As the third round of the British Superbike Championship looms at Oulton Park over the May Bank Holiday weekend (2/3/4 May) several of the leading contenders head to the Cheshire circuit this Friday (24 April) for an official test.
Shane Byrne leads the British Superbike Championship standings ahead of Brands Hatch this weekend (17/18/19 April) and the defending champion won't be giving an inch at his home round.
The opening round of the British Superbikes at Donington Park provided action as hot as the glorious weather on a fantastic Bank Holiday Monday. WP were especially lucky, hosting a number of guests in our hospitality suite, we were provided with the perfect vantage point from which to see James Ellison win his first race since 2013 and Shane Byrne’s epic battle with Dan Linfoot in the second race of the day.
James Ellison was a double podium finisher at the opening round of the 2014 season, but the JG Speedfit Kawasaki rider has declared that only wins will do as the 2015 MCE British Superbike Championship gets underway this weekend at Donington Park (4/5/6 April).
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.