World Superbike Championship rider Bryan Staring will make his MCE British Superbike Championship debut during the 2014 finale at Brands Hatch this weekend after being signed by the WD-40 Kawasaki team.

The Australian, who has been riding the EVO-specification IRON BRAIN Grillini Kawasaki in WSBK during the second-half of the 2014 season, has been snapped up to replace Barry Burrell for the 2014 finale aboard another ZX-10R.

Bringing experience of competing in WSBK and MotoGP to the national series, Staring is pleased to become the latest Australian to try his hand at BSB competition.

"I'm really excited to come in at Brands Hatch this weekend. The British Championship is the one that all the riders around the world keep their eye on. It's also a pleasure to say I'll be competing with a team as professional as Team WD-40. I want to thank Brent Gladwin of GR Motosport and Andrea Grillini [current WSB team manager] for the opportunity and look forward to working with the team."

Team manager Brent Gladwin was also pleased to have a rider with 'international pedigree' come on board for the last round of the season

"These situations are never very easy to manage but we as a Team wish Barry well for the future. In moving forward we were overwhelmed by the interest from riders around the world and are excited to have Bryan with us for this event. Bryan's international pedigree speaks for itself, with duties in both MotoGP and WSB. We are looking forward to working with him to evaluate and continue our programme with the