Wel­come to BSB, the cham­pi­onship that pro­duces world cham­pi­ons for fun. April 8-10

Motorcycle News (UK) - - BSB Preview - By Michael Guy SPORT EDI­TOR Sil­ver­stone

In 2016 the MCE Bri­tish Su­per­bike cham­pi­onship cel­e­brates its 20th year of rac­ing. Through­out the last two decades, the se­ries has de­liv­ered year af­ter year of epic rac­ing and en­thralling com­pe­ti­tion.

It has be­come a breed­ing ground for new ta­lent and the spring­board for home-grown riders to be­come cham­pi­ons on the world stage – giv­ing Bri­tish race fans plenty to cheer about along the way.

The list of riders who learnt their trade in the BSB pad­dock reads like a who’s who of bike rac­ing. It’s a se­ries that has pro­duced some of the greats and it’s a trend that is show­ing no signs of slow­ing down with the 2016 rider line-up a heady mix of for­mer world cham­pi­onship con­tenders through to hot-shot young guns hun­gry for suc­cess.

MCN looks back at some of the stars that have made the MCE Bri­tish Su­per­bike cham­pi­onship the great­est and most com­pet­i­tive do­mes­tic su­per­bike se­ries in the world.

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