John McGuinness lining up this weekend in thirty third yr of racing


McGuinness contesting British Superstock 1000

John McGuinness MBE will line up on the extremely aggressive Pirelli Nationwide Superstock grid this weekend aboard his Honda Fireblade as he appears to be like to achieve extra precious bike time after a busy pre-season forward of the North West 200 and Isle of Man TT.

John McGuinness and the 2023 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP

McPint’s testing program culminated within the ultimate official BSB check at Silverstone the place he posted the nineteenth quickest time of the 35 Superstock bikes working.

John McGuinness MBE

I’m simply excited to get going once more, it’s 2023 and I’m nonetheless at it which is unbelievable actually, this can be my thirty third yr of racing! I’m nonetheless eager, nonetheless passionate and nonetheless excited to go racing.

“The testing in Spain was sensible, it ticked all of the bins and blew away all of the cobwebs which was nice as a result of the UK testing was a little bit of a washout. The staff has gelled properly and I really like working with all the fellows. New colors, new bike, the beginning of a brand new season and a few new team-mates too! I’m actually trying ahead to seeing how Nathan and Andrew get on.

“It’s not gonna be straightforward for me in Superstock as a result of it’s a actually actually robust class and it’s tremendous aggressive, however for me it’s extra concerning the greater image, getting some laps in and getting as a lot monitor time in as potential. If I get into the factors I’ll be completely happy as Larry!”

John McGuinness and the 2023 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP

2023 British Superbike Championship Calendar

Spherical Date Location
Spherical 1 7 – 9 April Silverstone (Nationwide)
Spherical 2 29 April – 1 Might Oulton Park*
Spherical 3 19 – 21 Might Donington Park (Nationwide)
Spherical 4 16 – 18 June Knockhill
Spherical 5 7 – 9 July Snetterton
Spherical 6 21 – 23 July Manufacturers Hatch (GP)
Spherical 7 11 – 13 August Thruxton
Spherical 8 26 – 28 August Cadwell Park*
Spherical 9 15 – 17 September Oulton Park
Spherical 10 29 Sept – 1 Oct Donington Park (GP)
Spherical 11 13 – 15 October Manufacturers Hatch (GP)

McGuinness throughout pre-season testing – Picture Dave Yeomans