Title Sponsor

MCE Insurance

MCE Insurance is an independent insurance broker, established in 1975 and has grown into the UK's most customer focused company, providing smiles better insurance for your motorbike, scooter, quad, car, van or taxi.

For MCE, insurance is not just about a smiles better quote, they arrange insurance for over 100,000 people ensuring they have a service to match, 7 days a week.

To celebrate their partnership with BSB, MCE launched Club MCE, which gives existing and new customers money can't buy BSB opportunities, such as grid walks, pillion laps and walk the track tutorials with leading riders.

www.mceinsurance.com/bike-insurance
 
 
 
Presenting Sponsor

Pirelli

The single make tyre rule in MCE BSB sees Pirelli return as the tyre supplier for the seventh consecutive season. The ruling was introduced to the series to ensure a fairer tyre supply and provide more of a level playing field, ultimately providing a closer, more thrilling race series.

Pirelli has developed a range of Diablo tyres for both the Superbike and Supersport championships, giving a choice of three different specifications of dry Diablo front and rear tyres. Wet and Intermediate tyre choices are also available across both championships in the form of the Diablo Rain and Diablo Wet products.

A team of 17 tyre technicians will supply and fit around 5500 Pirelli tyres for both BSB and BSS classes over a race weekend. The technicians are backed up by two technical co-ordinators who work directly with the race teams to advise and analyse throughout practice and qualifying.

The new Pirelli Diablo tyres are available for all competitors and trackday customers. The new compounds of the Pirelli Diablo Superbike tyres come with SC1 and SC2 front options and SC0 and SC1 rear, with '0' being the softest and '2' the hardest solutions. The tyres are designed for sustained performance and high grip characteristics.

For further information on Pirelli Tyres, find your ideal tyre match and to find your nearest stockist, please visit

www.pirelli.co.uk
 
 
 
Associate Sponsors

STIHL

The MCE British Superbike Championship and outdoor power tool company STIHL GB have extended their long-standing partnership into a seventh year ahead of the 2014 season.

STIHL's ground-breaking innovation is renowned worldwide and the outdoor power tool brand will continue to be showcased at MCE British Superbike Championship events, extending a partnership that first began in 2008.  

STIHL continues to develop its products to stay ahead of the opposition, in a similar way to the competition on the race track, and has committed to over 85 years of innovation meaning that its world famous chainsaws along with other machines like leaf blowers and hedge trimmers are utilised by both industry professionals and home owners. A selection of STIHL products will continue to feature as part of the trackside branding at all twelve rounds of the Championship; showcasing to both fans at the race circuit and to a worldwide TV audience.

 

 

www.stihl.co.uk

Stena Line

The MCE British Superbike Championship returns to mainland Europe at the world renowned TT Circuit Assen, Holland in 2013. Stena Line are the official ferry operator of MCE BSB, getting you to and from the event on the Harwich - Hook of Holland route. 

Travelling to the MCE BSB is easy with Stena Line. Simply sail from Harwich international port to Hook of Holland, then ride there in less than 3 hours.

Stena Line and the Harwich to Hook of Holland route is exclusively designated for all MCE BSB Assen transportation, so you could be rubbing shoulders with teams and riders as they look to make their mark abroad!

Stena Line operates in three business areas: Scandinavia, the North Sea and the Irish Sea with a network of 18 strategically located ferry routes in Europe. Stena Line has a modern fleet with a total of 35 vessels including fast ferries (Stena HSS), traditional combi-ferries, RoPax ferries for freight and passengers, and pure cargo ships.

www.stenaline.co.uk/ferry/routes/holland/drive-to-holland/motorbiking-in-holland/superbikes-assen/

Motorpoint

Established in 1998, Motorpoint is the UK's leading car supermarket, delivering happiness to UK customers who had historically paid more for their new and nearly new cars than almost anywhere else in Europe.

From the outset, Motorpoint has been redressing that balance, creating a simple and straightforward transparent pricing policy. Its buying power enables it to bulk purchase a wide selection of cars from suppliers across the UK and Europe at competitive prices - savings that are passed on directly to its customers, backed by a level of choice, value and service that is second to none.

