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Tyco boss: Waters win couldn't have come at a better time

With Josh Waters taking the top step in race two at Brands Hatch at this weekend?s MCE British Superbike event, it marks the end of a podium drought that stretches back to the last race of 2013 for the Tyco...


Jackson impresses on superbike debut

Lee Jackson has impressed the MCE British Superbike paddock with a brace of impressive rides on the Buildbase BMW, as he made his superbike debut as a replacement for the injured James Westmoreland, who continues to recover from the hand...


Ellison to undergo operation for broken femur

James Ellison will undergo surgery today (Monday) to repair a broken femur, following the horror crash on the opening lap of race two at Brands Hatch that almost took championship leader Shane Byrne down too, as Ellison?s GBmoto Kawasaki careened...


Brands Hatch BSB: Waters triumphs in the wet

The second MCE British Superbike race at Brands Hatch today has seen records broken with it?s almost unbelievable podium, as wet weather allowed Tyco Suzuki rider Josh Waters to take his maiden BSB win, ahead of fellow podium virgins Richard...


Brands Hatch BSB: Kiyonari reignites the war for four

Ryuichi Kiyonari has reignited the war for four MCE British Superbike titles with a stunning win in the first race at Knockhill, holding back home favourite Shane Byrne to take a hard fought victory. Byrne was an early leader, with...


Brands Hatch BSB: Byrne on pole as Brookes crashes out

Shane Byrne has taken yet another pole position in qualifying for tomorrow?s MCE British Superbike races at Brands Hatch, setting a 1:26.131 lap to just snatch pole from Chris Walker by 0.058. However, title challenger Josh Brookes will start from...


Alstare Bimota to make BSB debut

Bimota World Superbike team Alstare have announced a new junior team outfit that?s set to compete in the next three rounds of the MCE British Superbike Championship with French rider Christophe Ponsson. The Frenchman, who has scored points already this...


Josh Brookes "aiming to leave BSB" for 2015

Josh Brookes has announced that he is determined to leave the MCE British Superbike championship at the end of the current season, with the Australian admitting that his goal for 2015 is to return to the World Superbike paddock. A...


BSB at Brands Hatch throws open the door for free fan event

MCE British Superbikes are throwing open their doors this Thursday at Brands Hatch for the fans ? and it?s all for free as part of the Monster Energy Fans? Thursday. The full day of activities sees a range of events...


Gary Mason in surprise return to BSB

Former MCE British Superbike podium finisher Gary Mason will make a surprise return to the series next time out at Brands Hatch, coming out of retirement to deputise for the injured Mitchell Carr in the Anvil TAG Kawasaki squad. Mason,...


O'Halloran continues Honda BSB testing

Following on from their recent highly successful wildcard appearance in the MCE British Superbike Championship, the reigning Honda Racing team have completed another test as they make plans to return to the series in 2015. However, instead of Julien Da...


Westmoreland facing surgery after Knockhill crash

Buildbase BMW racer James Westmoreland is facing a battle for fitness ahead of the next round of the MCE British Superbike Championship in just over two weeks? time, after the 26 year old sustained damage to his hand in a...


Shakey on epic 200 mile cycle for CJ Riders Fund

If you?re on the roads today between Brands hatch, Snetterton and Silverstone, keep your eyes open for a mini-peleton of cyclists led by triple MCE British Superbike champion Shane Byrne, as the Kent rider embarks on an epic 200+ mile...


Knockhill BSB: Byrne takes race two victory

Shane Byrne has taken the second race victory at Knockhill, with the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki rider doing his best to hold off race one winner Ryuichi Kiyonari for almost the entire 30 lap battle. Byrne was able to lead from...


Knockhill BSB: Kiyo returns with race one win

Ryuichi Kiyonari has taken his first MCE British Superbike win in three seasons, winning the opening race of the day in easy style from fellow triple champion Shane Byrne to hand BMW their first ever BSB podium. Kiyonari was able...


Knockhill BSB: Kiyonari returns to top step in qualifying

Former triple MCE British Superbike champion Ryuichi Kiyonari has announced his return to the front of the series after a number of years in the doldrums, continuing to master the Buildbase BMW as he took the top spot at Knockhill...


BSB riders visit new aircraft carrier in dry dock

MCE British Superbike racers Josh Brookes, Dan Linfoot and Stuart Easton marked Saturday?s Armed Forces Day with a visit to Rosyth Dockyards and the construction of the Royal Navy?s newest aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth II. The riders met Chief...


