Top 10 BSB Rider of the Year 2013: 10. Dan Linfoot
Nationality: British Team: GBmoto Racing Bike: Honda CBR1000RR Wins: 0 Podiums: 0 Championship points: 102 Championship position: 12th

Having been rather unceremoniously dropped from Mahi Kawasaki's World Supersport line-up, despite securing a podium finish during the final round of the season, Dan Linfoot instead beat a path back to British Superbikes in 2013 with GBmoto Honda.

Keen to harness the flashes of pace he had shown during previous seasons on Yamaha, Honda and BMW machinery, Linfoot was also charged with hauling GBmoto up the BSB order after a solid, but unspectacular maiden campaign in 2012.

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Unfortunately, Linfoot's season would get off to an inauspicious when a tangle in the first race of the year left him nursing a hip fracture and facing a three round stint on the sidelines.

When he did eventually return, Linfoot would pick up from where he left off as a regular top ten finisher, while he also had the measure of experienced team-mate Peter Hickman for much of the season.

Notching up nine top ten finishes, 12th in the standings and a best finish of seventh place at Brands Hatch (twice) and Oulton Park, Linfoot can take heart from the knowledge that he could have contested the overall top ten were it not for that first race tumble...

Top 10 BSB Rider of the Year 2012: N/A Top 10 BSB Rider of the Year 2011: N/A Top 10 BSB Rider of the Year 2010: 16th Top 10 BSB Rider of the Year 2009: N/A

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