2017 - Latest Thruxton BSB News

03 Aug 17

Visitor Guide

Coming to the British Superbike Championship this weekend at Thruxton? Download our handy visitor guide with all the information on who, what, why, where and when: View and download guide


Radio Thruxton

New for 2017. Radio commentary on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 August will be provided by Radio Thruxton available on 87.7FM

Radio Thruxton


More Big Screens Added

We're adding an extra 'Big Screen' for the British Superbike Championship Race Meeting this weekend. Since 2013 we've had big screens at the Complex (Campbell, Cobb, Seagrave corners) and the Chicane. For 2017, we're adding a third big screen at the first corner (Allard). The screen will be placed on the infield looking across the circuit so that spectators on the banking can see all the action.

Big Screens


Provisional Timetable

A provisional timetable is now available for the British Superbike Race Meeting. The action kicks off of Friday 4 Aug with free practice for all championships and qualifying for the Hyundai Heavy Industries British Sidecars.

Download and view provisional timetable


Camping Information

The campsite opens at midday on Thursday 3 August. The cost is £6 per person, per night. No charge for Sunday night.

Download the camping information card


Home is where the fast-beating heart is

The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship will rocket into Thruxton this weekend (4-6 August) for the latest round of Britain’s fastest motor sport series. Read article


MCE BSB contenders feel the need for speed as Thruxton thriller beckons

The MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship hits the high-speed Hampshire circuit of Thruxton this weekend (August 4/5/6) with top speeds of around 175mph. The two races at the fastest circuit of the season are set to see the battle for the top six in the standings intensify as just seven races now remain before the end of season Showdown. Read article - BSB website


Brookes ready to make amends at Thruxton

Josh Brookes is ready to strike back in the battle to be top dog in the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Thruxton this weekend as the Anvil Hire TAG Yamaha rider continues to push for his first win of the season. Read article - BSB website


Hopkins gunning for home round success for Moto Rapido Ducati

John Hopkins and the Moto Rapido Ducati team are gearing up for their home round of the MCE British Superbike Championship this weekend at Thruxton and the Winchester-based Ducati dealership team are aiming high ahead of Sunday’s two races. Read article - BSB website


Shakey set for Thruxton fight after claiming standings lead at Brands Hatch

Shane 'Shakey' Byrne arrives at Thruxton this weekend (August 4/5/6) for the fastest round of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship leading the standings for the first time this season for the Be Wiser Ducati team. Read article - BSB Website


Two-wheeled warriors set for flat-out Thruxton thriller

Thruxton is the next stop on the calendar for the all-action MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship this weekend (Fri 4- Sun 6 August), with the high-speed Hampshire venue primed to stage one of the fastest two-wheeled events anywhere in the world. Read article


Win a Pillion Ride on British Superbike Race Day - Competition has now ended

We've teamed up with the British Superbike Championship to give away a unique and exclusive prize - a pillion ride around the UK's fastest race circuit - Thruxton on BSB race day (Sunday 6 August). To enter, all you have to do is buy an advance race day or advance weekend ticket for the British Superbike race meeting and you'll be automatically entered into a free prize draw to win the pillion ride. If you've already purchased advance tickets don't worry, you'll still be entered.

The pillion ride is subject to weather conditions. To participate in the pillion ride, the participant must be aged between 18 and 65 years old (inclusive), must weigh no more than 16 stone and must wear correctly fitting protective leather motorcycle clothing and equipment. The organiser reserves the right to deny any person from taking up the pillion ride experience where they, in their sole discretion, deem it inadvisable for reasons of health and/or safety to permit the person to participate in the pillion ride.