Knockhill BSB: Byrne on top as Scottish action gets underway

Shane Byrne has resumed his usual spot at the top of the time sheets as the MCE British Superbike Championship got under way north of Hadrian?s Wall, leading the second free practice session on day one at Knockhill. However, he...


Hartley makes move from Halsall to Tsingtao

MCE BSB rider Harry Hartley has completed a swap move with Jon Kirkham, moving from the Halsall Kawasaki seat recently filled by Kirkham to take his spot at the Tsingtao Kawasaki squad for the remainder of 2014. Hartley, the youngest...


Peter Hickman takes over RAF Reserves Honda

Peter Hickman will complete the remainder of the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship on the RAF Reserves Honda of Simon Andrews, with the TT fastest newcomer taking over after the tragic loss of Simon at the North West 200. Hickman...


De Puniet joins Waters for Suzuka 8hr

MCE British Superbike star Josh Waters will be joined on the Yoshimura Suzuki Suzuka 8hrs team for this year?s iconic race by Suzuki MotoGP test rider Randy de Puniet, as the team attempt to steal the crown away from Honda...


Kirkham joins Halsall Kawasaki as Hartley out

Jon Kirkham has dramatically joined the Halsall Biker Gear Kawasaki team, replacing young rider Harry Hartley for the remainder of the 2014 MCE British Superbike season, only days after Kirkham parted with the Tsingtao Kawasaki team half way through the...


Kiyonari frustrated despite BMW progress

Ryuichi Kiyonari has left Snetterton frustrated with his results, despite finishing fourth and fifth on the Buildbase BMW and showing he is a contender for a Showdown spot come the final three rounds of the 2014 MCE British Superbike season....


Brookes fine after Snetterton highside

Josh Brookes suffered no physical damage in the highside crash that saw him ejected from the second MCE British Superbike race at Snetterton on Sunday, despite some initial concerns after the Australian took time to pick himself up from the...


Hopkins making progress despite poor finishes

John Hopkins believes that his Tyco Suzuki team have finally started to make progress with the GSX-R1000, with promising chassis development making a difference at Snetterton despite his seventh and ninth placed finishes at the Norfolk track. ?I feel like...


Snetterton BSB: Byrne blitzes opposition as Brookes crashes out

Shane Byrne has taken his second win of the weekend at Snetterton on the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki, extending his championship lead as main rival Josh Brookes crashed out on the Milwaukee Yamaha while pursuing the triple champion. Byrne ran a...


BSS Snetterton: Gowland makes it two from two with Snett double

Graeme Gowland has made it two from two in the British Supersport championship, winning the feature race at Snetterton by over three seconds, after his main title rival Alastair Seeley made a mistake and crashed out on the warmup lap....


Snetterton BSB: Byrne takes race one as Brookes and Ellison scrap for second

Shane Byrne has taken a dominating win in the first MCE British Superbike race at Snetterton, leading from start to finish and winning by over four seconds, after a late charge from Josh Brookes failed to materialise into a threat....


BSS Snetterton: Gowland takes last lap thriller victory

Graeme Gowland has taken his first victory of the year in the British Supersport Championship, hunting down his Smiths Triumph teammate Billy McConnell alongside Alastair Seeley to take a dramatic last lap victory, with only 0.5 separating the podium at...


BSB Snetterton: Shakey demolishes lap record pace on way to pole

Shane 'Shakey' Byrne has taken yet another MCE British Superbike pole position in usual form, setting a lap half way through the final qualifying session to blow away the lap record by over half a second. Saying afterwards that he...


TT hero Hickman back in BSB to replace Kirkham at Tsingtao

Tsingtao Kawasaki have made an eleventh hour switch to their lineup for this weekend?s MCE British Superbike Championship round at Snetterton, with TT newcomer hero Peter Hickman replacing Jon Kirkham on the team?s ZX-10R superbike for the remainder of the...


Honda second on day one of BSB return

Honda Racing rider Julien Da Costa has finished the first day of Honda?s return to the MCE British Superbike Championship in second place, only 0.128 behind pole man Shane Byrne. The Lincolnshire team are making the first of four scheduled...


Snetterton BSB: Shakey back where he left off

Shane ?Shakey? Byrne has resumed where he left off before the six week break in the MCE British Superbike season, taking the top spot after the opening day of practice at Snetterton to finish 0.128 ahead of the wildcard Honda...


