The MCE British Superbike calendar for 2014 has been confirmed by series promoters MSVR following approval by the series governing body, the MCRCB on Thursday.

The 2014 calendar will again comprise of 12 events across eight UK circuits, as well as a round in continental Europe (Assen).

The season commences at Brands Hatch as the opening round returns to its traditional Easter weekend date before heading to Oulton Park on the May Bank Holiday weekend.

The Snetterton 300 round will take place in June before the annual Scottish round of the championship at Knockhill, which celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2014, before returning to the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit in July for the summer round.

Thruxton kicks off the first of the August events before the second visit to Oulton Park and the August Bank Holiday meeting at Cadwell Park.

Donington Park in Leicestershire will again host the crucial final round of the main season on September 5/6/7 , where the top six riders for the Showdown phase of the championship will be decided.

The Showdown will once more take place at two current MotoGP venues with the legendary Assen circuit opening the three title-deciding rounds.

The penultimate round will take place at Silverstone GP on October 5 and two weeks' later on October 19 the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit will host the triple-header season finale.

2014 MCE British Superbike calendar: Round 1: 21 April Brands Hatch Indy Round 2: 5 May Oulton Park* Round 3: 15 June Snetterton 300 Round 4: 29 June Knockhill Round 5: 20 July Brands Hatch GP Round 6: 3 August Thruxton Round 7: 10 August Oulton Park (triple-header) Round 8: 25 August Cadwell Park* Round 9: 7 September Donington Park GP Round 10: 21 September Assen Round 11: 5 October Silverstone GP Round 12: 19 October Brands Hatch GP (triple-header)

* Bank Holiday

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