined than he was ahead of the season opener two weeks ago. And the Be...

BSB: Haslam continues to test new engine spec

BSB: Haslam continues to test new engine spec

JG Speedfit Kawasaki duo Leon Haslam and Luke Mossey continued to test a new-spec Kawasaki motor as the second round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship got underway at Brands Hatch with an...

BSB: Byrne back on top at official test

BSB: Byrne back on top at official test

Shane Byrne was just 0.1 seconds off lap record pace as 2017 MCE British Superbike action resumed at Brands Hatch’s Indy circuit this afternoon with a 75-minute test session. Given the official...

Video Exclusive: Shane Byrne on preparing for 2017 season

Video Exclusive: Shane Byrne on preparing for 2017 season

How do you approach the winter break after winning a fifth MCE British Superbike title? We spent some time with 2016 BSB champ Shane 'Shakey' Byrne at both his home in Spain and on the Isle of Sheppey...

BSB: Progress boosts Guintoli ahead of Brands

BSB: Progress boosts Guintoli ahead of Brands

Sylvain Guintoli is hopeful of a step forward with the all-new GSX-R1000 this weekend after a positive test at Mallory Park on Wednesday. Despite a strong pre-season testing, Guintoli and the Bennetts...

BSB: Step forward for Honda after Mallory test

BSB: Step forward for Honda after Mallory test

Honda Racing’s Jason O’Halloran is confident of showing a marked improvement with the new CBR1000RR Fireblade at Brands Hatch this weekend after a positive test at Mallory Park. The Louth-based squad...

BSB: Brookes keen to try harder rear tyre at Brands

BSB: Brookes keen to try harder rear tyre at Brands

Josh Brookes will be out to show his podium return at the opening round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at Donington Park was no fluke as the series returns to action at Brands Hatch...

BSB: Byrne looking to bounce back at Brands

BSB: Byrne looking to bounce back at Brands

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne is looking to kick-start his title defence as the second round of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship gets underway at Brands Hatch this Easter weekend. Byrne...

BSB: Extra track time for Superbike class at Brands Hatch

BSB: Extra track time for Superbike class at Brands Hatch

Brands Hatch will play host to an Easter extravaganza of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship this weekend with the second round’s schedule extended to run over four days. Initially, only the...

BSB: Brookes back in business on BSB return

BSB: Brookes back in business on BSB return

Josh Brookes and Anvil Hire TAG Yamaha silenced their critics with a strong showing in the opening round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at Donington Park. The 2015 British Champion was...

STK: Buchan returns to winning ways

STK: Buchan returns to winning ways

Danny Buchan returned to winning ways as he made his return to the Pirelli National Superstock 1000 class at Donington Park this weekend with victory in both legs of the new ‘100-mile’ format. In a...

BSB: Opinion: First round just a test

BSB: Opinion: First round just a test

The first round of BSB is always an interesting one as for most people on the grid it’s just another test. While pre-season testing is a thing in BSB, it’s often the late arrival of parts will mean...

BSS: Mackenzie wins epic opening Supersport scrap

BSS: Mackenzie wins epic opening Supersport scrap

Tarran Mackenzie carried the number one plate in style as he opened up his title defence in the Dickies British Supersport Championship with victory at Donington Park this weekend. However, the McAMS...

BSB: Haslam: 'It couldn't have gone better'

BSB: Haslam: 'It couldn't have gone better'

Leon Haslam got his 2017 MCE British Superbike campaign off to a perfect start this weekend with a double victory at Donington Park. The wins were even more crucial for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider...

BSB: McAMS Yamaha show early promise

BSB: McAMS Yamaha show early promise

McAMS Yamaha duo James Ellison and Micahel Laverty showed early promise at Donington Park despite disappointing results.  Ellison led the opening race before dropping back, out of the podium...

BSB: Tough Superbike debut for new GSX-R

BSB: Tough Superbike debut for new GSX-R

It was learning weekend for the Bennetts Suzuki team as they debuted the 2017 GSX-R1000 in BSB with Sylvain Guintoli and Taylor Mackenzie. The lack of dry track time severely hampered the Mallory...

BSB: Giugliano surprised with close BSB passes

BSB: Giugliano surprised with close BSB passes

Round one of the MCE British Superbike Championship was an eye opener for new boy Davide Giugliano at Donington Park as he admits being surprised by the intense level of racing throughout the...

BSB: Hickman impresses on Smiths BMW debut

BSB: Hickman impresses on Smiths BMW debut

It was a strong opening weekend to the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship for Peter Hickman at Donington Park as he made his debut with the Smiths Racing BMW team. Quick throughout practice,...

BSB: Back to school for Honda at Donington

BSB: Back to school for Honda at Donington

It was a baptism of fire for the all-new 2017 Honda Fireblade as it made its MCE British Superbike debut at Donington Park this weekend with Jason O’Halloran and Dan Linfoot struggling to break into...

BSB: Byrne pragmatic about missing opening races

BSB: Byrne pragmatic about missing opening races

Reigning MCE British Superbike Champion Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne is looking on the brightside after being sidelined for the 2017 season opener at Donington Park following a heavy crash in morning...

BSB: Dream double for Haslam at Donington

BSB: Dream double for Haslam at Donington

It was a perfect opening weekend to the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship for Leon Haslam, who stormed to another strong race win in the second outing at Donington Park. Haslam’s win came...

BSB: Haslam leads JG Speedfit Kawasaki 1-2 in opening race

BSB: Haslam leads JG Speedfit Kawasaki 1-2 in opening race

Leon Haslam took a dominant victory in the opening race of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship at Donington Park this afternoon. The 2016 runner-up capitalised on the absence of rival Shane...

BSB: Byrne to miss opening races after warm-up crash

BSB: Byrne to miss opening races after warm-up crash

Reigning MCE British Superbike Champion Shane Byrne will miss the opening races of the season after a heavy fall in morning warm-up. Byrne went down heavily at Craner curves towards the end of the...

BSB: Guintoli continues to make progress with GSX-R

BSB: Guintoli continues to make progress with GSX-R

Sylvain Guintoli continues to take significant steps forward in developing the all-new Suzuki GSX-R1000 for the MCE British Superbike Championship at the first round at Donington Park. The Frenchman...

BSB: Ducati Cup rider Mick Whalley dies in Donington crash

BSB: Ducati Cup rider Mick Whalley dies in Donington crash

A rider has died following a serious incident in today’s Ducati TriOptions Cup race at the opening round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship. Mick Whalley, from Sheppey in Kent, sustained...