Privately owned, Motorpoint has sold close to 600,000 cars since it began and today sells a car every five minutes. Motorpoint's unique approach to selling cars has saved its customers over £3bn to date on prices charged by franchised dealers. This equates to an average saving of over £5,000 off list price on every car sold.

Motorpoint is the only car supermarket to have sold a car to every postcode in the UK - quite an achievement considering it currently has seven sites in the UK - Birmingham, Burnley, Chingford, Derby, Glasgow, Newport and Peterborough.  Why not find out for yourself why Motorpoint is referred to as the Car Buyers Champion?

 

www.motorpoint.co.uk
 
 
 
Official Sponsors

Monster Energy

The global energy drink brand will serve as an official sponsor of the MCE British Superbike Championship.

https://www.monsterenergy.com/gb/en/sports/superbike/

E-Lites

E-Lites, the UK's favourite Electronic Cigarette, have extended their partnership with the MCE British Superbike Championship following a successful 2013 season with the UK's biggest motorsport series.

Established in 2009, West Midlands based E-Lites have grown rapidly to now supply 10,000 stores nationwide with the UK's premium brand of electronic cigarette. The E-Lites' range of products offer smokers an alternative to traditional smoking products which are not only free from tobacco and tar, but also offer significant financial savings.

The E-Lites partnership will include trackside and event branding as well as a range of other on-site and premium marketing rights. Spectators at MCE BSB rounds will be able to use E-Lites throughout the venues, so smokers can enjoy an alternative to smoking without the risk of missing any of the on-track action. 

The E-Lites brand will also feature on the track in the Motorpoint British Supersport Evo Championship, continuing their partnership with Tim Hastings and the Team E-Lites Kawasaki team. 

 

www.e-lites.co.uk

KGN Pillinger

KGN Pillinger work in partnership with water, industrial and building services industries throughout the world to provide complete engineering solutions and support for all their client's water pumping requirements. 

As 2011 sponsors to British Superbike champion Tommy Hill and the Swan Yamaha Team, KGN Pillinger are currently in their fourth year of MCE BSB Team Sponsorship, currently with the Milwaukee Yamaha, FFX Yamaha and Be Wiser Kawasaki Teams.

KGN Pillinger are delighted to become an Official Sponsor and Water Engineering Partner of the 2014 MCE British Superbike Championship, in particular the new KGN Team League Trophy to run alongside the riders championship, recognising team performance in both the MCE British Superbike and Motorpoint British Supersport  series.

Their expanded portfolio into motorsport sponsorship matches their continued investment in engineering technology and stainless steel fabrication services.

Working with Milwaukee, FFX, Yamaha Racing, Be Wiser and now MCE BSB, provides excellent opportunities for KGN Pillinger to create brand synergy with like-minded companies whose ethos fits their own. Their passion to succeed and deliver mirrors their profile exactly.

 

 

www.kgnpillinger.com

Motul

Europe's premier motorcycle lubricant manufacturer Motul has announced a new relationship with the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship to become an Official Partner for the 2014 season.

This new relationship will see Motul become the Official Lubricant Partner of the 2014 season and also the title partner of the Motostar British Championship, the platform for young aspiring riders to showcase their talents on both 125cc and Moto3 machinery.

As Europe's leading motorcycle lubricant company and 2013 BDN Motorcycle Product Brand of the year Motul has over 150 years' experience in the innovation and manufacture of high performance lubricants. Motul is recognised as THE specialist in synthetic lubricants. As early as 1971, Motul was the first lubricant manufacturer to pioneer the formulation of a 100% synthetic lubricant. The 300V ranges are renowned globally and used and recommended by many racing teams and manufacturers. 

www.motul.co.uk

Datatag

Datatag, the market leader in motorcycle security marking products, is using the association with Britain's premier motorsport series to highlight the issue of theft in the UK, particularly amongst Supersport machines, and to promote its range of innovative and highly effective security marking products. Research undertaken by the Motorcycle Industry showed that a bike unprotected by Datatag technology was up to 5 times more likely to be stolen* and six times less likely to be recovered. The Datatag motorcycle identification system, now with stealth UV marking and genuine DNA identification technology has been in use in the UK since being launch in 1992 and is also the power behind the official agriculture and construction industry plant registration scheme, CESAR.

