Pirelli Racing UK manager Jason Griffiths says he is excited to see what the new MCE British Superbike season has in store after youngsters Luke Mossey, Danny Buchan and Christian Iddon all impressed during Spanish pre-season testing.

Pirelli is set to continue to supply tyres to the BSB grid and has been working with all the teams during testing in Spain. As well as getting to grips with the updated bikes, teams have also been working with Pirelli's Diablo tyre compounds which have continued over from 2014.

This hands-on experience has enabled Pirelli to have a unique view on all the BSB teams and Griffiths believes the 2015 grid has the ability to cause a few surprises.

"We enter the season with a full Superbike grid that has real strength in depth," Griffiths said. "The circuits and conditions experienced in Spain do differ to what faces the riders and teams on their return to the UK but it is exciting to see the potential shown by riders such as Mossey, Buchan and Iddon."

Pirelli is optimistic the softer rear tyre compound, SC0, will provide teams with more outright grip and durability than in 2014. The tyre manufacturer pointed to Mossey's and Buchan's performances in Cartagena with the SC0 tyre, which saw them both notch up quickest times on a circuit where the biggest gains are made under braking and carrying quicker corner speed.

"The forthcoming Donington Park test will certainly attract huge interest from race fans and should provide a useful indicator of the 'in form' riders."

All the BSB teams are expected for attend the final test at Donington Park on the 26th March ahead of the season opener at the same venue on the 4-6 April.


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