The Championship


The British Superbike Championship is one of the most highly regarded domestic series in the world. Riders from this series often move up to the MotoGP Championship and the World Superbike Championship.

The calendar features 12 rounds of racing at some of the UK's greatest race circuits. Over 500,000 people attend the race weekends throughout the season - and the racing is broadcast on television in 60 countries with global viewing figures in excess of 125 million people.

Connor races in the Pirelli National Superstock 600 Championship.

The bike

Connor races a Yamaha YZF-R6.

The R6 is a prolific championship winning machine with multiple World Supersport titles to its name.


Engine type:

4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC, forward-inclined parallel 4-cylinder, 4-valves


Displacement: 599cc

Maximum power: 87.1kW (118.4PS) @ 14,500 rpm

Maximum torque: 61.7Nm (6.3kg-m) @ 10,500 rpm