*Based on independent survey & summary report for the MCIA "The Effectiveness of After Market Security Systems

www.datatag.co.uk

Rapid Solicitors

Rapid Solicitors has enjoyed a primary involvement in the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship for several years and the BSB official partnership continues.

The partnership ensures category-exclusive rights of association, on-site rights, extended trackside advertising visibility.

Rapid Response Solicitors Limited is a major national force in the personal injury compensation claims industry. Rapid's unique way of working has helped secure fast compensation for medical negligence and accident injury for thousands of clients. The firm employs industry specialists in compensation negotiation and offers advice on disability aids and adaptations from an industry expert. The specialist law firm offers free home or hospital visits or appointments at offices across the country, to discuss a claim for compensation.

 

 

www.rapidsolicitors.co.uk

Black Horse

Black Horse is an Associate Sponsor of the hugely popular and competitive 600cc and 1000cc Superstock classes, which, with their near showroom specification provides a highly visible platform for nine of the world's leading motorcycle manufacturers and a mix of emerging and established riders.

These series remains known as the Pirelli National Superstock Championships in association with Black Horse and will feature at 11 of the 12 BSB rounds and the 1000cc category will also support the World Superbike Championship round at Donington Park in May. The partnership will also see Black Horse branding around the circuit at all MCE BSB events.

www.blackhorse.co.uk/bikes/motorbike_index.aspx

Optimum Fleet Management

Optimum Fleet is part of the Optimum Procurement Group, based in Manchester. Founded in 2007, the company has grown rapidly to become a top five procurement services company within the UK as the market for cost reduction services continues to flourish.

With nearly 7,000 vehicles under management, Optimum Fleet's service utilises a bespoke technology platform to help customers improve fleet efficiency and secure substantial cost savings in the sourcing of company cars and commercial vehicles. Customers typically outsource their vehicle procurement, driver support and back office operations to the company.

Becoming an official partner of the MCE British Superbike Championship adds to Optimum's existing sponsorship portfolio, which includes personal backing of MotoGP rider Bradley Smith and British Championship contenders Taylor and Tarran Mackenzie. The company are also supportingTeam WD-40 / GR Motosport for the 2014 season.

www.optimumfleet.co.uk

TriStar

The season is shaping up to be a thrilling prospect for the TriStar R&G Triumph Triple Challenge (TTC) one-make series. 

The TTC will once again form an integral part of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship series with all 20 races taking place over nine MCE BSB events. The TTC continues to build its reputation as the most competitive one-make series in the UK and a key proving ground for the UK's motorsport riders of tomorrow.

www.triumph.co.uk

Ducati

Ducati UK, together with MSVR have confirmed a two year outline deal to ensure that the iconic Ducati sound will remain part of the MCE British Superbike Championship. For 2014 the Ducati TriOptions Cup will feature the all-new Ducati Superbike 899 Panigale alongside the existing 848 Evo model in a new format for the series.

The Ducati TriOptions Cup will be the first series to showcase the "Supermid" version of the award-winning Panigale following its much-anticipated launch.

The 2014 Ducati TriOptions Cup will again be contested with two point scoring races over eight MCE British Superbike Championship events, including the TT Circuit Assen. 

 

www.ducatiuk.com

Speedy Services

Speedy, the UK's leading provider of equipment rental and support services, continue their sponsorship of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship, providing essential radio communications kit, generators and access equipment to the BSB team and being the title sponsor of the Speedy Best Lap Award. The BSB website will also host the "Speedy Spirit Award" as an online voting competition following each event. This will be open for the public to nominate the rider or team who they feel showed their true "Speedy Spirit" by reaching their maximum potential.

Since their foundation in 1977, Speedy is now an approx £350m organisation with more than 100,000 customers, 3700 employees and a national network of over 320 depots. Their diverse customer base ranges from industry sectors such as construction, manufacturing, housing, rail, industrial, leisure and facilities management.

