Motorcycle Racing -
There are national championships across the globe, but there are few that compare to the stature of the British Superbike championship. This championship is often seen as a feeder championship for the more senior World Superbike, Moto2 and even MotoGP series, with numerous riders having graduated over the years.
Held on UK race circuits until 2012, when the series also included a round at the
famous Assen circuit in Holland for the first time, it remains as popular as ever
with crowds in excess of 20-
Shane Byrne, Noriyuki Haga, Tommy Hill, Josh Brookes and Ryuichi Kiyonari are amongst the regulars, but Jonathan Rea, Cal Crutchlow, Tom Sykes, Noriyuki Haga and Troy Bayliss are all riders that have been involved in MotoGP and/or World Superbikes as well as having enjoyed a stint racing in the British championship.