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Leon Haslam heads the pack as Oulton Park beckons this Bank Holiday weekend

Leon Haslam will have a target on his back this weekend (29 April – 1 May) as the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship hits Oulton Park in Cheshire, but the JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider is determined to maintain the upper [...]

April 26, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Astonishing lap puts Ellison on pole for McAMS Yamaha at Brands Hatch

James Ellison claimed pole position for the second round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch this afternoon as the McAMS Yamaha rider obliterated the lap record, holding off Luke Mossey by 0.203s with Leon Haslam completing [...]

April 16, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

James Ellison sets fastest ever lap of Brands Hatch Indy to top free practice

James Ellison topped the opening MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship free practice sessions at Brands Hatch today in spectacular style. The McAMS Yamaha rider smashed the existing fastest lap time of the 1.2-mile circuit in Kent in the opening session [...]

April 15, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Shakey strikes back but top 18 covered by 0.9 seconds as Brands Hatch begins

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne marked his return to the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Brands Hatch by hitting the top spot in a frantic final ten minutes of the official test this afternoon. The defending champion saved his best lap [...]

April 14, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Leon Haslam to start from pole position on combined Donington Park practice times

Leon Haslam will start from pole position for the opening race of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship season at Donington Park tomorrow (Sunday). The Datatag Qualifying session was cancelled at the Leicestershire circuit and the grid was formed [...]

April 1, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Much anticipated British Superbike season set for blast off at Donington Park this weekend

The 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship season kicks off at Donington Park this weekend (31 March-2 April), with one of the most anticipated seasons in British Superbike history beckoning, to provide a stunning start to Donington’s 40th Anniversary year. [...]

March 29, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

One week to go – MCE British Superbike battle lines drawn ahead of Donington Park

The tension is building ahead of the much-anticipated opening round of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship next weekend (March 31 – April 2) at Donington Park as some of the world’s best riders prepare for the first clash [...]

March 24, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

British Superbike stars set for major pre-season test at Donington Park this Wednesday

The stars of the MCE British Superbike Championship will descend on Donington Park this Wednesday (22 March) for a major pre-season test day ahead of the opening round of the 2017 season at the East Midlands circuit on 31 March-2 [...]

March 20, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

MCE British Superbike Championship and ITV extend broadcast agreement into 2020 season

MotorSport Vision (MSV), the commercial and media rights holder of the MCE British Superbike Championship, and UK broadcasting network ITV have extended their long term partnership to broadcast free to air highlights coverage of the UK’s premier motorsport series to [...]

February 6, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Rookie Ray ready for MCE British Superbike debut with Buildbase Suzuki

19-year-old Bradley Ray will become the youngest rider to feature on the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship grid when the Ashford-based contender makes his debut with the Buildbase Suzuki team, lining up on the all-new GSX-R1000R this season. Ray [...]

February 1, 2017 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Haslam wins as JG Speedfit Kawasaki claim historic triple podium with the Showdown beckoning

Leon Haslam emerged victorious in the opening MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship race of the triple-header weekend at Oulton Park. The intense Showdown deciding weekend produced a historic race one for the JG Speedfit Kawasaki team who completely locked out [...]

September 10, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

MCE British Superbike contenders feel the need for speed as Thruxton beckons

The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship contenders get set for the fastest round on the calendar this weekend (July 22/23/24) as the UK’s premier motorsport series hits Thruxton in Hampshire for the sixth round of the season. There have been [...]

July 20, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

O’Halloran claims first win to become sixth different race winner at Snetterton

Jason O’Halloran claimed a hard-fought victory in the opening MCE British Superbike Championship race at Snetterton, taking advantage of a huge moment for his Honda Racing team-mate at Murrays on the final lap, to out drag him to the finish [...]

July 10, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Shakey claims first Superpole win of 2016 MCE British Superbike season at Snetterton

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne claimed pole position in the first Datatag Superpole Qualifying of the 2016 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship season at Snetterton, pushing Leon Haslam back to second place with his one flying lap. First up was Broc Parkes [...]

July 9, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

High speed Snetterton the next stop for MCE British Superbike battle

Snetterton is the next stop for the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship this weekend (July 8/9/10) and with five different race winners and a further five podium finishers already in 2016, Leon Haslam leads the pack into the fifth round [...]

July 6, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Leon Haslam Tops Day Two But Laverty Still Holds the Edge at Snetterton Test

Leon Haslam proved he had mastered the Snetterton 300 circuit as the JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider set the fastest time of the second day during the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship official test, as the Pocket Rocket moved to within [...]

June 16, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Laverty launches to the top on day one at Snetterton official test

Michael Laverty set the pace on the opening day of the official MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship test at Snetterton, firing the Tyco BMW to the top of the times in the closing stages of the final session. Laverty had [...]

June 15, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne becomes fifth different winner in emphatic style at Brands Hatch

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne has become the fifth different winner in the 2016 MCE British Superbike Championship as the home hero claimed an emphatic victory in the second race at Brands Hatch after a fierce fight to the finish with Richard [...]

May 22, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Ryuichi Kiyonari Breaks Collarbone Brands Hatch

Ryuichi Kiyonari has suffered a broken collarbone after a fall on his Bennetts Suzuki GSX-R1000 at Graham Hill bend at Brands Hatch today. The crash occurred during the second Free Practice session for the third round of the MCE British [...]

May 20, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing

Bluewater becomes the next stop for MCE British Superbike stars ahead of Brands Hatch

The UK’s leading motorsport series, the MCE British Superbike Championship, arrives in Kent for the next round of the series at Brands Hatch this weekend (May 20/21/22) and ahead of the event Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination, will [...]

May 16, 2016 British Superbike, Latest News, Racing
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