How much does it cost to run a British Superbike team?

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3y ago

Motorsports is not a cheap game, whether you're blasting round on a CB500 at a club race, or a Yamaha M1 in MotoGP.

Have you ever wondered just how much cash a professional racing team burns through racing Ducatis in the BSB championship? Well the guys at 44Teeth have check with MotoRapido Ducati to see just what it costs them. In this case it costs £300,000 to run a single rider at the top of the superbike class. That's £3k alone PER WEEKEND just on tyres...£600 on fuel. You get the idea...

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Comments (4)

  • Dread to think what Motogp is.

      3 years ago
  • what are the requirements to start a team? are you even allowed to if you had the cash?

      3 years ago
    • I’d imagine it’s pretty straightforward and BSB would be keen to have as many teams racing as possible

        3 years ago
    • I'd guess some sort of proof that you have funds to run a team for a number of races. AFAIK there can be single entries as long as the rider has the licence and the bike conforms to the rules. My local shop entered a Daytona 675 into Sstk600 for a...

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        3 years ago