Already 23 pilots confirmed at the start of the BSB British Superbike 2020: a number destined to reach 30 units with 6 manufacturers represented.
The 2020 season will start next April 12th on the National Silverstone circuit, but the BSB can already count important confirmations in the starting line-up. Five months after the start, a total of 23 pilots have been officially confirmed by the teams involved, for a number destined to reach 30 units.
With Scott Redding promoted to World Superbike by Champion 2019, Ducati with Paul Bird Motorsport will again rely on the re-confirmed Josh Brookes and Christian Iddon. To keep an eye on Tommy Bridewell, very confirmed in Moto Rapido, with Gino Rea and the Bike Devil team potential surprises of BSB 2020.
PBM Ducati: Josh Brookes and Christian Iddon
Ducati Rapid Moto: Tommy Bridewell
Bike Devil Ducati: Gino Rea
Pilot rose partially renewed in BMW. The new S1000RR will again be driven by Peter Hickman and Alex Olsen, lined up by the Smiths Racing which has earned the official investiture of the parent company for road racing. TAS Racing (Tyco BMW) bets on the young Bradley Ray and Taylor Mackenzie, while OMG Racing left Suzuki will entrust the two bikes to Luke Mossey and Hector Barbera. Renewal also for Joe Francis with the PR Racing team.
TAS Racing BMW: Bradley Ray and Taylor Mackenzie
Smiths Racing BMW: Peter Hickman and Alex Olsen
OMG Racing BMW: Luke Mossey and Hector Barbera
PR Racing BMW: Joe Francis
Couple of brothers in Honda Racing UK with Andrew who will be joined by Glenn, the latter also engaged at the TT. It will be up to them to make the new CBR 1000RR-R SP its debut in BSB 2020: will it be the total weapon to bring back a title that Honda has been missing since 2013?
Honda Racing: Glenn Irwin and Andrew Irwin
With a troubled 2019 filed away, Kawasaki Motors UK has revised plans for the BSB. The Bournemouth team will focus on road racing with FS-3 Racing, under the Massingberg banner Mundy Kawasaki, the new reference team. The plans of Lee Hardy Racing and CDH Racing have also been confirmed, not yet by the WD-40 GR MotoSport Team destined to reconfirm our Claudio Corti.
Massingberd-Mundy Kawasaki: Danny Buchan and Lee Jackson
Lee Hardy Racing Kawasaki: Ryan Vickers
CDH Racing Kawasaki: Josh Owens
McAMS Yamaha will always be the reference team of the Tre Diapason entrusting the new R1 to the reconfirmed Tarran Mackenzie and Jason O’Halloran. Attention to the TAG Racing team: next to Dan Linfoot will be the star of the British Supersport 2018-2019 Jack Kennedy.
McAMS Yamaha: Tarran Mackenzie and Jason O’Halloran
TAG Racing Yamaha: Dan Linfoot and Jack Kennedy
Bradley Ray lost, the Buildbase team turns to Suzuki, betting on Keith Farmer's and Kyle Ryde's desire to arrive, currently the only riders riding a GSX-R 1000 expected at the start.
Buildbase Suzuki: Keith Farmer and Kyle Ryde