In addition to tool and equipment hire, their range of services extends into test and inspection, repair and maintenance services, fuel management and the provision of a wide range of training courses.

Speedy recognise that your needs can be complex and that 'one size does not fit all', so the service is completely flexible and can be very bespoke. From providing essential kit to MCE BSB, to a one off requirement for a drill for a week or an emergency requirement of 5 mega Watt containerized sets to be delivered and installed the same day, Speedy will always be on hand to help. The depot network is designed to provide the most effective fulfilment model with national coverage.

Speedy have experience in working on projects varying from shopping centres to petro-chemical shutdowns and you'll find experts within our business that will work with you to understand the specific requirements of each and every project.

For more information on the services Speedy can provide, call 0845 602 8077 or visit:

www.speedyservices.com

Royal London Watches

Royal London Watches have been established around the world as superb value for money. There are over 600 watches in Royal London range including a titanium and sports models. Part of the Condor Group, the largest distributer of watches in the UK, the Royal London brand is stocked by more than 1000 retail outlets in the UK. 

The Royal London partnership with MCE British Superbikes follows recent sporting associations with the Grand Prix World Snooker Championships, International Cycling and Test Match Cricket.

As the official timekeeper of MCE BSB, the Royal London logo will be identified and credited on the official event live timing service and in the associated timing graphics embedded in the worldwide TV feed produced at each event. They will also enjoy a comprehensive package of premium marketing rights in association with the MCE BSB brand.

Royal London watches will be awarded prior to each of the 26 MCE BSB Championship races to the rider starting in pole position. In addition the six Title Fighters following qualification to the Showdown will each achieve an award and finally at the end of the season the MCE BSB champion, the Motorpoint British Supersport champion and the MCE BSB Riders Cup winner will also be recipients of Royal London watches.

www.royallondonwatches.co.uk
 
 
 
Official Suppliers

Nissan

Nissan returns for the fifth season running, as official vehicle supplier to the MCE British Superbike Championship.

Nissan Motor GB, the UK's largest car producer, supplies the championship with a fleet of fourteen vehicles comprising of seven different models, deployed in various demanding roles. 

For the first time this season, the award winning, 100% electric Nissan LEAF will be part of the model line-up provided to MCE BSB.

The Nissan LEAF will be joined by three All New Nissan Qashqais, which are all built at Nissan Motor UK in Sunderland. In addition to these, Nissan will supply a combination of the new 2014 GT-Rs, Juke Nismos, NV400s, Navaras and 370Zs for use during the 2014 season.

Nissan's investment in the UK is in excess of £3.5 billion, reflecting its commitment to the UK economy. Nissan Motor Manufacturing, Sunderland, produces over 500,000 vehicles per annum, 80% of which is exported to 97 markets worldwide.

As well as their manufacturing plant, the UK is home to Nissan's European Design Centre in Paddington, London, Nissan Technical Centre Europe in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, and Nissan Motor GB's Sales and Marketing function in Maple Cross, Hertfordshire. 

 

www.nissan.co.uk

Dainese

The Italian protective clothing giant, Dainese announced a deal in 2011 that sees it increase its commitment to the UK market by launching a new partnership with the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship which continues in to 2013.

Dainese and AGV take the position as the British Superbike Official Safety Partner under the banner of Italian Legendary Protection (ILP).

Dainese will have a high level of visibility at each MCE BSB event with trackside branding and branded team-wear for the MCE BSB event staff. The official safety bike riders will be protected by Dainese and there will be a Dainese trade/retail site at each of the 12 rounds and at selected venues the D-Truck will attend as well as personal appearances from UK based Dainese riders such as Leon Haslam who competes in the Superbike World Championship.

www.dainese.com

WP Racing

WP Group's specialist motorsport fuel and lubricants division, WP Racing, is the Official Fuel Supplier to the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship (BSB) for the next three years.

The new three year agreement between WP Racing and BSB promoter and organiser MSVR consolidates a world leading motorcycle championship with WP Racing's current supply portfolio of grass-roots karting, top line sportscar and formula championships.

