British Superbikes

BSB: Neave gets second shot with Halsall Suzuki

BSB: Neave gets second shot with Halsall Suzuki

Tom Neave will return to the Bennetts British Superbike grid at Silverstone as a stand-in for the injured Chrissy Rouse at Movuno.com Halsall Suzuki. The Lincolnshire young gun had been racing in the...

BSB: Silverstone national layout confirmed after GP debacle

BSB: Silverstone national layout confirmed after GP debacle

Bennetts British Superbike bosses have confirmed that the ninth round of the 2018 championship will be held over Silverstone’s national circuit rather than the Grand Prix layout after concerns...

BSB: National circuit being considered for Silverstone round

BSB: National circuit being considered for Silverstone round

The ninth round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship could be run on Silverstone’s national circuit next weekend after the cancellation of this year’s British Grand Prix. All racing was...

In depth: 'Extreme dangling risks breaking rules' says BSB boss

In depth: 'Extreme dangling risks breaking rules' says BSB boss

Bennetts British Superbike bosses have warned that ‘extreme’ leg dangling could risk breaking the series’ rules in certain circumstances. An incident involving series leader Leon Haslam and rival Jake...

BSB: Dixon weighing up options for 2019

BSB: Dixon weighing up options for 2019

Jake Dixon has said he hopes he’ll have some level of clarity on his future in the next few weeks as he continues to weigh up his options for 2019. The young gun, who currently sits second in the...

BSB: Haslam extends lead with Cadwell double

BSB: Haslam extends lead with Cadwell double

Leon Haslam extended his championship lead with a commanding double victory at Cadwell Park today. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider got the better of fellow Kawasaki rider Jake Dixon in the afternoon’s...

BSB: Haslam holds off resurgent Ray for Cadwell win

BSB: Haslam holds off resurgent Ray for Cadwell win

Leon Haslam took his eighth victory of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike season after getting the better of a resurgent Bradley Ray at Cadwell Park. The JG Speedfit Kawasaki star took an early lead...

BSB: Ray: "We think we've got our bike back"

BSB: Ray: "We think we've got our bike back"

Bradley Ray has said he feels that he’s got his Buildbase Suzuki back how he likes it after storming to pole position at Cadwell Park this afternoon. The 21-year-old got the better of series leader...

BSB: Haslam hoping for early getaway

BSB: Haslam hoping for early getaway

Leon Haslam has said getting a strong start from the front row of the grid will be crucial in tomorrow's opening Bennetts British Superbike race, but expects a strong charge from RAF Regular and...

BSB: Ray returns to the top with Cadwell pole

BSB: Ray returns to the top with Cadwell pole

Bradley Ray returned to form to storm to his third pole position of the year at Cadwell Park this afternoon. The Buildbase Suzuki rider held off series leader Leon Haslam for the top spot by just...

BSB: Quickest Dixon 'exhausted' through illness

BSB: Quickest Dixon 'exhausted' through illness

Jake Dixon might have led the way as the eighth round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship got underway at Cadwell Park, but the RAF Regular and Reserves Rider was less than buoyant...

BSB: Irwin injures shoulder in free practice crash

BSB: Irwin injures shoulder in free practice crash

Glenn Irwin will need to undertake a medical before taking part in any more of this weekend’s eighth round of the Bennetts British Superbike Championship at Cadwell Park after injuring his shoulder in...

BSB: Dixon leads Kawasaki trio on opening day at Cadwell

BSB: Dixon leads Kawasaki trio on opening day at Cadwell

Jake Dixon led the way as the eighth round of the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship got underway at Cadwell Park. The RAF Regular and Reserves rider battled through a mystery illness to...

BSB: Hickman: 'Pressure is on Buchan and Ray, not me!'

BSB: Hickman: 'Pressure is on Buchan and Ray, not me!'

Peter Hickman is hoping his strong record at Lincolnshire’s Cadwell Park will help him overhaul either Bradley Ray or Danny Buchan to secure a spot in the 2018 Bennetts British Superbike...

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...