British Superbike clan touchdown at Knockhill

Can anyone challenge Mr Byrne?

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The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship arrived in Scotland today as some of the leading protagonists and the home-grown contenders blasted over the Forth Road Bridge to signal the arrival of the series this weekend at Knockhill circuit.

The annual Superbike event is one biggest sporting events in Scotland and the traffic was halted at the Forth Road Bridge this morning as the show rolled into town with riders including Shane 'Shakey' Byrne, JG Speedfit Kawasaki’s James Ellison, Tyco BMW’s Tommy Bridewell, Honda Racing’s Jason O'Halloran and Bennetts Suzuki’s Christian Iddon.

Stuart Easton led the home heroes as Taylor and Tarran Mackenzie plus Ducati TriOptions Cup champion Dennis Hobbs.

The riders were also enforcing the road safety message to all spectators riding to the event this weekend to save racing for the track.

Brookes targets first win of season at Snetterton

The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship is back this weekend (19/20/21 June) and as the contenders head to Snetterton, Australian Josh Brookes is targeting his first win of the season after setting the fastest ever lap of the Norfolk circuit during the recent test.

Brookes brokes the lap record during a recent test.

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Standings after Oulton Park

1: James Ellison (JG Speedfit Kawasaki) 109
2: Shane Byrne (PBM Kawasaki)101
3: Josh Brookes (Milwaukee Yamaha) 94
4: Stuart Easton (PBM Kawasaki) 80
5: Tommy Bridewell (Tyco BMW) 53
6: Jason O'Halloran (Honda Racing) 42

Easton and Bridewell celebrate wins as Kiyonari and Byrne clash at Oulton Park

Tommy Bridewell and Stuart Easton shared the victories in a dramatic, incident-packed third round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Oulton Park in which Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne crashed out of contention in race two, handing the series lead to James Ellison.

Easton and Bridewell celebrated victories at Oulton Park.

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