And we're off! Yep, it's that time of year again, with the first MCE BSB race kicking off at Donington Park on the Easter weekend, the start of the British Superbike Championship is just around the corner, and what better way to prepare than to look at the season ahead.
The 2017 British Superbike Championship was a year to remember. With 10 different race winners, it came down to the wire. In the end, it was Shane'Shakey' Byrne on his Be Wiser Ducati who prevailed over nearest rivals Josh Brookes and Leon Haslam and in turn, winning his sixth title. Will Byrne make it a 7th in 2018, or will Haslam who fell at the last hurdle last year win the trophy that continues to elude him? Rest assured the trio of Byrne, Haslam and Brookes will be battling it out once again to make it another great year of racing.
There are 16 teams all vying for position in the 2018 British Superbike Championship and all with the one goal, of winning the coveted team title. There may be 16 teams but there are only six manufacturers who produce the bikes: