James Rose is set to make his MCE British Superbike debut at Snetterton later this month, riding a Motodex Performance First BMW S1000RR.

The Doncaster-based rider will graduate from the National Superstock 1000 championship and says he is delighted to be handed his first opportunity in the premier class.

"I'm absolutely over the moon to have been given this opportunity to ride the Motodex Performance First Superbike for the remainder of 2015," Rose said. "I'd just like to thank Tony Dexter and Daniel Bingham for the ride.

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"I know I've got a lot to learn, and some hard training in front of me, but I'm fully committed and totally up for the challenge. I am looking forward to getting some testing done now before Snetterton."

The Motodex Performance First outfit already run Dane Robbin Harms in the British Superbike championship, who is currently 22nd in the riders' standings, and Rose will fill the race seat vacated by David Johnson.

Tony Dexter, team owner, says he has been working flat out to secure Rose's services after being seriously impressed by the rider at a trackday at Donington Park earlier this month.

"I am absolutely delighted to welcome Jimmy to the team," Dexter said. "We have had our eyes on him for some time and we'll be striving and working hard to unlock his enormous potential.

"We had a taste of this earlier this week at a brief trackday test at Donington Park on our Motodex Performance First BMW S1000RR where, despite significant traffic and on scrub tyres, he was posting credible lap times after only one wet and one dry 20-minute session. That is some achievement and very impressive."

Rose will make his BSB debut at Snetterton which is set to host round four of the 2015 championship on the 19-21 June.