With a history in fuels and lubricants dating back over 50 years, WP Group's racing division is an industry leader in bespoke trackside testing. As partner to MCE British Superbikes, WP Racing's team of experts will supply specialist Panta Fuel for all MCRCB British and National Championships backed up with Gas Chromatography fuel analysis equipment and in conjunction with the MCRCB/MSVR Technical Officials will ensure a level playing field for all competitors in the Series.

www.wp-motorsport.co.uk

R&G

For 15 years, R&G and its products have been trusted by road riders, trackday enthusiasts, racers, race teams and riding schools across the globe, to protect and enhance their machines, as well as offer a plethora of essential accessories for on, off or around a bike.

R&G has also heavily expanded into developing new accessories to guard bikes from damage caused from everyday use, such as with its Radiator Guards, Huggers, Shocktube®, Oil Cooler Guards, Outdoor Covers,Tail Sliders and Tank Sliders.

The British Company's products have won many awards and have been the difference countless times between a bike being written-off or simply being able to be ridden home with all but pride intact after a drop.

Recently R&G's Engine Case Covers have been approved by BSB's chief technical officer and riders and teams in all classes running within the series can take advantage of the diverse and constantly expanding model fitments.

Secondary engine covers are a mandatory product at BSB, to help prevent oil contaminating the track from a crashed bike, potentially causing further incidents. R&G's Engine Case Covers are crafted from polypropylene and bolt on top of the existing engine covers without requiring the draining of any bike fluids or specialist tools to fit. Though their primary job is to act as a strong and hard-wearing shield, the covers are also ultra-lightweight and offer the maximum ground clearance of any similar product on the market.

www.rg-racing.com

Dickies Workwear

Although Dickies has manufactured hardwearing workwear since 1922, it is undeniably a company of the twenty first century.

Employing the latest developments in fabric technology and manufacturing techniques, Dickies high performance workwear is suited for even the harshest working environments.

Quality workwear in both traditional and modern styles that delivers performance, comfort and protection at an affordable price.

 

www.dickiesworkwear.com

HEL

HEL Performance enter their fourth consecutive season as official supplier to MCE BSB. HEL Performance specialise in the manufacture of all stainless steel motorcycle brake lines and hoses in over 71 countries around the world.

With over 3,800 stainless steel brakeline kits and a large range of oil cooler and stainless steel oil line kits HEL are sure there will be something in our range for your motorcycle.

The most powerful part of your motorcycle is not the engine - it's the brakes. That's a fact! Consider this - A GSXR1000 can do a standing quarter mile in 10.8 seconds with a terminal speed of 138mph - the brakes can do the same amount of work, but in reverse, in just 6.8 seconds - and by fitting HEL Performance Stainless Steel Brake Lines you can make them even more powerful.

helperformance.com

Pro-Bolt

For over 10 years Pro-Bolt has supplied the Motorcycle Industry with an ever increasing range of high quality Bolt and Accessory Kits. Products are available in Aluminium, Stainless Steel and Titanium with each material offering its own benefits and strengths dependent on the application.

Pro-Bolt products know no boundaries, supplying a wide range of manufacturers in such industries as aerospace, fitness equipment, power boating, cycling, yachting and model making.

Pro-Bolt has a high commitment to quality and detail at each stage of design, production, manufacture and testing. These principles are then carried over by an expert team in terms of customer handling, packaging and distribution.

Pro-Bolt sponsor and supply many professional motorcycle teams in the Moto 2 Grand Prix, British and World Superbike and World Motocross Championships. Working with these teams helps Pro-Bolt to constantly develop their range of fasteners in terms of increased strength whilst reducing overall weight. 

www.pro-bolt.com

Yamaha

For close to half a century, Yamaha Motor has been bringing pleasure to millions of people by using ingenuity and enthusiasm to constantly surpass customer expectations, thereby enriching their lives.

