British Superbikes

BSB: End of an era for Byrne and PBM

BSB: End of an era for Byrne and PBM

The arrival of Redding and Brookes in the PBM camp marks the end of an era as the Cumbrian set-up parts company with six-time BSB champion Shane Byrne. Byrne won 65 races and five British titles with...

BSB: Brookes completes PBM dream team

BSB: Brookes completes PBM dream team

Josh Brookes will join Scott Redding in a Be Wiser PBM Ducati dream team for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The 2015 champion moves from the McAMS Yamaha squad to line-up next to...

BSB: Buchan and FS-3 Kawasaki together again in 2019

BSB: Buchan and FS-3 Kawasaki together again in 2019

Danny Buchan will remain with the FS-3 Racing Kawasaki squad for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike Championship. The double National Superstock 1000 champion has impressed with the Coventry-based...

BSB: Bradley Ray sticks with Buildbase Suzuki for 2019

BSB: Bradley Ray sticks with Buildbase Suzuki for 2019

Bradley Ray will remain with the Buildbase Suzuki team for an assault on the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship. The young gun shot into the limelight with a stunning double victory in this...

BSB: Hickman returns to rostrum at Assen

BSB: Hickman returns to rostrum at Assen

Peter Hickman enjoyed his strongest round since Thruxton as he returned to the rostrum in the second race at Assen this weekend. The Smiths BMW rider led seven laps of the second encounter before...

BSB: Young Mackenzie continues to shine

BSB: Young Mackenzie continues to shine

Tarran Mackenzie continued to impress as he was fighting at the front once again in this weekend's Assen round of the Bennetts British Superbike championship.  The pint-sized son of former champ...

BSB: Redding sets sights on factory WSB seat for 2021

BSB: Redding sets sights on factory WSB seat for 2021

Scott Redding may have only just announced his plans for the 2019 race season, but the 25-year-old has already set his sights on securing a factory World Superbike seat in 2021. After losing his ride...

BSB: Paul Bird: 'We needed something big!'

BSB: Paul Bird: 'We needed something big!'

Paul Bird has said he was determined to secure something ‘big’ for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike season after a tough year for the squad following star rider Shane Byrne being ruled out through...

BSB: Redding signs deal with Be Wiser Ducati for 2019

BSB: Redding signs deal with Be Wiser Ducati for 2019

Scott Redding will make the move to the Bennetts British Superbike championship in 2019 having signed a deal with the Be Wiser Ducati team. Rumours of a Redding/PBM link-up have been circulating since...

BSB: Haslam: 'I'll sleep a little bit more easily ahead of Brands!'

BSB: Haslam: 'I'll sleep a little bit more easily ahead of Brands!'

Leon Haslam has said he should be able to sleep a little easier in the run up to Brands Hatch knowing he has a whopping 61-point title advantage over rival Jake Dixon. Haslam added an extra 30 points...

BSB: Distraught Dixon: 'Title fight is over'

BSB: Distraught Dixon: 'Title fight is over'

 Jake Dixon and the RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki team were left heartbroken after an engine failure ruled him out of not only this weekend’s second race, but also the title fight. While...

BSB: Linfoot escapes injury in Assen horror crash

BSB: Linfoot escapes injury in Assen horror crash

Dan Linfoot miraculously escaped injury after a horrific accident during Sunday’s second Bennetts BSB race. Linfoot smashed into the back of Leon Haslam, who had to slow to avoid another rider, on the...

BSB: Double delight for Haslam, heartbreak for Dixon

BSB: Double delight for Haslam, heartbreak for Dixon

Leon Haslam put one hand on the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike trophy as he doubled up in a chaotic second race in Assen. Polesitter Peter Hickman took the holeshot followed by Jake Dixon and Josh...

BSB: Haslam beats Dixon to extend series lead

BSB: Haslam beats Dixon to extend series lead

Leon Haslam became another step closer to clinching his first ever Bennetts British Superbike title with a commanding victory in Assen. As summer begins to fade and Autumn arrives, the dwindling...

BSB: Danny Kent to test Movuno Halsall Suzuki ahead of Brands finale

BSB: Danny Kent to test Movuno Halsall Suzuki ahead of Brands finale

After being unceremoniously dumped by the Speed Up Moto2 project, Britain’s Danny Kent has been handed a last-minute lifeline by a Bennetts British Superbike team. MCN understands the 2015 Moto3 World...

BSB: 2019 calendar shake up confirmed

BSB: 2019 calendar shake up confirmed

The Bennetts British Superbike calendar gets a shake up for the 2019 season with all 12 dates confirmed during this weekend’s Assen round. Next year’s championship will start a little later than...

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

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

Tarran Mackenzie has said he’ll be giving it all to clinch his maiden Bennetts British Superbike races at Assen after securing his first front row start. The McAMS Yamaha rider was just 0.004 seconds...

BSB: Dixon confident of keeping title fight alive

BSB: Dixon confident of keeping title fight alive

Jake Dixon is confident of keeping the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship fight alive in tomorrow’s two races at Assen after securing his eighth pole position of the season. The RAF Regular...

