Shane 'Shakey' Byrne and Ryuichi Kiyonari renewed their on-track rivalry at the front of the pack this afternoon at the official British Superbike Championship test at Donington Park. Byrne, the four-time and reigning BSB champion, claimed the advantage as the Japanese rider crashed unhurt in the closing minutes.
This Thursday (26th March) marks the first British Superbike Championship clash of the season as the 2015 contenders come together for the only official test ahead of the Easter opening round at Donington Park (4th/5th/6th April).
The Anvil Hire TAG Kawasaki team kicked off their 2015 British Superbike Championship campaign with their opening test at Jerez in Spain last week as Richard Cooper, Filip Backlund and Shaun Winfield prepare for the official test at Donington Park (26 March).
Milwaukee Yamaha have completed their opening shakedown test of the 2015 British Superbike Championship season at Yamaha Motor Europe's first ever Official Race Teams combined test at Alcarras in Spain.
Defending British Superbike Champion Shane Byrne ended yesterday’s testing in Almeria on route to hospital following a crash in the final session.
British Superbike contenders will head to Spain next week as the teams continue their pre-season preparations ahead of the Easter opening round at Donington Park on the 4th, 5th and 6th April.
BSB Series Director Stuart Higgs believes 2015 is going to be one of the best seasons for the 20th anniversary British Superbike Championship.
Peter Hickman has been announced at the MCN London Motorcycle Show today (Sunday) as the 38th rider to join the 2015 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship. The RAF Reserves team return for their second season in the premier class, moving to BMW power for their 2015 campaign.
The WP Racing fuelled British Superbike championship have landed in Almeria, Spain to begin pre-championship testing with defending champion Shane Byrne in action over a two day period.
Martin Jessopp will return to the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship this season and is determined to battle back into the top ten for the RidersMotorcycles.com BMW team.