Yamaha believe leisure to be paramount for a balanced, full and pleasurable life. Whichever products our customers choose to enjoy, we strive for them to experience a delicate blend of technologies which creates a harmonious union between man and machine.

www.yamaha-motor.co.uk

Xograph

Xograph Healthcare is the official supplier of medical imaging technology to the 2013 MCE British Superbike Championship.

Xograph Healthcare is a leading independent medical equipment supplier to the UK and Republic of Ireland. We have a 40-year track record in providing innovative technology and services to hospitals, diagnostic centres and veterinary practices. Our range of medical imaging systems include general, surgical, mobile, mammography, dental and ultrasound imaging equipment as well as the latest healthcare IT and direct digital imaging solutions.

www.xograph.com

Drift Innovation

Drift sponsored professional athletes in moto, auto, outdoor, snow, aquatic and airborne sports are an integral part of the R&D process, testing the performance and durability of Drift products in the field.

Widely recognized as one of the top action camera brands globally, Drift distributes its products in more than 35 regions. 

www.driftinnovation.com

Woodway Engineering

Woodway Engineering are the exclusive licensed manufacturer of WHELEN designed Automotive Audible and Visual Warning Systems for the United Kingdom and Europe. Over the years, their reputation for providing high quality products with excellent service has grown, along with their customer base. The company supply more than 80% of the Major Incident High Profile Vehicles with various types of equipment. Within the UK and Northern Ireland, they supply equipment to 95% of the Police Forces, giving access to more than 45 separate Police Authorities.

 

www.woodwayengineering.co.uk
 
 
 
Broadcasters

British Eurosport

Eurosport Television has secured the long term exclusive worldwide television and online rights to the prestigious British Superbike Championship.

Following the success of the previous seasons MotorSport Vision, which owns the rights to BSB, and Eurosport has agreed a five year broadcasting deal, enabling the digital sports channel to retain the domestic UK Superbike championships up to 2015.

uk.eurosport.yahoo.com

ITV Sport

One-hour highlights programmes from each of the twelve MCE BSB events will be shown on ITV4 on the Wednesday evening after the race weekend and then repeated on Saturday afternoons. Each programme will have a further repeat on ITV 1, as well as being available free to view on the ITV Player on itv.com.

The MCE BSB shows, produced by ITV Sport, will feature the best highlights action from the previous weekend's Superbike races, together with grid walks, post race interviews, behind the scenes features and exclusive competitions.

www.itv.com/Sport
 
 
 
Media Partners

The Sun

The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship (BSB) announced a new national media partnership after joining forces with The Sun, offering race fans new and exclusive content throughout the season at thesun.co.uk.

The new partnership kicks off ahead of the opening round of the season at Brands Hatch on 5/6/7 April and the coverage has started with exclusive interviews from some of the leading contenders as they build up to the official tests next month.

The new dedicated online section will feature the latest news and interviews plus special video content. The Sun online team will be bringing you the gossip and rider reactions throughout the season and will also feature the inside line from defending champion Shane 'Shakey' Byrne in his regular column, as he aims for a record-breaking fourth title.

Throughout the season The Sun Online will also offer exclusive competitions giving fans the chance to win money-can't-buy experiences plus some unique activities aimed to bring fans closer to the sport they love.

Online Sports Editor of The Sun, Jim Munro said: "We're really excited to have the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship on board as part of our expanded motorsport coverage for 2013. It promises to be a stellar season around 'the war for four' between Shakey and Ryuichi Kiyonari with a strong field capable of muscling in on their fun. We'll be there to follow every twist and turn."     

thesun.co.uk/mcebsb

MCN

MCN is the world's number one motorcycle publication, with nearly half a billion papers sold and more than 1.5 billion readers entertained and informed over its 60-year history, MCN can lay claim to being the world's leading source of biking news.

MCN's award-winning sports team has witnessed some of the most memorable moments in racing, and written on the first - and last - races of legends like Mike Hailwood, Giacomo Agostini, Barry Sheene, Mick Doohan, and Carl Fogarty - they are also true fans of the sport.

www.motorcyclenews.com
 
 
 
Charity

CJ Riders Fund

The CJ Riders Fund is the official charity of the British Superbike Championship.

www.cjnine.com