BSB: Dixon pips Mackenzie to Assen pole by 0.004

BSB: Dixon pips Mackenzie to Assen pole by 0.004

Jake Dixon will start on pole position for tomorrow’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race after setting the quickest ever BSB lap of Assen in this afternoon’s qualifying session. The RAF Regular...

BSB: Haslam working on hard tyre pace

BSB: Haslam working on hard tyre pace

Bennetts British Superbike series leader Leon Haslam got off to a strong start as the second round of the Showdown got underway at Assen today. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider rounded out the opening...

BSB: Rea: 'I underestimated how difficult it is to go fast in BSB!'

BSB: Rea: 'I underestimated how difficult it is to go fast in BSB!'

Gino Rea has admitted he underestimated how difficult it is to go fast in BSB after making his way to the sharp end at the more familiar Assen circuit. Rea was first and second in the opening day’s...

BSB: Haslam leads Rea on day one in Assen

BSB: Haslam leads Rea on day one in Assen

Leon Haslam edged Gino Rea to the top spot on the opening day of the penultimate round of the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike championship at Assen. The series leader’s time of 1’36.535 placed him...

BSB: Haslam expecting Brookes threat at Assen

BSB: Haslam expecting Brookes threat at Assen

Leon Haslam has insisted the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike title isn’t a two-horse race despite the enormous points gap to third in the standings. After a double victory last time out at Oulton...

BSB: Dixon: 'I've just got to keep doing what I've been doing!'

BSB: Dixon: 'I've just got to keep doing what I've been doing!'

Jake Dixon and the RAF Regular and Reserves Kawasaki team will be looking to improve the speed of their Kawasaki ZX-10RR to keep themselves in the title fight at Assen this weekend. After Silverstone,...

BSB Assen Preview: Haslam v Dixon

BSB Assen Preview: Haslam v Dixon

This weekend’s penultimate round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike championship will mark a pivotal point in the championship fight. Series leader Leon Haslam holds a healthy 31-point advantage...

BSB: Irwin to replace Haslam at Kawasaki in 2019

BSB: Irwin to replace Haslam at Kawasaki in 2019

Glenn Irwin will replace the outgoing Leon Haslam in the Bournemouth Kawasaki squad for the 2019 Bennetts British Superbike season. The Northern Irishman will part ways with the Be Wiser Ducati squad...

BSB: Dixon: 'Championship is Haslam's to lose, but I'll give it everything!'

BSB: Dixon: 'Championship is Haslam's to lose, but I'll give it everything!'

Jake Dixon kept his hopes of winning the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship alive with a dominant double victory at Oulton Park.  The RAF Regular and Reserves rider was unbeatable...

BSB: Bridewell: 'I'm back where I should be!'

BSB: Bridewell: 'I'm back where I should be!'

Tommy Bridewell re-paid the faith put in him by the MotoRapido Ducati squad with a stunning double-rostrum at Oulton Park this weekend.  The Westcountryman has impressed throughout his short...

BSB: Best result yet for rookie Irwin

BSB: Best result yet for rookie Irwin

Andrew Irwin enjoyed his strongest points haul of his BSB career after a strong weekend at Oulton Park. The Be Wiser Ducati rider, who is trying to secure a seat for 2019, finished an impressive...

BSB: Another strong weekend for Mackenzie

BSB: Another strong weekend for Mackenzie

Bennetts BSB rookie Tarran Mackenzie continued to show his potential with another strong ride at Oulton Park this weekend. The technical Cheshire track had proved a bit of a challenge for the...

BSB: Sykes refuses to rule out BSB return for 2019

BSB: Sykes refuses to rule out BSB return for 2019

Tom Sykes has refused to rule out a return to the Bennetts British Superbike championship as he continues to evaluate his options for the 2019 season. The 2013 World Champion is currently without a...

BSB: Dominant double for Dixon at Oulton

BSB: Dominant double for Dixon at Oulton

Jake Dixon kick-started his 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Showdown with a dominant double victory at Oulton Park this weekend, taking to the top step in both wet and dry conditions to eat into rival...

BSB: Dixon wins as Haslam goes from last to third at Oulton

BSB: Dixon wins as Haslam goes from last to third at Oulton

Jake Dixon put on a wet weather masterclass to take his first victory since Knockhill in a sodden opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Oulton Park while title rival Leon Haslam fought through...

BSB: Dixon: 'That was the best lap I have done in my life'

BSB: Dixon: 'That was the  best lap I have done in my life'

Jake Dixon has described his qualifying performance at Oulton Park today as the ‘best lap of his life’ after shattering the Cheshire circuit’s outright record for pole position. Dixon lapped the...

BSB: Haslam: 'In my head I can still win'

BSB: Haslam: 'In my head I can still win'

Leon Haslam has said he hasn’t ruled out winning tomorrow’s opening Bennetts British Superbike race at Oulton Park despite the fact he’ll start dead last on the grid. Things went drastically wrong for...

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

BSB: Dixon blitzes to Oulton pole as bad luck hits Haslam

Jake Dixon stormed to pole position with the quickest ever lap of Oulton Park this afternoon while drama stuck for title rival Leon Haslam. A bit of drizzle in the lead up to qualifying had left parts...