Honda return to BSB with wildcard Urban Tiger

Honda have unveiled the first of their special MCE BSB colour schemes, as they return to Snetterton for the first of their four wildcard appearances in the championship this year. The colour scheme, in recognition of the Fireblade?s successes, harks...


BSB Oulton Park ? Brookes ends Shakey?s domination with thrilling race win

Josh Brookes had to put it all on the line to end Shane Byrne?s domination of the MCE British Superbike championship by taking a hard fought race two win at Oulton Park. The Milwaukee Yamaha rider refused to let Byrne...


McConnell secures Supersport double

Billy McConnell stormed to his second win of the weekend after a brilliant battle with Supersport title rival Alistair Seeley. The Smiths Triumph rider fought his way through the field after an initially slow start before becoming embroiled in an...


BSB Oulton Park: Byrne takes win from hard charging Brookes

Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki man Shane Byrne secured a flag to flag victory in the opening race of the MCE British Superbike championship at Oulton Park today. The 37 year old, who had qualified on pole was in control from the...


Oulton BSS: McConnell wins as title rivals fall

Billy McConnell has taken a win in the British Supersport sprint race at Oulton Park, as his main title rivals failed to score points in a dramatic 12 lap dash race, with Alastair Seeley and Graeme Gowland crashing out in...


Oulton BSB: Byrne sets blistering pace for pole

Shane Byrne has taken pole position for the opening MCE British Superbike race at Oulton Park tomorrow with a blistering lap time only 0.042 off the absolute lap record, set back in the days of full-spec superbikes and customised qualifying...


Walker's GBmoto Kawasaki in free practice fireball

Chris Walker and a number of other riders have had a lucky escape during free practice three for the second round of the MCE British Superbike Championship this weekend at Oulton Park, after a crash at Hizzy?s resulted in Walker?s...


Ellison fast despite fighting for fitness at Oulton

James Ellison has topped the time sheets in the opening MCE British Superbike session at Oulton Park, despite still recovering from theinjuries he sustained in qualifying for the opening round of the series at Brands Hatch two weeks ago. He...


EWC: Watch the Bol d'Or 24hr race live

Honda Racing will start today?s Bol d?Or, the first 24hr race of the 2014 Endurance World Championship, from pole position, after the former TT Legends team?s three French riders topped the time sheets in Q1 before rain meant no one...


Byrne fast in Oulton test

Shane Byrne has finished off the2014 official MCE British Superbike testing schedule in pole position, taking the top spot on Oulton Park on Friday, albeit in a session lacking many of his championship rivals and hit with rain. Byrne was...


Brands Hatch BSB: Byrne reigns supreme with double win

Shane Byrne has established himself as the man to beat in 2014, taking a double victory in the opening round of the MCE British Superbike championship by leading from start to finish in the second race of the day at...


Brands Hatch BSB: Byrne controls two-part race for opening win

Shane ?Shakey? Byrne has got his 2014 season off to a flying start, taking the win in the opening MCE British Superbike race of 2014 from veteran Chris Walker and his GBmoto Kawasaki teammate James Ellison. The race was a...


Brands Hatch BSB: Brookes on pole after crash fest session

Josh Brookes will start tomorrow?s opening MCE British Superbike race from pole position, after a controversial qualifying session in tricky conditions that saw the entire front row fall, along with a lot of other riders further down the grid. Brookes...


Video: Honda Racing show off 2014 plans

When Honda UK announced that they were withdrawing their championship-winning MCE British Superbike team at the end of 2013, many mounted the loss of the most successful team in the series? history. However, Honda have other plans, and have reemphasised...


Brookes goes second with mixed emotions

Josh Brookes was left with mixed emotions after the opening hour-long testing session of the weekend at Brands Hatch, making changes that negatively affected his Milwaukee Yamaha but still managing to find pace late in the session to go second...


Byrne fastest at Brands despite struggling with back pain

After launching an intense winter fitness campaign in an attempt to gain every advantage over his rivals ahead of the start of the 2014 MCE British Superbike series, Shane Byrne has been left struggling to regain full fitness ahead of...


No surprises in BSB Brands test as Shakey goes fastest

There were no surprises in the one-hour test session that kicks off the opening weekend of the 2014 MCE British Superbike season, as Shane Byrne took the top spot with a late fast lap from Josh Brookes. Byrne, who spent...


Byrne blows away lap record at Snetterton

Shane Byrne has dominated the final pre-season test of 2014, setting a time below the outstanding lap record at Snetterton on the final day of two ahead of next week?s opening round of the MCE British Superbike Championship. Breaking into...


Walker third fastest despite 'tough' day at Snetterton

Chris Walker had a ?tough? opening day of testing at Snetterton, despite finishing third only to Shane Byrne and Jakob Smrz, with windy conditions at the Norfolk track being less than perfect for the veteran rider. ?We?re making progress each...


Kiyonari pleased with pace despite lack of track time

Ryuichi Kiyonari has been able to return some of the form that took him to three MCE British Superbike titles on the first day of the Donington test, with the Japanese rider ending the day third fastest despite struggling to...


Byrne tops day one as rivals close gap

Shane Byrne has once again topped the day in pre-season testing for the MCE British Superbike Championship, finishing the day at Snetterton 0.4 ahead of Jakub Smrz as his rivals slowly close down the gap. Smrz was impressive on the...


Rain For Final Day In Jerez

The expected poor weather at Jerez arrived for a time at the start of the last day and conditions proved changeable for the most part, with only a few riders able to get anywhere near a normal lap time when...


Brookes continues to adjust riding style

Josh Brookes, having found a comfortable setting early in testing for the 2014 MCE BSB season on the Milwaukee Yamaha, is now struggling to adapt his riding style to suit the smoother power delivery of the R1 package. After three...


Second fastest Brookes 'out-performed Shakey'

Josh Brookes admitted after the first MCE British Superbike test of the year in the UK that he was dissatisfied to walk away only second fastest to Shane Byrne, finishing some 0.2 seconds off the triple champion but admitting it...


Walker impressed with GBmoto bike at Donington

Veteran MCE BSB racer Chris Walker says he?s come away from the first ?proper? test of the year against the majority of his season rivals feeling impressed with the GBmoto Kawasaki, and believing he can now be a genuine threat...


Byrne fastest as BSB returns to home soil

Shane Byrne has topped the sheets at the first BSB test of 2014 on British soil, after coming out on top of a ferocious battle with title rival Josh Brookes at the end of the final session of the day...


Rutter and Muff at new-look Bathams BMW

Bathams IWR have announced that Michael Rutter will be remaining with the squad for the 2014 MCE British Superbike season as they make the switch from Honda to BMW machinery, as he?s joined by Swiss rider Patric Muff. Rutter, one...


Kiyo makes Buildbase BMW debut

Ryuichi Kiyonari has tasted a British circuit on a bike other than a Honda for the first time, completing his first pre-season shakedown at Mallory Park on the Buildbase BMW alongside teammate James Westmoreland. Despite wet conditions preventing the pair...


Tinmouth kicks off 2014 campaign

Ellsemere Port-based Jenny Tinmouth has begun pre-season testing, as she starts her 2014 MCE British Superbike campaign ahead of official testing tomorrow (Tuesday) at Donington Park. Testing her TWR Honda at her home track of Oulton Park, Tinmouth, the most...


Byrne fastest on return to BSB at Almeria

Shane Byrne has topped the opening day of the first official MCE British Superbike Championship test of 2014, with the Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki rider lucky to avoid gusting winds that caused teammate Stuart Easton to end his day in the...


Team WD-40 to race in three classes in 2014

Team WD-40 have revealed their 2014 MCE British Superbike lineup, with a three strong team across three different classes, as Barry Burrell joins the team on Superbike, Canadian Ben Young in Superstock 1000, and Tarran Mackenzie in Superstock 600. Burrell,...


Milwaukee Yamaha have fun in the sun with five day test

Milwaukee Yamaha have completed the first of their pre-season testing, with Tommy Bridewell and Josh Brookes completing three days at Cartagena followed by a further two days at Alcarras to make the most of the Spanish sunshine. Josh Brookes, making...


Moody joins ITV 4 BSB team

ITV Four have announced their commentator line-up for their midweek highlights package, with James Haydon continuing to host the hour-long show that airs on a Wednesday night on the Freeview channel. He?ll be joined in the commentary box by former...


Westmoreland competes shakedown at home circuit

James Westmoreland has completed his first test of 2014 for the Buildbase BMW team, taking to the track at Mallory Park, the circuit now co-managed by team boss Stuart Hicken, to shake down the team?s BMW S1000RRs. Westmoreland was the...


Pirelli to offer free BSB tickets to customers

Prielli have launched a deal that will give customers the opportunity to attend the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship, where Pirelli are the official tyre supplier, for free, simply by purchasing any of a wide range of Pirelli tyres. The...


Triumph Tristar R&G Triple Challenge ready to rock for 2014

The Triumph Triple Challenge will be back for 2014, with the Daytona 675 one-make series officially set to be launched at London?s iconic Ace Café on the 5th April, with organisers T3 Racing also unveiling their National Superstock 600 rider...


Kirkham returns to track in Valencia test

Jon Kirkham has returned to track for the first time in 2014, as he completed his first test of the year for the Tsingtao WK Kawasaki team at Valencia, alongside National Superstock 1000 teammates Danny Buchan, Kyle Wilks and Ben...


Hutchinson completes hundreds of laps in Spanish testing

Ian Hutchinson has had a successful return to two wheels for the first time since winning the Macau Grand Prix in November, and only his second time on a bike since the onslaught of surgery and recovery it took to...


Waters to race Suzuka with Yoshimura

Yoshimura Suzuki have announced their main rider line-up for the Suzuka 8 hours, with Tyco Suzuki MCE British Superbike racer Josh Waters joining Takuya Tsuda, last year?s runner-up with the team, as Shell also come onboard as title sponsor. Double...


Honda announce 2014 British plans

Honda Racing UK have finalised their 2014 British championship racing plans, with three machines in the National Superstock 1000 series alongside their already confirmed wildcard appearances in the main MCE British Superbike class. Former Australian champion Jason O?Halloran will remain...


Hopper at home on Tyco Suzuki

Former MotoGP podium finisher John Hopkins says that he feels at home already on the Tyco Suzuki machine he will compete in the 2014 MCE British Superbike championship on, with the similarities to his former crescent Suzuki helping him to...


Philip Neil: ?Waters has that big smile back?

Former Australian Superbike champion Josh Waters has left Cartagena having made positive steps forwards on his Suzuki return, after a woeful 2013 season on the Milwaukee Yamaha, finishing the test with lap times comparable to that of his new teammate...


Seeley pleased with Cartagena progress

Alastair Seeley has left a four day test at Cartagena pleased with the progress he has made with his new Mar-Train team, with the Ulsterman able to run competitive times not only on his British Supersport R6 Yamaha but also...


Hard work pays off for Millsport Ducati

An intense pre-season testing schedule had paid off for the Millsport Ducati squad and their rider Jacob Smrz, as the privateer team finished day three of the Cartagena pre-season test rivalling their championship contender rivals on lap times. Smrz, who...


Bridewell fastest on day 2 at Cartagena

Tommy Bridewell has cemented his position as a 2014 MCE British Superbike championship contender, setting a blisteringly fast lap right at the end of day two of pre-season testing at Cartagena in Spain today. The Wiltshire rider was able to...


Hartley to become youngest ever BSB racer with Halsall Kawasaki

Harry Hartley will become the youngest ever MCE British Superbike racer this season, with the youngster making the jump from National Superstock 600 to the superbike class with Bolton based Halsall Kawasaki. Hartley will join Lee Costello, who scored a...


Andrews and Cummins joins RAF Racing

TT hero Simon Andrews will bounce back from life threatening injuries suffered at Le Mans last year to join the MCE British Superbike Championship with RAF Reserves Honda. However, Andrews won?t be the only TT star in the team, as...


Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki unveil new bikes at MCN London Show

The Paul Bird Motorsport team have kicked off a busy weekend of announcements for the MCE British Superbike Championship with the unveiling of their 2014 machines at the Show in London?s Docklands today. The new Rapid Solicitors Kawasaki will run...


Knockhill to run reversed in 2014

MCE British Superbike organisers MSV have confirmed that the Knockhill round of the championship, to be held in late June, will, as previously suggested, be run for the first time in reverse direction around the short Scottish track. Knockhill, which...


Tag Racing confirm former Australian champion Carr as second rider

Yet another former Australian champion will join the MCE British Superbike championship for 2014, as former supersport winner Mitchell Carr joins the TAG Racing squad alongside Richard Cooper. Carr won the 2012 Australian Supersport title in commanding form, before making...


Tommy Aquino loses life in MX accident

The racing community on both sides of the Atlantic and indeed around the world are this morning finding themselves mourning the loss of American Tommy Aquino in a motocross accident in his native California yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. Tommy was training...


Motostar champ Francis struggling for funds

2013 British Motostar champion Joe Francis could be left without a ride for 2014, as the 16 year old struggles to find the funds required to run a competitive machine for the new season. Francis, who took the prestigious Pinhead...


MSV tracks get winter updates

With a winter-enforced break in the racing calendar, circuit owners and MCE BSB organisers Motorsport Vision have taken the opportunity to launch a schedule of maintenance and improvement work at a number of their tracks. 2014 will see safety improvements...


I, Superbiker IV: The War for 4 trailer released

I, Superbiker IV: The War for 4 follows the lead riders through the intense 2013 MCE British Superbike Season, the most competitive and closely fought motorcycle championship in the world. The film, documenting Shane 'Shakey' Bryne's quest for the title...


Da Costa confirms Honda BSB wildcards

New Honda world endurance rider and former BSB racer Julien Da Costa has announced the team?s plans for a return to BSB in 2014. Reigning champions Honda withdrew from the series at the end of last season, after losing both...


Farmer back in BSB with PR Kawasaki

Former National Superstock 600 and 100 champion Keith Farmer will be back on the MCE British Superbike grid for 2014, after signing a deal with PR Racing that will see him stay with Kawasaki machinery. Farmer, who had a troubled...


Hutchinson thown lifeline in FFX Yamaha

Isle of Man TT legend Ian Hutchinson, after looking set to miss most of 2014, has been thrown an eleventh hour lifeline, and will instead be racing in the MCE British Superbike Championship as part of an all-new Yamaha team....


Milwaukee Yamaha riders Suzuka-bound

MCE British Superbike stars and Milwaukee Yamaha teammates Josh Brookes and Tommy Bridewell have been confirmed by the Yamaha Austria Racing Team for the prestigious Suzuka 8hr race in July. Brookes, who rode to a podium last year with the...


Reid joins FFX Yamaha in Stock 600s

Northern Irishman Andy Reid will be joining Ian Hutchinson in the new FFX Yamaha team for 2014, after an impressive year for the Belfast teenager on a 125GP machine sees the team extend a Superstock 600 deal to him. Making...


Francis lifts Pinhard Trophy

Monster Energy British Motostar 2013 champion Joe Francis has been awarded the illustrious Pinhard Trophy, the Sunbeam Motorcycle Club?s annual award for the best under-21 competing under ACU jurisdiction. The Chester rider, who added the British title to his eight...


BSB adjust Showdown format for 2014

MCE British Superbike Championships MSVR have announced the first update to their highly successful Showdown format first introduced in 2010, with 2014 now seeing a major change to the value of podium credits awarded. The system, which takes the top...


Kiyonari in shock move to Buildbase BMW

MCE British Superbike Championship triple winner Ryuichi Kiyonari will dramatically leave Honda for the first time in his career as the Japanese star makes the switch ti Buildbase BMW for 2014 as he attempts to regain winning form after a...


Samsung Honda withdraw from BSB

As reported in this Wednesday?s Motorcycle News, it is looking increasingly likely that there won?t be an official Honda team on the grid for the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship. MCN have been led to believe that the team have...


Byrne unconcerned about no contract

Triple BSB champion Shane Byrne says he remains unconcerned about still not having signed a contract for 2014, and believes that a return to his PBM Kawasaki team is still on the cards. With team boss Paul Bird still deep...


Tsingtao Kawasaki sign Kirkham for 2014 BSB

Tsingtao kawasaki have secured the services of Jon Kirkham for the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship, as the former race winner shifts from BMW to Kawasaki machinery. Two-time race winner Kirkham narrowly missed out on a place in the Showdown...


TAG Racing announce Cooper on Kawasakis

TAG Racing, fresh from their strong 2013 Motorpoint British Supersport campaign, have announced the first of two riders for 2014 as the team move from supersport to the MCE British Superbike Championship. Former National Superstock rider Richard Cooper will join...


Ducati Coventry aiming for double success

The Ducati Coventry-backed JHP Racing squad will return to the National Superstock Championship in 2014, with former championship podium finisher Luke Quigley signed to compete on the team?s 1199 Panigale. The team have also signed 2013 Ducati TriOptions Cup winner...